SVPD to enhance enforcement for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Sierra Vista Police Department will conduct strict enforcement of child passenger safety laws in support of national Child Passenger Safety Week from Sunday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 23. Police officers will enhance enforcement and public awareness of child passenger safety laws by exercising zero tolerance for child restraint and seat belt violations during this time period. Officers will …

Sun Corridor to implement Sierra Vista Technical Assistance Program

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The City has selected Sun Corridor Inc. to implement and oversee the Sierra Vista Technical Assistance Program, one of two Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment grant-funded initiatives dedicated to diversifying the Sierra Vista economy over the next two years. Under a contract award announced on Thursday, Sun Corridor will implement the Sierra Vista Technical Assistance Program with the …

Woman arrested for kidnapping, assault

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local woman for kidnapping and aggravated assault today after a victim reported being held inside an apartment against her will for about 12 hours. The investigation began at 7:30 a.m. when a woman reported that she had jumped out of a second story apartment window to escape multiple individuals who were holding her …

SVPD conducts Know Your Limit outreach at Oktoberfest

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For the second straight year, the Sierra Vista Police Department conducted outreach as part of the state’s Know Your Limit Program during the City’s annual Oktoberfest event on Friday, Sept. 9, to raise awareness of how little alcohol it takes to reach the legal limit of 0.08. In coordination with the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, Sierra Vista police officers …

Laura Wilson selected as Leisure and Library Services director

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City of Sierra Vista Chief Procurement Officer Laura Wilson has been selected to serve the City in a new role by filling its Leisure and Library Services director position, effective Monday, Sept. 18. Wilson began her career with the City in 1996, as a customer service representative in what was then the Parks and Leisure Services Department. After growing professionally …

Dog viewing suspended to contain “kennel cough”

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will suspend all walking and viewing of dogs by the public for about two weeks to ensure several cases of “kennel cough” are contained. Kennel cough is the common name of a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting dogs. With proper care and treatment, symptoms typically remain mild and infected dogs are no longer …

Labor Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, for Labor Day. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center “The Cove” will only be open for Open Swim from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Monday’s trash pickup will occur on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and Tuesday’s pickup will shift to Wednesday, Sept. 6. There will be no special pickups available on …