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NACO, Sonora— While the number of single migrant adults and unaccompanied migrant children continued to swell at the border in the Tucson sector and the rest of the Southwest in March, officials in this small border town say they occasionally see small groups attempting to cross over into th…

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COCHISE COUNTY — Health officials are saying a “vaccine hesitancy” seems to have settled over the county with several appointments for inoculations left unmet and more than 2,000 open slots over the area still available for anyone who is interested in getting a COVID-19 shot.

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BISBEE — Thanks to a $1 million grant from the Arizona Department of Health Services and unanimous approval from the Cochise County Board of Supervisors, the county health department can now start focusing on the homebound community members unable to get to one of the points of distribution …

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WILLCOX— While the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for local business owners throughout southeastern Arizona, for two local wine businesses in Willcox wine country, Barrelhead Farms Winery and Bodega Pierce, are finding other ways to market their product while thriving in what they do…

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COCHISE COUNTY — A new accommodation school and district, which will give youth who’ve dropped out of high school another chance at earning a diploma, is getting set to launch soon thanks to efforts by Cochise County Superintendent Jacqui Clay and Outreach Coordinator Ben Reyna.

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The fiancee of a man killed in a head-on collision on U.S. Route 80 is asking the court to compel the defendant accused of causing the fatal crash to give testimony in the case while it’s still being investigated.

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TUCSON — Three years ago, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Maricopa Audubon Society petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add a rare plant found only in two areas of the U.S. — one in Cochise County and the other in Pima County.

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SIERRA VISTA — After helping secure millions of dollars to help community health centers across the state reach into rural enclaves to provide care — especially COVID-19 vaccines — to the neediest citizens, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona toured the newest mobile clinic obtained by Chiricahu…

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BISBEE — Cochise County Director of Facilities Henry Meraz has offered a multiyear plan to get a number of buildings throughout the county some needed roof repairs, HVAC replacement and upgrades, and a lot of stucco and paint work.

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BISBEE — As it becomes easier to acquire vaccines, Cochise Health and Social Services is looking to step up a program to reach the homebound and farm workers.

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BISBEE — The Cochise County Property Reuse and Revitalization Program continues to seek and accept nominations for properties that could benefit from a free environmental assessment. These assessments are typically performed on underutilized and vacant or abandoned buildings and properties t…

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BISBEE — A letter from Cochise County in support of the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to allow grazing on the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area was approved during Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors, though not unanimously.

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BENSON — Residents packed the Benson City Council meeting Monday evening to hear Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels address the immigration issue.

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BOWIE — Dr. Nic Clement from the Arizona School Boards Association is guiding the search to replace Superintendent of Bowie Unified School District Wendy Conger. Conger announced in November that after six years spent in various positions at Bowie Unified, she would be resigning at the end o…

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COCHISE COUNTY — Three motorcyclists were killed late Friday evening after both passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone on State Route 90, the Arizona Department of Highway Safety said late Saturday.

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FORT HUACHUCA— For an entire week at the installation, top commanders, junior leaders, support staff and soldiers focused on fighting a different kind of enemy — extremist beliefs that lead to racism, sexual harassment and sexual abuse.

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The following letter, drafted by Willcox City Manager Caleb Blaschke, outlines concerns shared by Cochise County mayors regarding the influx of immigrants coming across the Southwest border. The letter — signed by the mayors of Benson, Willcox, Douglas, Bisbee and Sierra Vista — was read by …

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BISBEE — Cochise Health and Social Services is hosting a virtual community forum to discuss and build upon the county’s strategy of providing equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine among county residents. Cochise County residents are invited to join the conversation to share insights, idea…

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BISBEE — So far, Cochise Health and Social Services has given 46,006 doses of vaccine, including first and second doses of Moderna and one-shot Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, to county residents and is on track to give another 5,700 doses next week.

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COCHISE COUNTY — It’s been more than two months since the state statute prohibiting dialing and texting on a cell phone while driving took hold Surprisingly, law enforcement has either failed to catch motorists in the act or drivers are actually following the rules.

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Municipalities and non-profit organizations that provide aid to migrants who flock to their areas via Mexico could get reimbursed through a federal program that has earmarked $110 million for that purpose, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly’s office said earlier this week.