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Proudly serving as the Tri-Community’s source of weekly news since 1954 Vol. 58 No. 21

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Periodicals Postage Paid at San Manuel, Ariz. 85631

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Graduation: Annual Tri-Community Keepsake Edition

Pages 9-20

Co-Valedictorians, Joshua Delauder and Vanessa Goff, are ready to speak to classmates, friends and family Thursday night at 7 p.m. on the SMHS football field.

Also In This Issue:

Sea Lions Swim Team hosts first golf tourney, Page 8

Firewise fuel thinning begins in Oracle, Page 28

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

May 23, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Of things you need to ‘bee’ aware Editor, San Manuel Miner: Some tips for living around bees: Bee season is upon us, once again, and in order to live safely with them, we need to play it smart. Here are a few tips to stay safe, and yet, enjoy the little creatures that bring us so much good. • Never, never, never allow honey bees to nest in your crawl space or around your house for more than one season. They will multiply by the thousands,


over the winter. They can go from a few hundred to many thousands, doing damage to you, your pets and your home, by just the ‘live and let live’ philosophy. • When you notice flying bees that are more than just pollinating in your trees and shrubs, take special note of where they are. They will look for somewhere to put their nest. Don’t let this happen. Before you know it, you will have a big problem!



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When you notice several bees hovering around a particular spot, like a covered barbecue or in your eves, get some bug spray and douse the area. They will go and not return to that area that year. • If you notice bees hovering around a certain spot, watch to see if they are making a ‘bee line’ to and from that area. If they are, you already have a problem. This means they are finished with their nest and looking for water, and feeding their queen bee. At this point, you need to call a bee removal specialist pronto! Do not approach this yourself. Keep your pets away from the area, also.

• Right now, early on, take a walk around your house, eyeing all the ‘bird holes’ under the eves (vent holes) leading to your crawl space. Run your finger around the screening that shields these vents, looking and feeling for any holes or loose places around the hole. Bees use these holes, even the pin holes, to enter the crawl space to build their nests. If you find any holes, fix them immediately! This is very important! • Even before you may spot any bees – including wasps, black bumblebees, hornets, etc.- you might want to get a couple of cans of wasp and hornet spray from the hardware

store. How many you may need depends on how large your house is. Shake the can and walk slowly around the house, spraying the area where the bird holes are. Don’t worry about getting some inside. It will dry quickly. The bees do not like the scent and will stay away from areas sprayed. However, if you already have bees, don’t try spraying directly at them. They will attack

you! Call for help. Honey bees are important to our ecosystem, but, they can be dangerous. They can kill people, pets and do much damage. Some insurance companies will pay for the damage to your house; some do not. It’s best to be prepared and check with them If they don’t cover this damage, think about changing. They will usually not pay for bee See Bees, Page 3


Robert ‘Bobby’ V. Sanchez

San Manuel Miner November 9, 1956 - May 8, 2012 P.O. Box 60, San Manuel, Arizona 85631 Phone: (520) 385-2266 • Fax: (520) 385-4666 USPS 480-500

Published each Wednesday and distributed from the Lower Arcade Building, San Manuel, Arizona. Entered as Periodicals October 26, 1954 at the post office, San Manuel, Arizona under the Act of Congress March 3, 1879. Periodicals postage paid at San Manuel, Arizona. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the San Manuel Miner, P.O. Box 60, San Manuel, Arizona 85631-0060. SUBSCRIPTIONS: $35.50 per year in Pinal County, $40.50 per year elsewhere in the United States. Member of the Arizona Newspaper Association and the National Newspapers Association for over 30 years.

Publisher & Advertising Manager ......................James Carnes General Manager...........................................Michael Carnes Managing Editor.................................Jennifer Carnes O f f i c e M a n a g e r. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D i m i t r a C l a r k Copy Editor ............................................. Arletta Sloan Reporter...................................John Hernandez Reporter.........................................Betsy Quinn Reporter..............................................Mila Lira Signed columns and letters to the editor in this newspaper express the views of the individual writer, not necessarily the editorial views of the Miner.

Robert (Bobby) V. Sanchez, born November 9, 1956 to Onesimo and Teresa Sanchez of San Manuel, went to rest with our Lord on May 8, 2012. He reunited with his father Onesimo Sanchez and niece Veronica Jimenez at Heaven’s Gate. He leaves behind a wife, daughter, grandchildren, his mother, Theresa Sanchez; sisters, Mona Lopez (Richard) of Mammoth, Carol Lopez (Joe) and Yolie Jimenez (Ronnie), both of San Manuel, and Waldo Sanchez (Olga) of Oracle; and many nieces and nephews.

Bobby will be greatly missed by all and forever in our hearts.

Robert (Bobby) V. Sanchez

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

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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. May 14 Criminal damage was reported in the area of South McNab Parkway, San Manuel. A window was broken. May 14 Desiree Sam, 29, Tucson, was arrested in the 16200 block of North Oracle Road, Catalina, and was charged with two counts of theft and two counts of trafficking in stolen property. She was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence. May 14 Dylan T. Smith, 24, Tucson, was arrested in the 16200 block of North Oracle Road, Catalina, and was charged with four counts of theft, two counts of trafficking in stolen property, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail. May 15 Burglary was

reported in the 1300 block of West Hackberry Way, Oracle. May 15 Fraud was reported in the 100 block of West Sixth Avenue, San Manuel. A person, with a heavy Indian accent, identifying himself as “John Smith,” called and reported to the home’s owner that he had detected that the homeowner’s computer had been hacked. The caller walked the homeowner through a couple of steps and gained remote access to the computer. When the caller requested the computer’s password, the homeowner became suspicious and said he would have to call his daughter since he did not know the password. “Smith” offered to fix the damage caused by the hackers for $199 initially and then $199 yearly. The homeowner called his daughter who then called PCSO to report the incident. “Smith” called several times while the daughter was on the phone with the Sheriff’s Office. PCSO recommended that they shut the computer off and unplug it from the

Internet. The deputy also recommended having it checked for viruses and put a fraud alert on their credit reports and notify their banks. May 17 An unattended death was reported in the 63000 block of East Greenbelt Lane, SaddleBrooke. May 17 Criminal damage was reported at the San Manuel High School. Graffiti with flour and ketchup was found on the campus. May 17 Criminal damage

was reported in the 400 block of South McNab Parkway, San Manuel. May 17 Theft of a bicycle was reported in the 600 block of West Fifth Avenue, San Manuel. May 17 Crystal Lynn Owens, 32, Dudleyville,

was arrested at the San Manuel Substation on a warrant for probation violation. She was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail. May 18 A dog bite was reported in the 600 block of West Walnut Street,

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Continued from Page 2 removal, but most will pay for structural damage and carpentry work. One thing you don’t want is to leave the honeycomb and honey in place, after a bee removal. It can thin out in the heat and drip through your ceiling and walls. Let’s all hope and pray that San Manuel residents will stay safe and secure this summer, from all things that can be harmful. /s/ John and La Norma Raaum

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

May 23, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Costs shifted to Sheriff without funding by Supervisors Editor: It’s a clear political attack for the board of supervisors (Peter Rios and David Snider) to say the Sheriff’s budget is not balanced, when they sign a contract with the unions after my budget is fixed and then don’t provide me with the $547,100 they agreed to. Where does that money come from when we are budgeted for gas for our vehicles at $1.78 per gallon, yet the price of fuel has doubled? In past years, the unpredictable rise in fuel costs were covered, but now the supervisor want to take full political advantage in this election year. Instead of funding the increased fuel charges like they have in past budget years to ensure our deputies continue to respond to emergencies and detention officers transport prisoners, their high paid county manager ($179,000 salary) says “pay for it out of your budget.” They want me to leave critical deputy and detention officer positions unfilled, which compromises our public safety. The county also changed budget procedures this

year for all departments, where budget costs and funding was transferred for employee related expenses (ERE’s) such as FICA, retirement contributions, over time and workers compensation. The estimates by the Supervisors and their staff were significantly off and millions in funding were shorted to the Sheriff’s Office. The county later agreed to pay for some shortages in retirement contributions, employee related expenses and over $850,000 for workers compensation. The county signed a legal contract (two sheriffs prior to me) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (ICE) for nearly 500 beds in our Jail and they have yet to hire the 51 additional detention officers that are required by this contract. The Sheriff’s Office is still required to staff our Jail according to the specifications of this contract, as well as transport detainees to medical appointments and court hearings. This failure by the board triggers a significant shift in overtime expense, which they have

cut as well. This old federal contract charges only $59.61 per day, yet local Police Departments are charged $193.83 for the initial booking of a prisoner and $72.30 per day thereafter. These higher charges are not fair to local Police Departments and Pinal taxpayers. We are the largest law enforcement agency in Pinal County with nearly 700 full time staff and hundreds of volunteers. We operate a 1,500 inmate Jail in Florence and we are the primary emergency responders for most Pinal families. We have fewer officers per thousand residents than any of the city police departments, such as Casa Grande, Maricopa, Coolidge, Florence and Apache Junction. Many of these agencies strive for two officers for every 1,000 residents. The Sheriff’s Office has less than one deputy for every 1,000 residents in unincorporated areas of Pinal County. We are short over 100 deputies by conservative staffing models. When a Deputy is sick, on vacation or injured,

we must have another Deputy work that shift on paid over-time or comp time. Now, the board plans to cut budgeted overtime nearly in half. If they are unwilling to prioritize the safety of our families by not hiring needed deputies and then cut overtime, there is only one result – delayed emergency response and compromising your safety. I guess it is more important to David Snider and Pete Rios to spend more than $6 million to renovate the county courthouse in Florence. Now we hear cost over runs of $1 million for the courthouse and I’m sure the Sheriff’s Office will somehow be blamed. Why renovate the courthouse now, while the board says they don’t have money for fuel for patrol deputies? Why does the board need newer and larger offices when other county buildings are available? Even with this budget scam and cost shift by the board, the Sheriff’s Office budget is balanced. In fact we have nearly $2 million in additional monies available. We have

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Letter to the Editor: Glad to see Sun Life physician at the Health Fair

Editor, San Manuel Miner: On Saturday, May 19, Mountain Vista School hosted the Triad Health Fair. I went and saw all kinds of different booths. I was so proud to see Sun Life Family Health Care of Oracle there. What surprised me was that our doctor was there. Most of the time I see the staff or their P.A.s; but, I saw my doctor there. Thank you, Doctor Crawford, for being there for the community and, most of all, for your staff. /s/ Florence A. Silva Oracle

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

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Letter to the Editor: Fiscal year coming to a close, Rios reports

Residents of District One: It seems that things seem to slow down during the summer months, but here in Pinal County the summer means we are heading into a busy time of the year. Our 2011-2012 fiscal year comes to end in the beginning of July. We are in the process of developing a new budget for 2012-2013. I can tell you now the county will not raise the tax rate for this fiscal year. As a matter of fact we may reduce it by 10 or 20 cents per hundred dollar assessed valuation. I can also tell you the budget looks to be a little lower than last years budget of $357 million. We are continually looking for ways to save money, and yet be able to provide the services that our residents need. In this economy, it has been quite a balancing act. I hope to provide county employees a one time, one percent pay increase for next fiscal year. An issue that has worked in our favor this year has been that the Arizona Legislature has not asked the counties to help balance their budget. Last year Pinal County, along with four other counties, was asked to cut a check for $2.6 million to help the state. Another issue that was hanging over our heads for the past few years was a plan by the legislature to transfer inmates from the state penal system, with one year left on their sentence, to county jails. This plan would have cost the counties millions to pick up these prisoners. Not only that but placing convicted felons in jail with inmates who are convicted of lesser offenses would have been problematic. I am glad that this plan was repealed by this years legislature. I would like to welcome Apache Junction resident Clark Smithson to the

Board of Supervisors as the new representative from District two. Mr. Smithson replaces Bryan Martyn who resigned to accept the State Parks Director position. I wish my friend and colleague Director Martyn all the luck in the world at his new job. Even though we are members of different parties, I valued his point of view when it came to issues facing the county. I also value his friendship. Bryan Martyn entered the Board of Supervisors a political novice, but exited as a veteran policy-maker. Supervisor Clarkson was chosen from a field of 12 applicants for the job. There were some

very good candidates who stepped up to apply for this seven month term on the board. The new District two Supervisor brings a wealth of experience to the position having been a city manager in three California communities, as well as serving as a member of the Apache Junction City Council. I look forward to working with him for the remainder of this term. For those residents living on the eastern side of Pinal County, you may see a lot more semi-truck traffic in the coming months. We understand from BHPBilliton that they will be trucking concentrate from the Pinto Valley facility to the former SMARRCO storage facility. From

there the concentrate will be shipped by rail to a port in Guaymas, Mexico for export. While this may be an inconvenience for some

drivers, I am confident that this will help to keep the copper industry busy by keeping jobs here and exporting our goods

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Safe Journey House educates the community about domestic violence. Their work is badly needed in the Tri-Community and surrounding areas in Eastern Pinal County. It takes many good people to provide help and services to victims of domestic violence. Unfortunately the Safe Journey House needs help! Volunteer assistants are badly needed. The system set up by the Safe Journey House relies on trained See Volunteers, Page 22

We wish to express a heartfelt thank you to all of our families, friends, community members and voters who supported us during both the Primary and the General election. It is our hope to serve you to the best of our abilities and to continue to move forward and make Mammoth a better place to live for all of us. /s/ Juan Barcelo /s/ Joe Brewer /s/ Frances Wickham

Our readers asked for it and now we have it! now has an online calendar! Got an event or regular club meeting? Tell our readers where and when you meet. Submit even more information than what goes into Que Pasa or This ‘n That. Even send us your web address! Help us have the most thorough calendar possible. Email your listings to miner@minersunbasin. com or cbnsun@ We’ll do the rest.

