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Current and former statewide officials are weighing in on Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request that the Arizona Supreme Court recognize the broad legal powers he claims. Which side they are coming down on has much less to with partisan affiliation than with which office they held.

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PHOENIX — Police and sheriffs deputies are legally entitled to enforce emergency proclamations and orders issued by state and local officials, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

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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 — A plan is in the works by the city’s information technology staff that would enable council members and citizens to attend meetings remotely and also comment electronically, while the panel is in session, the mayor said Tuesday.

SIERRA VISTA — If early voting is a guide, then former Vice President Joe Biden would be a handy winner over presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders in the Cochise County Presidential Preference Election.

PHOENIX — Though the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Monday construction on the border wall replacement through Cochise, Santa Cruz and Pima counties within the Tucson Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol (BP), later that day U.S. Customs and Border Protection asked for p…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “There is presently an acute and immediate need to construct physical barriers and roads in the vicinity of the border of the United States in order to prevent unlawful entries into the United States in the project areas pursuant to the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immig…

BISBEE — Candidate nomination packets are now available for pickup at Bisbee City Hall at 915 Tovreaville Road.

SIERRA VISTA — Gov. Doug Ducey touted a booming Arizona economy, education spending, initiatives aimed at helping veterans and active-duty military, and infrastructure improvements in rural areas Wednesday morning during a “State of the State — Sierra Vista” breakfast at Cochise College.

SIERRA VISTA — Some 245 high-paying Department of Defense-contracted jobs will leave the area in May when the contract on the Northrop Grumman “MQ-5B Hunter” drone — technically known as Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS — program expires.

SIERRA VISTA — The Upper San Pedro Partnership (USPP) will begin work on a web portal to provide researchers and the public with real-time hydrological data on the San Pedro River, thanks to a $99,000 grant.

SIERRA VISTA — Three staffers from Gov. Doug Ducey’s office on Wednesday presented his proposed more-than $12 billion Fiscal Year 2021 executive budget, stressing K-12 education spending as a key focus of the governor.

SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Gov. Doug Ducey as he presents his 2020 State of the State-Sierra Vista, taking place at the Cochise College Student Union, 901 North Colombo Ave., Bldg. 1000, in Sierra Vista, on Feb. 26. This is the first time the governor h…

FRY TOWNSITE — The Fry Fire District is pleased to announce the arrival of TNT Extrication Tools purchased with an Emergency Medical Services grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The rescue tools will provide firefighters with greater mobility …

HEREFORD — Hundreds of people, young and old, turned out Sunday to make known their displeasure of a planned barrier to prevent people illegally crossing the border from Mexico spanning the San Pedro River.

PALOMINAS — Organizers who are concerned about the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area (SPRNCA) plan to hold a peaceful protest of the Trump administration’s push to build the border wall across the San Pedro River.

AGUA PRIETA — After pressing through a thick crowd where he shook hands with people, hugged them and stopped to make quick conversation, Mexican President Andrès Manuel Lopèz Obrador took the stage at a popular park and told the throng before him that the days of corruption and impunity for …

HUACHUCA CITY — Eric Duthie, of Mesa, Arizona, has been tabbed to fill Huachuca City’s town manager seat on an interim basis, following former Town Manager Matthew Williams’ resignation.