Water Wise to receive first Environmental Merit Award

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The City’s Environmental Affairs Commission has selected Water Wise, a program of the University of Arizona Cochise County Cooperative Extension, as the first recipient of its Environmental Merit Award. “Water Wise was selected in recognition of the program’s long track record of leveraging community outreach and local partnerships to enhance the conservation of water and other natural resources,” says Dennis …

City conducts emergency home repairs, seeks new applicants

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Several local homeowners are now seeing benefits from the City’s Emergency Repair Program and applications are still being accepted for new projects aiding low and moderate income homeowners. Funded by Community Development Block Grant dollars, the program is open to owner-occupied Sierra Vista households that meet Department of Housing and Urban Development low and moderate income qualifications. Repairs provided under …

Expect traffic delays at Buffalo Soldier Trail and SR90/Hatfield

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The Sierra Vista Public Works Department would like to alert drivers to potential intermittent delays at the intersection of Buffalo Soldier Trail and State Route 90/Hatfield Street on January 23 and 24. The Arizona Department of Transportation is installing a new signal at the intersection, which will result in closures of up to 15 minutes between the hours of 8:30 …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday closures

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All City facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday’s trash pickup will shift to Tuesday, Jan.16, and Tuesday’s trash pickup will occur on Wednesday, January 17. There will be no changes to the recycling pickups and there will be no special pickups on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services receives grant for PulsePoint app

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The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona has awarded Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services a grant for the implementation and use of an app that will empower CPR-trained bystanders to initiate aid when someone experiences a cardiac arrest in a nearby public location. Awarded as part of the foundation’s Innovative Grant Cycle, the $26,000 grant was among those highlighted today …

Police locate and arrest armed robbery suspect

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After several weeks of investigation, the Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man on Tuesday, Jan. 9, for armed robbery and related charges, resulting from incidents that occurred in December. SVPD officers made contact with 22-year-old Sierra Vista resident Brian Powers in the 4000 block of Foothills Drive at about 7:52 a.m. on Tuesday and took him into custody. …

Task force makes two DUI arrests on New Year’s Eve

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The Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force made two driving under the influence arrests during a saturation detail in the Sierra Vista area on Sunday, Dec. 31, due to New Year’s Eve. The detail was performed by the Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Huachuca City Police Department.  In addition to the DUI arrests, the detail resulted …

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in parking lot

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A Bisbee woman died after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of Fry’s Food and Drug Store, located at 4351 E. Highway 90 in Sierra Vista, this afternoon. Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to 911 calls reporting the vehicle versus pedestrian collision at about 1:35 p.m. When they arrived on scene, officers found 71-year-old Bisbee resident …

Man arrested for aggravated assault, kidnapping after shots fired

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The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a local man for kidnapping, aggravated assault, and felony fleeing after officers responded to reports of gunshots fired in the north parking lot of Canyon Vista Medical Center early this afternoon. At about 12:40 p.m., multiple people called 911 reporting that a black man had fired a handgun and forced a black woman into …