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Oct. trial for man who grabbed trooper’s gun
Matthew Joseph Menard, 38, is scheduled for a pretrial conference Sept. 28 in advance of an Oct. 30 jury trial. He was arrested June 10 after Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers found him in a car which had crashed near the Mescal Road exit.
College doing its part to help local economy
Cochise College is doing its part to try and help Douglas and its economy.Cochise College President JD Rottweiler provided the welcoming remarks at the 23rdannual Douglas Economic Outlook Luncheon which was held Thursday, July 12 at the Douglas Golf Course.“Over the last nine years we’ve done over $
State Speaker of the House Mesnard visits Cochise County
Sierra Vista — Arizona Speaker of the House J.D. Mesnard visited Sierra Vista on Wednesday to update community members on actions taken during the state Legislature’s most recent session, and plans for the future.In a conference room at Cochise College, Mesnard gave attendees an overview of what he
Uribe addresses State of the City
City of Douglas Mayor Robert Uribe presented his second annual State of the City Address on July 11 at City Hall.The public event was attended by various dignitaries and representatives from around the county and state, as well as local residents, business owners and organizations.During his speech
Storms through Friday. Record heat by Monday!
TUCSON, Ariz. - Scattered showers and storms are possible late in the day and evening hours today and Friday from Tucson south and east. These storms will likely start across parts of Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties, then move west and northwest. Strong wind gusts, blowing dust, a
2 face charges in Cochise County after deputies find meth in car
Kelly Jo Wilson, 28, and Cheyenne Barnes, 28, were arrested after detectives found two ounces of methamphetamine during a vehicle search, officials say.Cochise County Sheriff's Office
Monsoon rain results in I-10 crash
The July 10 crash occurred just before 1 p.m. at westbound mile marker 314 eight miles east of Benson. The vehicle driven by Faydra Bulls, 36, of Tucson, hydroplaned, causing her to lose control of the 2017 Mazda M6 which skidded sideways into the median where the rear of the car collided with a pal
Election season in the valley
As such, the Benson/San Pedro Valley Chamber of Commerce has set a candidate forum for Thursday, Aug. 2. The 90-minute forum, originally slated to be held at City Hall, will be held in another location as yet to be determined.
Museum preparing for fall season opener
That’s according to Museum Director Judy Lee, who is busy preparing the facility at 180 S. San Pedro St., for a new “bone exhibit,” just in time for the fall season opener in September.
Adam Sandler spotted at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in 2018
"We had a special guest dine with us today! Thanks for joining us for dinner Adam Sandler," the restaurant wrote in the Facebook post.
Working on Mexican border still left me much to learn from 'The Wall' | Opinion
My newspaper career started the day I walked into the offices of theDispatchat 530 11th St., Douglas, Ariz.
DPD promotes Lomeli to sergeant
Douglas police officer Michael Lomeli received his sergeant stripes and badge at a special pinning of the badge ceremony that was held Friday, July 6 at the police department and attended by his family as well as other officers from the DPD.Lomeli’s promotion, which actually took effect May 22, fill
Medical board suspends Benson doctor’s license
PHOENIX — Citing need for emergency action, the Arizona Medical Board issued an order last week to suspend the license of a longtime Benson doctor who also practiced in Sierra Vista.Glenn G. Robertson, M.D., is prohibited from prescribing any form of treatment, “including prescription medications or
Man strikes light pole during police pursuit in Sierra Vista
Shortly after, the vehicle lost control, resulting in him striking a utility light pole on the side of the road. Southern then assaulted a police officer during processing.
Arizona History: The 1917 Bisbee ‘Deportation’ Of Striking Miners
With the controversy today about immigration, it might be worth remembering that, on this date 101 years ago, mine owners, law enforcement and deputized vigilantes rounded up and “deported” some 1200 copper miners from Bisbee, Arizona, to the New Mexico desert. Most were immigrant strikers of many
'Bisbee ’17:' New Film Reenacts The 1917 Bisbee Deportation
The town of Bisbee, Arizona, was the site of its own roundup101 years ago this week. Nearly 1,200 men were loaded onto boxcars and abandoned in New Mexico in an event now known as the Bisbee Deportation. At its core was a labor dispute between miners and the mining company owners and managers.
DUSD board approves new budget
The Douglas School Board approved the new fiscal year budget at its regular monthly meeting last week.DUSD Business Manager Cesar Soto reported this year's budget is a $28,558, 427 up $2,256,543 from last year.The budget came as the board spent a good amount of time discussing the $183,653.33 the di
Primary Election key dates, information
August 1 – Early voting begins. Cochise County Recorder’s Office will mail out early ballots to eligible residents on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL), as well as voters who requested an early ballot. To request a ballot, or to register for PEVL, call the Recorder’s Office at (520) 432-8358.Au
Discount vaccination clinic July 14
High Desert Veterinary Service and the City of Douglas Police and Animal Control Department will be holding a Discount Vaccination Clinic Saturday, July 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 10th Street Park.Costs run $25 for rabies vaccination for dogs and cats who must be four months or older to receive
Karp: Invest in education, rural infrastructure
SAFFORD — The Copper Era and Eastern Arizona Courier have invited candidates for local, state and federal office to sit with the editorial board, to discuss issues of local concern.