Post Date: 11/12

Cochise County School Superintendent Jacqui Clay has appointed Johanna Scott as the new member of the Cochise Technology District Governing Board. Scott will be sworn in at the next meeting.

Scott has lived in Sierra Vista for 23 years with her husband and has three children and two grandchildren.

She was previously a career and technical education (CTE) teacher for the... Read More

Post Date: 11/08

It may be small, but the Elfrida Library has proved to be mighty, thanks to its band of volunteers.

At its annual awards ceremony on November 8, the Arizona Library Association recognized the team as its 2019 Volunteer of the Year, beating off stiff competition from across the state.

Volunteers Mary Waters, Joyce Irwin, and Kay Barnes accepted their award at a special... Read More

Post Date: 11/05

Public invited to share joy of Adoption Day


Five local families will be celebrated at this year’s Cochise County Adoption Day. The event on Friday, November 15, is part of National Adoption Day and will mark the fifth year the Cochise County Superior Court has hosted its own ceremony.

While the Superior Court conducts adoptions on a regular basis, Adoption Day... Read More

Post Date: 11/05

The acceptance of a grant by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors will allow a local fire district to purchase modern, life-saving equipment.

Acting as a pass-through agency, the County will receive $126,789.99 from the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which it will in turn forward to the Sunsites-Pearce Fire District.

Chief Joshua Steinberg said the money will be used to... Read More

Post Date: 10/31

Applications sought for Justice Precinct 4 Constable

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors is inviting applications for the position of Constable for Justice Precinct 4.

Anyone interested should submit a resume, along with a letter of interest, and at least three professional references. Applicants should also provide a statement regarding why they are interested in being... Read More

Post Date: 10/23

County Supervisors approve probation and public safety funding


Cochise County’s Board of Supervisors has approved funding agreements amounting to more than $3 million to help provide probation, courts and public safety services to residents.

At its regular meeting on October 22, the Board accepted a total of $2,900,159 from the Arizona Supreme Court on behalf of... Read More

Post Date: 10/22

Water service to Douglas prison complex

Cochise County provides water to the state prison complex in Douglas via two independent wells, known as Well #1 and Well #7, at the adjacent Bisbee Douglas International Airport.  Well #7 has supplied water to the prison facility for many years.

Following the activation of the newly constructed Well #1 on October 16 – which was... Read More

Post Date: 10/14

Cochise County residents are being reminded to take extra precautions as night time temperatures start to dip, and bats begin their annual migration. That means bat activity will increase from dusk to dawn as they seek out warmer places to reside.

Cochise Health & Social Services is asking the public to help reduce exposure to rabies – bats can carry the virus for an extended... Read More

Post Date: 10/02

The Cochise County Treasurer’s Office has mailed out the 2019-2020 property tax bills, with first installments due October 1, and delinquent after November 1.

Residents who receive property tax bills will be able to see a breakdown of all taxing entities in the County, including local municipalities, college and school districts, and any special districts in their area. Contact... Read More