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Vol. 88 No. 41

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ADOT uses unusual way to move supplies across the highway

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Also In This Issue:

Gutierrez resigns from council, See Page 8 Citizens come together to help local family, See Pages 4-5 Weather

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ADOT talks expansion with Superior Council, See Page 7

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Superior Sun, Superior, Arizona

October 10, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Citizens thanked for their work at the cemetery Dear Editor, To the Town of Superior: May God bless all of you with health and happiness for the kindness that you

showed in joining together and cleaning up the grave sites and the cemetery of the loved ones that are there, who seem to be

forgotten by those of us who are still living. I have never forgotten who I have there, my mom and niece, but, for the wrong choices

Tribute

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andy; and son, Fernando. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at All Saints Catholic Church, 534 N. Recker Rd., Mesa, AZ 85205. There will be a visitation following the Mass on Friday, Oct. 19, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E Main St., Mesa, AZ (480832-2850). Rosita was a former resident of Gila County and worked for Gila Medical.

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from my heart and I keep all of you in my prayers and hearts. Thank you, again, from one of your own who left, and went

astray; but, who never forgets where he is from. Sincerely, /s/ Rafael M. Cardenas # 38774, Buckeye, AZ

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Rosita David Dalmacio

Rosita David Dalmacio, 79, of Mesa, passed away Sun., Sept. 30, 2012 in Mesa. Mrs. Dalmacio, a retired registered nurse, was born in the Philippines. She is survived by her daughter, Marcel; son, Danny; sister, Norma; brother, Ceasar; grandchildren, Kristi, Nicki, Jeremy, Joshua, Hayden, Kyle, Kimberly, C.J. and Carlie; and greatgrandchildren, Dustin, Andrew, Tess, Derek, Mikey, Kamryn, J.J., Dash, and Justin.

that I’ve made. I have failed to do what you kind and beautiful people of Superior have done. So, I thank you all,

Rosita David Dalmacio

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Superior Sun by the Superior Police Department and reflect information available at the time the report is compiled. Sept. 26 Burglary was reported in the 400 block of East St. Burglary was reported in the zero block of Kellner. Sept. 30 Possible theft was reported in the 200 block of Stone. Oct. 1 Theft was reported in the 800 block of Highway 60. Oct. 2 Criminal damage was reported in the zero block of Neary. An accident was reported in the area of Highlands.

Burglary was reported in the 300 block of Kiser. Calls not listed include 12 traffic stops, three citizen assists, three suspicious activity reports, one welfare check, three agency assists, seven information reports, three civil matters, five animal complaints, five attempts to locate, one 911 hang-up, one business check and three alarm drops. Citizens are reminded to call Silent Witness at 1-800-358INFO, Crime Stop at 6895611 or the Information Tip Line at 520-827-0065 if they have information that may help the police department in solving a crime.

Tribute

Leslie Anne West To Leslie Anne West, the world was a stage in which she played many parts: artist (paintings, sculpture, jewelry), mother, gardener, actress and entrepreneur. Leslie resided in Nevada City, California from 1966 to 1991. While there, she was a partner in a small restaurant, Bunce’s, in Grass Valley, CA. She then purchased Blackthorn’s, a basket shop in Grass Valley, and expanded it into a fine gift store. Balckthorn’s was later moved to a location on Broad Street in Nevada City. In 1975, she partnered with her friend Diane Fetterly and husband Bruce to start The Foothill Theatre Company. She appeared in several productions, most notably ‘The Glass Menagerie’ and ‘Summer and Smoke’. Leslie was also the Company’s business manager. In 1991, Leslie moved to Scottsdale and attended art classes at the Scottsdale Community College. She relocated in 1996 and established her studio in Superior. Leslie passed away in Superior on July 26 at the age of 67, following a lengthy illness. She was born Leslie Anne Borden in Pittsburgh on May 7, 1945 and attended high school in Shingle Springs, CA. She is survived by her son, Nathaniel (Ivonne) Borden West of El Monte, CA., husband Bruce Kimball West of Burbank, mother Maxine Borden of Ocean Shores, WA., sisters Bonnie Hall of Anchorage, AK and Christine Borden of FL, and niece Wendy Hudspeth of Anthem. It was her fondest wish to meet her first grandchild, Gabriel West, who was born on Aug. 16. “Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.”