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

May 23, 2012

Mining Report Compiled by Mila Lira Copper prices reflected a 20 cent drop per pound at end of trading on Monday May 21, 2012 Copper was being sold at $3.50 a pound. In a mining report two weeks ago Copper it was reported that the mineral was being sold at $3.70 a pound Excelsior Continues to Advance Towards PreFeasibility Study at Gunnison Excelsior Mining Corp. provided an update on its on-going 2012 drilling program at the Gunnison Copper Project, located in southern Arizona. The program is designed to acquire geological, metallurgical and hydrological data with the aim of completing a Pre-Feasibility Study on Gunnison by the end of 2012. “We’re pleased with the progress of our 2012 program,” stated Stephen

Twyerould, President and CEO of Excelsior. “The program has been designed to advance the project in a number of areas and the timely acquisition of this data will enable us to achieve our goal of completing the Gunnison Pre-Feasibility Study by year’s end.” 2012 Work Program Details Metallurgy The metallurgical component of three holes, totaling 3,178 feet (968.7 meters) has been completed with samples sent to Metcon Research of Tucson, AZ for analysis. This analysis will involve running in-situ recovery simulation tests, conducted to support previous results indicating favorable metallurgical conditions. Resource Defintion and Upgrade The geological component of the program, designed to

upgrade and expand the existing mineral resource, is approximately 50% complete with the first set of assay results expected by June. Approximately 19 holes, totaling 24,000 feet (7,316 meters) are planned for this phase of the program with a new resource estimate anticipated for later in the year. Hydrology Drilling has begun on the hydrological test holes, which constitute the third and final component of this year’s drilling. Up to 10 hydrological test wells are planned with the goal of producing an initial hydrological model. Monitoring and observation wells will also be added later this year. Data collected from these wells will be required for the permitting process as the project continues to advance. The data acquired

from this current drilling program will be combined with the existing dataset for use in the Pre-Feasibility Study to optimize wellfield design, leaching solution composition, as well as provide critical information for groundwater quality control and ultimately, project reclamation, all of which will be essential as the project moves forward. The Pre-Feasibility Study is scheduled for completion in December. This key study will provide wellfield design parameters, annual copper production rates and a new financial model. Drilling is being carried out by B-J Drilling Company, Inc. of Benson, AZ and Godbe Drilling LLC of Montrose CO. Downhole geophysical surveys are being conducted by Southwest Exploration Services, LLC of Chandler, AZ. Hydrologic testing

is being conducted by the engineering and environment firm Haley & Aldrich, Inc. Redhawk Reports 175% Increase in Resources at Copper Creek to 7.75 Billion Pounds Copper and 150 Million Pounds Molybdenum Redhawk Resources, Inc. has received the preliminary results of an updated independent NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate for its Copper Creek property, located in Pinal County, Arizona. The new estimate at a 0.2% CuEq cutoff has

increased the total pounds of copper to 4.45 billion pounds in the combined measured and indicated categories contained in 502 million tons grading 0.49 CuEq and 3.30 billion pounds in the inferred category, contained in 481 million tons grading 0.38% CuEq. This represents an increase of more than 175% from the September 2008 independent NI 43101 resource estimates. A NI 43-101 technical report will be completed within 45 days and filed with SEDAR. A summary See Mining, Page 22

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Book lovers browse the annual San Manuel Library book sale. (Submitted photo)

Off the Shelf: SM Library hosts annual book sale By Chaille McGrew Board of Trustee Chairperson The Annual Book Sale at the San Manuel Public Library was a great success this year. We tripled our sales over the last few years. We feel this was due to our new sale location. We want to thank BHP for the use of their “air-conditioned” conference center as our customers could shop in pleasant conditions. The Super Saver Sale was a hit as many people came after noon to take advantage of buying a paper grocery bag of books for only $2. We appreciate the book donations but do watch this column for updates on the new policy concerning books that will be accepted for donation.

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We also want to thank the many community members who donated to our HELP OUR LIBRARY drive. Presently more than $1,300 has been donated and donation are still arriving. We want to assure you this money will

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group of volunteers we know the work will be done with smiles, laughter, and maybe a drop or two of sweat. Please watch the library bulletin board for notification of some Saturday closings due to the painting.

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

May 23, 2012

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Regional tournament this year. The top four places went to the National Tournament. Grand Canyon University finished third in the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament. It was the highest finish by a Grand Canyon wrestling team. In winning the National title at 174 pounds, Victor Carazo defeated two three-time All-Americans. The three wrestlers talked with the young wrestlers and taught them different wrestling moves and techniques. The tournaments and instruction sessions will help the wrestlers to get experience, learn from good competition and improve their wrestling skills and conditioning.

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Madison Gambrell and Lino Estrada will be back next year to wrestle for Grand Canyon University. Victor Carazo is graduating but said he will still be with the program in a coaching position. If you missed out on this folk wrestling tournament, don’t despair. The Comets along with MammothSan Manuel Community Schools are hosting several other dates this summer for wrestlers: May 26, June 9, June 30, July 14, July 28 and Aug. 11. The San Manuel High School gym is where all the action will be.

Sea Lions Swim Team hosts first golf tourney The Sea Lions Swim Team will be hosting a benefit golf tournament on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the SaddleBrooke Ranch Golf Club (62493 E. Robson Circle, Oracle, AZ 85623 (520) 818-6403). The cost is $50 per person and includes green fees and cart. The format is four-person scramble with check-in at 7 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams

and raffles will be held for additional prizes. Mulligans will be sold. This is a great chance to play 18 holes of golf at the beautiful SaddleBrooke West Golf Club and help the Sea Lions fund competitive swimming instruction for youth in our community. This Swim Team is made possible by the hard work of dedicated volunteers and is funded solely through registration fees and

donations. The Sea Lions started in 2004 with eight swimmers and are now a dominant force in the Central Arizona Swimming League, winning the League Championship the past five years. The Team now has more than 90 children every summer. Many are new swimmers with little to no experience who get the chance to learn proper swimming fundamentals and gain skills that will stay with them the rest of their lives. Past and present members of the Sea Lions Swim Team have had successful

swimming careers in high school and on Tucson Club Teams. Several Sea Lion swimmers have qualified for high school state meets and age group state meets and the team currently has two State Champions, Will Newman and Evan Apuron. Please come out and enjoy some golf while supporting youth programs in our community. Registration forms can be downloaded at For more information, please contact Bill Kellam at (520) 603-3994 or wsk52657@

FARM MACHINERY AUCTION Consignments being accepted June 2, 2012 - Saturday - 9:00am 37650 W. Indian School Rd. - Tonopah, AZ (Exit 97, I-10 west of Phoenix and 1 mile north) Tractors, Land Planes, Discs, Lister, Cultivators, Module Builders, Plows, Shredder, Sprayer, 3 PT. Hole Auger, Bed Press, Scraper, Subsoilers, Ring Roller, Welder, Water Tank on Trailer w/Pump.

Method of Payment - At Time of Registration 1. Cash with $500 deposit, 2. United States Bank Checks with $500 deposit, 3. Wire Transfer w/$5,000 cash or cashiers check deposit. For further information call Charles F. Dickerson, Inc. International Auctioneers Ofc: 575-526-1106 Cell: 575-644-7445 Photos/Lists/Directions/Webpage:

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Tri-Community Annual

Four years now and counting: scholarships, contracts total more than $1 million for San Manuel graduates

By Jennifer R. Carnes San Manuel High School is rapidly gaining the reputation of helping students with post-high school academic funding and this year is no exception. Sunday night at the annual Baccalaureate Service, seniors from the local high school were awarded with nearly $1.5 million in scholarships, grant funding and military contracts. Thirty-seven of the 82 members of the San Manuel High School Class of 2012 were awarded with some form of funding – 45

percent. In addition to the scholarships awarded for the state’s three university, Central Arizona College surprised all by awarding 27 academic scholarships and 17 Promise for the Future scholarships for a total of $228,096. SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarships increased this year to 12 from last year’s 10 for a total of $60,000. Presenter Steve Groth told those present that the majority of the funds for the scholarships come from sales at the Golden Goose.

San Manuel Graduate Julie Soto receives the Mammoth-San Manuel Education Support Professional Association Scholarship from Principal John Ryan. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

“If you’ve ever purchased anything at the Goose, you’ve helped provide for these scholarships,” he said. Not surprisingly, CoValedictorian Vanessa Goff walked across the stage many times Sunday night to receive a large amount of scholarships. She received: the University of Arizona Regents High Honors Scholarship, Arizona State University Regents High Honors

Scholarship and Northern Arizona University Regents High Honors Scholarship worth $36,800 each; CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; Helen Coxen Memorial Scholarship ($5,000); SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); San Manuel Elks Scholarship and a State Elks Scholarship ($1,300); Knights of Columbus

To our grandson, Marcos Sierra, Congratulations on your graduation from high school. We are very proud of you. From your grandparents, Hector-Beni Sierra & Family

Congratulations Pete Reynoso. We are so very proud of you. Good Luck at University of Arizona. Love, Mom & Dad & Family

La Casita in Mammoth & San Manuel will be closed on Thursday, May 24th, for Graduation.

Scholarship ($750); Ernest W. McFarland

Scholarship ($1,000); See Honors, Page 10

Julie Soto, Congratulations on your High School graduation. May your future be full of successes. Love, Tata & Nana Salas and the Soto Family

Congratulations and Best Wishes to our graduates. We wish you every success in your future endeavors.

You’ll like the difference. 141 W. 8th Ave., San Manuel • 385-4045

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Continued from Page 9 Vantage West Credit Union Scholarship ($1,500); and the SaddleBrooke Rotary Scholarship ($4,000). Her awards totaled nearly $140,000. Vanessa was also named the Outstanding Senior by her classmates. Co-Valedictorian Joshua Delauder also received a number of scholarships Sunday night. He received: the Wildcat Excellence Award from the University of Arizona ($8,000); Arizona State University’s Dean’s Scholarship ($11,000); CAC Academic Scholarship ($5,184); SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); and the San Manuel Elks Scholarship ($500). His scholarships totaled $29,684. Sierra Cruce received: University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University Regents High Honors Scholarships worth $36,800 each; CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); and the Todd Myers Memorial Scholarship ($1,250). Her scholarships totaled

San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona $127,018. Another student receiving a significant amount of scholarships and other funding assistance was Marcos Sierra. He was awarded: a University of Arizona “Arizona Assurance Scholar” grant worth $80,000; Arizona State University’s Academic Scholarship ($1,500); CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); San Manuel Rotary Scholarship ($1,000); Duncan Dietrich Scholarship ($1,500); and a SaddleBrooke Rotary Scholarship ($4,000). Marcos’s awards totaled $103,368. Receiving a Wildcat Excellence Award from the University of Arizona ($8,000) was Nathan Johnston. He also received: Arizona State University’s Provost’s Scholarship ($30,000); and CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each. His scholarships totaled close to $50,000. Wyatt Peña was awarded two special scholarships: he was awarded an Arizona Assurance Scholar for the University of Arizona and was named an Obama

Congratulations and Best Wishes

Vincent Valdez received the Asarco sponsorship for the new program at Yavapai Community College. (Jennifer Carnes photo) Scholar at Arizona State University, valued at $80,000 each. He received CAC Academic Scholarship ($5,184); San Pedro Valley Lions Club Scholarship ($1,000); Todd Myers Memorial Scholarship ($1,500); and SaddleBrooke Rotary Scholarship ($4,000). His scholarships totaled $171,684. Yvette Balderrama was also named an Arizona

Assurance Scholar for the University of Arizona ($80,000). She received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); San Manuel Rotary Scholarship ($1,000); and the Todd Myers Memorial Scholarship ($1,250). Her scholarships totaled

Reynaldo Rodriguez received an Academic Scholarship from Central Arizona College. Vice Principal Al Trejo presented the award. (Jennifer Carnes photo) $97,618. Pete Reynoso was named an Arizona Assurance Scholar for the University of Arizona ($80,000). He received a Dean’s Scholarship from Arizona State University ($11,000); CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000).

