Thanksgiving holiday closures, schedule changes

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All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and most will remain closed on Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Thursday’s recycling pickup will shift to Wednesday and there will be no special or yard waste pickups that day. Friday’s recycling pickup will take place as usual. In addition to being closed on Thursday …

Museum hosts poetry contest for Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit

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Area residents are invited to submit poems inspired by Sierra Vista’s water story for possible inclusion in the takeaway coloring book being produced for the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street Water/Ways exhibit in 2019. The Henry F. Hauser Museum has selected a hand-crafted quilt from its collection entitled “San Pedro River,” made by Wendy Seals, as the image representing …

Domestic violence incident ends in suicide

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Sierra Vista Police Officers responded to reports of a man with a gun on Saturday, arriving to find an escalated domestic violence situation involving a local man who barricaded himself in the family home with a .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol. The man, Kevin Jacobs, 29 of Sierra Vista, was called “emotionally disturbed” and was asking for “suicide by cop,” a …

Coolidge woman killed while attempting to cross highway

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A Coolidge, Arizona woman who was attempting to walk across State Route 92 near Snyder Boulevard was killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night. Lourdes Flores, 46, and a male companion were attempting to cross an unmarked and dimly lit section of the highway just south of Snyder Boulevard at about 8:30 p.m. Both individuals were struck by …

Reported phone scammers posed as SVPD, IRS employees

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A Tucson woman reported today that she received two calls from individuals stating that she was subject to arrest warrants in an apparent attempt to trick her into sending them money. The woman reported that one caller posed as an Internal Revenue Service investigator and another posed as a Sierra Vista Police Department employee. The caller ID information from the …

Tackle outdoor adventure challenges Dec. 8-10

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The City of Sierra Vista, the Cochise County Tourism Council, and the Bisbee Department of Tourism have joined tourism destinations throughout the state in partnering with Outdoor Adventure Quest to offer teams of outdoor enthusiasts more than 500 challenges to tackle in Arizona from Dec. 8-10. Adventurers can join the challenge by gathering a team of two to six adults …

Veterans Day holiday closures

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Most City facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. The Sierra Vista Public Library and Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will be open for regular hours on Friday but will be closed to observe the holiday on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center “The Cove” will be closed on …

Artists invited to display their work at the library

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The Sierra Vista Public Library invites area artists to apply to display their work on the gallery wall located in the library lobby. A wide range of artwork can be shown, including drawings, paintings, photography, computer graphics, collages, creative writing, and more. There is no cost and the gallery wall may be booked for one month at a time. The …