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Sierra Vista City Council votes to approve tentative budget of $204 million

Grants and census changes help increase the budget.

Making college credits easier to access in Cochise County

Buena High School introduces new dual enrollment program

Cochise County approves tentative budget

The board voted to make additional payments to reduce debt.

Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation

Many in the Douglas and Willcox Basins say their wells are going dry as big business moves in around them

Old Bisbee High School will be converted to apartments

The project will bring 32 new housing units to Downtown Bisbee.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

Douglas voters reject pay raise for mayor, council

The city’s residents voted down about half of the 36 proposed amendments to the city’s charter, though results are not final.

Voters in Willcox Basin will decide water management future of the area in November

The Cochise County Elections Department certified that the county-based group Arizona Water Defenders collected enough signatures for a ballot measure.

Sierra Vista suspends service on three bus routes

Vista Transit says it does not have the staff needed to keep operating its brown, orange or green bus lines.

Camp Naco gets new designation as an endangered historic site

The century-old adobe camp housed Buffalo Soldiers and members of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Douglas voters to decide on bigger stipends for mayor, city council in special election

Voters in Douglas will get a lengthy ballot with 36 measures.

Mexican woman dies trying to climb border wall near Douglas

Griselda Verduzco Armenta, 31, was found Monday night along a stretch of 30-foot tall border fence some 10 miles west of Douglas.

Senate votes to make Arizona monument a national park

Chiricahua National Monument encompasses more than 12,000 acres.

"Living Dead in Denmark" - a zombie sequel to "Hamlet"?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Craig Johnson and actor A Martinez talk about "Longmire" at the Tucson Festival of Books; and Bisbee celebrates "The Return of the Turkey Vultures".

Medical team going to Sierra Vista to battle COVID-19 surge

Arizona authorities requested the federal help to respond to a rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Sierra Vista area.

State reports more than 40,000 migratory sandhill cranes in annual 'crane count'

The largest concentration of cranes — about 30,000 — is at the Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area near McNeal.

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