U.S. Marine Sergeant Colehour introduced Victoria Madrid as the Corps’ latest recruit. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Congratulations to all our graduates!

from Coronado Utilities

May 23, 2012


Formerly known as San Pedro Valley Behavioral Health Agency.

MARY HERRING Congratulations on your graduation! Love, Mom and Dad, Heather and Sofia, Joseph and Gabriel

His scholarships totaled $106,368. Marcela Zuniga was the final Arizona Assurance Scholar for the University of Arizona ($80,000). She also received: CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; and the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000). Her scholarships totaled $95,368. Victoria Madrid has signed a contract with the United States Marine Corps and will leave for basic training in November. Her contract is worth $150,000. Her job, once trained, will be providing protection at United States Embassies around the world. After her service, she plans to become a lawyer. Victoria also received a $500 scholarship from the San Pedro Pilots’ Association and PC Aircraft. Enlisting in the United States Air Force is Kyle Bowman. His contract is also worth $150,000. Kyle also received an Academic See Honors, Page 11

Congratulations on your graduation, Ronnie. We know you will succeed. From Your Family

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

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Receiving CAC Academic Scholarships are, (clockwise from top left) Phillip Adami, Lori Looney, Kendra Armenta, Alexis Garcia, Heather Randall and Alex Smith. (Jennifer Carnes photos)


Continued from Page 10 Scholarship from CAC ($5,184). Another multiple scholarship winner was Kendra Armenta. She received: an Academic Scholarship from CAC ($5,184); SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); Knights of Columbus Scholarship ($750); Cottey College Academic Scholarship ($6,000); and LaForce Scholarship ($5,000). Her scholarships totaled $21,934. Jade Brown received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each. McKayla Pate received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; the Fred and Sally Littau Scholarship ($1,000); SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); and the San Pedro Valley Lions Club Scholarship ($1,000). Her scholarships totaled $17,368. She was also named as the Outstanding Senior by her classmates. See Honors, Page 18

Congratulations Class of 2012

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Good luck to the 2012 Miner Graduating Class

Phillip Thomas Adami

Kendra Bethsaida Armenta

Co-Valedictorian Vanessa Rose Goff

Co-Valedictorian Joshua Aaron Delauder Yvette Balderrama

Kyle Reece Bowman

Ma m m o t h Company

Jade Elizabeth Brown

Miguel Ricardo Castillo, Jr. II

Family First

Pregnancy Care Center

1575 W. American Ave., Oracle 520-896-9545 “Helping Mothers, Youth and Families”

203 Bluebird Street 487-2303 ~ Mammoth

Best of Luck to all the Graduates. Congratulations on your accomplishments and your future.

Oracle Auto Repair and Parts, Inc.



•Back Flow Testing •Plumbing Supplies

Alexis Bayardo

•Septic Tank Cleaning •Porta Johns

3835 W. Hwy 77, Oracle • 896-2648

Complete Plumbing, Service & Supplies

Emmylou Clark

William M. Bunch, D.M.D. Norman J. Bunch, DDS, MS Children’s Dentist

710 American Avenue Oracle


Stephanie Nicole Clay

Congratulations to the Class of 2012. Good Luck! from

Michelle Gonzales-Castro 101 McNab Pkwy., San Manuel

385-2231 • Fax 385-2417


and AIMS Coatings San Manuel

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Sierra Jade Cruce

Jose Manuel Damian

George Robert DeMendoza

Amber Rashell Deherrera

Rikki Dominguez

Marcel Christian Esquivel

Thomas Allen Fairweather

Erick Tenorio Flores

Alexis Colleen Garcia

Brandon Noriega Gomez

Ronald Goode, Jr.

Bianca Guadalupe Gracia

Nathan Christopher Johnston

Lloyd Matthew Jorgenson

Michelle Lois Kilbey

La Casita Hwy 77 • Mammoth 487-9980 570 Ave A • San Manuel 385-3025

Rancho San Manuel Mobile Home Park & RV Community 402 San Carlos, San Manuel


ARIZONA WATER COMPANY Use water ... and use it wisely.

Congratulations, Graduates!

Oracle Union Church

705 E. American Ave. Oracle Pastor Dr. Ed Nelson 520-896-2544 or 520-784-1868

Foster’s Lodge

Our very best wishes to all our graduates and their proud families.

712 N. Hwy 77 Mammoth, AZ 85618

(520) 487-1904 Congratulations Grads From Janet Sparks at the

590 McNab Parkway, San Manuel


San Manuel

Open M-F 8 am to 5 pm & Sat 8 am to 1 pm

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Jessica Shea Lake

Lori Shelby Pearlmarie Looney

Mariano DeAngelo Lopez

Larissa Andreina Lovio

Victoria Nicole Casillas Madrid

DeAnna Alexis Maria Jesus Martinez

Mackenzie Leigh McWhorter

Alliyah Rebecca Medina

Nora Mireya Medina

Tiffany Medina

Melanie Nicole Mendibles

Ernesto Clark Montaño

Martin Olivares Montes

Paul Jesse Mortensen, Jr.

Richard Daniel Ochoa, Jr.

Congratulations, Graduates!

Oracle Market Arizona Financial Services ORACLE OFFICE 1812 W. American Ave.

896-9099 • Se habla Español

San Pedro Valley Pizza Co. 326 Alta Vista San Manuel

Annie’s Hair Studio 360 American Ave. • Oracle • 896-9707

Annie Navarro, Owner & Stylist Steve Chavez, Barber & Stylist

“Your Hometown Grocery” Delivering Financial Services in Southern Arizona 760 E. American Ave. Oracle Phone (520) 385-4725 • Fax (520) 385-2521 520-896-2232 603 W. 6th Avenue, San Manuel, AZ 85631-1105

Congrats to all the Tri-Community Grads From your friends at the San Manuel Miner & Oracle Towne Crier

Mammoth Towing, Service, & Parts

Auto Repair, 24-Hour Towing, Road Service & Parts Larry Estrada, Owner/Operator 726 Hwy 77, Mammoth


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Rene Jesus Ortega

RaeLee Nicole Owens

McKayla Jordan Pate

Wyatt James Peña

Daniel Antonio Perez

Brooke Nichole Phelps

Jessicamarie Lilliana Primero-Predgo

Heather Kristine Randall

Daniel Armando Renteria

Pedro Javier Reynoso

Adrien Martin Rodriguez

Reynaldo Rodriguez Rodriguez

Korinne Ontiveros Romero

Mark Anthony Ronquillo

Mark Anthony Rosado

Quality Paint, Body & Towing H. Thomas Hendrickson Jr. Mel’s Drive In 3783 W. Hwy. 77, Oracle, AZ 896-AUTO (896-2886) After hours towing phone: 520-471-7134 Shop Hours: 8-5 Monday thru Friday


1700 W. American Ave. Oracle

896-3631 ORACLE ELECTRIC SERVICE LLC Oracle 1885 W. American Ave. San Manuel 329 Avenue A


Main Street San Manuel


385-2644 or Toll Free 877-385-2644 Jacque Phelps, Assoc. Broker 520-975-1114 Jennifer Cox 520-730-4515 Jo Buttery, Broker 520-850-2931 Visit our website at

No City Sales Tax New • Used • Parts • Service • Collision

Hwy 77 • Oracle • 896-3673

San Manuel Elks Lodge #2007 Sponsors of the “Grad Night” Party

Hope to see you Grads there!

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Tony Gary Benjamin Salazar

John Paul Sanchez

Zachery Shawn Schmitz

Martin Julian Seballos

Alexander Marcos Sierra

Alexander Michael Smith

John Oliver Soqui

Jessica Leneé Soto

Julie Angeleen Soto

Robert Vincent Spencer

Gregory Lawrence Tesch

Fernando Torres

Jesus Alberto Torres

Paul Ivan Tovar, Jr.

Vincent Maurice Valdez

Sue & Jerry Parra


147 8th Ave., Elks’ Plaza, San Manuel 520 896-9200 1015 W American Ave., Oracle

337 S. Hwy 77, Mammoth 487-2123


Dale’s Auto Collision Center

Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 140 8th Ave., San Manuel


Oracle Assembly of God Church 1145 Robles Rd., Oracle Pastor Jack Siddle, Jr.


Jules Salon Julie Riley, Hair Stylist Diana White, Massage Therapist 1675 W. American Ave., Oracle



Furniture Restoration

(the shop at the top)

896-0907 Congratulations Class of 2012 from everyone at

May 23, 2012

Rene Anthony Valenzuela

San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

Christopher Joseph Wilson

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Marcela Zuniga Kortney Cruce Canyon Del Oro High School

Cassandra Fitts Sonoran Science Academy

Mary Kristine Herring Seton Catholic Preparatory High School

Rene Francisco Theodoro Martinez Canyon Del Oro High School

The authentic flavor of Michoacán • Antiques • Resale • New & Used Furniture • Clothing

337 Hwy 77, Mammoth



1285 American Avenue • Oracle, AZ 85623 (next to the Chalet Village Motel)

Rey Francisco Navarro Canyon Del Oro High School

First Southern Baptist Church Short & Jones St., Mammoth Pastor Frank Ogden “Where the Gospel is preached.”

San Manuel Barber Shop

Congratulations and Good Luck, Graduates!

Greg & Marie Luna

341 Hwy 77, Mammoth, AZ


“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ~Dr. Seuss

Elks Plaza San Manuel


MINIT MARKET Living Word Chapel OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 400 Ave. A, San Manuel


3941 W. Hwy 77, Oracle

896-2771 or 896-9020 Pastor James Ruiz

Audrey Sotelo Canyon Del Oro High School

Congrats, Grads! from

Larry Ramirez M-SM Community Schools Director

Many thanks to Melissa Joliat at San Manuel High School for gathering the senior photos for the Miner’s grad pages.

At commencement you wear your square-shaped mor�arboards. My hope is that from time to time you will let your minds be bold, and wear sombreros. ~Paul Freund

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George DeMendoza receives a CAC Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Vanessa Goff receives the University of Arizona’s Regents High Honors Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Sierra Cruce receives the University of Arizona’s Regents High Honors Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

McKayla Pate was named one of two Outstanding Seniors by her classmates. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Congratulations, DeAnna Martinez on your graduation. Wishing you the best in the future. We are so proud of you! We love you very much. ♡ “2012” Dad, Mom, Brothers & Sisters


Continued from Page 11 Michelle Kilbey received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000); Todd Myers Memorial Scholarship ($2,000); and See Honors, Page 19

Congratulations Graduates! from

My Cousins Closet Resale Shop

1210 W. American Ave, Oracle • (520) 896-2204

Yvette Balderrama receives the University of Arizona’s Arizona Assurance Scholar Award. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Congratulations & Best Wishes from

Oracle Justice Court Judge Kent & Staff

Mary, Ginger, Veronica & Becky

Tony Salazar receives a CAC Promise for the Future Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Matthew Jorgenson Congratulations! We’re proud of you! Love, Your Family

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Daniel Perez (top) and Brooke Phelps each receive scholarships from Central Arizona College. (Jennifer Carnes photos)


Congratulations Cassandra Fitts. We are so proud of you and what you have accomplished. We have faith in you that you will accomplish more in your life. We love you so much. Love, Mom, Jeff, Gabriel & Victor

Congratulations, Joshua!! We are very proud of you!! May God go with you as you head into your future!! You are the best and you have done well! You are loved! Dad, Mom & Sarah

Continued from Page 18 the Paul Edwards Casillas Memorial Scholarship ($500). Her scholarships See Honors, Page 20

Named Arizona Assurance Scholars for the University of Arizona are (top) Wyatt Pena and (bottom) Marcela Zuniga. (Jennifer Carnes photos)


Congratulations on your 8th grade promotion. You’ll do GRRREAT in High School. Love and Blessings Always, Your g’pa Billy & g’ma Yolanda

Cassandra Nicole Fitts

Keep reaching for the stars. They do belong to you. We’re so proud of you! Love, Nana & Tata

Congratulations, Matthew Jorgenson! We are very proud of you! Yeah, you made it! Love, Your Webber Family

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Continued from Page 19 totaled $17,868. Brandon Gomez received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; and the Pinal County Credit Union Scholarship ($1,000). Brooke Phelps received CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each; and a SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Scholarship ($5,000). Receiving both CAC Academic and Promise for the Future Scholarships worth $5,184 each were: Josue Alvarez, George DeMendoza, Daniel Perez, Anthony Salazar and Alex Smith. Receiving an Academic Scholarship from CAC were: Phillip Adami, Alexis Garcia, Heather Randall, Reynaldo Rodriguez and Greg Tesh. Julie Soto received the Journey to Success Scholarship ($2,000) and the Mammoth-San Manuel Education Support Professional Association Scholarship ($500). Lori Shelby Looney also received the Mammoth-San Manuel Education Support Professional Association Scholarship ($500) and an Academic Scholarship from Central Arizona College ($5,184). Alexis Bayardo and Martin Seballos

Marcos Sierra receives the ASU Academic Scholar Award. (Jennifer Carnes photo) Pete Reynoso receives the University of Arizona’s Arizona Assurance Scholar Award. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Nathan Johnston receives the ASU Provost’s Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo) received scholarships from Carrington College ($1,000). Amber DeHerrera received a

Wishing all the Graduates Health and Happiness

Brown Mackie College Scholarship ($1,000). Paul Tovar received a scholarship from ITT Technical Institute ($1,000). Vincent Valdez was awarded an Asarco Sponsorship to Yavapai College’s new mining program ($18,000). Korinne Romero received a $500 scholarship from San Pedro Pilots’ Association & PC Aircraft

Jade Brown receives a CAC Promise for the Future Scholarship. (Jennifer Carnes photo)

Congratulations, Grads!

