Man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor, sexual exploitation

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a Sierra Vista man on Monday afternoon for sexual conduct with a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor. As part of an investigation into a sexual assault on a juvenile perpetrated by a known local man, SVPD detectives served a search warrant at the man’s residence in the 500 block of N. Coronado …

Yarbrough selected as new assistant city manager

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City of Sierra Vista Leisure and Library Services Director Victoria Yarbrough has been selected to serve as assistant city manager, effective Sept. 5. Yarbrough joined the City of Sierra Vista team in 2011. She immediately oversaw the integration of the City’s library and leisure services departments, while also acting as head of the tourism division for her first two years. …

Animal Care Center offers discounted dog adoptions

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The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center has reached its capacity for dogs and will offer reduced fees for dog adoptions through August 31 in hopes of freeing up space and finding loving homes for the many canines that have arrived at the shelter. Effective today, the dog adoption fee will be reduced from $75 to $50 through August 31. …

City wins nearly $120,000 for tourism campaign

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The City of Sierra Vista won the Arizona Office of Tourism’s Grand Pitch contest on Friday, earning about $117,300* in advertising for a campaign spotlighting international cuisine and bicycling. The selection was made at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Sierra Vista was one of three finalists in its rural category, joining the City of Prescott and the Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce …

Apply now for Citizens Fire Academy

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Adults seeking to gain first-hand experience of what it’s like to be a firefighter and paramedic can now apply for 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 prevention, emergency …

Man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor and sexual assault

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Tuesday afternoon for multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual conduct with a minor after following up on a report received Monday night. At about 10:13 p.m. on Monday, the department received a report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred over the weekend. On Tuesday, detectives followed up on …

Collision leads to marijuana arrest

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Sierra Vista, AZ.  07/17/17. Police arrested a Douglas man on Wednesday night after a traffic collision revealed bundles of marijuana that had been concealed inside his vehicle. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the intersection of the Highway 90 Bypass and Buffalo Soldier Trail for a report of a traffic accident at about 9:33 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12. …

City welcomes new economic development manager

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The City of Sierra Vista has selected Tony Boone to serve in its economic development manager position beginning on Monday, July 31. With his extensive community connections and broad history with the U.S. Army, Boone brings a wealth of experience regarding how the City can capitalize on the region’s greatest economic engine, Fort Huachuca. Boone served as Fort Huachuca’s garrison …

Police investigating attempted burglary and shooting

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The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating an attempted burglary and shooting that occurred on Monday night in the 2600 block of Ridge Crest Street. The department received multiple calls reporting that three shots were fired on Ridge Crest Street at about 8:45 p.m. on Monday. A resident in the area also called 911 to report that he had fired …