Cochise County News

COCHISE COUNTY: County schools win bus grants

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

COCHISE COUNTY: Pomerene school board vacancy

Residents encouraged to apply for Pomerene school district board vacancy

COCHISE COUNTY: Sponsors community emergency response team training

Members of the public are invited to participate in a two-day course designed to help prepare them for a major incident.

COCHISE COUNTY: New member appointed to County Career & Technical Education District Board

School Superintendent Jacqui Clay has appointed a new member to the Cochise County Career and Technical Education District (CTED) governing board.

COCHISE COUNTY: Launches new Volunteer Cochise program

Cochise County is launching a new volunteer initiative to mark National Rural Health Day on November 15.

COCHISE COUNTY: Adopts amended secondary property tax rate

The Board of Supervisors has adopted the amended secondary property tax rate and levy for the City of Willcox, following an administrative error on the part of Cochise County.

COCHISE COUNTY: Energy delivery company chooses Cochise County expansion location

North America’s largest energy infrastructure company will expand its current operations in Cochise County in a $40 million project expected to begin next year.

COCHISE COUNTY: Free flu shot clinic to be held in Sierra Vista on Oct. 26

Cochise County Health & Social Services will host a no-cost, adult flu clinic on Friday, October 26, at the Fry Fire Station, 4817 S. Apache Avenue, Sierra Vista. Immunizations will be given from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

COCHISE COUNTY: County offers more convenient voting options

Early voting in the Primary Election has begun and Cochise County is offering its citizens more ways to participate this year.

COCHISE COUNTY: Introduces same-day vital records service

Residents who need vital record certificates will now be offered same-day services by Cochise County.

Cochise County Jail nets perfect score in health care audit

A recent state audit that included a facility spot check has resulted in the Cochise County Jail receiving a perfect rating for its health care services.

Bowie railroad crossing designated as quiet zone

Cochise County's Bowie railroad crossing will be designated a "quiet zone" after complaints from residents regarding the excessive noise from the 40 trains that use the Central Avenue crossing each day.

5 Cochise County businesses receive Healthy Arizona Worksite Award

Five Cochise County employers have been awarded the “Healthy Arizona Worksite Award” in recognition for making their worksites a healthy and safe place.

Cochise County implements increases in court filing fees

The revised Cochise court filing fees will result to an increase of six percent in costs.

Cochise County extends mosquito monitoring program

In its regular meeting April 24, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors approved the continuation of an existing agreement with the Arizona Department of Health Services that monitors disease-carrying mosquitoes.

Cochise County expected to see 2.9% revenue increase for FY 2018/2019

Cochise County's regional economy is bouncing back after facing years of recession and income streams are ahead of predicted estimates.

Cochise County launches new free dump days program

Cochise County recently relaunched its free dump days program called “One Trip, One Ton, One Time.”

Vacancy opens on Apache Elementary School District Board

Jennifer Racicot has recently resigned from the Apache Elementary School District Board, which is accepting applications for the seat.

Medical marijuana to be grown in Wilcox facility

A former agricultural site located at East Gaskill Road in Willcox will be converted into a medical marijuana facility following this month's approval from the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission.

Cochise County approves community development project

A 1,400-square-foot facility used in the '80s and '90s for gem shows is set to be a new events center, campground and community gathering place near Douglas.

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