Post Date: 04/15

Cochise County has been recognized for its efforts to not only become a healthier workplace, but for expanding that philosophy into the community.


Healthy Arizona Worksites awarded its top honor to the County – Platinum status – for the impact it has made both within and beyond its walls and for addressing a local health challenge.


Volunteer Cochise was... Read More

Post Date: 04/09
News Category:
Education and Literacy

County school districts to receive new bus grants


Four Cochise County school districts will receive grants to buy new buses, Governor Doug Ducey has announced.

The funds are being made available through the Arizona Association of County School Superintendents (AACSS) and the Governor’s Office. The monies are part of a multi-million dollar plan to provide low... Read More

Post Date: 04/09

Board of Supervisors declares preferred site for port of entry development


The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to support James Ranch Road as the preferred location for the development of a new commercial port of entry in Douglas.

Supervisors Peggy Judd and Ann English passed a resolution this morning officially declaring the... Read More

Post Date: 04/03
News Category:
Justice and Courts

Freedom of speech and a free press focus of Law Day celebration


The right to free speech and a free press will be the theme of a keynote address during this year’s Cochise County Law Day celebration.

The annual event, now in its 17th year, will feature noted attorney Dan Barr, who represents several media organizations.

Law Day will take... Read More

Post Date: 04/03

Volunteers needed to be the voice of Cochise County children


Could you step up to help a child who has been neglected or abused? If the answer is yes, then you may want to consider becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).

With more than 150 children currently in foster care in Cochise County, volunteers are needed to speak up on their behalf.
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Post Date: 03/26

Jury scam warning issued by Clerk of the Superior Court


The Cochise County Clerk of the Superior Court is reminding residents to be wary of jury duty scams.

“Due to recent jury scam activity we are asking everyone to be careful,” said Clerk of the Superior Court Amy Hunley.

Residents are reminded that they will never receive a telephone call or email... Read More

Post Date: 03/26
News Category:
Education and Literacy

Residents asked to update library accounts for One County, One Card

Beginning in May, readers in Cochise County can use their existing library cards at any public library location countywide.  And area residents are being encouraged to update their accounts by May 3 to ensure uninterrupted service.

One County, One Card is a joint project of the Cochise County Library... Read More

Post Date: 03/22

Cochise County accepts donation for wine industry development


New road signs to help visitors more easily find wine tasting rooms in Willcox are to be installed in Cochise County, thanks to a $5,000 donation.

The funds were presented to the County’s Public Works Department by Kinder Morgan, Inc., one of the largest energy infrastructure firms in North America. The... Read More

Post Date: 03/18
News Category:
Community Development

Plans to build a 199-foot communications tower near Portal have been delayed to allow the developer to explore alternative sites.

Bechtel Infrastructure and Power Corporation told the Planning & Zoning Commission at its regular meeting on March 13 it intends to look at another location after hearing the concerns of local residents.

The company had applied to build the... Read More

Post Date: 03/12

Board approves continued use of technology in County courtrooms

A contract to utilize technology for court reporting in the Cochise County Superior Court will continue to help overcome a staff shortage issue being experienced nationwide.

For the past six years, the Superior Court has struggled to find qualified applicants to fill its vacant court reporter positions,... Read More