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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Bisbee-Douglas International Airport Prepares for Building Renovations; Regular Board Meeting 1/25

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The Bisbee-Douglas International (BDI) Airport, located northwest of Douglas, will undergo significant renovations as no major structural enhancements have been made since its construction in the 1940s.

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously vote...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 Work Session: Cases, Hospital Surge, Updated Mask Guidance

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In a span of two weeks, Cochise County has reached a record number of COVID-19 cases with over 1,500 cases reported on week two of the new year. As the more contagious Omicron variant continues to spread in Arizona, Cochise County follows the state’s tren...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Introduces the Chiricahua National Park Act

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(Tucson, AZ) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick introduced the Chiricahua National Park Act, a bill that establishes the Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona as a National Park. Senator Kelly has championed a companion bill in the Senate. 

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Vacancy On the Tombstone Unified School District #01 Governing Board

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Cochise County School Superintendent, Jacqui Clay, has announced a vacancy on the Tombstone Governing Board effective January 13, 2022. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. To be eligible to hold a seat a person must; be a registered...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

COVID-19 Work Session: Rising Cases, Vaccine Side Effects Addressed, Updated Guidelines

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As the COVID-19 virus and new variant, Omicron, continue to spread nationwide, cases are quickly rising across the State and in Cochise County. Arizona continues to be in a public health state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and residents are e...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Contract Approval Advances Douglas Port of Entry Project; Regular Board Meeting 1/4

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On Tuesday, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors met for the first Regular Board Meeting of the new year to discuss and approve several agenda items. The Douglas Commercial Port of Entry Project inches forward as the Board unanimously approved a contra...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Cochise County Joins the Governor’s Arizona Drought Interagency Coordinating Group

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Cochise County is pleased to announce, two County employees will participate in the Arizona Department of Water Resources Governor's Arizona Drought Interagency Coordinating Group (ICG). As active members of the group, they will take part in disc...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Local Leaders Encourage Vaccinations in “Life’s Better Vaccinated” PSA

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Cochise Health Department Launches PSA and New Facebook Page

Today, Cochise Health and Social Services (CHSS) released a public service announcement titled, “Life’s Better Vaccinated,” featuring local Cochise County community leaders. CHSS and these commun...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Old Bisbee High School Redevelopment Project Advances

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Cochise County has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition, renovation, and redevelopment of the original Bisbee High School. After months of preparation, including a public neighborhood meeting about the future sale, renovation, and re...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

County Formalizes Port of Entry Partnership with City of Douglas; Regular Board Meeting 12/14

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County Formalizes Partnership with the City of Douglas In Advancing the Douglas Commercial Port of Entry

The Douglas Two-Port Solution project advances forward after receiving $400 million in Federal Government funding from the Infrastructure Investment an...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

All-County Hospitals: A Message to Our Cochise County Community

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It's been a long, difficult two years for everyone. We are tired, we are grieving those we've lost, and we are trying our best to continue forward. Our top priority is keeping YOU healthy and well, but we are currently challenged in providing the kind of ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

COVID-19 Work Session Update: Hospitals Overwhelmed, Rising Cases, New Variant

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As we continue into the third surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cochise County Public Health Department encourages citizens to protect themselves, their families, and communities by implementing and continuing the recommended safety precautions.&nbs...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

BOS Approve Redistricting Maps with No Changes: Regular Board Meeting, 11/30

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County Makes a Supplemental Payment Toward PSPRS Debt 

Today, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a payment of $285,929.56 to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) unfunded liability. 

Per the Cochise Coun...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Cochise County Attorney’s Office Earns Statewide Recognition for its GRACe Program

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The Innovative Program Reduces Recidivism, Provides Mental Health Assistance, and Saves the County $2 Million

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office has been recognized for the development of the GRACe Program (Giving Recovery a Chance), an alternat...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

RAC Recommends No Changes to District Boundaries To Move Forward for Board Approval

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Today, the Cochise County Redistricting Advisory Commission (RAC) met one final time to discuss and approve the recommendation of County district boundaries and precincts, to be put forward to the Board of Supervisors for approval. 

To recap, ever...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Superior Court Seeks Input on Superior Court and Justice Court Pro Tempores

Pursuant to Arizona Code of Judicial Administration and Administrative Order 2012-009, prior to annual reappointment of Pro Tempore judges, the Presiding Judge must seek input from judicial officers, attorneys and the public regarding the performance of e...

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