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Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15; events planned at Superior Senior Center Whether you choose Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan – take advantage of Open Enrollment to review cost, coverage, or both for next year (2013). According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human, Medicare offers: More Benefits: Certain preventive benefits – including cancer screenings – are available with no

cost to patients when furnished by qualified and participating health professionals. The annual wellness visit allows people to sit down and discuss with their doctor their health care needs and the best ways to stay healthy. Better Choices: Medicare will notify beneficiaries about plan performance and use it’s only Plan Finder to encourage enrollment in

quality plans. Lower Costs: Average premiums for 2013 for prescription drug plan coverage and Medicare health plans will remain stable. People who are in the “donut hole” in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit will enjoy approximately 53 percent discounts on covered brand name drugs and see increased savings on generic drugs.

Open Enrollment is the one time of year when ALL people with Medicare can see what new benefits Medicare has to offer and make changes to their coverage. Pinal- Gila Council for Seniors Citizens (PGCSC) has scheduled enrollment events in Pinal and Gila Counties. The Benefits and Advocacy Program is part of the Arizona State

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Generosity and compassion abundant By Mila Besich-Lira Last month the Lopez family of Superior experienced two major losses in the span of seven days. The family lost two brothers Joey and Steve, both of whom were active members of the community. Together they left behind a legacy of family, friends, and many memories but their unexpected losses created an undue and large financial burden on their families. When their friends and family learned of these troubles a benefit was planned, advertised and executed within two weeks. On Sunday hundreds of people, young and old, gathered at the Los Hermanos ball room to listen to the music of Angie Gomez and the Powerdrive

Band, Los Guys, and the Superior All Star Band. All of these musicians donated their time to the benefit. Steve Lopez was a well known musician and played with many of the band members and so the benefit also gave everyone an opportunity to listen to the music he recorded before. Roy “Potts”Chavez was the master of ceremonies for the benefit and he donated the use of his sound equipment and disk jockey services. The volunteers who organized the event gathered up donations for multiple raffles and auctions that were given away during the event. One of the major prizes raffled off was a three hour party bus rental. All of the food was

donated so that ensured that the $10 admission fee was going straight to the family.

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at the Lopez Family Benefit since they had seen the Los Hermanos so full. While death and grief are always tragic no matter what the circumstance Superiorites near and far all rallied for this family once again showing the care and compassion that residents of Superior truly have for one another. Throughout the history of Superior it has been a common practice that everyone rallies around each other to provide support, love and compassion. Olga Lopez the wife of Joey Lopez thanked everyone for coming and supporting their family

Pinal County Sheriff’s Report The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sept. 29 A chemical fire was reported in a large metal storage container at Resolution Copper, E. Oak Flats Rd. and E. Highway 60, Superior. Officials at Reso-

lution Copper reported that there were some smoldering rags in a sea container and they had some difficulty opening it. Sept. 30 Pinal County Search and Rescue were dispatched to a sandy wash past the microwave towers past the Grey Back Mountain on the Florence-Kelvin Highway. A small Scion car was stuck in the dry wash. The passengers in the vehicle, two

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during this time, she thanked them for the food, calls, visits, texts and she asked everyone to “appreciate those you love and enjoy every day.” Writers note: Seeing this generosity, love and support in our community truly makes me so proud to call Superior my home.

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US 60 expansion coming soon ‌ not a bypass

ADOT workers Monday were using a helicopter to ferry heavy supplies from one side of US 60 to the other and below where work was being done on a bridge near the US 60 Park. (James Carnes photos)

By Mila Besich-Lira Representatives from the Arizona Department of Transportation gave two in-depth presentations at the Superior Town Council meeting last week. The first presentation was about how ADOT funds transportation projects and how they are planned throughout the state. Kathy Boyle of ADOT explained that with the recent decline in the economy and rising fuel costs that revenues to ADOT have declined. She explained that monies to fund ADOT come through vehicle registrations and fuel taxes however those fees have not increased with inflation and, with fewer people buying new cars, it is creating a decline in revenues at ADOT which stalls construction and maintenance projects throughout the state. The second presentation by Rod Lane from ADOT gave an overview of the ADOT projects that will be completed over the next three years in the Globe District. He explained that due to current funding most of the projects in the district were maintenance and preservation projects and not expansion work. One of the hot topics in the presentation was the expansion of US 60 from the Arboretum to Superior; that project is called the Silver King Project. He explained that the project will extend the four lanes where they end now just west of the Arboretum into Superior at the 177 bridge. From the Arboretum to the Superior Airport the highway will be four lanes of divided highway once entering Superior the highway will be four lanes undivided with a turning lane. This project is planned and budgeted; construction is expected to begin in 2014. ADOT has budgeted $45 million to the project. The Silver King project is one of the only expansion projects slated in the ADOT

budget. Some of the concerns raised about the four lanes coming through Superior is the access to parking for businesses on the highway. Councilmember Chris Tomerlin expressed his concerns that the four lane expansion will hurt the businesses on the highway. He asked if it would possible to just leave the highway as it is. The ADOT representative explained that the four lanes are planned but they will be working with local community leaders and business owners regarding the right of way issues on the highway. Currently many of the businesses are using ADOT right of way as their parking areas.

