Sierra Vista takes action to beautify community

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Sierra Vista. AZ 09/13/16. The City of Sierra Vista Community Development Department invites local residents to participate in efforts to beautify Sierra Vista and has launched the Sierra Vista in Action initiative to make such volunteer efforts wider reaching and easier to orchestrate. The initiative kicks off with Sierra Vista in Action Day, a new community cleanup and beautification event …

Signal installation begins Tuesday

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/12/16. Construction of a new traffic signal at Campus Drive and Colombo Avenue will begin Tuesday, Sept. 13, and continue through early November. Work will typically be conducted on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Motorists are advised to avoid this intersection during these hours when possible, although two-way traffic will generally be maintained on both …

Flash floods expected to impact Southeast Arizona

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/06/2016.  The Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind the public that there is a 100 percent chance of rain expected to hit the Sierra Vista area within the next two days, courtesy of hurricane Newton, which is currently traveling north through the Gulf of California. Hurricane Newton will be sending moisture and 25- to 30-mile-per-hour …

Public invited to 9-11 ceremony

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  09/02/16. Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services, in partnership with other local agencies, will host A Day of Remembrance for those who lost their lives in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony will take place at Sierra Vista Fire Station 3, located at 675 Giulio Cesare Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 6:00 p.m. The public …

Detail results in five citations for sale of alcohol to minors

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  08/26/16.  The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force cited employees at five businesses in Cochise County during a Covert Underage Buyers detail conducted in cooperation with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control on Saturday, Aug. 20. The task force targeted 32 businesses in the Sierra Vista, Benson, Tombstone, …

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 …