Hair Country

Salon • Art • Cards • Pottery

399 American Ave., Mt. View Plaza, Oracle

San Manuel – Oracle


Mary Helen Vasquez, Owner & Stylist

and Emmylou Clark received the Phillip Clark

Memorial Scholarship for $500.

Rikki, Congratulations on your graduation. We are so proud of you! Our prayers are with you as you start the next chapter of your life. God bless you, Babe. Love always, Mom, Dad, Brother & Sister

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

Results listed for St. Bartholomew Fiesta horseshoe tourney The blind draw horse shoe tournament at St. Bartholomew’s fiesta resulted in a wide range of trophy winners last Saturday. In the first tournament of the day, Jesse Camarena and Stephen Aguirre, of San Manuel, edged out the San ManuelWinkelman team of

Frankie Corona and Greg Garcia for first place. Lisa Olivares, of Winkelman and Herman Frye of San Manuel took third place, ahead of Roberto Estrada and Hector Carbajal of San Manuel. Taking fifth place was the San Manuel combination of Earl Andrade and Mario

Barragan. Justice of the Peace Arnold Estrada and a group of county judges donated the trophies for the main event. In the second tournament, teammates Bobby Ramirez and Roberto Estrada topped Jessie “and dad” for first place.

Photos by John Hernandez See more photos online at

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Continued from Page 6 breakdown of the resource estimate by category is tabulated below. The current estimates are based on metal prices of US$3.00 per pound Cu equivalent and contained within an open pit geometry using industry comparable estimates for direct mining, milling, and G&A costs. The ratios for calculating copper equivalent (CuEq) are based upon US$2.75/ lb Cu, US$12.00/lb Mo, and US$20.00 per troy ounce Ag and recoveries of 90% for copper, 80% for molybdenum, and 90% for silver. The estimate was prepared by industry

recognized Independent Mining Consultants (“IMC”) of Tucson, Arizona. A detailed table showing different cutoffs is shown near the end of this release. R. Joe Sandberg, President of Redhawk comments: “This is a large step forward in demonstrating that our Copper Creek property is a large porphyry copper/ molybdenum system similar to existing large scale operations in Arizona. The current resource remains open in all directions and the majority of the original seven square mile property containing the hydrothermal breccia bodies and strong

alteration remains to be tested. We have now commenced our PreFeasibility Study and will continue with efforts to expand our resource and move Copper Creek closer to a production decision.” Curis finalizes $40 million loan facility and copper off-take agreement with Red Kite Curis Resources announced that it has executed definitive legal agreements with RK Mine Finance Trust I (“Red Kite”) for a senior secured bridge loan facility and copper cathode sale and off-take agreement. Under the terms of the bridge loan agreement, Red Kite will provide a $40 million loan with

interest payable at LIBOR plus eight percent maturing two years from the date of closing. The loan is repayable without penalty or premium at any time prior to maturity, with Curis having a one-time option to extend the maturity date by one year under specified terms and conditions (the “Extension Option”). Interest on the loan is payable at maturity and certain fees will be payable from the net proceeds of the loan. The parties had previously contemplated that Red Kite would have the right to convert the outstanding amount of the loan into common shares of Curis at the time prior to maturity under specified


Church Directory

Assembly of God ORACLE

Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. Thursday Royal Rangers 5 p.m. Pastor Jack Siddle, Jr. Residence 896-2507

Mammoth Assembly of God

201 E. Kino & Catalina/POB 692 We offer Help, Healing & Hope Sunday School.......9:45 a.m. Worship Service........11 a.m. Group Bible Study.......6 p.m. Wednesday..................6 p.m. Magnify–Youth Adults–Verse By Verse Study MAGNET NITE 2nd & 4th Fridays 4-9:30 p,m. Pastor Robert L. Koch 487-2219

Living Word Chapel 3941 W. Hwy. 77, Oracle 896-2771 • 896-9020

Sunday: First Service 9:00 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:30-11:00a.m. Second Service 11 a.m. Children & Youth classes available for both services

Pastor James Ruiz

First Southern Baptist Church

Short & Jones Street, Mammoth Pastor Frank Ogden • 487-2488

Sunday: Sunday School Worship Evening Service Wednesday:

Oracle Union Church American Ave., Oracle • 896-2544 Near Mt. Lemmon Turnoff “A community church for a world community.”

Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Dr. Ed Nelson

First Baptist Church American Way, Oracle 520-808-3171 Pastor Ray Lott

Sunday: School 9:30 a.m. Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Free food distribution 2nd Tuesday, 11 a.m.

Full Gospel Church of God

301 E. Webb Dr., San Manuel 520-385-1250 or 520-385-5017 Pastors Michael & Bea Lucero Sr.

Sunday: School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. No Evening Service Wednesday 6 p.m.

Teen Group 3rd Friday of every month 6 p.m.

Iglesia de Dios “Pan DeVida”

113 N. Main Street, Mammoth El lugar donde encontraras el agua viva que saciara la sed de tu alma.


10 a.m.

7 p.m. 9:45 a.m. Miercoles: Viernes (oracion): 7 p.m. 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Pastor Sergio Hernandez 6 p.m. 520-265-2192

“Where the Gospel is preached.”

Oracle Church of Christ

2425 El Paseo 896-2452 896-2067 Sunday Bible Study • 10 am Worship • 11 am

Community Presbyterian Church

McNab & First Ave., San Manuel 385-2341 Sunday: Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 11 a.m.

1st & Nichols, San Manuel, 385-4655

Sunday: Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m. Discipleship 5 p.m. Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer Meeting 6 p.m. Amos Coffey, Interim Pastor

terms, but that conversion right has been removed from the final definitive terms agreed between the parties. Under the terms of the signed off-take agreement,

Curis will sell to Red Kite, on a take-or-pay basis, 25 percent, or if the Extension Option is exercised, 30 percent of the Florence Copper project’s copper See Mining, Page 24


through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. however, they often have difficulty scheduling assistants and providing support for the advocates. This is where you, the public can help. Volunteer Assistants need no special training and do not have any specific duties. Assistants can help with filing, correspondence, or light housekeeping. Books and videos about domestic violence and its impact on individuals, families and society are available. Assistants are welcome to bring books, puzzles, knitting, homework, or whatever you might do at home to the center. It is an ideal way for a college student to get experience in social services, education about domestic violence and community service. Help eliminate domestic abuse by giving up only a half a day a month or more if you like. It is light duty with a tremendous upside. If you are interested in helping others or would like more information, call Carol Heflebower at (520) 385-4970.

Continued from Page 5 advocates speaking with clients and helping them find solutions to change their abusive environment or break away from it. Even though the operations center in San Manuel has provided a safe and secure environment, the center has an absolute rule that no advocate will be in the center alone. Advocates are currently providing five days of coverage Monday


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Psalm 1:2 The Potter’s House 212 Main Street, Mammoth 385-4153 Pastor Mario Sanchez Jr.

Sunday: Sunday School 10 - 10:45 a.m Morning Service 11 a.m. Evening Service 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mid-Week Service 7 p.m.

Oracle Seventh-Day Adventist Church 2150 Hwy. 77, Oracle

Saturday: 4th Sunday of the month: Joyful Music Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Celebration 4 p.m. with potluck to follow. Worship Service 11 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Jeff Dixon Pastor John Roybal

First Baptist Church

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Assembly of God Main St., SM (across from the pool) Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday Night Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Night Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Children’s Study 6 p.m. Pastor Clarence Horn, 385-4353 All are welcome to hear God’s Word. Hope to see you.

To be included in the weekly church listing, call the San Manuel Miner 385-2266.

without injuries was reported in the area of South Veterans Memorial Boulevard and South McNab Parkway, San Manuel. A vehicle collided with a deer. The deer was uninjured. May 21 Colton Rogers, 19, Austin, Texas, was arrested at Sierra Tucson and charged with disorderly conduct and assault. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail.

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Accounting Manager & Quality Manager visit for application. Submit application/resume to: Tooh Dineh Industries, Inc. HC 61, Box E Winslow, AZ 86047 or Fax 928-686-6409 Attn: Human Resource. Email: Navajo Preference/EEO.

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona

The Tri-Community

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Submissions Due the FRIDAY Before Wednesday Publication • The Home Alone Pendant offers peace of mind by being able to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button. Units are available in San Manuel through TRIAD. Call Jerry at 385-2835 for details. • Blessed Sacrament Parish in Mammoth is seeking all K-12, school-aged girls from the surrounding communities to run for Fiesta Queen for the annual Fiestas on Sept. 29, 2012. Any girl interested should contact Ramona Romero at 487-9613 or Donald Lopez at 487-0193. • San Manuel Open Market is still going strong ever Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon at 801 McNab Parkway in front of the Community Presbyterian Church. Table space is only $5. There are lots of baked goods, food, coffee, craft items and swap meet bargains. Come and meet your friends and neighbors. For more information, contact Doris at 520-212-2244. • The Mammoth-Winkelman Early Head Start is accepting enrollment applications for children 0-3 years for the 2012-2013 school year. Children must be three before Aug. 31, 2012. Parents must bring in proof of birth, guardianship, income and immunizations. Children with disabilities accepted. Call 520-4872843 for more information. • School Board Packets are ready to be mailed out or picked up from the Pinal County School Office. If you are interested in running for school board member in the November 2012 election, please contact Chief Deputy Tonya Taylor at 520-866-6579 or or Brenda Thwaits at 520-8666565 or The forms can also be downloaded from the website Click on the elections tab and follow the links to the election packet. • San Manuel Museum, located in the Elk’s Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history! • The San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations. • Effective May 1 through Sept. 30, a burn ban will be in effect for the Dudleyville Volunteer Fire District which includes the areas of Dudleyville, Indian Hills and Aravaipa. All permits will expire on May 1. Agricultural permits, even though issued for one year, are null and void in the district while the burn ban is in place. • Resource information for seniors is now available at Sun Life Clinic in San Manuel. Some of the information available is meant to aid caregivers in their work. Also available is medicine safety information for seniors. Stop in or call to get more information and phone numbers on these and other subjects. The office is open Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-709-8322 or 1-800-293-9393 for more information. • Margaret’s Garden Market will be taking a short break to allow the vegetables to grow. Raw honey is still available at My Cousins Closet. Breads are available by special order (please email Margaret at by Tuesday). Jelly orders can also be placed. • Bountiful baskets is coming to San Manuel every other Saturday. The next delivery day is May 26. To participate in the program, you must register online at to make a monetary contribution toward the pools used to purchase the produce. Contributions can be made starting at noon on Monday until Tuesday at 8 p.m. prior to Saturday pickup. The distribution site is new, now at the Elks Lodge Breezeway in San Manuel. If you have any questions, please contact San Manuel Volunteer Site Coordinators Mary Jane at (520) 301-6664 or Alicia at 385-4575. • WRESTLING TOURNEYS The Comet Wrestling Club and MammothSan Manuel Community Schools will be hosting eight dates for K-12 folk-style wrestling at San Manuel High School. This will help provide free mat time, strengthen Southern Arizona Wrestling and help young men and women become champions. Wrestling will be held in the San Manuel High School gym. Weighins are at 8 a.m. and wrestling will start at 9 a.m. ending at noon. Wrestling is free and everyone welcome to participate with a parent signed waiver. Summer Slam dates are: May 26, June 9, June 30, July 14, July 28 and Aug. 11. For more information or questions, please call Daniel Najera at 520-603-9929.

