Less-adoptable pets available at a discount in September

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will offer reduced adoption fees for less-adoptable pets throughout the month of September. From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, dogs and cats of certain breeds, colors, ages, and circumstances will be available for adoption at a $25 discount. That brings the fee down to $50 for qualifying dogs and $25 for eligible cats. …

Submit nominations for Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards

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The Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission will once again honor area residents and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities in Sierra Vista and the nomination period is now open. The 2018 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, at the community room inside the student union on Cochise College’s …

Labor Day holiday closures

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Most City facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Cove will only be open from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. for Open Swim on Monday. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Tuesday’s pickup will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 5. There will be no special pickups available on Wednesday. …

Man arrested for possession of marijuana for sale

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for possession of marijuana for sale and related charges in the early morning hours on Monday, Aug. 27, after conducting a search of his apartment and vehicle. A search warrant was obtained after SVPD patrol officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana at the Port Royale Apartments, located at 1201 North …

City’s healthy bond rating reaffirmed by Moody’s Investors Service

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Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed its bond rating of A1 for the Sierra Vista Municipal Property Corporation and its Aa3 issuer rating for the City of Sierra Vista this week thanks to a history of stable budget reserves, a secure military presence, and a low debt burden with a rapid payout. “The City’s financial position is overall satisfactory and management …

CUB detail results in nine citations for sale of alcohol to minors

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force cited employees at nine businesses in Cochise County during a Covert Underage Buyers (CUB) detail conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control on Friday, Aug. 17. The task force targeted 39 businesses in the Cochise County based on previous enforcement of …

SVPD urges everyone to stay alert on roads, crosswalks

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The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to two minor vehicle versus bicyclist collisions today and urges residents to always be alert and attentive when traveling around town, especially with the new school year now underway. Both collisions were reported at about 8 a.m. today. In one collision, a driver struck an adult woman riding a bicycle at a low speed …

Police arrest man for sexual conduct with a minor

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man on charges that include sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor, and aggravated luring of a minor on Tuesday evening as part of an undercover sting operation. The operation began after Sierra Vista Police Department detectives learned that 45-year-old Anthony Perez, a Cochise County resident, was alleged to have sexually molested a …