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Sign up now for spring classes

Registration for the Spring 2023 semester at Cochise College has begun. Students can now sign up for classes online via MyCochise or in person at any campus or center. Find out what courses are offered this spring by viewing the schedule of classes. Spring semester classes begin on Jan. 17. Important dates and deadlines can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Sierra Vista Mayor-elect fulfills lifelong dream

How many of us can say that our childhood dream came true? Well, Clea McCaa can. He now takes the helm as Sierra Vista’s new mayor-elect. While accomplishing his goal of being mayor of the hummingbird capital of Arizona, McCaa also made history as the city’s first Black mayor. In the city’s 66-year history, all the mayors have been white and only two have been women.

Ike Clanton – The Tombstone Instigator

Ike Clanton was a legendary figure of the Wild West. He was known throughout the region for his involvement in the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. This infamous event has been immortalized in popular culture and remains a source of fascination to this day. In this...

Chattanooga Man Arrested in Arizona, Allegedly Caught in the Act of Human Trafficking

A resident of Chattanooga was arrested in Arizona for numerous criminal charges, including Flight from Pursuing Law Enforcement Officers across three agencies. Cochise County Sheriff’s Office Deputies recently assisted Customs and Border Protection’s U.S. Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations, Bisbee Police Department, and Sierra Vista Police Department with detaining and arresting Jonathan Garcia Hernandez, 19.

Will Arizona Officials Face Charges For Vote Certification Delay?

Under a court order, officials in Republican-controlled Cochise County, Ariz., finally certified their local midterm elections results after they missed the state's legal deadline and put more than 47,000 people's votes at risk. A bipartisan pair of former officials in the state are calling for the two members who initially voted against certification to be criminally investigated.

UPDATE: Highway 90 reopens in Benson after incident at truck stop

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An incident at a truck stop near Benson caused portions of Highway 90 to be closed late Sunday, Dec. 4. The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said Highway 90 was closed at Interstate 10 as of 9 p.m. and the truck stop had been evacuated.

Calls made to prosecute Arizona officials who refused to certify election

The Republican Cochise County supervisors who refused to certify the election results should be investigated and criminally prosecuted, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a letter to state and county attorneys. Without repercussions, Hobbs wrote to Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Cochise County Attorney Brian McIntyre, the decision of supervisors Tom Crosby and Peggy […] The post Calls made to prosecute Arizona officials who refused to certify election appeared first on Arkansas Advocate.

Cochise Supervisors referred for potential criminal offenses; Twitter suspends Kanye West after Chris Paul tweet; Hobbs housing plan praised

A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history. Cochise County Supervisors Tom Crosby and Peggy Judd have been referred for potential criminal and civil offenses to Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Twitter has suspended Kanye West’s account after his tweet Thursday that...

Cochise College recognized as Most Engaged for student voting

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge has recognized Cochise College as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting. The organization acknowledges colleges and universities for increasing student voter participation and highlights the college’s efforts in nonpartisan engagement. Cochise College joins a group of 394 colleges...

Arizona Counties Begin Automatic Recount of General Election Races

The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office successfully conducted the required Logic and Accuracy testing of the Cochise County Elections Department central tabulation equipment today. Testing was mandated prior to starting the recount of the General Election by a court order issued yesterday in Maricopa County Superior Court after being filed by the Secretary of State.

Pav on Juice: Making of a Winery, Vol. VII

This time of year – harvest season – is imbued with reflection for the team at Los Milics Vineyards. Each vintage brings a new story and perspective. Precipitation coupled with harvest is not something desirable, but for better or for worse, part of the winemaking milieu here in Arizona. (Thanks for nothing, monsoons!) We had a very wet August both in Sonoita and at Jenny’s Vineyard located in Elfrida, and were forced to make picking decisions based on getting fruit under the roof before more rain came. In other words, the picking window closed into a two-week period. Fast and furious.

Rainy weekend ahead

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — It's a rainy day for southern Arizona! We saw lots of rain drizzle throughout the day today. The rain will continue throughout the next day, eventually fizzling out by Monday. The temperatures in Tucson will be in the 60s and dipping into the 40s and 30s at night.

Protesters Slow Container Wall Construction

As of Dec. 7, 466 shipping containers, ordered by AZ Gov. Doug Ducey, have been stacked on the border in Cochise County to fill in gaps along the border that were left when Biden halted Trump’s Border Wall. This wall is heading west across the San Raphael Valley towards Santa Cruz County. If the construction crosses the County line, SCC Sheriff David Hathaway vowed last week to arrest the crew working on it for “illegal dumping.” In contrast to Hathaway, Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels supports construction of the container wall. “It will deter crime and stop criminal behavior,” he said recently.