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• The San Pedro Valley Lions Club in Mammoth will be having a $50 bingo on Sunday, May 27. All regular bingo will be $50 or more. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and games start at 2 p.m. There will be no bingo on Wednesday, May 23, because of graduation or Monday, May 28, because of Memorial Day. The snack bar will be open. • Registration packets for the San Manuel or Mammoth Preschool for 20122013 are due by May 31. To qualify for the Mammoth STEM Preschool, children must be age 4 by Sept. 1, 2012, and to qualify for the First Avenue Elementary Preschool, children must be age 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2012. A birth certificate and up-to-date shot record is required. You will then be contacted to schedule an appointment for a screening. Turn packets in at the school office where applying. • Friday, June 1, 8 a.m., OWN, Oracle Women’s Network, invites local businesswomen to join them every month for a breakfast meeting in Oracle. June’s meeting will be held at the COD Ranch at 8 a.m. For reservations or more information, please email • There will be a rock concert and celebration with all-day fun, starting at noon on June 2. Cost is $8 to attend and that price allows two children, 10 or under, to accompany an adult for free. During the concert, along with games and vendors, there will be a Show ‘N’ Shine Car Show, or show off your motorcycle instead. Either way the cost for entry is a $5 donation. Vendor space is still available for $25. For more information, please call Alicia Allmendinger at 520-429-3965, or email at • This summer from June 4 through July 20 (7 weeks) the Oracle Ridge Elementary Learning Center (520-896-3080) is offering an educational enrichment child care program for children ages 3 -12 that will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 in the morning till 5:30 in the afternoon. A field trip is planned for each of the seven weeks…The Children’s Museum, Biosphere 2, swimming, etc. This program is offered free of charge. There are limited spots available (24) so please call and complete your application early. There will be a minimal screening process regarding the applications…Probably a waiting list due to the limited number of students we can serve in this program. • Mountain Vista Elementary School is offering a three week Academic Day Camp beginning on June 11 and ending on June 29. This program is for children who will be first graders next year through children who will be eighth graders next year. Children enrolled in this program will attend five classes everyday reading, math, science, physical education, and a class that introduces them to various crafts. The cost of this program is free to district students and those who complete a registration form to attend our school. Others may attend for a fee of $50 per week. Transportation (in district), breakfast, and lunch are also provided. Please call 520-896-3016 for more information or to enroll. For transportation questions please call 520-896-3052. • Summer programs for special needs students are being offered at the Oracle Ridge Campus and the Mountain Vista Campus. They will run concurrently with our academic day camp, June 11 through June 29. The Oracle Ridge program is for students ages three through five and the Mountain Vista program is for students who will be in grades first through eighth next year. These programs are free and also provides transportation, breakfast, and lunch. For more information please contact 520-896-3083 Oracle Ridge Program, or 520896-3009 for the Mountain Vista Program. • There will be a fundraiser for the Oracle Women’s Network Visitor’s Center in Oracle on Saturday, June 23, at the Village Square. There will be a BBQ, raffle, swap meet and silent auction. For more information, contact Sedona at 520-4008250. • July 30-Aug. 3, Living Word Chapel will host the Mega Sports Camp Beyond the Gold from 6-8 p.m. Kids are invited to join in a week of non-stop action of basketball, baseball, volleyball and crafts. It’s free and fun! Living Word Chapel is located at 3941 W. Highway 77, Oracle. For more information, please call 896-2771 or go online to • Are you a victim of domestic abuse? Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855385-4970. We can help. • Have free time? Volunteer at Safe Journey House. Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970.

Clubs & Meetings • UTILITY PAYMENTS Residents from the Tri-community area who qualify for assistance with utility payments through the Salvation Army or Pinal County United Way should now contact the Tri-Community Food Bank at 108 Redwood Dr., Mammoth. Assistance is limited to once every twelve months. Bring in your last 2 months overdue bills. The phone number is 520-487-2010. The Food Bank is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. • Monday (Every Monday) 9 AM, Canasta is played at the Oracle Community Center. Bingo is played from 1-2 p.m. • SAN MANUEL SENIOR CENTER SCHEDULE Bridge is played on Mondays. Refresher session at 11:45 a.m. Games start at 12:30 p.m. Canasta is played at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. Board meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. A potluck is held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share, your service, and fee is $1 for Center utilities. Red Hats business meeting is held the 1st Friday of the month at 1 p.m. Stamping is held the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 9 a.m. • Monday (Every Monday) Lunches at the Oracle Community Center are at noon. Each Monday a volunteer brings the main dish and others bring side dishes. Fee is $4 for members and $5 for guests. Membership cards are available during this time. • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays The Community Schools Gym, located in the basement of San Manuel High School Auditorium, is open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. • Tuesday (Every Tuesday), 12:30-4 p.m. Bridge is played at the Oracle Community Center. Call Ethel Amator at 896-2197 or Mary McClure at 896-2604 for more information. • Tuesday (1st Tuesday of the Month), 10 a.m., COPPER TOWN ASSOCIATION The Copper Town Association meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Sun Life Family Health Center Conference Room, San Manuel. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the Month), 6:30 PM, MAMMOTH SAN MANUEL SCHOOL BOARD The MSM School Board meets the second Tuesday each Month at the MSM District office. Please contact the District office at 385- 2337 for more information. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the month), 6:00 PM, TRI-COMMUNITY AND RANCHO SAN MANUEL MOBILE HOME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH The 2nd Tuesday of every month will be the neighborhood watch meeting and Neighborhood Meth Block Watch meeting for residents of San Manuel, Mammoth, and Oracle at 6 p.m. at the Adelante Juntos Coalition office at 101 Avenue B, San Manuel. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call 385-4007 with any questions. • TUESDAY (3rd Tuesday of the Month), 6 PM, ORACLE SCHOOL BOARD The Oracle School Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at Oracle Ridge School. Please contact District Office at 896-3072 for more information. • EVERY WEDNESDAY, NOON ROTARY MEETING. at the Sun Life Family Health Conference Room. • Wednesday (Every Wednesday) Oracle Community Center sewing and knitting classes are held at from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call Susie Cochran for more information at 896-2935. • Wednesday (1st Wednesday of the Month), 3:00 PM, TRIAD & AMBASSADOR PROGRAM MEETINGS The Oracle Fire Department hosts TRIAD and AMBASSADOR program meetings the first Wednesday of each month. For more information call Karen Lombardi at 896-9470. • Wednesday (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) ALZHEIMERS EDUCATIONAL MEETING. Meeting will be held at St. Helen’s Church, 10-11:30 AM. For more information, contact Kay Ham 385-2835. • Wednesday (2nd Wednesday of the month) AMERICAN LEGION MEETING American Legion Francis M. Bunch Post 48 meetings are every 2nd Wednesday at 6 p.m. each month. Service Officer available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or call Joe Aguilar, 520-705-6291. Now open Sunday at noon. • Wednesdays, 10:00 AM, STORY TIME AT PREGNANCY CARE CENTER The Pregnancy Care Center in Oracle has StoryTime at 10:00 AM. For more information call 896-9545. • Thursday (Every Thursday) Game Day at the Oracle Community Center is on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Come play Scrabble or chess. • Thursday (1st and 3rd Thursday of the month) ORACLE-SAN MANUEL LIONS CLUB Meetings are held at the San Manuel Elks Lodge. • Thursday (2nd Thursday of the month), SAN MANUEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY The San Manuel Historical Society meeting is 10 a.m. at the San Manuel Senior Center the 2nd Thursday of every month. • Thursday (2nd Thursday of the month) SM LIBRARY BOARD MEETING The San Manuel Library has it’s monthly board meeting every 2nd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at the lBHP Conference Center across from the library at 1 p.m. • Thursday (2nd and 4th Thursday of the month), 6:30 p.m., The Oracle Optimist Club, serving the Tri-Community area, meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Oracle Inn. Meetings start promptly at 6:30 PM. Please feel free to come a little early and order from the regular OR special menu at the Oracle Inn. Board meetings are held on the second Thursday immediately following the general meeting. The Oracle Optimist Club was officially founded in October, 2010 and is an international organization to support and work with the youth in the community. For more information contact Jane O’Mahen at 896-2516 or Michele Gagnon at 897-3023. • Thursdays (Every Thursday), 6:00 PM, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 12-STEP MEETINGS Every Thursday at Sun Life in San Manuel. Rear entrance, south facing door. Open meeting. For more information, call San Pedro Valley BH at 520-896-9240. • Thursday (3rd Thursday) The third Thursday of every month will be Family Potluck night at the Oracle Community Center at 6 p.m. Bring a side dish to share or a donation of $5 per person or $12 for a family of four or more. • Friday (2nd and 4th Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m., San Manuel Library hosts Toddler Story Time. There will be stories, sons and fingerplays. No registration is required or the free program. • Friday (1st Friday of the Month) Mammoth Historical Society meets at 1 p.m. at the Mammoth Public Library. • Friday (2nd Friday of the Month, 1 p.m.) Red Hats are looking for new members. Meetings are at 1 p.m. On the SECOND Friday at the Senior Center in San Manuel, Senior citizen women 55 and older get together and enjoy meetings and activities. Let down your hair and be yourself, wear Red Hat and Purple outfits.

To add an item to the community calendar please submit information to or call 385-2266. Listings are free, however, the MINER reserves the right to edit or refuse submissions.

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The new target area Continued from Page 22 was indicated based on mineralization that cathode production for the is exposed in the ramp life of the project. The offconnecting the 5900 and take agreement has been 6400 haulage ways. As structured such that copper there is no historic drilling cathode produced at recorded in this area, these Florence is to be purchased intersections represent by Red Kite at a price a new mineralized zone consistent with London that is not included in the Metal Exchange (LME) historic resource base. The market price quotations, following tabulates the subject to certain intervals obtained from discounts. this phase of the drilling “The finalization of program: this agreement with Red The intervals were Kite is a key milestone calculated using an toward delivering on the external 1.0% copper development of this world cut-off and may include class next generation internal waste to reflect a copper project with no potential mineable width. dilution to shareholders” True widths of drilling commented Curis done to date will need President Michael McPhie. to be modeled but are “The agreement allows us estimated to be 70% to to focus on the company’s 100% of the stated interval key near-term objectives length. Intervals labelled of completing project “includes” are higherpermitting, engineering grade portions of the and the start of previous listed interval. construction of the Phase 1 The results encountered Production Test facility.” in Holes ODH-24, “A significant percentage of the $40million will be Public Notice invested locally in Arizona RE: Reference No: 6894KD and will provide the Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: April 24, 2012 Loan Number: opportunity for new jobs 0312223 The following legally described and supplier contracts, trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain and will further reinforce Trust Deed recorded in Instrument No. 2008-046122, Records of Pinal County, Florence Copper’s positive Arizona, at public auction to the highest impact on the local bidder at at the main entrance to the Pinal County Superior Court Building, 971 economy.” North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, in Pinal County, in or near Florence, Arizona, Oracle Mining Intercepts July 25, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: 87.5 Feet of 2.3% Copper on Legal: Lot 6, Block 5, Of North Maricopa, According To The Plat Of Record In and 17.5 Feet of 5.8% The Office Of The Coutny Recorder Copper Of Pinal County, Arizona, Recorded In Book 3 Of Maps, Page 8 AKA: 45386 Oracle Mining Corp. West Hathaway Avenue Maricopa, AZ Tax Parcel Number 510-20-029L announced assay results Original Principal Balance $ 49,000.00 of a new mineralized Name And Address Of Original Trustor Anthony Willems And Connie Williems, zone from its ongoing Husband And Wife 1202 McKinley Court drilling program at the Dinuba, CA 93618 Beneficiary Marken Ventures, LLC, An Arizona Limited Oracle Ridge Copper Liablity Company 2702 N Third Street, Ste 3000 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Current Mine, located in southern Trustee: Rick D Sherman, Member Of Arizona. The State Bar Of Arizona 402 West Roosevelt Street Suite J Phoenix, AZ Drill hole ODH-24 85003 Telephone Number: 602.957.5348 Dated April 24, 2012 /s/ Rick D Sherman encountered an interval of Manner Of Trustee Qualification The 17.5 feet of 5.81% copper Successor Trustee Appointed Herein Qualifies As A Trustee Of The Trust and ODH-27 encountered Deed In The Trustee's Capacity As an interval of 26.0 feet of Rick D Sherman, Member Of The State Bar As Required By Arizona Revised 3.27% copper. In addition, Statutes Section 33-803, Subsection A-2. Trustee's Regulator: State Bar Of the Corporation believes Arizona State Of Arizona } } ss. County ODH-26, with an interval of Maricopa } On April 24, 2012, before me, the undersigned Notary Public in of 87.5 feet of 2.32% and for said State, personally appeared copper, is important as Rick D Sherman, that executed said instrument as such Trustee, and known it indicates a large-scale to me to be the person who executed irregularity in the intrusive/ said instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ T W Higgins Notary Public carbonate contact. Abrupt My Comm. Expires February 12, 2013 All persons whose interest in the Trust changes in the orientation Property is subordinate in priority to that of the above described Deed of Trust may of the intrusive/carbonate be subject to having such subordinate contact have been seen in interest terminated by this Trustee's Sale. Publish: 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12, other areas that host major 5/30/12 skarn bed mineralization.

