Latest Sierra Vista News

Douglas teen pleads guilty in terrorism case

Jan. 24, 2022 12:44 PM EST

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy suspected of building pipe bombs in his Douglas home will serve at least 18 months in a juvenile detention facility. The Sierra Vista Herald reported Monday that the teen pleaded guilty to one count each of promoting terrorism and...

Training trip takes Thunderbirds to New Mexico, Arizona

Jan. 20, 2022 00:12 AM EST

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — The Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force's aerial demonstration squadron, have begun a month-long training trip to New Mexico and Arizona in preparation for their 2022 show season. The unit based at Nellis Air Force Base in metro Las Vegas arrived...

Arizona history-Jan. 2-8

Dec. 29, 2021 13:06 PM EST

Sunday, Jan. 2 On this date in 1868, the contract was signed for construction of the first Pima County Courthouse. On this date in 1912, Professor G.E.P. Smith of the Department of Agriculture, University of Arizona, arrived in Douglas to install complete meteorology...

Rural Arizona hospitals seek feds help for COVID staffing

Dec. 16, 2021 18:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is committing millions of dollars and asking the federal government for extra help as hospitals face a growing strain from rising COVID-19 caseloads and warn they are nearing their limits. Gov. Doug Ducey earmarked another $35 million aimed at helping...

Southern Arizona ranches find new life as conservation areas

Nov. 29, 2021 08:04 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A pair of ranches and a ghost town in southern Arizona will be conserved for wildlife and recreation under separate deals brokered recently by nonprofit land trusts. Just over 7.8 square miles (20.2 square kilometers) of once-private land were...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:59 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Ash Fork 33, Bagdad 25 Basis Charter -Flagstaff 59, Mayer 20 Boulder Creek 90, Raymond S. Kellis 52 Buckeye 69, Betty Fairfax High School 66 Cave Creek Cactus Shadows...

Escaped suspect wanted in Sierra Vista case back in custody

Nov. 21, 2021 10:15 AM EST

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect wanted in a Sierra Vista domestic violence case who escaped custody has been arrested, according to authorities. Sierra Vista police said 29-year-old Tyler Nahoopii was taken back into custody Saturday, Nahoopii...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 13, 2021 01:13 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Queen Creek 48, Ben Franklin 18 Apache Junction 60, Phoenix Browne 44 Boulder Creek 52, La Joya Community 0 Bradshaw Mountain 36, Mica Mountain 7 Cactus...

More ranch acreage in Cochise County protected as open space

Nov. 10, 2021 23:49 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona conservation group says an additional 1,850 acres (749 hectares) of a cattle ranch that is part of an important wildlife corridor in western Cochise County are now protected as open space. With the additional acreage, a total of 3,800...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 06, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 49, Glendale Independence 0 Apache Junction 41, Tempe 7 Avondale Westview 21, Glendale Copper Canyon 18 Basha 44, Mesa Mountain View 30 Boulder Creek 20, Valley...