Latest News

  • Updated

BISBEE — Over the past several years, the county Board of Supervisors has been avoiding any increase of the county’s property tax rates, and that will continue into the next fiscal year.

  • Updated

BISBEE — Three judicial appointments made by presiding Superior Court Judge James Conlogue were approved by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors during the May 19 meeting.

  • Updated

BISBEE — The Cochise County Board of Supervisors, acting in its role as the county Flood Control District, approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Palominas School District which will allow access to a proposed, multi-use trail around the western portion of the Palominas Recharge Pr…

  • Updated

BISBEE — Hoping to stir economic development, brownfield sites in Douglas and Willcox will be the first to move forward with environmental assessments thanks to a $600,000 grant Cochise County received from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • Updated

BISBEE — Monday morning, Cochise County announced nonprofits involved with food distribution and shelter in high need areas may apply for grants as the county has received $61,480 under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Those safe inside the presidio (fort) walls refused to come to the aid of the soldiers being slaughtered by the Apache, despite hearing their cries — at least according to the most common telling of the story. This July 7, 1776 battle was undertaken by the first commandant of Santa Cruz de T…

Two veteran police officers and one top soldier know what it’s like to protect and serve, but for this trio of moms, the call of duty also means being there for their children.

COUNTY — Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels, joined by a fellow lawman in Texas, is asking the White House to extend travel restrictions currently in place with Mexico in order to keep COVID-19 cases along the southern border from increasing.

BISBEE — Cochise County is in the same situation as governments everywhere, trying to forecast just how bad and how long the negative economic impacts will be due to the state shutdown from the COVID–19 pandemic.

BISBEE — Though Gov. Doug Ducey plans to ease into opening some businesses again, the public should not get the idea the problem with the virus that shut the state down is over, county officials said Friday in a work session.

BISBEE — Cochise County Administrator Ed Gilligan and county Budget Manager Daniel Duchon painted a financial picture for the remainder of the 2019–2020 and the new 2020–2021 fiscal year with many shades of gray in a work session Thursday with supervisors Tom Borer, Ann English and Peggy Judd,

BISBEE — An intergovernmental agreement between the Superior Court and the Cochise County School Superintendent is expected to bring results for the education in school subjects and life skills of juvenile detainees.

As coronavirus numbers climb in Cochise County, local law enforcement agencies are adjusting on the fly to the unique challenges the pandemic poses, trying to balance the health and safety of their employees against their duty to protect area residents.

Being the top soldier at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca is challenging enough, but during these COVID-19 times, Major General Laura A. Potter is undaunted as she ensures her troops, their families, and civilians both on and off the post that the community w…

COCHISE COUNTY — Business as usual is currently on hold as the scourge that is COVID-19 has forced city and county officials to adjust to a world of teleconferencing, answering police calls for service by phone and locking the doors of government buildings that the public once flowed through.

SIERRA VISTA — At a time when nobody is immune to the effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic — whether it’s the stress caused by a reeling economy, the pressure of caring for kids at home while trying to work remotely, or countless other stressors — mental health issues both old and new are…

SIERRA VISTA — Where soldiers can travel, who can visit their homes and what they’re not allowed to divulge regarding COVID-19 are among some of the new, more stringent restrictions issued earlier this week on Fort Huachuca by the top commander.

TOMBSTONE — Tourist-dependent Tombstone is not one of Arizona’s ghost towns, but the spread of COVID-19 has practically turned it into one, city officials said Friday.

BISBEE — As everyone tightens up budgets and tries to deal with the economic effects of COVID–19, Cochise County is also carefully making adjustments to spending as dollars disappear from the normal flow of revenues.

WILLCOX — As the people living in the northeastern portion of Cochise County come to grips with a declining aquifer, they look for ways in which they can maintain their agricultural history without a devastating impact on homeowner wells.

SIERRA VISTA — Plexiglass separating cashiers from customers. Bright blue decals on the floor that indicate where to stand for social distancing. Reduced store hours and special shopping times for the elderly. This is the new normal, for now, at your local grocery stores.