Apply for 2017 teen leadership conference

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/07/16.  Area high school juniors and seniors are invited to apply for an exciting opportunity to learn about leadership, community building, and achieving their goals. In its second year, the Limitless Sierra Vista Teen Leadership Conference will take place on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Public Library. Selected in …

Manhole work requires lane restrictions

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/05/16. Work to repair several local manholes began today and will require further lane restrictions at two sites along Fry Boulevard this week. A contractor began work at the first site today and it will continue through Wednesday, resulting in lane restrictions at the intersection of Fry Boulevard and Highway 92 between about 7 a.m. and 5 …

Road closures for Christmas Light Parade

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/01/16. The Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce’s 58th Annual Christmas Light Parade will head east along Fry Boulevard from 7th Street to Avenida Escuela on Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m., resulting in closures of major roads. The parade participants will begin staging along 7th Street, which will require the closure of 7th Street from Fry Boulevard …

Police arrest three men for transporting marijuana

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  12/01/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested three men, including one undocumented immigrant, for transporting marijuana for sale following a request to assist the U.S. Border Patrol with a suspicious vehicle located near the Mall at Sierra Vista late Tuesday afternoon. The police department responded at 4:35 p.m. after Border Patrol agents encountered a Chevrolet Cavalier suspected …

Police used undercover officer in Burkholder investigation

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/29/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department used an undercover police officer to gain information from Israel Burkholder prior to arresting him for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder on Sunday, Nov. 6. At this stage of the investigation, the police department is able to share more detailed information regarding the arrest of Burkholder, who is a former deputy …

Task force makes two DUI arrests in Thanksgiving detail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Tombstone Marshall’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In …

Kidnapping suspect arrested following vehicle pursuit

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man suspected of kidnapping following a brief vehicle pursuit just after midnight on Saturday. The pursuit began when an officer attempted to stop a green Mercury four-door sedan for speeding in the area of South Garden Avenue and West Wilcox Drive at about 12:12 a.m. on Saturday. The …

New event will celebrate holiday traditions

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/28/16. The Commission on Cultural Diversity invites community members to participate in a new event that will celebrate holiday traditions from around the world. The first-ever Holiday Celebration: Christmas Around the World is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m. in Landmark Plaza, located at 400 W. Fry Blvd. Area residents can participate by …

Controlled burns at EOP planned for next week

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/23/16.  The City will conduct several controlled burns at the Environmental Operations Park north of State Route 90 on Monday, Nov. 28, and, if necessary, continue the following day. The burns will begin at about 9:30 a.m. and continue until noon. In the case of unfavorable weather conditions, they will be rescheduled. The burns are part of …

Agreement reached to clean up Fry Townsite properties

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  11/23/16. An agreement between the City of Sierra Vista, Cochise County, and a local property owner will soon result in the clean up and improvement of numerous properties predominantly located in the Fry Townsite. The settlement agreement approved by a federal bankruptcy court on Friday addresses 25 properties in Fry Townsite and one located in the Sulger …