SIERRA VISTA — A new business in town is imprinting the beginning foundations of success.
At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Sierra Vista City Council appointed Marta Messmer to fill the vacant seat left open by Mayor Pro Tem Rachel Gray, who recently resigned to run for mayor.
PHOENIX — The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors are turning the legal tables on the state's two top Republican election deniers, asking a judge to impose financial sanctions on them and their lawyers.
Kim Harney of Sierra Vista was elected to the office of National Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary at its 109th National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
Courts and Crime
- 'Clone cars' carrying drugs, migrants not common but they're around, CBP says
- Accused killer in retrial will remain in jail on $500,000 bond
- Driver in fatal State Route 90 crash sentenced to 25 years
- Mescal man who fatally shot neighbor is sentenced
- Accused killer sends death threat to Superior Court judge
- Phoenix attorney to join 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
- Haight humbled by victory in Superior Court judicial primary
- Load car incident ends in fatality
- Defense coordinator avoids contempt charge after securing attorney in manslaughter case
- Newest Superior Court judge calls the job challenging, satisfying
- Teen charged with killing woman in load car incident faces more charges
- Court's defense coordinator could be held in contempt
- Previously convicted murder defendant seeks release before retrial
- Judge Laura Cardinal reflects on her time on the bench
- Defendant in manslaughter case rejects plea offer, asks for trial
- Three are vying to become the next Division I judge
- Judge won't reduce bail in Willcox drunken driving fatality
- Police: SVNN videographer who committed suicide sexually assaulted minors
- Trial date set for mid-August for man previously convicted of murder
- Man pleads no contest to manslaughter in Mescal death
PHOENIX — State GOP chair Kelli Ward has no legal right to block a U.S. House committee from getting her phone records about her activities leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection, an attorney for the government is telling a federal judge.
Hello history fans. In our last episode Richard Gird was advised to flee the Arizona Territory due to a groundless but troublesome lawsuit. From its inception Millville was but one of Gird’s great achievements, and without Millville Charleston would never have existed.
BISBEE — As Cochise County continues to assess polluted sites, the Environmental Protection Agency has granted $500,000 to assess properties and buildings in the county that may have hazardous materials problems.
BISBEE — What Mike Donahue has done in seven months with a revamped restaurant in a neighborhood of Bisbee is enough to make any restaurant owner a little envious.
DOUGLAS — Throughout the month of August the Douglas Art Association will be hosting Monsoon Art Storm 2022 at The Gallery on 10th Street next to the U.S. Post Office.
U.S. consumers are breathing a bit easier now that gasoline prices have come down from record levels, but pump prices are still high, and the two-month slide could be nearing an end.
Numerous transportation projects across the U.S. will be getting a slice of $2.2 billion of new federal funding. The grants announced Thursday are more than double the amount awarded last year under the same program. The initiative got a major boost this year from a $1 trillion infrastructure law passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Arizona to highlight a pair of projects that revamp roadways and add new bicycle and pedestrian bridges. A total of 166 projects will be getting funding, ranging Alaska to the Virgin Islands.
The pace of electric vehicle ownership is growing fast around the country and the state of Arizona is seventh in the nation in electric vehicle registration.
SIERRA VISTA — While some may think Phoenix lawmakers are deaf and blind to the water problems plaguing the aquifers in rural areas of the state, and particularly in Cochise County, state Rep. Gail Griffin of District 14 says wait a minute.
BENSON — The Benson City Council opened its meeting with recognitions and awards, followed by a Community Development Block Grant update from City Manager Vicki Vivian.
SIERRA VISTA — Starting this year, Sierra Vista Unified School District employees who have put in 26-plus years of service for the district will be seeing a significant increase in their paychecks.
While Canterbury is urging Anglicans to keep “walking together,” the 2022 Lambeth Conference demonstrated that many of the Anglican Communion’s bishops can no longer even receive the Eucharist together.
BISBEE — In just a few weeks, one of Bisbee’s most popular fundraisers will be held by Friends of the Copper Queen Library, the 11th annual Altered Books Show and Auction.
DOUGLAS − The Douglas Little League All-Stars as well as players from the Douglas Girls Amateur Softball League and Isabella Smith will be recognized by the Douglas City Council at its Wednesday, Aug. 10, regular council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.
A dozen bee stinging incidents have occurred throughout Cochise County in the last couple of weeks, including an incident in which two dogs were killed at a resident’s home in Naco.
A massive thunderstorm that dumped more than an inch of rain in some locations and brought winds topping 50 mph left a wide path of devastation in Cochise County beginning Saturday, Aug. 6.
DOUGLAS − Twenty years ago Rosie Mendoza and the late Carol Huddleston organized the Douglas Back to School Care Fair as a way to help local families with free back to school supplies.