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Friday, October 12 2012

Oct 12 2012 - 11:39pm
WILLCOX — Despite a strong opening drive that resulted in the first points put on the scoreboard, the Bisbee Pumas were routed by Willcox 39-6 during the Cowboys homecoming game on Friday night. The Pumas claimed 188 rushing yards and 13 passing yards on the game, but starting seven freshmen and sophomores, Bisbee was unable to overcome the older Cowboys. “The first drive, they came out and executed exactly like we wanted...
Oct 12 2012 - 10:55pm
 By Curt Prendergast     Lots of people come to Nogales. Almost nobody leaves like these guys did. Not only did the film stars board a Gulfstream jet in the dead of night to scoot off to their next adventure, but they left behind droves of enthralled fans and a business community scratching its head about the money tornado that just blew through town. The cast of “The Hangover III,” namely stars Bradley...
Oct 12 2012 - 10:50pm
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer appointed her third justice Friday to the five-member Arizona Supreme Court, once again, a Republican just like her. The governor chose Court of Appeals Judge Ann Scott Timmer over Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Douglas Rayes, also a Republican, and Democrat Diane Johnsen.  The Arizona Constitution required Brewer to make her pick from those three nominees sent to her by the Commission on...
Oct 12 2012 - 8:52pm
  The eleventh annual Dine Under the Stars was a lively night of food, music, and fun for attendees. Guests were treated to a buffet provided by La Casita Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, Latin dancing by Alma Dolores International Dance Centre performers, and music by the Desert Swing Orchestra.  Miss Sierra Vista 2012, Tamara Vukomanovich, also lent her special talents to the evening with a performance in sign language....
Oct 12 2012 - 6:03pm
BY DANA COLESAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUNBENSON – Ranked as the county’s 20th top employer, Arizona’s G&T Cooperatives, a power generating and transmission provider, is comprised of Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Southwest Transmission Cooperative and Apache Generating Station. With corporate offices located in Benson, G&T Cooperatives is currently staffed with 249 full-time and two part-time employees, reflecting...
Oct 12 2012 - 5:45pm
BY DANA COLESAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUNBENSON – Ranked as the county’s 20th top employer, Arizona’s G&T Cooperatives, a power generating and transmission provider, is comprised of Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Southwest Transmission Cooperative and Apache Generating Station. With corporate offices located in Benson, G&T Cooperatives is currently staffed with 249 full-time and two part-time employees, reflecting...
Oct 12 2012 - 4:49pm
The Greater Huachuca Area Branch NAACP will hold its next meeting at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in the Mona Bishop Room at the Sierra Vista Public Library. The guest speaker will be Ms. Elizabeth Patten, with the Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) Board of Trustees. She will speak on the search for a hospital partner, as well as the important impacts of the Affordable Care Act on our hospital and our community.  CEO Margaret Hepburn and...
Oct 12 2012 - 4:45pm
BISBEE — The Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Tobacco and Chronic Disease presented three awards to Cochise Health and Social Services employees during the quarterly county partner meeting in September.   According to Ray Falkenberg, county public information officer, the awards were issued for outstanding work in tobacco control and chronic disease prevention. "This is the second year the Bureau has issued...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:48pm
SIERRA VISTA — A 25-year-old man is thought to have died in a trailer fire in the unincorporated community of Cochise on Thursday, according to the sheriff’s office. At 7:03 p.m., Cochise County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a travel trailer on fire in the 2800 block of North Golden Rule Road. Upon their arrival, the deputies found the trailer on the property had burned down to the frame and...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:42pm
SIERRA VISTA— After efforts to set up shop in Whetstone went up in smoke, a Tucson-based corporation has made preparations to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Sierra Vista. Phytotherapeutics of Tucson LLC has received the OK from the city, certifying that its location south of Hana Tokyo, at 1635 S. Hwy 92, meets the established zoning regulations. The corporation was previously awarded a dispensary certificate in the state...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:38pm
SIERRA VISTA — Occupying the 11 and 12 spots on the list of Top 75 employers in Cochise County, respectively, Advanced Call Center Technologies LLC (ACCT) and Aegis Communications employed a combined total of more than 1,000 people at the time of the Center for Economic Research’s survey of the largest employers in the county, though both companies have seen changes in their employment figures since. "We’re currently...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:37pm
SIERRA VISTA — Unsurprisingly, Fort Huachuca’s economic footprint expands far beyond just the soldiers and other military personnel it brings into the area. More than a third of the top 20 employers in Cochise County are defense contractors, directly contributing more than 3000 jobs to the local economy. Corporations like General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, ManTech International and Raytheon thrive off of the federal...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:26pm
    By Jonathon Shacat Herald/Review     Information compiled from the websites for these wineries in the Willcox and Sonoita/Elgin areas.       WILLCOX AREA   Carlson Creek Vineyard is a family owned Arizona winery and vineyard. It is one of the newest wineries in Arizona, offering handcrafted high-quality wine. After gaining an interest in wine and farming during his childhood, owner Bob Carlson...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:23pm
Oct. 5 7:56 a.m. A Hereford woman, 41, was charged with operating a vehicle in violation of a restriction. She was released. 1:29 p.m. A Tombstone woman, 41, was charged with fighting/disruptive behavior. 2:27 p.m. A Benson man, 62, was charged with sex offender failure to register. 3:46 p.m. A Bowie man, 35, was charged with two counts of violation of promise to appear, two counts of fighting/disruptive behavior and two...
