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Fort Huachuca Safe Ride Program

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Mutual Respect

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Ten Things You Shouldn't Do While Camping

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Ten Terrible Lawn Decorations

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Johnny T's Subway Tips

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SR 77 Construction north of Tucson June 26 – July 5

SR 77 Construction north of Tucson June 26 – July 5 Motorists traveling on State Route 77 (Oracle Road), north of Oro Valley to Catalina, should be aware of the following traffic restrictions as the Arizona Department of Transportation has detoured traffic onto northbound SR 77 through summer 2015. The work is part of a project to widen the roadway between Tangerine Road and the Pinal County line. Construction crews will not be working Thursday night, July 2, through Sunday, July 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Construction Activities Northbound SR 77 will be reduced to one lane overnight Sunday, June 28, through Wednesday, July 1, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Lupine Place to Eagle Crest Ranch Boulevard for paving. Eagle Crest Ranch Boulevard at SR 77 will be closed from 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, for paving. Traffic will be detoured to Pinto Lane and Saddlebrook Boulevard. Grading work will continue at the driveways along SR 77 betwee…

ADOT completes widening of another US 93 section

ADOT completes widening of another US 93 section Three-mile long segment north of Wikieup improved to a four-lane divided highway PHOENIX — For the past two decades, the Arizona Department of Transportation has made the US 93 corridor a priority, by methodically turning what was once a two-lane rural roadway into a modern four-lane divided highway along the primary travel route for Phoenix motorists headed to Las Vegas and a vital corridor for trade and commerce. This past weekend, ADOT completed another widened section of US 93, approximately 20 miles north of Wikieup and moved one step closer to the agency’s ultimate goal of transforming the entire 200-mile stretch from Wickenburg to the Hoover Dam bypass bridge into a modern, four-lane divided highway. The completed $20 million project widened the three-mile-long Antelope Wash segment of US 93 (mileposts 101-104), which included building two new southbound lanes and reconstructing the two northbound lanes to tie into the new roa…

Walter Reed: Road To Recovery

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The Most Dangerous Sport

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10 Reasons Why Time Travel is No Good

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Job Interview Tips

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Restaurant Etiquette

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Movie Theater Etiquette

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Airplane Etiquette

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Bisbee Animal Shelter

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The Navy's Indoor Ocean

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Adaptive Warrior Show - June 22, 2015

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Air Force Report: Partnership With Turkey

Pacific News Break for June 26, 2015

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F-16 crash in Arizona

Desert Radio AZ: Sierra Vista City Page

Fort Huachuca School immunizations

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Overnight paving work on SR 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley this weekend

Overnight paving work on SR 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley this weekend Drivers can expect delays of up to 15 minutes during work hours
Overnight paving work has been scheduled on State Route 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley this weekend starting Friday night, June 26 through Sunday, June 28, weather permitting. Work will take place on the south end of the project at the new Deep Well Ranch Road roundabout.
Motorists traveling on SR 89 between 4 p.m. and 5 a.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 (no impacts on Friday night) should allow extra travel time through the work zone. A detour will be in place redirecting traffic in both directions onto the new Deep Well Ranch Road to Ruger Road.
Delays of up to 15 minutes at a time are expected. Flaggers and law enforcement will be present to guide motorists through the detour safely.
Upon completion of the $17 million project, ADOT will expand the two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided highway along a five-mile segment of SR …

UPDATE: Paving operations underway on Chino Road in Douglas

UPDATE: Paving operations underway on Chino Road in Douglas Paving operations began this week on Chino Road in Douglas and are expected to continue daily from Thursday, June 25 until Thursday, July 2.
No paving is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, but operations are expected to continue through the weekend following earlier delays.
The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions and other factors such as equipment failure.
Paving began Tuesday, June 23 on the north end of the project area – approximately 2,000 feet north of the intersection of Chino Road and Ninth Street – and is scheduled to continue daily from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. including Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.
Crews are expected to work until noon on Thursday, July 2, when the Arizona Department of Transportation will stop all work affecting traffic through the July 4 weekend.
During paving activities north of Ninth Street and south of Third Street – where a new alignment of Chino Road has been constructed …

Utility work scheduled for early Saturday morning on Interstate 8

UPDATE: Paving operations underway on Chino Road in Douglas Paving operations began this week on Chino Road in Douglas and are expected to continue daily from Thursday, June 25 until Thursday, July 2.
No paving is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, but operations are expected to continue through the weekend following earlier delays.
The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions and other factors such as equipment failure.
Paving began Tuesday, June 23 on the north end of the project area – approximately 2,000 feet north of the intersection of Chino Road and Ninth Street – and is scheduled to continue daily from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. including Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.
Crews are expected to work until noon on Thursday, July 2, when the Arizona Department of Transportation will stop all work affecting traffic through the July 4 weekend.
During paving activities north of Ninth Street and south of Third Street – where a new alignment of Chino Road has been constructed …

