Last call for Environmental Merit Award nominations

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Do you know a person, business, or group in Sierra Vista that has done something extraordinary to be a good steward of the environment? It’s not too late to nominate them for the 2018 Environmental Merit Award. The City’s Environmental Affairs Commission will accept nominations for this annual honor until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The commission established the …

Man leads police on vehicle pursuit, strikes light pole

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on multiple charges this morning after he was reported for reckless driving, led officers on a vehicle pursuit, struck a utility light pole on the side of the road, and later assaulted a police officer during processing. SVPD officers responded to the area of South Highway 92 and Buffalo Soldier Trail …

Fourth of July closures, service changes

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Most City facilities will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Cove will only be open for Open Swim from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Vista Transit service will be unavailable that day. There will be no special pickups or green waste pickups available on Wednesday, July 4, but the …

Pay attention to pet safety on Fourth of July

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As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day, the City of Sierra Vista urges residents to also prepare for the dangers large crowds, loud noises, and extreme heat can pose for pets. “Animal shelters across the country receive many lost pets — especially dogs — that get spooked by fireworks during the Fourth of July,” says Arleen Garcia, the City’s …

Local man arrested after fleeing scene of a collision

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A Sierra Vista man was arrested on Thursday night after leaving the scene of a collision and leading law enforcement officers on a brief pursuit that ended on Fort Huachuca. The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to the intersection of Fry Boulevard and Buffalo Soldier Trail at about 5:15 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a two-vehicle collision. Witnesses …

Recycling, refuse changes take effect July 1

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Starting July 1, the City of Sierra Vista will no longer accept paper or paperboard as recyclable materials and will reduce its weekly recycling pickups to twice a month, replacing them with additional trash pickups. Corrugated cardboard, type 1 and 2 plastic bottles and jugs, and aluminum or tin cans like soda or soup cans will still be accepted in …

After delay, 7th Street striping removal starts Monday

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Crews are expected to begin removing old road surface markings that are visible along 7th Street on Monday, June 18, following a one-week delay due to equipment failure. Work will continue for about four to five days. The markings are old stripes and dashed lines for traffic lanes that have started showing up through the asphalt seal on 7th Street. …