More Cochise County Stories

Canadian company conducting exploratory drilling on state-leased land in the Willcox Playa

Some locals have raised concerns about water and other eviormental impacts.

SV City Council member and Peach's Pantry create Youth Leadership Fund

The fund is to help youth initaives the community

Cochise College plans to have students in dorms on Sierra Vista campus in January 2025

The new housing complex will be named Bugen Hall after George Bugen

BlackStar Orbital SpaceDrone Manufacturing Facility coming to Sierra Vista in 2026

The company will build and test its portable satellite called the SpaceDrone at the new facility

Benson Airport dedicated to late local WWII veteran

The airport was renamed after Paul Kerchum

Judge seeks second opinion for competency evaluation of man alledged to set fire to two historic churches in Douglas

A U.S. District Court Judge said he'd like another opinion after a closed door hearing Friday

Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. hosts groundbreaking for new Willcox modular clinic

The modular building should be constructed within the next three months

Cochise Supervisor Ann English to take the wheel as chair of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors once again

Current Board Chair Peggy Judd nominated English to take over the chair title

Sandhill crane population remains higher than five and 10 year averages for the fourth year in a row

The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates that about 42,200 Sandhill cranes are in southeast Arizona for fourth year in a row

Douglas City Council meeting interrupted by 'Zoombombing' individuals who made antisemitic remarks

The city has added new protocols to prevent the incident from happening again

Cochise County Celebrates life and legacy of first female county supervisor

Judy Gignac, who served on the board of supervisors from the late 1970s-late 1980s, passed away last month at 84

Nonprofit sues Cochise County, alleges noncompliance with the Arizona Public Records Law

American Oversight alleges the county failed fully fulfill public records requests relating the 2022 General Election among other requests for records

The Gadsden Hotel lays off employees, temporarily closes restaurant and bar

20 out of 32 employees across the hotel and restaurant were laid off two days after the Christmas holiday

Cochise Supervisors approve $50,000 funding request for extra voting machines ahead of elections

The goal of the new equipment is to reduce wait times at vote centers

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