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 …

Join the Citizen Police Academy

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The Sierra Vista Police Department invites Sierra Vista area residents to participate in the upcoming Citizen Police Academy to get a hands-on glimpse into local law enforcement. Classes will be held in the police department auditorium on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks starting Aug. 9. Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 22. The …

Wine festival, summit challenge highlight Sips & Skies weekend

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Two first-ever events will return to Sierra Vista over Memorial Day weekend, inviting visitors and residents to find adventure in the sky islands and sample some of Arizona’s best wines, beers, and spirits. Married under the new name “Sips & Skies,” the City of Sierra Vista’s Wine, Beer, & Spirits Festival and Sky Islands Summit Challenge will both take place …

Parking lot maintenance at City facilities starts next week

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The City will repair potholes, apply pavement sealer, and paint fresh striping at several City parking lots starting next week, with work scheduled through the end of June. Beginning on Wednesday, May 16, City streets crews will perform pothole repairs on parking lots around City Hall, the Sierra Vista Police Department, and the Pedro Castro Maintenance Center. The areas being …

Police arrest driver in fatal van versus bicycle collision

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested the driver of a van that struck and killed a bicyclist riding on the shoulder of Buffalo Soldier Trail just south of Garden Avenue at about 1:36 p.m. today. The driver, identified as 31-year-old Tucson resident Jared McDonald, faces charges that include second-degree murder, negligent homicide, manslaughter, and driving under the influence of an …

Task force makes one DUI arrest in Cinco de Mayo detail

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made one misdemeanor DUI arrest during a saturation detail conducted in the Sierra Vista area on Saturday, May 5, due to Cinco de Mayo and the 103rd Annual Sonoita Horse Races. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Huachuca City Police Department, Tombstone Marshal’s Office, and Arizona Department of Public Safety. …