Oct 12 2012 - 3:21pm
DOUGLAS — The 2012 Cochise County Fair was a great success with many exhibits displayed by 4-H and FFA youth members. Below are the Champion and Reserve award winners from the livestock and small stock divisions. Congratulations to all the participants and many thanks to the numerous volunteers and donors that helped to make it a great year. The fair culminated with the large livestock auction selling 27 steers, 10 goats, 11...
Oct 12 2012 - 2:33pm
PHOENIX  – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced Friday that the agency intends to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failure to take timely action on the State’s implementation plan for regional haze and for splitting the decision on Arizona’s state-wide plan into two parts. Arizona submitted a proposed air quality plan on Feb. 28, 2011, to improve visibility in...
Oct 12 2012 - 2:20pm
 2012 Traveler Bisbee Info (Shar & Jonathon)   HISTORY You can find out all about the early days of Bisbee at the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum located on Main Street in Old Bisbee. The museum offers an array of the copper and other treasures found in the dark of the mountains far below the streets. Other glimpses of the past can be found in the Muheim House and the Bisbee Restoration Museum, also in Old Bisbee. There...
Oct 12 2012 - 1:05pm
Jaxon Lee May was born on September 24, 2012 to Jessica and Scott May of Sierra Vista. The 18-inch baby weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Michelle Lindsey and Pierre Wormwood of Tucson. Paternal grandparents are Sayan Ferguson and Jerry May of Sierra Vista. Sibling is Xander Buchanan.   Daniel Wayne Betenbough was born on September 25, 2012 to Martiza Nichole Betenbough of Sierra Vista. The 19 ½-...
Oct 12 2012 - 11:33am
Mile-high Bisbee is not your ordinary travel destination. It is a unique small town with a population that not only cherishes its place in mining history in the world, but preserves it in many ways from the interpretive center at the massive Lavender Pit to the modest, renovated 100-plus-year-old homes that seem to hang from the sides of the Mule Mountains. Built by miners and mining companies in the 1880s, the city grew to be one of the...
Oct 12 2012 - 11:16am
Oct. 10 9:34 a.m. A resident of E. Border Road in Bisbee reported several vehicles had been removed from the property without consent or permission. 11:19 a.m. A man, 40, was arrested on Highway 90 in Whetstone and jailed for an outstanding felony warrant for a probation violation. 12:38 p.m. A resident of Sierra Vista reported an unknown person cut a chain securing their ATV and removed the ATV. 2:35 p.m. A one vehicle...
Oct 12 2012 - 10:59am
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Oct 12 2012 - 10:35am
PHOENIX  – Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced Friday that it is seeking nominate individuals with backgrounds in sustainability, environmental management systems, and/or compliance assurance, to serve on an advisory council for instituting the Arizona Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program. This program is an outgrowth of House Bill 2799, which was signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
The top three causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease (2009 CDC data) and it is estimated that two-thirds of these deaths are lifestyle related. When more people quit smoking, improve their diets and maintain a regular exercise routine, we can drive down the numbers of people who die from these diseases. However, little is known about what if any lifestyle choices impact the...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
Pause for just a moment to consider the issue raised at Tuesday’s Sierra Vista City Council work session. A discussion focused on the city’s aging water infrastructure, and specifically, on the capacity available for the fire department. At the forefront of this discussion were the hydrants on the city’s west end, where there are hopes for more commercial and residential development in the future. Unlike many...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — Two men wanted for assault in Colorado have been arrested in Palominas after the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office was contacted to assist with an active warrant. Dylan Cook, 19, and Michael McGlinchy, 21, are both wanted on assault charges out of the Gunnison Police Department. The charges stem from an incident involving the two men allegedly injuring two victims with a BB gun, said Gunnison Police...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA— The next time you need an example of the inadequacy of stereotypes, just think of Buena High School junior Josalyn Spratt. A 16-year-old girl, Spratt’s small frame is likely not the first image that comes to mind when you think of a tuba player, but that’s her instrument of choice. She also has her sights set on becoming a surgeon, hoping to demonstrate that women can be every bit as sure-handed and steel-...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
BISBEE — The Cochise County Planning and Zoning Commission denied a special use permit for a recycling business Wednesday after expressing concerns for traffic congestation at the proposed location. Michael Gleave, M&J Metals Recycling, intended to lease a 1,000-square-foot building at 689 Fry Blvd., to collect metals such as copper, aluminum, steel, wiring and iron from residents and then haul the scrap metal to a recycler in...
Oct 12 2012 - 12:10am
SIERRA VISTA — The Cochise College nursing department recently received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to provide $640,000 in scholarships for nursing students. The HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides funds to schools to make scholarships for full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are enrolled in health programs. The Road to Nursing grant...

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