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SIERRA VISTA — The traditional Memorial Day observances at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery and Fort Huachuca Post Cemetery will not be happening Monday because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the cemeteries will be commemorating Memorial Day virtually.

With an emphasis on virtual programming and grab-and-go activities, the Sierra Vista Public Library will offer residents of all ages the opportunity to participate in its Summer Reading Program starting on Saturday, May 30.

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We are pleased to announce that the Sierra Vista Farmers Market is back and open for business in Veteran’s Memorial Park this Thursday May 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. As per state and local guidelines, farmers market vendors will be wearing masks and gloves. As we transition back to a normal ma…

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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).

The City of Sierra Vista will open registration for a modified Kid’s W.O.R.L.D. Summer Recreation Program on Tuesday, May 19, with a limited capacity and safety measures in place based on federal guidelines provided by the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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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.

SIERRA VISTA — Friday, May 15, is the last day to submit comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on border wall construction in Cochise, Pima, and Santa Cruz Counties.

REGION — As the state enters its new normal, with stay-at-home orders expiring and businesses slowly opening their doors, exercise enthusiasts are ready to start working out again.

SIERRA VISTA — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be holding a stakeholders meeting July 29, at a yet to be determined time and location, to discuss the Resource Management Plan’s (RMP) and the monitoring results of four existing grazing allotments on the San Pedro Riparian Nation…

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.

WHETSTONE — When Terance and Shayna Finch purchased a double-wide mobile home in Whetstone last September, the couple believed they had found “the perfect place” to raise their blended family of five children.

Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF) announced that they have been working with The Foreign-Trade Zones Board to expand the service area of Foreign-Trade Zone 139 in Cochise County. The new service area would increase from approximately half of the County to all of the Co…

SIERRA VISTA — The Class of 2020’s final year of high school had been turned all because of the coronavirus, but now community members from across the county are helping seniors feel loved and supported through this tough time.

Although the school year has been abruptly terminated, Bisbee High School seniors have at least one thing to look forward to in these trying times; a free four-course dinner they can enjoy with their parents courtesy of Café Roka and the Bisbee Foundation.

PHOENIX — As Arizonans get out to experience the trails and outdoors, it is important to remember that Arizona is home to 13 species of rattlesnake. The ones encountered most often are the Western diamondback, Mojave, black-tailed and sidewinder.