Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards winners announced

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller and the Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards. A selection committee formed of members of the Arts and Humanities Commission determined the winners based on nominations received from the public. The winners will be recognized at an awards reception on Sunday, …

Commission honors Bryant Sayers with Environmental Merit Award

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

The City’s Environmental Affairs Commission has selected Bryant Sayers as the recipient of its 2018 Environmental Merit Award in recognition of his formation of the Neighborhood Response Team and that group’s ongoing cleanup efforts in the West End. A member of the Carmichael Neighborhood Association, Sayers saw a problem with trash piling up in their area and formed the Neighborhood …

Task force makes three DUI arrests in New Year’s Eve 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 Monday, December 31, due to the New Year’s Eve holiday.  The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, and Huachuca City Police Department. The …

Police arrest two on drug charges

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two Sierra Vista residents on drug and weapon charges early Sunday morning after responding to a report of a domestic violence incident. SVPD officers responded to the 4200 block of East Busby Drive at about 3:13 a.m. on Sunday. They made contact with two individuals involved in the incident at their apartment. While speaking …

Residents urged not to fall for phone scams using scare tactics

Adam Curtis Police Press Releases, Public Affairs Press Releases

The Sierra Vista Police Department has received numerous reports from local residents regarding phone scams in which the caller demanded money for a ransom or a bond and claimed that a relative or relatives of the victim had been kidnapped or are in custody of law enforcement. The SVPD urges residents to never comply with callers demanding money or pressuring …

Vista Transit reduces discount fare

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Vista Transit will reduce its discount fare available to seniors, people with disabilities, and students from 75 cents to 60 cents effective Monday, Dec. 31. The change is being made to comply with a Federal Transit Administration requirement that seniors and people with disabilities be charged no more than 50 percent of the peak hour fare. Vista Transit’s regular fare …

Police arrest man for impersonating a peace officer

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for impersonating a peace officer, stalking, and tampering with evidence on Tuesday, Dec. 18. SVPD detectives arrested 32-year-old Sierra Vista resident Kenneth Hall at the Cochise County Adult Probation Office without incident. A search warrant was executed for his residence and for a vehicle he was driving at the time …

Holiday facility closures and refuse schedule changes

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

Most City facilities will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Monday’s trash pickup will occur as usual, while Tuesday’s trash pickup will shift to Wednesday, Dec. 26. Trash pickups scheduled for Thursday and Friday will not be affected. City facilities will also be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, due to …

Sierra Vista named one of the best places to retire

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Sierra Vista, AZ, has been selected as a top retirement destination in the sixth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire,” a comprehensive guidebook of the country’s most appealing retirement towns. Compiled, edited, and published by Where to Retire, the publication represents 35 states and just five Arizona communities. Sierra Vista was listed as one of the best small …

Gunshot leads to two arrests for producing, selling drugs

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested two residents at the Los Arcos Mobile Home Park on various drug and weapons charges on Saturday morning, after responding to a report of a single gunshot late Friday night. SVPD officers responded to Los Arcos, located at 650 E. Busby Drive, at about 11:02 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and made contact with …