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Local community members have also been concerned that ADOT is planning a US 60 bypass around Superior and the Globe-Miami area. The ADOT representative explained that the bypass is only in the studying phase, the project is not in the planning phase and has not been budgeted. In his presentation he explained that the state transporation board approved the study of a bypass but they have not allocated any budgetary funds for planning or construction. There had been speculation in the community that ADOT had already made the final plans on both projects without any community

input. Lane explained that ADOT will be conducting public hearings and will be working with Town Officials such as the town manager and mayor to ensure the needs of the community are discussed. Local residents can expect to see some construction in the area of the Arboretum this fall as they begin construction on new parking lots for the park. This construction is not part of the US 60 expansion project and is a separate project that is being coordinated through ADOT for the Arboretum. For more information on the Silver King project you can visit the project website at: www.adot.gov/ us60study.


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Hank Gutierrez resigns from Superior Town Council after conflict-of-interest verdict

By Chase Kamp Superior Sun In a letter submitted on

Oct. 3, 2012, Superior Town Councilman Hank Gutierrez stepped down

from his seat after a Pinal County Superior Court judge found him guilty

of violating state law for making a vote that was found to be a financial conflict of interest. The rest of the Council accepted his resignation in a vote at its regular meeting on Oct. 4. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office filed an indictment against Gutierrez in Jun. for voting on an agreement between the Town and Resolution Copper Mining while he was allegedly a contractor with the company. According to the indictment, Gutierrez “possessed a substantial interest” in the agreement between the Town and RCM. In the court’s Sept. decision, Gutierrez was found guilty of a class-six felony for failing to refrain from making a public vote in which he would benefit financially. In 2008, RCM signed a Mutual Benefits Agreement

(MBA) with the Town that provided funding for town improvements following completion of the Southeastern Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act. The Town of Superior in return agreed to work together with the company. In Dec. 2010, RCM renegotiated the agreement with the Town recognizing that the land exchange bill was taking longer than expected to be approved by Congress. The town council also unanimously approved a new MBA that has since led to more than $400,000 in funding to the town for improvements and other needs. Gutierrez was among those who voted for the agreement. “Our company policy is not to comment on pending legal proceedings and any questions regarding potential conflict of interests should be directed to the Town of Superior,”

Resolution Copper said in a written statement. “We can confirm that Hank Gutierrez has been a contractor to RCM since early in the project’s history.” In his letter of resignation, Gutierrez wrote that his decision was not made with personal gain in mind. “My vote, as always, was made with the best interests of the town and its citizens foremost in my mind,” he wrote. Gutierrez was required to leave his post on the council per state law. Councilman John Tameron said those on the council with family ties to RCM, himself included, need to be steadfast in knowing which votes may be improper. “I have to recuse myself at times and keep it in mind for the future,” Tameron said. “This is a sad way to leave the council.”

By Sylvia P. Perez Special to the Sun The Class of 1962 is busy and excited about this weekend, Oct. 13, because this class will be celebrating its fiftieth class reunion. The class considers themselves a big family, because of all the years spent

together, in and out of their school years, and the communication that has continued. The schedule is a group class picture on the steps of the old high school, tours of the schools, then a social and dinner at the Jade Grill. This class has had the misfortune

of having 18 deceased classmates that they are aware of, but, whom will always be remembered. The Superior High School Class of 1962 is in the years of going to bed with the chickens, walking with care, wearing dentures, having knee replacements and thinning hair, although some still have dark hair. The schedule was planned early, because some can’t drive at night, not being as young as they used to be, but, all are thankful for the years they have had together. May the friendships continue until the end and may it be a joyous and fabulous fiftieth reunion.

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• SENIOR CENTER SERVICES Superior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability. The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4. The meals are served at noon. If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older. The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60. We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182. • THRIFT STORE The Superior Seniors have a thrift store which takes clean, gently used items to sell. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon. The store is adjacent to the Senior Center. Please come in and browse the selection of household items, books and clothing. • JFK PRESCHOOL John F. Kennedy Elementary Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2012 – 2013 school year. Children must be four years of age by September 1 and parents/guardians will need to provide proof of income, the child’s birth certificate, and immunization records. Applications are available at JFK Elementary School, 1500 Sunset Drive, Superior. For questions please call 520689-3039. • SUPERIOR ZUMBA CLASSES Attend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are welcome. Call 520-827-1163 for more information. • SUPERIOR LIBRARY HOURS Beginning August 20, library hours at the Superior Public Library will be Monday – Thursday from noon – 6 p.m.; and closed on Friday.

