Task force makes three DUI arrests in Memorial Day weekend detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made three misdemeanor DUI arrests during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, May 26, due to the Memorial Day weekend. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. In addition to the DUI arrests, …

Investigation into Tuesday shooting continues

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Las Palomas apartment complex that sent one local man to the hospital with an injury that was not life-threatening on Tuesday afternoon. SVPD detectives responded to Las Palomas, located at 499 S. Carmichael Ave., at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to investigate a reported shooting. Bystanders told investigators that …

Cool off with a splash of summer fun

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Summer break has arrived and the City of Sierra Vista has a variety of extraordinary water recreation on tap for local families to enjoy. Starting Friday, June 1, the City is opening up the splash pad at Len Roberts Park, located at 101 E. Theater Drive, for the public free of the charge from 10 a.m. to dusk all summer …

Veterans Memorial Park inclusive playground project starts Tuesday

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A project to improve accessibility at the northwest playground in Veterans Memorial Park will begin on Tuesday, May 29, and will require closure of the playground for about two weeks. The purchase and installation of new equipment and turf at the playground is being funded primarily by a Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona grant. Premier Alliances, Inc. partnered with the …

Environmental Merit Award nominations due by Aug. 1

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The City’s Environmental Affairs Commission will accept nominations for its 2018 Environmental Merit Award through Aug. 1. The award recognizes individuals, businesses, service groups, or organizations within the Sierra Vista City limits that strive to meet or exceed the City’s environmental goals. Eligible award categories include: achievement in energy efficiency or conservation, achievement in water efficiency or conservation, renewable energy …

Special event and holiday closures

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Most City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day and both The Cove and the Sierra Vista Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 26, due to staff support of the Sips & Skies events. Monday trash will be collected on Tuesday, May 29, and Tuesday trash pickup will occur on Wednesday, May …

Traffic restrictions in effect for Buena High School graduation

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The Buena High School graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. and some traffic restrictions will be in place that evening. From 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., traffic flow will be significantly restricted on Charleston Road in the area around the school. The gates to Loveless Field open at 5:30 p.m. Only motorists with graduation …

SVPD joins national seat belt enforcement campaign on May 21

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On behalf of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Sierra Vista Police Department will be participating in the 2018 National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization on May 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Border to Border (B2B) is a one-day, four-hour national seat belt awareness Click It or Ticket kickoff campaign …

Police close State Route 90 for suicidal subject

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The Sierra Vista Police Department and Cochise County Sheriff’s Office closed State Route 90 on either side of the San Pedro River bridge for about one hour this afternoon while resolving an incident involving a suicidal subject. SVPD officers responded to a report of a suicidal man in the Sierra Vista area at about 12:32 p.m. Information provided to the …