SVF&MS hosts PulsePoint Community Kickoff

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Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services invites its partner organizations and area residents to celebrate the local launch of a smartphone app that enables CPR-trained bystanders to initiate aid when someone experiences a cardiac arrest in a nearby public location. The department’s PulsePoint Community Kickoff will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at Fire Station 3, located …

Youth Arts Festival rescheduled for March 30

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The Youth Arts Festival, which was originally planned for this weekend, has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30, due to a winter storm forecast to impact our area.  The festival was originally planned for Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Campus of Cochise College. The Youth Arts Festival’s time and location will remain …

Joint operation nets nine arrests on child sexual exploitation charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department partnered with local, state, and federal agencies to conduct a joint operation resulting in the arrests of nine individuals on charges tied to using the internet to lure a minor for sexual exploitation last week. The operation was conducted for the last several weeks by members of the local Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task …

Presidents’ Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday’s pickup will shift to Wednesday, Feb. 20. There will be no special pickups available on Wednesday. Recycling pickups on Thursday and Friday are not affected by the holiday.

Festival invites youth to explore the arts

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Children and their families are invited to enjoy free, fun-filled day celebrating art at Cochise College’s Sierra Vista campus, located at 901 Colombo Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 23, during the Youth Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In its fifth year, the Youth Arts Festival will focus on the theme of water in celebration of the Smithsonian Museum …

City expands online bill payment options

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Thanks to a recent update of its financial management system, the City can now accept online payments for additional services via a secure website. Customers have been able to pay their refuse bills online since 2014 and an update to the City’s Munis financial management system now enables them to pay online for other services like septic disposal, lease payments, …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in Super Bowl detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, February 3, due to Super Bowl Sunday. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Bisbee Police Department, and Huachuca City Police Department. …

SVPD arrests man for sexual exploitation of a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man today for sexual exploitation of a minor after conducting a nine-month investigation prompted by a report that illicit child images had been transmitted over social media. The investigation began when social networking sites reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual had used their social media …

SVPD arrests man sought for theft and outstanding warrants

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man sought for theft and multiple felony warrants on Friday, Feb. 1, after he barricaded himself in the attic of his sister’s home. With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Apprehension Team and personnel from Homeland Security Investigations, SVPD detectives attempted to make contact with 36-year-old Ryan Mellor at his sister’s …

Mayor Mueller returns to duty after surgery

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Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller returned to work this week with a favorable prognosis after missing the Jan. 24 City Council Meeting due to an illness that sent him to Canyon Vista Medical Center. Mueller was admitted to the hospital after experiencing abdominal discomfort on Thursday, Jan. 24, which happened to be his 65th birthday. A colonoscopy revealed that a …