Local woman riding bicycle dies in collision with car

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A Sierra Vista woman died Monday night after being struck by a car at the intersection of S. Highway 92 and Kachina Trail while she was riding a bicycle.  The Sierra Vista Police Department responded at about 6:42 p.m. when a call came into dispatch for an injury collision involving a bicyclist. Witnesses advised officers that a gray Honda four-door …

Meth was a factor in deadly head-on collision in November

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Autopsy results show that the driver of a vehicle who caused a deadly head-on collision on Highway 90 near Airport Road on Nov. 26, 2019, had a high level of methamphetamine in her blood at the time of the crash. The driver who caused the collision, 40-year-old Whetstone resident Lisa Martinez, had been traveling south on Highway 90 near Airport …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Jan. 21, and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, Jan. 22. There will be no changes to trash pickups on Thursday or Friday. Special pickups will be unavailable on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Don’t let a scammer turn you into a suspect

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The Sierra Vista Police Department urges citizens to be cautious when making online purchases that seem too good to be true because they could be unknowingly participating in a fraud or identity theft scam. The police department investigated two recent cases involving someone shopping on websites with products and third party memberships offered at steep discounts of one-third or one-fourth …

Grand re-opening of City sports complex set for Jan. 22

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The public is invited to celebrate the grand re-opening of the City of Sierra Vista’s Domingo Paiz Sports Complex on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 p.m., where soccer fields boasting new tournament-ready turf and high-efficiency LED lights will be unveiled for the first time. The project, which is part of the City’s energy initiative with Schneider Electric, replaced grass soccer …

Ken Mette earns 2019 Environmental Merit Award

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The City of Sierra Vista Environmental Affairs Commission honored Ken Mette with its 2019 Environmental Merit Award for his tireless efforts to improve the grounds and facilities at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, while reducing its impact on the environment. The City of Sierra Vista Environmental Affairs Commission honored Ken Mette with its 2019 Environmental Merit Award on Thursday night for …

Task force makes 5 DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made five DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in Sierra Vista on Tuesday, December 31, due to New Year’s Eve.   The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The detail resulted in the following: 87 stops or contacts, …

Cove maintenance closure extended through Jan. 31

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The Cove’s annual maintenance closure is expected to extend through the end of January as work to install new boilers to heat the water at the aquatic center will take longer than originally anticipated. The Cove was scheduled to reopen on Monday, Jan. 6, but the timeline is being extended through the end of January due to unforeseen circumstances delaying …

Recycle your Christmas tree for free

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This week, many local homes are filled with the scent and spirit of the holidays thanks to a live Christmas tree.  But too often these trees end up in the landfill in the New Year when they still have more to give. Fortunately, the City can help! Starting Thursday, December 26, Christmas trees without decorations can be recycled free of …