SIERRA VISTA — Sierra Vista Unified School District bond oversight committee members were updated on the progression of bond projects Tuesday, and voted against a bus refueling station the district is proposing to construct.
Step inside Flora’s Dry Cleaners & Alterations and that’s where you’ll likely find business owner Flor Castillo.
BENSON — Questions about whether a 28,000-home, master-planned community along State Route 90 in Benson would move ahead without a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water permit have become moot after the agency recently reinstated the permit after nearly two years.
Courts and Crime
- Voter registration spikes in Cochise County
- Sierra Vista City Court left without magistrate; presiding judge appoints attorney as interim
- 9th Circuit rejects bid to extend counting of reservation mail-in ballots
- Accidental shooting incident referred to county attorney, police say
- Man accused of kidnapping, injuring two women arrested by Sierra Vista Police
- Tucson seeks end of law prohibiting odd-year elections
- 9th Circuit Court voids voter-registration extension; deadline now Thursday
- Good Morning: We’re not out of the woods yet
- Lawsuit against county supervisors over justice court appointment reinstated by appeals court
- Man wanted in connection with shooting of pregnant woman surrenders to police
- Brnovich now decides to challenge voter-registration ruling
- AZ Supreme Court OKs de facto life sentences for juveniles
- Reports of vandalized or vanishing political signs increasing, officials say
- Judge denies bond in murder case after defendant's past criminal activity revealed
- Charges filed in Sept. 19 pepper-spraying incident during protest
- Judicial candidate's Facebook post draws ire; opponents also have issues
- Accused Mescal killer was paranoid of neighbor before fatal shooting, report shows
- Court reinstates non-disclosure of political donations by nonprofits
- Jury convicts Hereford man of first degree murder in 3-year-old case
- Two groups seeking to have voter registration deadline extended
BISBEE — An error in the secondary tax rate for Willcox property owners was found by the state, and now Cochise County has to reset the rate at zero and figure out how to refund the money already paid.
PHOENIX — Arizona individual taxpayers could end up being hit with an extra $236 million in taxes if the governor and lawmakers follow their regular practice of trying to keep the annual state income tax relatively simple.
BISBEE — Though the Bisbee City Council passed the refinancing of the wastewater treatment plant, which would result in a lowering of residential and commercial fees, it appears the rates will increase.
According to data from Arizona’s Office of Economic Opportunity, job numbers in the Cochise County economy held steady in the 12 months ended August. The government sector picked up 100 jobs for 12-month job growth of 0.9 percent. Within government, state and local government jobs were up by…
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PHOENIX — To hear the proponents of Proposition 126 tell it, Arizona lawmakers are champing at the bit to tax medical services, child care and even veterinary bills.
SIERRA VISTA — The Sierra Vista Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SVHC) hosted a multi-chamber mixer in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Wednesday at the Windemere Hotel, giving officials and business owners from both sides of the border a chance to mingle and discuss plans for the future.
SIERRA VISTA — The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce just got a new president, and she has some big ideas for southern Cochise County.
BENSON — Cochise County administrator Ed Gilligan was direct in his recent comments to a roomful of community and business leaders about the need to improve the county’s economic situation.
SIERRA VISTA — On Tuesday morning, the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce brought together business owners, community leaders, nonprofit organizations and law enforcement personnel together for its monthly Good Morning event.
PHOENIX — The trial set to begin this coming week against a former state utility regulator involves charges of bribery and fraud.
SCOTTSDALE — Gov. Doug Ducey is open to the idea of allowing Arizonans to place bets on sporting events at 55 off-track betting sites around the state.
SIERRA VISTA — In an effort to foster a stronger relationship with Sonora, Mexico, the city of Sierra Vista will host the second annual SonoraFest this June.
BISBEE — Recognizing that city residents are also county residents, the county Board of Supervisors wants to work with the municipalities to provide services if possible through the use of Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs).
SIERRA VISTA — The Cochise College governing board unanimously approved a 2 percent primary property tax increase Tuesday following a Truth in Taxation hearing.
SIERRA VISTA — With a change in global demand for recycled products, Sierra Vista leaders are grappling with rising costs and dwindling revenue, which could affect residential recycling services and fees.
SIERRA VISTA — Scaling humans. It sounds like a bad thing, but what it means is to find ways for humans to spend more time doing things which require creativity and ingenuity by automating the many repetitive, manual tasks workers currently perform.
BISBEE – Thanks to Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold, Copper Queen Branch, children and adults in the San Jose district of Bisbee will soon have a satellite library.