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SIERRA VISTA — Priority Dispatch System protocols enabled a Southeastern Arizona Communications (SEACOM) dispatcher to instruct bystanders in St. David as they provided life-saving aid to a construction worker who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on Saturday, July 17, while working on a home…

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SIERRA VISTA — The building of an emergency management services station off Buffalo Soldier Trail is set to begin in September, but the project will cost Sierra Vista about $1 million more than first projected due to rising construction costs, city officials said.

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SIERRA VISTA — Southeastern Arizona Communications (SEACOM) implemented the Police Priority Dispatch System on Tuesday, July 20, expanding the regional dispatch center’s ability to provide Cochise County residents enhanced service in emergency situations.

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SIERRA VISTA — A Tucson woman filed a complaint against a Sierra Vista Police officer claiming the cop prevented her and others from trying to rescue a frightened dog that was running alongside a busy highway the night of July 4.

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WILLCOX — In fiscal year 2022, the city of Willcox budget is projected to be more than $7.2 million, a big jump from fiscal years 2020 and 2021 when it was more than $4.4 million.

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WILLCOX — Willcox locals Susan Pater and Dwayne Owen have been working alongside the city of Willcox to guide the cash donation process from local businesses seeking to help fund the $800,000-$900,000 construction cost of the new “Farm, Ranch and Youth Event Center” at Quail Park arena.

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The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office ordered an evacuation in the Dragoon area Tuesday as the Walnut Fire continued to spread. The fire had burned 6,800 acres as of Tuesday afternoon.

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WHETSTONE — A pickup truck going the wrong way on State Route 90 caused a two-vehicle fatality crash around milepost 297 at 6:23 p.m. Friday, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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COCHISE COUNTY — Local nature sanctuaries advise residents to be cautious of impending safety hazards from monsoon season. According to the National Weather Service’s “Monsoon Awareness Week” campaign, monsoon season started on June 15.

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COCHISE COUNTY − With dry weather conditions, little moisture and frequent winds, local first responders are urging the community to be proactive this year in reducing the risk of wildfires.

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A fire destroyed a home and a truck south of Sierra Vista Sunday, as dry conditions and high winds hindered efforts to combat the blaze.

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COCHISE COUNTY — It’s been almost two weeks since the Arizona National Guard landed in Cochise County to help the Sheriff’s Office with its endeavors on the border, and with the number of illegal crossings spiking monthly, the assistance is needed more than ever, the Sheriff’s second in comm…

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COCHISE COUNTY — The body of a 23-year-old undocumented migrant man was found earlier this week in the desert just east of Douglas, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said.

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COCHISE COUNTY — The Arizona National Guard has arrived to bring some much-needed assistance to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office in their daily mission along the international border.