BISBEE OBSERVER HEADLINES 05-23-2024


BUSD superintendent contract approved

Laura Swan

The Bisbee Observer

Bisbee Unified School District governing board approved a contract for a new superintendent at their May 14 meeting.

The governing board approved a two-year contract with Bryan Bullington with a starting salary of $103,000 plus a benefit package.

Bullington will relieve current interim Superintendent Jennifer McBeth who was filling in after former superintendent Thomas Woody retired in January…..read full story (online subscribers only)

CQL recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor

Laura Swan

The Bisbee Observer

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced Copper Queen Library (CQL) of Bisbee, Arizona, today as one of 10 recipients of the 2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities. Over the past 30 years, the award has celebrated institutions that are making a difference for individuals, families, and communities.

“IMLS is delighted to announce the 10 recipients of the 2024 National Medal for Museum and Library Service,” said IMLS Acting Director Cyndee Landrum. “These institutions and their dedicated staff are stepping up to anticipate and meet the needs of their individual

The Copper Queen Library is one of two institutions in Arizona to be selected as a recipient of the National Medal. The library represents Arizona along with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and extends congratulations to them….read full story (online subscribers only)


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