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SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Unified School District board addressed salary increases for employees, new scoreboards for Buena High School and approving the assembly of a committee to address the staff dress code.

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When asked what a typical day might look like on the ranch, fourth-generation Cochise County rancher Fred Houston Davis somewhat incredulously replies, “We’ve been asked that a lot over the years from different media sources.”

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At this time of year, we all like to look back at the times of our childhood. We reminisce about all those “Christmas past” times that we remember from our youth. Somehow, winters always seem to have been colder, the snow deeper, the Christmas trees larger, the stack of presents bigger (or i…

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Students from the Sierra Vista Unified School District spread some holiday joy during performances Dec. 14 at the Klein Center for the Performing Arts. The choirs from Buena High School and Joyce Clark Middle School sang and presented skits for an appreciative audience.

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SIERRA VISTA — The Buena High School Band is back in full swing, rocking its way to perform at the 50th anniversary of the Fiesta Bowl parade this Saturday in Phoenix.

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With Schieffelin’s early discoveries proving viable, a milling operation now had to be constructed to turn raw silver ore into the currency of silver bullion. Gird would choose the San Pedro River as the location for his mill, and the Corbin Mill would soon follow.

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The San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, or SPRNCA, is a great place to ride your horse. The Old West history of the area adds to the experience. You can follow in the hoof prints of the Earps and Clantons, Jeff Milton, Cochise, Geronimo and all the other famous people who once roa…

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Have you ever wanted everything “just right” before you get started? Did you start over countless times because your project needed “something” else? If so, you may be suffering from a prevalent mindset permeating every fabric of modern society: it’s called perfectionism.

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“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” had a memorable line of dialogue. John Ford’s classic summed up much of Western distortion in two sentences. Ford, who knew an aged Wyatt Earp, had the old gun fighter in mind with his end-of-movie revelation.

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SIERRA VISTA — Local staircrafter Clyde Martin, owner of Top Tread Stairways, was recently honored for his work — his 33-foot slide and staircase won the “People’s Choice Award” and “Best Curved Stair Traditional” at the 2021 Staircraft Awards in Denver.

BISBEE — Although the artists of the Subway Gallery do not feel the times are safe enough to resurrect our gala opening night parties of food, drink and merriment — parties that made the Subway a favorite on the Art Walk in the days before the Covid pandemic — we have officially reopened. Th…

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This is a busy weekend for Dan Stearns of Hereford. Behind four tables at booth 52, Stearns is showing his beautiful lustrous wares.

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HEREFORD — Theresa Warrell did not grow up on a ranch. But the rough and tumble ranching lifestyle with the days long and dusty and where nothing is typical except the unexpected is definitely in her blood.

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Let me begin with an anecdotal omission of potential bias. I am a heavily-tattooed professional who wore long sleeve button-ups and full-length pants to work for many years to hide my tattoos.

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WILLCOX — Sonny Shores Jr. has run the Willcox Livestock Auction since 1995 when he, his wife and two business partners bought the auction from his dad, Sonny Shores Sr.

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WILLCOX — Mary Peterson, a Willcox native and president of the Willcox Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, has a rather interesting hobby, the kind of hobby that any fan of the History Channel might equate to the two gentlemen of “American Pickers” fame.