• SUPERIOR HEAD START PRESCHOOL Superior Head Start Preschool is gearing up for the new school year 20122013. Applications are being accepted for 3 and 4 year old children. Head Start is a federal program for preschool at-risk children and children with disabilities. Head Start Preschool, which is provided through Pinal/Gila Community Child Services (PGCCS), promotes school readiness for children and families, provides a variety of educational, mental health, nutrition and health activities to meet special needs. Children receive free healthy meals, work indoors and outdoors in a safe setting with qualified staff. If qualify, children may also receive free medical and dental care. Children must be three years old by August 31. Families must income qualify and have proof of guardianship. Call 689-2812 for more information or stop by at 150 Lobb Avenue in Superior, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. • PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY CAMPAIGN Sat., Oct. 13, at 9 a.m. there will be a Rosary rally at the corner of Highway 177 and Giffin Ave., Winkelman. Please bring a lawn chair. There will be a potluck brunch following at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hayden. Everyone welcome. • WALL OF HONOR VFW Post 3584 is seeking photos of veterans and military personnel to be displayed at the VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. Past veterans, be it you or your husband, wife, father, mother, aunt, uncle, any relative or friend, we want to honor all veterans. To donate photos to be placed on the Wall of Honor, contact Debbie at 689-5820 or Rene at 689-2428 or any member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona.

We are located at 501 Lobb Ave. (The old medical clinic) (520) 827-1588 Sundays 11:00 am Thursdays 7:00 pm Pastor Marcus Zuidema Everyone is welcome Nursery Provided

SUPERIOR HARVEST CHURCH Hill St. and Stone Ave. Sunday Morning Service: 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday Bible Study: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Victory in Jesus Pastor Albert M. Rodriguez 480-354-4499 (home) 480-329-3647 (cell)

To be included in the weekly church listings, call the Superior Sun at 520-363-5554.

Clubs & Meetings

• SUPERIOR ARBORETUM BINGO Superior Arboretum Residents Association BINGO will be held Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at 199 West Gray Drive.

• FAMILY LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER BIBLE STUDIES A new Bible Study, ‘Battlefield of the Mind’, begins Feb. 22 at Family Life Christian Center, Kellner and Lime. We will learn how to fight doubt, worry, confusion, depression, anger and condemnation with spiritual weapons and win the battle. Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 689-2202 for more information.

To add an item to the community calendar please submit information to cbnsun@minersunbasin.com or call 363-5554. Listings are free, however, the SUN reserves the right to edit or refuse submissions.


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Cards of Thanks The Family of Cruz Hernandez would like to thank each and everyone for their kindness during the time of our great loss. We would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for all the food, flowers, and cards. Special thanks to Rudy Guerena, Mammoth Rebels Softball Team, The Crossing: Hospice Care, Vistoso Funeral Home, Father Rodriguez, the beautiful music played at the church & cemetery, Colleen, Armando Rodriguez Jr., Angela, Alicia, Addy Romero, Manny & Olivia Morales, All the ladies who helped serve at the luncheon and the guys who helped clean. May God bless each and everyone of you. Patsy & John Cota & Family Martha & Augustine Avechuco & Family Sandy & Ronnie Goad & Family Tina Contreras & Family Martin Casillas

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20. Help Wanted Public notice is hereby given that the HaydenWinkelman Schools will be accepting applications for: PART-TIME BUS DRIVER Commercial Driver License Preferred; will train for Bus Driver Certification Applications may be requested in the District Office located at: 824 Thorne Ave., Winkelman, AZ 85192. Any questions, please call the Superintendent’s office at: 520-356-7876, ext. 1310. The Hayden-Winkelman Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Superior Unified School District is seeking relief bus drivers, will train. Applicants must be able to acquire a Class B CDL License with P&S Endorsements, pass the DPS Physical Performance Agility Test, Department of Transportation Physical, 5 & 9 panel drug test, and other state requirements. New drivers start at $12/ hr. Applications available at the District Office at 1500 Sunset Drive, Superior, AZ. For more information contact Stella San Miguel, Transportation Supervisor at 520-827-1861

TOWN OF KEARNY LABORER PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

The Town of Kearny is accepting applications for the position of Laborer/ General Maintenance person. This will be a temporary position. A valid Arizona driver’s license is required, a copy of the person’s motor vehicle driving record is to be turned in with the application. Application forms are available at the Kearny Town Hall, 912-C Tilbury Drive, Kearny, AZ. First review of applications is October 16, 2012. The Town is an EEOC employer.

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