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Sierra Vista Among Best Places To Retire
Sierra Vista, AZ, has been selected as a top retirement destination in the sixth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire,” a comprehensive guidebook of the country’s most appealing retirement towns.
County now offers same-day birth and death certificates at all locations
BISBEE — The Cochise County Office of Vital Records is now offering same-day birth and death certificates at all locations across the region. Residents can visit any of the Cochise Health & Social Services clinics in Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox and Douglas to receive this service.
From online cart to front door, this Arizona facility is where your Amazon box comes from
Marney Redmond slips on her gloves and pulls a Batman gingerbread-house kit out of a yellow bin. She puts it in a box, slaps a label on it and tosses it back on the conveyor belt, where it will head to a delivery truck and likely end up on an Arizona doorstep.
Sierra Vista man and woman arrested for drugs, weapons
A tip about a single gun shot ended with a Sierra Vista man and woman booked into Cochise County Jail on numerous drug and weapon charges, officials say. The Sierra Vista Police Department responded to reports of a gunshot at Los Arcos Mobile Home Park, Friday night.
No charges filed in Election Day filming incident
SIERRA VISTA — A local man known for his podcasts about life in Cochise County was not cited or charged for entering a polling station on Election Day with cameras, according to a Sierra Vista police report.
Want Public Records From the Arizona Governor's Office? Be Prepared to Wait
In his first state of the state address, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey declared, "Our government needs to operate at the speed of business." Two years ago, his office highlighted the progress of government agencies "working more productively, more efficiently, and doing so at a lesser cost to taxpayer
Sierra Vista bids farewell to exiting council members
SIERRA VISTA — After the election season, a new batch of community leaders will step into city hall with fresh ideas and a responsibility to the constituents who elected them.
Ending Arizona’s role in weapons exports to Mexico
Many southern neighbors are hopeful about the overwhelming victory in Mexico by new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who enjoys comparisons with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. But the logistical and political challenges that face López Obrador ar
Longtime Arizona legislator and NAU professor John Wettaw dies at 79
John Wettaw, a former chemistry professor at Northern Arizona University and longtime state lawmaker, died on Sunday, according to NAU president Rita Cheng. "Today the Lumberjack community mourns the loss of a university icon, John Wettaw," Cheng wrote on Twitter.
Delays, cost hikes prompt review of Arizona parks projects
PHOENIX — Plans to expand and improve Arizona’s state parks are under review as key projects face delays and cost increases. Those projects include ongoing renovations to several parks in the Lake Havasu region, including Cattail Cove and Buckskin Mountain state parks. The projects are drawing new s
Jones and Jones power Falcons to rout of Arizona
ATLANTA (AP) — The Falcons were struggling again, and quarterback Matt Ryan was looking for something to spark the team. Ryan got just what he wanted from his teammate, linebacker Deion Jones.
Development and the San Pedro
The approval of the housing development spurs worries about water supply in the river and local aquifers. Your browser does not support the audio element. This episode originally aired in August, not long after the state supreme court decision. Now, attorneys for the plaintiffs are working on a fede
How Arizona members of Congress voted
WASHINGTON — Here’s how Arizona members of Congress voted on major issues last week. Five-Year Farm Bill: The House on Dec. 12 voted, 369-47, to extend farm, nutrition and anti-hunger programs for five years at a projected cost of $87 billion annually. The bill (HR 2) would renew the federal sugar a
Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission approves sustainable living center, denies medical marijuana application
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - An application to build an arts and permaculture center on the outskirts of Bisbee has been approved by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission.
Dynamic Diamondbacks are robotics whizzes
The Desert Shadows Middle School robotics team is headed to the state championship after a strong showing at the “Into Orbit” First Lego League regional competition in Sierra Vista on Dec. 8.
10 animal experiences in Arizona to try
Here are 10 places in Arizona where you can experience animals up close and personal, as featured in the latest issue of Experience AZ magazine. Things to know: The employees at Out of Africa stress one thing — this place is not a zoo. Rather, it’s an immersive experience that allows one the sensati
Check out Google’s top autocomplete suggestions for Arizona
PHOENIX — There’s a lot that people know about our great state, but that hasn’t stopped Google from guessing what people will want to find out about it. The websites pulled the top 10 results based on three styles of questions — “Why is,” “When will” and “Can.”
Buena track program holding another community meet
SIERRA VISTA — The Buena High School track and field team is continuing their fundraising efforts Saturday with their third community track meet of the year. The meet features five events: 60 meters, 150 meters, 300 meters, 500 meters, 1,600 meters and a co-ed 4x200 relay. Members of the community o
CBS '48 Hours' revisits Arizona connection in missing Jodi Huisentruit case
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - “You’re watching News Channel 3 Daybreak, the time is 6 o’clock, its 68 degrees and light showers.” This was the last time viewers would see Jodi Huisentruit anchor the Mason City, Iowa news.
Upcoming coyote-killing contest draws ire from Arizona town, animal-rights groups
A tournament this weekend in central Arizona that rewards the team that kills the most coyotes has some communities on edge. Call-in the Country, a group dedicated to predator hunting, is hosting its annual Santa Slay Coyote Tournament on Saturday and Sunday somewhere in central Arizona. While coyot