San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona ODH-26 and ODH-27 continue to reinforce the Corporation’s belief that the undrilled portions of the property have significant potential to host additional +1.0% copper mineralization. These holes were drilled as part of the Corporation’s ongoing historic data base confirmation program. The successful completion of the validation drilling program will allow the Corporation to undertake a National Instrument 43101 compliant resource estimation. A total of 32 holes have been assayed and disclosed since Oracle Mining began its current drill program in early 2011. The assay results to date are consistent with historic data. The Corporation is analyzing the samples for a full suite of elements and have identified silver and gold as likely by-products that could provide additional project

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TS No. 01764771 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: May 10, 2012 The following legally described trust property situate in Pinal County, Arizona, will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents recorded in Instrument Number 1999-031361, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: Lot 995, of Florence Gardens Unit E, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, in Book 19 of Maps, page 56. The Purported Street Address, If Any, Or Identifiable Location Of The Trust Property Is: 3733 N. Florence Blvd. Florence, AZ 85132 Tax Parcel Number: 200-61-100 Original Principal Balance: 60,000.00 The Name And Address Of Trustee Is: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, 3131 E Camelback Rd., Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 The Name And Address Of The Trustor Is: Arthur E. Buckley and Susan Buckley, husband and wife PO Box 2200 Florence, AZ 85232 The Name Of The Apparent Owner Of Record Is: Arthur E. Buckley and Susan Buckley, husband and wife TS No. 01764771 The Name And Address Of The Beneficiary Is: Michelle M. B. Berlin and Jennifer R. Bowen, CoSuccessor Trustees of The Castle Dome Living Trust under Trust Agreement dated the 8th day of August, 2002, as successor in interest to M.A. Tinker Company, an Arizona limited liability company c/o Moyes Sellers & Hendricks, Ltd. 1850 N. Central #1100 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Dated May 10, 2012 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation /s/ By: Jane Kirk Its: Trustee Sale Officer Manner Of Trustee Qualification: A corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to 33-803 (A) (1) Regulatory Agent: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona }} ss. County Of Maricopa } The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me May 10, 2012, by Jane Kirk, the Trustee Sale Officer of Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, on behalf of the corporation. My commission expires 2/12/2013 /s/ Notary Public Ruth Flowers Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

economic value. Oracle Mining operates a rigorous QA/QC protocol on all aspects of sampling and analytical procedure. Drill core is checked, logged, marked for sampling and sawn in half. One-half of each drill core is maintained for future reference and one-half of each drill core is sent for analysis. Halfcore samples are shipped to Skyline Assayer and Laboratories (“Skyline”), an accredited laboratory in Tucson, Arizona, which is contracted to complete all sample preparation and assaying. Samples are analyzed employing the appropriate methodology for analyses of copper, as well as fire assaying for silver and gold. For QA/

May 23, 2012 QC purposes, Skyline runs a series of standard and blank samples and provides the results of these assays to us. Oracle Mining periodically submit the pulps of the samples assayed by Skyline to Chemex in Reno, Nevada for check analysis. The technical information in this media release has been prepared in accordance with Canadian regulatory requirements set out in NI 43-101 and reviewed by Glenn R. Clark, P.Eng., of Glenn R. Clark & Associates Limited, a consultant for Oracle Mining and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101, who is responsible for the technical information reported herein.

Public Notice Notice Of Hearing Notice of Hearing by the Oracle Volunteer Fire District on June 22nd 2012 at 1475 West American Ave. Oracle Arizona. Review and vote on acceptance of the proposed budget for 2012 / 2013. Meeting will begin at 8:00 am. INCOME Contract Forestry Contract Wildland Invoiced Services Fire District Assistance Tax Tax Levy Total Income



0 5,000 4,000 90,000 612,500 711,500

0 5,000 4,000 90,000 605,500 704,500

EXPENDITURES Employee Medical Insurance Payroll Taxes Pension PSPRS Pension Volunteer Salary Wages Uniforms Total Employee

40,000 32,000 48,700 4,000 359,633 4,000 488,333

40,000 34,000 48,700 4,000 360,394 3,000 490,094

Operations Advertising Building Maint Communications Dispatching Equip Maint Fire Prevention Fuel Insurance / Vehicle/Liability Office Equip/Supplies Professional Fees Tools and Equip Training Utilities Vehicle Maint Total Operations

500 12,000 11,000 8,000 5,500 7,000 14,000 13,500 10,000 2,000 20,000 10,000 12,200 15,000 140,700

500 12,000 11,000 8,000 5,500 7,000 16,500 15,500 10,000 2,000 20,000 10,000 12,200 15,000 145,200

Capital Outlay Buildings Real Property Vehicles Total Capital Outlay

0 0 0 0

20,000 0 0 20,000

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82,467 0 82,467

49,206 0 49,206

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PINAL In the Matter of the Estate of SHIRLEY HOPE CRIPPEN, Deceased. ) No. PB 201200090. NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Verna L. Eaton and E. Rebecca Leighty have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives of this Estate. All Persons having claims against the Estate are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to the Personal Representative or attorney at the address listed below. Dated this 30th day of April, 2012. /s/ Elizabeth B. Harmon Attorney for Personal Representative P.O. Box 917 Oracle, AZ 85623 (520) 896-2889 MINER Legal 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12

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Trustee Sale No: 020112 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: April 11, 2012 Loan Number: 000-24100-0 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated October 25, 2002, and recorded on October 29, 2002 in Instrument Number 2002-059009, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main Entrance of the Pinal County Courthouse, 971 Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Az on July 11, 2012 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: Legal description as Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made a part hereof. The street address is purported to be: 375 E. American Ave Oracle, AZ 85623 Tax Parcel Number 308-06-0290 Original Principal Balance $ 35,000.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor Heath Allison Gruwell, an unmarried woman 375 E. American Oracle, AZ 85623 Beneficiary Peter F. Mather, a married man as his sole and separate property 4230 N. Swan Road Tucson, AZ 85718 Current Trustee Title Security Agency of Arizona 2730 East Broadway Blvd Suite 100 Tucson, AZ 85716 Telephone Number: 520747-1644 Conveyance of the property shall be without warranty, expressed or implied, and subject to all liens, claims or interest having a priority senior to the Deed of Trust. The Trustee shall not express an opinion as to the condition of title. Dated April 10, 2012 Title Security Agency of Arizona /s/ By: Diane L. Sloane Assistant Secretary Manner Of Trustee Qualification, as required by A.R.S. Sec. 33-803, Subsection A(2) Licensed Trust Officer Trustee's Regulators: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions/ Arizona Department of Insurance We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Pima } On April 10, 2012, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Diane L. Sloane, Assistant Secretary, Title Security Agency of Arizona personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires December 31, 2012 /s/ Joyce M. Rodda Notary Public Exhibit “A” Unit 1, Building A of Mountain View Plaza, according to the survey of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County Arizona, recorded in Book 1 of Surveys, Page 72, being in Section 36, Township 9 South, Range 15 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. Together With an undivided interest in the common areas and facilities as shown on the survey recorded in Book 1 of Surveys, Page 72, and as set forth in instrument recorded in instrument recorded in Docket 968, Page 790 and amendment recorded in Docket 976 at Page 955 and second amendment recorded in Docket 977, Page 464, records Pinal County, Arizona. Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12, 6/13/12

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NOTICE OF THE FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF PAKAS FARM SERVICES, LLC FILE NO. L-17567891 Pursuant to, and in accordance with, Arizona Revised Statues Section 29635(C), notice is hereby given that the Articles of Organization of PAKA FARM SERVICES, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, have been filed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. The following information is included in such Articles of Organization: 1. The name of the limited liability company is PAKAS FARM SERVICES. L.L.C. 2. The address of the registered office of the limited liability company and the name and business address of the agent for service of process are: Registered Office: 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12991 Casa Grande, AZ 85130 Statutory Agent: Adriana Alvarez Meraz 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 3. Management of this limited liability company is vested in a manager. Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez of 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 shall serve as manager of the limited liability company at the time of its formation. The name and address of the members of this limited liability company at the time of its formation are: Adriana Alvarez Meraz 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez of 2720 W. Kortsen Road, # 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85194 Dated this 20th day of April, 2012. PAKAS FARM SERVICES, L.L.C. /s/ Adriana Alvarez Meraz /s/ Jesus Ernesto Alvarez Gutierrez MINER Legal 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12

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Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: 3/26/2012 The following legally-described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust recorded on May 11, 2005, at Recording No 2005054444, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at the main entrance to the Pinal County Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County, Arizona, on June 26, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. of said day: Street Address or Identifiable Location of Trust Property: 1862 East Desert Moon Trail, Queen Creek, Arizona, 85242 Legal Description of Trust Property: See Exhibit “A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof. Tax Parcel Number: 21066-6720 Original Principal Balance: $183,150.00 Name and Address of Current Beneficiary: Excel Bank, FSB, as successor to National City Bank of the Midwest, successor by merger to Allegiant Bank, 201 South Central Avenue, Suite 200 St. Louis, Missouri 63105 Name and Address of Original Trustor as Stated in the Deed of Trust: Eighteen Investments, Inc., a Missouri corporation 226 South Meramec Avenue, Suite 200 Clayton, Missouri 63105 Name and Address of Successor Trustee, as successor to Kratky Road, Inc., the original trustee: Robert G. Anderson, Esq. PO Box 87945 Phoenix, Arizona 85080 Telephone Number of Trustee: 602-684-5964 Signature of Successor Trustee: /s/ Robert G. Anderson, Esq. Trustee Manner of Successor Trustee Qualification: The Trustee qualifies as a Trustee of the Trust Deed in the Trustee's capacity as a member of the State Bar of Arizona as required by Arizona Revised Statutes § 33-803, subsection A. Dated this 23 day of March, 2012. State Of Arizona ) ) ss: County of Maricopa ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before this 23 day of March, 2012, by Robert G. Anderson, Successor Trustee. /s/ Susan Wiggins Notary Public (Seal and Expiration Date) My Comm. Expires Jan. 14, 2014 Exhibit A Lot 672, Johnson Ranch Unit 4D and 4F, according to Cabinet D, Slide 45, Records of Pinal County, Arizona; Except, all oil, gas, other hydrocarbon substances, helium, or other substances of a gaseous nature, coal, metals, fossils, fertilizer of every name and description, uranium, thorium or any other material which is, or may be determined to be peculiarly essential to the production of fissionable materials, whether or not of commercial value as set forth in the Arizona Revised Statutes. Publish: 5/2/12, 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12

