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BISBEE — A new medical marijuana grow and infusion facility on Fort Grant Road in Willcox will move forward after the Board of Supervisors reversed its decision on an appeal to deny a special use authorization granted by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s to Willcox OC LLC.

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WHETSTONE — An impaired motorist accused of causing a crash that killed his 9-year-old stepson and also left a woman and her toddler injured has been charged with first degree murder, the Cochise County State Attorney's Office said Tuesday.

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BISBEE — If you have been putting off getting vaccinated thinking the county might provide some incentive program as has been done in other counties, it is not going to happen.

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WHETSTONE — A pickup truck going the wrong way on State Route 90 caused a two-vehicle fatality crash around milepost 297 at 6:23 p.m. Friday, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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On the weekend, Bisbee Pride filled the bars, hotels and shops of Bisbee in place of the usual parade. Many people remarked there were less people than past years, but that the city still felt busy.

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COCHISE COUNTY — Local nature sanctuaries advise residents to be cautious of impending safety hazards from monsoon season. According to the National Weather Service’s “Monsoon Awareness Week” campaign, monsoon season started on June 15.

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HUACHUCA CITY — Tombstone Unified School District opened its Wednesday board meeting with a moment of silence in remembrance of TUSD school board member and former football coach Mike Hayhurst.

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BISBEE — Though a number of area residents voiced their concerns and disapproval about a 30—acre parcel being rezoned for a 248—space, mobile home and RV park in Willcox, the county Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to send a recommendation of approval to the Board of Supervisors, though…

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BISBEE — The “Law Matters” radio show in Tucson recognizes the work done by men and women in law enforcement from every agency, and last week Cochise County Sheriff’s Office Detective Carl Larimer and K–9 deputy Manny were recognized by Sherry Harrison, president of the show’s board, for the…

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The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Cochise College Libraries. The monies will be used to provide currently enrolled students with Wi-Fi hotspots.

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The American Legion Post 52, American Legion Riders, Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, Nomaden Motorcycle Club and the Forgotten Sons Motorcycle Club co-hosted a fund raiser for Cochise Serving Veterans in support of needy veterans last month.

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BISBEE — A step forward has been taken by the county Board of Supervisors to work with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona in developing a facility for stray and abandoned animals in Bisbee.

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WILLCOX— Willcox City Council members discussed the use of the Community Development Block Grant Funds on June 3 during a special meeting. Prior to their discussion, there was a two-minute public hearing in which not a single member of the public was present to comment on the lengthy list of…

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COCHISE COUNTY — School leaders across Cochise County reflect on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the graduation rates of their districts.

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BISBEE — On Wednesday morning, the new, improved Cochise County website was rolled out after six months of extensive work by the county’s Internet Technology team led by Chief Information Officer Joe Casey.

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BISBEE — As of June 7, Cochise County has dispensed 102,354 doses of vaccine resulting in 44.4 percent of the county’s population reaching full vaccination, a rate higher than the state’s at 36.9 percent.