Animal care center temporarily reduces hours

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  10/04/16. Staffing levels at the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center are resulting in a temporary shift in the hours and days the center is open to the public. Until staffing levels are restored, the center will be closed on Saturdays but will extend operations until 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The animal care center currently has two …

Commission seeks nominations for Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/30/16. Citizens are invited to submit nominations honoring area residents who have made significant contributions to the arts and humanities in Sierra Vista. In preparation for the 2016 Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards on Sunday, Jan. 29, the Sierra Vista Arts and Humanities Commission is seeking nominations for individuals and organizations in a variety of categories including …

Arizona Forestry to begin fuels reduction project in Sierra Vista

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/28/16. In a joint effort, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management and the City of Sierra Vista are launching a fuels reduction project and pedestrian safety project on state trust lands within the city limits. The project will entail clearing brush, limbs, small trees, and grasses near the exterior of the areas, along with reducing …

Wife arrested for manslaughter in wake of fatal motorcycle crash

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/27/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a 37-year-old Sierra Vista woman for manslaughter Monday night following an investigation into a fatal motorcycle accident that left her husband dead on Sunday. Detectives with the SVPD Special Operations Bureau conducted interviews with multiple witnesses who described the events leading up to the death of 51-year-old Brian E. Hurdlow. …

Sierra Vista man dies in motorcycle crash

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/25/16.  A crash on Avenida Cochise near Copper Sunrise resulted in the death of a 51-year-old Sierra Vista man riding a motorcycle today. Eastbound Avenida Cochise from Coronado Drive to Oakmont Drive will remain closed into the early evening while the Sierra Vista Police Department conducts an investigation of the incident. Police received a report of a …

Signal project may cause minor traffic delays

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/21/16. .  Work to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Colombo Avenue and Campus Drive may result in minor delays on Thursday, Sept. 22, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, while poles and mast arms are erected. Sierra Vista Police Department officers will direct traffic during these periods, which will extend from about 7 a.m. to …

Sierra Vista artist wins West End mural contest

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/20/16. Sierra Vista artist Joanne Berry’s mural design has been selected to appear on a prominent wall in the West End and garnered praise from members of the Sierra Vista City Council at Tuesday’s work session. Berry has lived in Sierra Vista since 1979 and her longtime love for the area inspired her to enter the contest …

Final Empty Bowls Project bowl-a-thon set for Saturday

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/20/16. It’s officially fall and that means there’s just one last major opportunity to play with some clay in support of the ninth Sierra Vista Empty Bowls Project. The final bowl-a-thon of 2016 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ceramics studio in room 405 of Cochise College’s Sierra …

SVPD supports child passenger safety campaign with strict enforcement

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/17/16.  The Sierra Vista Police Department will emphasize strict enforcement of child passenger safety laws in support of the national Child Passenger Safety Week campaign from Sunday, Sept. 18, through Saturday, Sept. 24. Police officers will enhance enforcement and public awareness of child passenger safety laws by exercising zero tolerance for child restraint and seat belt violations …