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Trustee Sale No. 20997-1235 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Loan No. 098-3975977-40000 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated December 30, 2005, and recorded on January 5, 2006 in Fee No. 2006-002690, Records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 31st day of July, 2012 at 10:00 AM of said day: See Exhibit "A" attached hereto Street Address or Identifiable Location: 51650 W. Dune Shadow Rd. Maricopa, AZ 85139 Tax Parcel No.: 501-68-0340 Original Principal Balance: $119,500.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Maria Pierson 7463 E. Hannibal St. Mesa, AZ 85207 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Maria Pierson 7463 E. Hannibal St. Mesa, AZ 85207 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: April 17, 2012. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33- 803, Subsection A(2) Trustee's Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 17 day of April, 2012, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Toni Livingston Notary Public My commission expires: 7-31-15 Exhibit "A" A portion of the West half of the Southeast quarter of Section 23, Township 6 South. Range 2 East, of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Except the West 660 feet; Except the North 2270.76 feet; More particularly described as follows: Commencing at a 1/2 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #15933 marking the Southeast corner of said Section 23, Township 6 South, Range 2 East, of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona, from which a 3/4 inch pipe marking the South quarter corner of Section 23 bears South 89 degrees 44 minutes 31 seconds West, a distance of 2642.86 feet and from which a Set 5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512 (per found monuments set per Hidden Valley Estates Unit 13, Book 14 of Maps, page 31) marking the East quarter corner of Section 23 bears North 00 degrees 01 minutes 22 seconds East, a distance of 2640.40 feet; Thence from said Southeast corner of Section 23, South 89 degrees 44 minutes 31 seconds West, along the South boundary of the Southeast quarter of said Section 23, a distance of 1486.81 feet to a Set nail (5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512 monumented 55 feet North) marking the Point Of Beginning; Thence South 89 degrees 44 minutes 31 seconds West, a distance of 165.36 feet to a Set nail (5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512 monumented 33 feet North); Thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 39 seconds West, 375.48 feet to a Set 5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512; Thence North 89 degrees 56 minutes 40 seconds East, parallel to and 2270.76 feet South of the North boundary of the Southeast quarter of Section 23, a distance of 165.40 feet to a Set 5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512; Thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 19 seconds East, a distance of 374.89 feet to a Set nail (5/8 inch rebar with aluminum cap RLS #37512 monumented 33 feet North) marking the Point Of Beginning. Publish: 5/2/12, 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12

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Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: Excalibur Fire Protection, LLC. L-17-59902-7. II The address of registered office is: 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: National Contractor Services Corporation, 1010 E Jefferson St Phoenix AZ 85034. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Kyle William Zedekar, 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119, member; Robert Glen Zedekar, 755 E Mesquite Ave, Apache Junction AZ 85119, member. Publish: 5/23/12, 5/30/12, 6/6/12

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TS No. 01765359 2 inches Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: April 23, 2012 The following $50.40 legally described trust property situate

in Pinal County, Arizona,will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust and Assignment of Rents recorded in Instrument Number 2000-024841, and thereafter assigned to PR Investor Services, Inc., a Washington corporation,as Agent for the Series 2001A Noteholders in Meridian Mortgage Investors Fund I, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, pursuant to that certain Assignment and Security Agreement dated January 15, 2001 recorded on April 25, 2003 in Instrument Number 2003-026851, records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Bldg A, Florence, AZ on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 10:00AM of said day: See Exhibit “A” Attached Hereto And Made A Part Hereof The Purported Street Address, If Any, Or Identifiable Location Of The Trust Property Is: Vacant Land See Legal Description Pinal County, AZ Tax Parcel Number: 511-26-009 C Original Principal Balance: 79,000.00 The Name And Address Of Trustee Is: Lawyers Title Of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, 3131 E Camelback Rd., Ste 220 Phoenix, AZ 85016 The Name And Address Of The Trustor Is: Virginio Roman-Salgado and Leonor Roman, husband and wife 5908 N. Begonia Street Casa Grande, AZ 85222 The Name Of The Apparent Owner Of Record Is: Virginio Roman-Salgado and Leonor Roman, husband and wife TS No. 01765359 The Name And Address Of The Beneficiary Is: PR Investor Services, Inc., a Washington corporation, as Agent for the Series 2001-A Noteholders in Meridian Mortgage Investors Fund I, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, pursuant to that certain Assignment and Security Agreement dated January 15, 2001 1420 5th Ave, Ste 2211 Seattle, WA 98101 Dated April 23, 2012 Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation /s/ By: Jane Kirk Its: Trustee Sale Officer Manner Of Trustee Qualification: A corporation doing business as an Escrow Agent pursuant to 33-803 (A) (1) Regulatory Agent: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona }} ss. County Of Maricopa } The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me April 23, 2012, by Jane Kirk, the Trustee Sale Officer of Lawyers Title of Arizona, Inc., an Arizona corporation, on behalf of the corporation. My commission expires 3/30/2014 /s/ Notary Public Michelle Greene 01765359 Exhibit “A” – Legal Description Commencing at the Southeast corner of Section 8, Township 7 South, Range 6 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Measure Westerly along the Section line, bearing South 89 degrees 47 minutes West, a distance of 1,327.83 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Thence continue South 89 degrees 47 minutes West, a distance of 663.20 feet to a point; Thence North 00 degrees 06 minutes 22 seconds West, along the centerline of Sandstone Street, a distance of 656.40 feet to a point; Thence North 89 degrees 47 minutes East, a distance of 663.91 feet to a point; Thence South 00 degrees 07 minutes 15 seconds West, a distance of 656.40 feet to the True Point Of Beginning; Excepting Therefrom the West 25 feet thereof. Publish: 5/2/12, 5/9/12, 5/16/12, 5/23/12

Thank you for all your prayers, cards, and food, and everybody who has been here for our family. Greatly appreciated. The Lopez, Sanchez and Jimenez Families Thank you, St. Jude, for prayers answered. NAW

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11. Auctions HUGE AUCTION 05/26/12: Clay Springs, AZ. 10 acres of merchandise. Dozer, Backhoes, Farm Implements, Tractors, ATVs, Dune Buggies, Vehicles, Collectibles / Antiques. Ron 928-521-7517. Pictures/Fliers. (AzCAN)

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15. Furniture ARIZONA DISCOUNT FURNITURE $175 Pillowtop Mattress Set; $350 Bed and Mattress Set; $600 Bedroom Set, including bed, dresser, mirror, nightstand. Glendale 623-223-7194. Mesa 480-535-6633. Flagstaff 928853-5061. (AzCAN) Organ with bench $100, Fake fireplace with large mirror and pokers, $50. 520-310-7881 Free appliance removal, broken or working. Call 520-393-9428

16. Financial Services BURIED IN CREDIT CARD DEBT? Over $10,000? We can get you out of debt quickly and save you thousands of dollars! Call CREDIT CARD RELIEF for your free consultation. 1-888-723-3505. (AzCAN) SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS. WIN or Pay Nothing! Start Your Application In Under 60 Seconds. Call Today! Contact Disability Group, Inc. Licensed Attorneys & BBB Accredited. Call 888-859-3767. (AzCAN)

20. Help Wanted JDL Construction is currently hiring certified welders, minimum of 4 years industrial experience, SMAW/ FCAW D1.1 or Pipe Certifications, Mechanical Experience helpful. Current MSHA. Send resumes to John@

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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona 45. Misc. Just picked organic apricots $2 a pound. Aravaipa Farms 89395 Aravaipa Rd. (520) 357-6901.

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Office assistant- Temporary PT office position assisting office manager. Sundays required. Daily duties include but are not limited to camp registration, filing and answering phones. YMCA Triangle Y Ranch Camp & Retreat Center, Oracle AZ. 896- 2298. EOE. We value diversity

NOW HIRING – ORACLE VICINITY Immediate opening for MECHANIC’S HELPER/MAINTENANCE. Other positions available. Salary DOE. Call 520-896-2435

EARN COLLEGE DEGREE ONLINE. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-216-1541. (AzCAN)

Kitchen Coordinator for Youth Summer Camp. Hours include evenings and weekends. Must have food management and staff supervisory experience. Apply in person at: Triangle Y Ranch Camp 34434 S. Y Camp Rd. Oracle AZ. 85623 or Call: 520-884-0987 ext. 311

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Youth Summer Camp in need of Equestrian Instructor. Must have experience with youth horse education programs. Apply in person at: Triangle Y Ranch Camp 34434 S. Y Camp Rd. Oracle AZ. 85623 or call: 520 884-0987 ADVERTISE YOUR JOB Opening in 86 AZ newspapers. Reach over 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www. (AzCAN) LEGAL/LAW ENFORCEMENT, Part-time. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. Great pay / benefits. Elite police / security training. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri (800)354-9627. (AzCAN)

Sierra Oaks Community School has the following positions available: Teachers: 1st/2nd Grade Combined Classroom, 3rd/4th Grade Combined Classroom, 5th/6th Grade Combined Classroom. Also: School Finance – one who is responsible, but not limited to, enrollment, attendance. Please send resume and cover letter via Fax: 520-896-3101 or email: Lynn_egg@

Position: Certified Caregiver Join the TCC team in providing care for our clients in San Manuel, AZ. Exp: 1 Year of Caregiving Experience Required. Availability: Starts Right Away Call: 520-990-2806 TODAY!! Or Send Your Resume:

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TRAIN TO DRIVE BIG RIGS!! Southwest Truck Driving Training. Earn your CDL and get Job Placement!!! Local and OTR jobs available. Call 602-352-0704 for info. (Located in Phoenix) (AzCAN) NEW TO TRUCKING? Your new career starts now! $0 Tuition cost; No credit check; Great pay & benefits; Short employment commitment required. Call 866-418-8146 www.joinCRST. com. (AzCAN) FAMILY OWNED ARIZONA BASED trucking company seeking owner operators with/without equipment. Great freight. Newer equipment. 6-figure earning potential. Competitive pay. 24/hr driver support. Benefits. All serious inquiries will be considered. 1-877-207-4662. (AzCAN)

AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-3145370. (AzCAN) MAKE MONEY NOW! Permanent Makeup Training. Lash Extensions; Advanced Esthetics; Advanced Cosmetology; Financing & Housing available. Enroll now. 520-4062088 or 1-866-355-5512 www. (AzCAN) MEDICAL BILLING & Office Assistants. Candidates needed for Medical Office Job Training! No experience needed! Local job placement assistance when training is completed. HS Diploma/ GED & PC needed! 1-888-9266058. (AzCAN)

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Service, Repair, New Installation •Free Estimates •Reasonable Rates •Satisfaction Guaranteed •Evening and Weekend Service Not a licensed Contractor by choice! Wade C. Boyd (520) 896-2181 Cell (520) 820-3165

COMPANY DRIVERS & OWNER OPERATORS w/class A. 5 Regional states w/Flatbeds; 1 year of recent experience required. Home on weekends, weekly pay; Call recruiting (800)716-3144. Fax your resume (909)590-8225. Email: recruiting@ (AzCAN)

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DRIVERS: Regional Refrigerated and Dry Van Freight. Annual salary $45K to $60K. Quarterly Safety Bonus! Flexible hometime. CDL-A, 3 months current OTR experience. 800-414-9569 (AzCAN)

Huge Yard Sale Thurs 5/24 and Fri 5/25, 8-1. Big Screen TV, dresser w/ mirror, Kitchen set and more. Clothes, kitchen, household, trampoline, too much to list. Come check it out. 403 Ladera Place. 385-4260

NEW 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath DOUBLEWIDE - CAVCO Durango Factory Order. Full Drywall. Hardwood Cabinets - 1st Quality, Lowest Price - $33,995! Home Outlet 1-800-493-2221. www. (AzCAN)

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Address 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Homes 619 Vista Sierra $700 per month 413 Encina $500 per month 604 Manzanita $475 per month 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Homes 615 Tierra Verde $400 per month 627 Vista Sierra $400 per month 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Home 512 Ladera $500 per month All utilities included 623 Encina $475 per month Also includes cable TV, trash, sewer & appliances

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1256 W. Neal St., Oracle, AZ 85623

“Good things are happening!” 39 modern 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for individuals, families and seniors, families, and disabled. Subsidy depending on availability and eligibility. Certain income restrictions apply. Federally subsidized. •On-Site Managers Office •On-Call Maintenance •Playground/Basketball Hoop •30 Minutes from Tucson •Lease, Security Deposit Required •This institution is an equal opportunity provider/employer For information and application, come in or call (520) 896-2618 T.D.D. (800) 842-4681 Office Hours: EQUAL Wednesday-Thursday HOUSING OPPORTUNITY 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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80. Rentals • 3 bed, 1 3/4 bath, all appliances, fenced yard, pets ok with deposit. $600 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine, fenced backyard. $575 / month. • 3 bed, 1 bath with laundry room, stove, frig. $500/ month. • 3 bed, 1 bath, stove, frig, new ceramic flooring. $475 / month. • 3 bed, 1 bath, with large family room, Az Room, workshop, block wall. $650 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, with den, new wood flooring, block wall. $575 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, stove, frig, recently refurbished and fenced. $550 / month. • 2 bed, 1 bath, with A/C, stove, frig, washer, dryer and fence. $475 / month.

