Future Of Water District On Minds Of Many
Many water users are scratching their collective noggins wondering what will come out of a Gila County Board of Supervisors meeting to be held 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16 in the Pine Cultural Hall. The meeting is being held to discuss the options of managing the Pine Strawberry Water Improvement District in light of the resignations of five board members.
District One Supervisor Tommie Martin has said about the upcoming meeting, “The full board of management will attend” and “the primary purpose of the meeting will be to serve as an information sharing and listening session.”
Some PSWID customers were hoping the supervisors would appoint a third new member to form a working quorum with current board members Tom Weeks and Sam Schwalm. The two are the only board members who did not resign several weeks ago when Ray Pugel, Ron Calderon, Gary Lovetro, Mike Claxton and Richard Dickinson all resigned while facing the possibility of being recalled.
Between the Danube and the Wadi Shikma
- The ND Library Commission has recognized two Mandan women long associated with the Mandan Library by presenting them Citations of Merit during the formal opening of the library at its new quarters in the former Post Office building, 108 1st St. N.W
- It was early in the morning and the mare was already tied to the hitching post, the sort you see outside saloons in Westerns. But Shikma wasn't in a town in the Wild West nudging a horse forward. The animal waited patiently in the fresh morning air
- “The streets were unpaved and lined with hitching posts and watering troughs,” Isenman recalled decades later. “Livery stables were doing a big business and boats were running in the two canals. Often I trimmed his long beard but he never would