City gets Governor’s Tourism Award for Adventure Guide

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/15/16. The Arizona Office of Tourism presented the City of Sierra Vista with the 2016 Governor’s Tourism Award for Print Content and Collateral in recognition of the City’s new Adventure Guide this week. It was one of just nine awards given out at the annual Arizona Governor’s Conference on Tourism Tuesday night and it places Sierra Vista’s …

Eagle Scout project improves popular hiking, biking trail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/08/16.  Users of the City’s popular Garden Canyon Linear Park Trail may have noticed some significant improvements recently thanks to the work of a local Eagle Scout. Soon to be a senior at Buena High School, Caleb Jeffs led a team of 20 volunteers to conduct trail maintenance and construct welcome additions to this popular trail for …

Two DUI arrests made in Fourth of July detail

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/08/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two misdemeanor extreme DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, July 2, due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. It also …

Large dog area at Tompkins Park temporarily closed

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/01/16.  For the next few months, dogs—and their people—accustomed to visiting the large dog area at Tompkins Park will be directed to a different enclosure while the grass undergoes scheduled maintenance. The maintenance and renovations will begin on July 5 and last through September 9. During that time, the large dog area will be closed, but the …

Huachuca City man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  06/30/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 76-year-old Huachuca City man on five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor today. The arrest stems from a report made by employees at the Sierra Vista campus of Cochise College, who contacted police on Monday. The employees said a patron was using a computer in the college library …

Fourth of July holiday closures

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  06/30/16. Most City facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center “The Cove” will only be open from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. for open swim on Monday. Vista Transit will not offer bus service that day. Monday’s trash pickup will occur on Tuesday, July 5, …

Joint traffic safety campaign off to a strong start

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  06/27/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department joined forces with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Thursday, June 23, to conduct the first of several traffic enforcement details designed to make our roadways safer. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, nine troopers, officers, and deputies focused their attention on …

Sierra Vista honored as Defense Community of Excellence

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 06/24/16. On behalf of the City, Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller accepted the 2016 Community Excellence Award from the Association of Defense Communities at a ceremony held during the Defense Communities National Summit in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. The association selected the City of Sierra Vista to receive this award for its long history of innovative collaboration …

Sierra Vista is first community to adopt EPA WaterSense standards

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 04/16/13. The City of Sierra Vista was recently notified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it is the first community in the nation to adopt the agency’s WaterSense program for future residential development. WaterSense is a partnership program by the EPA that seeks to protect the future of the nation’s water supply by offering people …