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One, two and three bedroom houses with new carpet, stove and refrigerator, 385-2019

Deluxe 1, 2, & 3 bedroom apartments in Mammoth starting at $425. Water, trash, and DirecTV included. 520-487-2005

San Manuel: 3 BR/1BA with AC and 20 x 20 garage. $750. Avail. May 1st. Sewer paid by owner. 520-730-4515

3 home sites with lots of trees, above Mammoth post office, MH OK, each about 1/3 acre. OMC $12,500 each call Tom 520-982-0200. ADVERTISE YOUR HOME, property or business for sale in 86 AZ newspapers. Reach over 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www. (AzCAN)


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3 BR house in Oracle on 5 acres. All elec. Gated, private well, $800/ mo., incl. water only. 520-818-1111 3 Bdrm/2 Bath dbl-wide mobile home in Oracle. Quiet area. $625/ mo. + Sec. dep. 520-909-4700 3 BR/2 BA house with fabulous view of Santa Catalinas. Quiet neighborhood in Oracle, covered carport, office/ studio and workshop. $775. No pets, no smoking. 520-896-9030

2 BR/1 Bath house, a/c, fenced yard, $450/mo., no util. $900 to move in. 125 4th Ave, SM 520-385-4744

81. Commercial Prop. FOR RENT 800 sf or 3,200 sf in Mammoth Plaza on Main Street. Call Tom 520-982-0200 9/27tfnK 7,000 sq.ft. building for sale $99,000 129 N Main Street, Mammoth. Liquor license also available. Tom 520-982-0200

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• 4217 N. Alice Dr. $500 Private location, nice views, all electric, includes water. Avail Aug. 1st • 2020 W. Paseo Redondo $650 Available 6/15/12. Spacious two bedroom with AZ Room, fenced yard, shed • 2095 Calle Encanto $800 Fenced yard • 945 W. American Ave. $700 3bd, 2ba with fenced yard, incl. well water

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• 127 W. 4th $600 Tile throughout, AC, fenced, 1/2 month’s rent off at move in • 318 Ave A $450 Recently Updated! Must See! • 628 W. 3rd Ave $500 Nice kitchen & bath, fenced, workshop, includes sewer • 1013 W. 2nd Ave $675 Lovely home with beautiful kitchen, wood floors, fenced yard, shed, AC

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1940 N CALLE VALENCIA MLS#: 21212123 Cute starter home located near schools and shopping in quite cool Oracle. Just 25 minutes from NW Tucson. Home has been well maintained and sits on a large lot with fenced backyard. 3 bdrms and 2 full baths. Central heat/ac until installed 5 years ago is very efficient. Call today to see.$ 109,000


TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 85600 Hussey St. Brick home on 5 acres, well maintained home on hilltop with views of the Galiuro Mountains and private well. $134,900.


3506 Apache Joe Dr. Very nice home on 1.25 ac corner lot. 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, split bedroom floor plan, seller just installed new front and back steps, new back door and replaced entire skirting. $54,900. Open Monday-Friday After hours or evenings call: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. BILL KELLAM.............................................. 520-603-3944 Available by appt. anytime. MIKE GROVER ............................................ 520-471-0171 SHARON FLAKE ......................................... 520-483-0657 TONYA LARGENT ....................................... 520-256-1095 EQUAL PAULA MERTEN-BROKER......................... 520-471-3085 REALTOR HOUSING

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TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 123 Ave. A Clean, well kept home with enlarged kitchen, remodeled kitchen and bath, carpet/cermanic flooring, C/L fence and all appliances. $59,900. THREE BEDROOM, 1 BATH 20 Ave. A Lovely home with beautiful fenced yard. Fruit trees & large shed. Upgrades & views. Includes appliances. Backs to desert. $65,000. THREE BEDROOM, 1-3/4 BATH 201 Avenue I Pride of ownership evident in this home on large landscaped corner lot. Metal roof, A/C, wood privacy fence, 3 garages, workshop, carpet & ceramic flooring, all appliances. $126,900. 211 4th St. Garage and carport, ceramic tile in kitchen, room addition with own 1/2 bath, laundry in large hallway. $36,100. 212 Nichols Beautifully remodeled home, 2 car slump garage & workshop, room addition with Knotty Pine, Pergo flooring, Italian tile and appliances. $154,900. 627 4th Ave Vinyl siding, 200 amp service, workshop, room addition, skylights and built up front yard with retaining wall. $49,900.


FSBO 40 acre ranch, Navajo County, 750 sqft cabin, appliances, solar, well, trees, septic, fenced, pasture, corral, shop, tools, equipment, remote clean, private. $335,000. 928-2436599. (AzCAN)

Home for sale by owner. Easy qualification $1950 down. 520-955-9597


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718 N OWENS STREET MLS#: 21102549 Great location nestled up against a beautiful bluff at the end of the road gives you great privacy, beautiful deck above the carport and back porch with mountain views, new shingled roof, remodeled home, new doors, security doors, flooring, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, painted interior and exterior. 4 sky lights, double pane windows, oak kitchen cabinets, fans,front and back porch’s give this home country charm, nice sized yard with trees.Additional room off one bedroom great for office or craft room. Large remodeled room/ office or guest room off of the car port with laundry area, it also has access door to the back porch. So many possibility’s with this home it is a must see. $ 110,000

Oracle Listings - Homes

•Lots of privacy in this 2 bd, 2 ba. MH on 1.3 ac. covered with Oak trees, home has new roof and cooler. $79,000. •Solid brick home on 1/3 ac., with oak trees and a spacious backyard. Wood, slate and travertine floors, ceiling fans, wood burning heat. $159,000. •Excellent MH on 2.5 ac. with fantastic views, split floor plan with large MB, block skirting, covered deck. $78,500. •Lovely slump block home high on a hill with unobstructed views, 4 bd, 2 ba in pristine condition. $199,000. •Nice property for a great price. Mobile home with bedroom and bathroom on each end, large screened porch. $45,000. •Views in every direction from this lovely MH on 1.25 ac., heated swiming pool, horse property, everything you could want! $195,000. •Beautiful 2300 s.f. MH on 2.5 ac. with amazing views, plenty of room inside and out. $119,900. •4 bd, 2 story home also includes a rented duplex, home has new AC, carpet & remodeled bath. Only $115,500. •Excellent business opportunity on America Ave. Office or retail space, recently updated. $39.995.

•Owner will carry with with 50% down. This commercial building used as a feed store has great potential. $199,000. •Bordering National Forest on 2 sides this spacious 4 bd home has wonderful views. Rastra custom home, well and city water. $330,000. •3bd, 1 ba home, fenced yard, in nice neighborhood, 2 car carport. $70,000. •Exceptional property. Lovely home on 3 ac., tile floors, horse property. A must see! $249,000. •Upgraded Cavco MH on 2.5 ac. on Florence Hwy., horse facilities, well, views. Only $99,000. •Spacious, well built home on top of the hill, 4-car attached garage, 3-car detached garage on 3.7 ac. $385,000. •1,500 sq. ft. MH, 2 bd/2ba, AC. Being Sold As-Is. $39,000. •Open floor plan, passive solar design, amazing views. Very secluded. $209,000. •Terrific house with wood fenced backyard, large trees in front. Two bedroom two bath with family room, formal dining or den. A must see! $109,000. •Large mobile home with large covered front and back porch, storage unit. $35,000.


•1.25 ac with views of several mountain ranges, homes only area, flat usable land. $59,500. •Great lot in center of Oracle. Ready to build on, utilities at lot line. $25,000. •Best price for 5 ac. in Oracle area, can be split, shared well. Reduced to $34,900. •Horse Property! Build your home or put a manufactured home on this great 3.34 ac parcel. $109,000. •Commercial property on America Ave. owner has started construction on approximatly 6,000 sq. ft. bldg and is including building materials on site. $145,000. •Choose your own parcel from 1.25 to 3.75 ac., flat, easy to build on, utilities at street. $84,900 to $210,000.

•4 lots, 1.25 ac. each, custom home area. Owner will carry. Submit offers. $82,000. •Unique .69 ac parcel, awesome views, no impact fees. $49,900. •Half acre plus lot with all utilities, paved road, homes only area. $29,000. •One acre with new access off Linda Vista, boulders, views, trees. $89,000. •REDUCED!! 3.46 acres on Hwy 79, within 10 miles from JCT. Close to Oracle Jct. Very nice usable lot with awesome views, electric on prop. line. Reduced to $29,900. •4 view lots, 1.25 ac. each in high view area of Oracle, homes only. Utilities at lot line. 3 lots for $95,000; 1 lot for $96,000.

•Affordable Green Living! 4+ acres with fabulous views and a home with many solar features. See to appreciate. $180,000 •Nice fenced lot with rock wall in the front, mature landscaping with large trees. Nice views, large back porch and shed. Can’t beat this price. Bonus room. $18,000 •Hwy 77 and Main, zoned commercial/ residential, water, sewer and electric at property line. Leveled off pad area, great views. Owner will carry. 2.1 ac. Price reduced to $24,500. •Beautiful views, 37 ac in secluded area, State land on 2 sides, zoned for site build or MH. $160,000. •Privacy, great views, remodeled home with new roof, skylights. $110,000. •4 lots with great mountain views, lots range from .34 to .60 ac. Lot 2 is $12,500, other lots are $14,500.

•Great mountain views from this 3.75 ac. south of Mammoth. $47,000. •Great Investment Opportunity! The Mammoth Plaza including 10 rentals & land leased to D.E.S. $175,000. •9.88 ac. with lots of mature Mesquite trees, 1/2 interest in well, septic installed. $48,000. •2 view lots, city water, sewer, paved roads. $12,000 each. •Large well-kept home, great views, 3 bd, 3ba, 616 sq. ft. basement with its own entrance, rock fireplace with pellet stone insert, large RV carport includes a 500 sq.ft. beauty shop with equipment. $249,000. •3.92 ac. on Barrows Pl. with hilltop views. You can have site-built or MH, horse property. $59,000.

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Firewise fuel thinning begins


Your Safety Our Priority For your safety, it’s important that everyone in your household know how to recognize and respond to a natural gas pipeline leak.


If you smell an odor similar to rotten eggs. A leak may be present even if the odor is momentary or slight.


If you hear a hissing or roaring sound coming from the ground or above-ground pipeline.


May 23, 2012

By John Hernandez A grant in the amount of $68,000 will allow the Oracle Fire Department to begin a brush abatement fuel thinning project in Oracle. The Secured Rural Schools Title 3 grant was made available to Pinal County to be used in Firewise communities. Oracle is the only Firewise community in Pinal County. The grant will be managed by Pinal County. There are no county taxes involved in the project. The project is a joint effort between the Oracle Fire Department, Arizona Forestry Department and Pinal County Emergency Management. The highest priority project is Arizona State land along American Avenue and Highway 77. This is the first project and involves 10 acres of thinning. This is an important evacuation area for Oracle and the thinning of fuel along the roadway would allow for a faster and more efficient evacuation route should the area catch fire. The brush abatement/ fuel thinning work is being

done by the Arizona Forestry Division which will use the Arizona Department of Corrections Wildland Fire Crew from Arizona State Prison in Florence. The crew began work this week. “We are very excited about this project. The area of West American Avenue has been on my radar for almost ten years, but up until we received this latest grant, there has been no source of funding for the work,” said Oracle Fire Department Battalion Chief Larry Southard. “The fire grant money needs to be spent by Sept. 30, so we will alternate the Department of Corrections crew every two days; going from public property to private property. The next thinning project will be a vacant 10-acre lot located on the west side of the intersection of Linda Vista and American Avenue. That work should begin in early June.” The second project along the intersection of Linda Vista Road and American Avenue is partially on private

property. The property owner has given permission for selective thinning. The project will include an area around the Sierra Oaks School. A third project will include an evacuation area along Sunset Point Drive and American Avenue. This is an area that could get bogged down during an emergency evacuation and thinning of the fuel would minimize the danger. Once that is finished, clearing will begin along the county right of way along American Avenue. Fire season is here as evidenced by the Gladiator and Sunflower fires up north. The Oracle Fire Department has responded to three small fires in the past week. They urge Oracle residents to be on the alert for any fires or smoke and report it immediately by calling 911. Oracle is a Firewise community and the Oracle Fire Department is working with other agencies to prepare the area in case of a fire in ways that will minimize danger to lives and property.

If you see water or dirt blowing into the air, or discolored vegetation surrounding a pipeline. Leave the vicinity immediately and don’t use an automated door. From a safe place, call Southwest Gas at 1-800-722-4277 and 911 immediately, day or night. Don’t turn off or on any electric switches, thermostats, or appliance controls, or start or stop an engine—or do anything that might cause a spark. Don’t light matches or lighters.

Wildland crews work to clear the brush in the Oracle area as part of a grant program for Firewise Communities in Pinal County. (John Hernandez photo)

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