Build a bowl to feed the hungry

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/23/16. It’s time to dig into some clay in support of local food banks at the second bowl-a-thon held to prepare for the Ninth Sierra Vista Empty Bowls Project fundraiser this fall. The bowl-a-thon will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pottery Studio @ Sierra Vista located inside the …

Local man arrested for multiple sex charges

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/03/16.  James Decker, 39 of Sierra Vista, was arrested on July 30 following an investigation that began when the parents of the victim, a 15-year-old girl, tipped off the Sierra Vista Police Department that their daughter was receiving inappropriate text messages. The victim’s parents had previously advised Decker to stop communicating with their daughter, but when they …

Citizen Fire Academy offers taste of fire, medical services

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/02/16. Area residents can gain first-hand experience of what it’s like to be a firefighter and paramedic in the Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services’ upcoming Citizens Fire Academy. At no cost, participants in the academy will learn about this exciting profession in the classroom and through hands-on training covering areas like search and rescue, firefighting, fire …

Citizen commits to keep Sierra Vista clean

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Sierra Vista, AZ. 07/29/16. Recently, Bob Gent noticed some trash had accumulated on a piece of vacant land west of Veterans Memorial Park. In most cases the story would stop there but Gent decided to take action. Instead of ignoring the issue or simply informing the City or the Arizona State Land Department, which owns that parcel, Gent decided to …

Soldier arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/29/16. A U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Huachuca was arrested on July 28, 2016 for sexual conduct with a minor following a seven-week-long investigation by the Sierra Vista Police Department and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command on Fort Huachuca. Alexander E. Smith, 27, was arrested at 1:58 p.m. and booked into the Cochise County Jail …

Spotlight Breakfast set for Aug. 9

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/27/16. There’s still time to register for the City of Sierra Vista’s annual Spotlight Breakfast set for Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Windemere Hotel & Conference Center. Attendees will hear from Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, City Manager Chuck Potucek, and Assistant City Manager Mary Jacobs as they highlight the progress made …

Sierra Vista man arrested for attempted murder

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/18/16. The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man for attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault following a stabbing at a local bar early Saturday morning. On Saturday, at 12:16 a.m., Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct at the International Karaoke and Bar located at 325 …

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 …