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WHETSTONE — Despite objections from residents living near a recycling center in Whetstone, the Cochise County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a Special Use Authorization for the applicant during a hearing Wednesday.

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BISBEE – The ruckus began in earnest Tuesday as the county began displaying the new logo developed and approved by the Cochise County Tourism and Economic Council on its website and other online materials.

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PHOENIX — Bar owners from around the state are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to rule that Gov. Doug Ducey does not have the constitutional authority to shut them — or any other business — down.

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PHOENIX — A judge on Tuesday rejected a request by an Arizona health club chain to stop enforcement of Gov. Doug Ducey’s shutdown of gyms, ruling the coronavirus provided a rational basis for such emergency action.

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WHETSTONE — Gary Miller, owner of Quail Ridge RV Resort in Whetstone, is hosting an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss a Special Use Authorization request for a recycling center that is operating in Whetstone.

REGION — While on the surface it appeared to be good news, the money allotted by Gov. Doug Ducey to Cochise County and its municipalities totaling some $14.051 million may be only a drop in the bucket when it comes to considering lost revenues from the COVID–19 shutdown.

SIERRA VISTA — A tentative $85 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year will be reviewed by the Sierra Vista City Council in work sessions that begin Tuesday afternoon.

SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista City Council’s first in-person session since the COVID-19 pandemic hit was not marked by the items the panel voted on, but instead their closing comments as they reflected on the issues that are dominating the world’s attention.

SIERRA VISTA — To encourage growth along the Highway 191 corridor and in anticipation of a future new commercial port of entry west of Douglas, Cochise County officials have amended the growth area category and land-use designation of 1,972 acres of open land from Rural to Developing to allo…

SIERRA VISTA — In the wake of protests across the country — both violent and peaceful — following the death of a Minneapolis man at the hands of law enforcement, a Sierra Vista councilwoman on Tuesday said she would like to see an end to police chokeholds and officers shooting at moving vehi…

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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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 — 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.