Open burn permits suspended due to fire danger

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In response to dry conditions and evidence of significant brush fire danger, Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services will not issue any permits authorizing open burning within the Sierra Vista city limits effective immediately. The department will continue to monitor weather conditions in the coming weeks and months but the suspension of open burn permits is expected to remain in …

Man charged with attempted murder after drive-by shooting

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for numerous charges, to include three counts of attempted first-degree murder, last week after investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the early morning hours on Thursday, May 18. The shooting did not result in any injuries but investigators did find evidence of multiple apartments in the 2200 block of Las …

Library roof repairs begin Monday

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A project to repair the roof over the main entrance of the Sierra Vista Public Library will begin on Monday and is expected to continue through the end of July. Throughout the duration of the roof repair project, the library’s main entrance will be closed and alternative accommodations will be provided. Patrons will be able to enter the library via …

Apply for the Citizen Police Academy

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The Sierra Vista Police Department invites local residents to participate in the upcoming Citizen Police Academy to get a hands-on glimpse into local law enforcement. Classes will be held in the police department auditorium on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks starting Aug. 10. Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 23. There is no …

Summer Reading Program kicks off on Saturday

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With summer vacation just around the corner, the Sierra Vista Public Library will launch this year’s Summer Reading Program with a special kickoff event on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library The Summer Reading Kickoff will feature a variety of games, prizes, and activities, including an obstacle course. It’s also the first day people …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in May 5 and 6 details

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one misdemeanor DUI arrest during two separate saturation details conducted in the Sierra Vista area on May 5 and 6, due to Cinco de Mayo and the annual Sonoita horse races. The detail on May 5 was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, Cochise County …

Sierra Vista designated a Bicycle Friendly Community

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The League of American Bicyclists has announced that Sierra Vista earned a bronze level designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community. The designation reflects the many ways Sierra Vista supports bicyclists including efforts to share bicycle safety education opportunities, access to bicycle amenities like Sierra Vista’s 30-mile network of multi-use paths, and community participation in events like Walk and Bike to …