Post Date: 04/21

Following an extensive remodel, the Cochise County Law Library has re-opened its doors as the Self-Help Center.


The transformation will allow more access for the public and legal experts looking for forms, information, or help with research.


Located in the... Read More

Post Date: 04/18
News Category:
Education and Literacy

The Cochise County School Superintendent’s Office is accepting applications for the Apache Elementary School District Board.


“Jennifer Racicot has recently resigned from her service on the board,” explained Superintendent Jacqui Clay. “We thank her for her service and wish her the best in her future endeavors.”


Anyone wishing to fill the vacancy must be a... Read More

Post Date: 04/16

Drivers are being warned to expect delays along Hereford Road, Hereford, due to construction work taking place.


Cochise County’s Highway & Floodplain Division was due to begin widening and guardrail work on April 16. The project will also include chip sealing.


Work between mileposts 9 and 13.5 is estimated to continue until May 31.


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Post Date: 04/13

The Arizona Folklore Preserve has received official approval to allow up to 44 vehicles to use its parking lot for special events.


An administrative oversight on the part of the performance center on Ramsey Canyon Road, south of Sierra Vista, resulted in a failure to apply for additional parking spaces when it constructed a new building in 2001.


The original... Read More

Post Date: 04/13

The future of a proposed yoga center and glamping ground is in the balance after a vote by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission resulted in a tie.


That means the application will now be placed on the commission’s May agenda to be heard again.


The plans by Julie Campos include three glamping tents, earth domes to accommodate up to two people... Read More

Post Date: 04/12

A new events center and campground facility will be coming to the Douglas area, following approval by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission.


Applicant David Verdugo told commissioners he envisions the development at E. Globo Lane becoming a community gathering place where local children will also participate in sustainability projects.


“I... Read More

Post Date: 04/12

An agricultural site previously used to grow fruit, flowers and vegetables will be converted to cultivate medical marijuana.


The facility, located at E. Gaskill Road, Willcox, will not include any dispensary services.


The application by Peoria-based Green Desert Patient Center was unanimously approved by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission at... Read More

Post Date: 04/10
News Category:
Community Development

Platted subdivisions which have not been developed or improved within agreed time limits will be abandoned by Cochise County under a new policy set by the Board of Supervisors.


At a work session on April 10, the Board was asked by Development Services staff how it wanted to proceed with regards to five subdivisions where the developers have failed to complete construction or... Read More

Post Date: 04/10

Board of Supervisors considers RV regulation changes


Should recreational vehicles be allowed as permanent dwellings in Cochise County?


Following regular enquiries from members of the public, the Board of Supervisors discussed the possibility of changing the current Zoning Regulations to provide clarification on the... Read More

Post Date: 04/10

Surplus office equipment no longer needed by Cochise County will now be put to good use by local job seekers.


Up to a dozen computers and two printers will be donated to Arizona@Work – Southeastern Arizona, which provides workforce development services across Cochise, Graham, and Greenlee Counties.... Read More