UPDATE: Widening project on US 93 north of Wickenburg will affect traffic next week

UPDATE: Widening project on US 93 north of Wickenburg will affect traffic next weekDelays of up to 15 minutes are expected during work hours
For the past several months, a five-mile widening project on US 93 approximately three miles north of Wickenburg has been under way. Next week, beginning on Tuesday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 1, crews will be working on the existing roadway of US 93 at both ends of the project (mileposts 185 and 190) which will require a single lane restriction between 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Delays of up to 15 minutes are expected. US 93 runs north and south, not east and west as previously mentioned.
Crews will place temporary concrete barrier, shift the traffic lanes and restripe the roadway so they can continue the widening project. Drivers will be in this temporary configuration for the next three months. An 11-foot width restriction will be in place during that time.
The work zone will be clearly marked by temporary barricades and signage. ADOT advises drivers …

Bisbee Muheim Heritage House

Bisbee Muheim Heritage House The Muheim Heritage House Museum, a registered national historic site, was built by Joseph and Carmelita Muheim beginning in 1898 with completion in 1915. Located at 207 Youngblood Hill, the restored home is an example of late 19th century architecture. Visitors can take a guided tour through the restored interior with its period furnishings. This pioneer home, situated on a hill, offers a panoramic view of Old Bisbee. The museum is open daily 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment. Admission is $4. 
For more information, call 520.432.7698.

Assist with theater productions

Assist with theater productions The Illegitimate Theater Company is seeking people who are interested in any or all aspects of little theater productions. They include acting, directing, stage management, makeup, lighting, sound, ushering, taking tickets at the door and more. 
If interested, call 520.249.0296 or 520.515.3721.

Enjoy bingo twice a week

Enjoy bingo twice a week The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 holds bingo at 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Monday at 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Bingo is open to the public.
For more information, call 520.458.9972.

AHS launches Project Active Duty

AHS launches Project Active Duty Project Active Duty was launched as a way for the Arizona Humane Society to give back to Service members, realizing that many of them are pet-owners. This program is for military who have no one available to help care for their pets, and who are leaving the state for training or heading oversees for a tour of duty. They can entrust their pets with AHS while away, and pets are placed in foster homes. There is no cost to participate. 
To learn more, contact AHS’ Alternative Placement Department, 602.997.7585 Ext. 2156 or alternativeplacement@azhumane.org.

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab tours offered

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab tours offered Take a 90-minute tour to learn how engineering and optical technology melds with manufacturing techniques to produce the giant (8.4 meters/27 foot) telescope mirrors in the world. Visitors will see the technology and processes involved in making the next generation of telescopes that will explore deep into outer space and produce scientific research.
Tours occur daily; visit www.mirrorlab.tix.com to purchase tour tickets. Admission is $15 for adults, $8 for students 7 – 22. Contact 520.626.8792 for details or www.mirrorlab.as.arizona.edu.

Vacation Bible School announced

Vacation Bible School announced “Destination Paradise” is the theme of Vacation Bible School for youth 4 to 12 which will meet 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 12 through 17 at Sierra Vista 7th Day Adventist Church, 777 SR 92.
For information, call 520.378.2539 or 520.508.3591

Telescope clinic offered

Telescope clinic offered
The Huachuca Astronomy Club will hold a free telescope clinic at 7 p.m. at their July 3 meeting in the community room of the Student Union Building at Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista. Bring your telescope for help with set-up, alignment, maintenance, and operation. Several experienced astronomers will be on hand to help and answer your questions.

Bisbee Corral of Westerners holds meeting

Bisbee Corral of Westerners holds meeting
Learn about “The Coronado Expedition: Arizona and Sonora in 1540” at the Bisbee Corral of the Westerners at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bisbee Senior Center, 300 Collins Rd., Bisbee (off Naco Highway near Safeway). The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 520.432.8350 or doug@doughocking.com.

Sunday afternoon program at Carr House

Sunday afternoon program at Carr House Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Carr House. Guest speaker Ed Riggs will talk about "Madams and Murders outside the Gate,” a look at some of the first settlers in Cochise County. Presentations are free, but donations are appreciated. 
For more information, contact 520.417.6960 or www.huachucamountains.org.

Visit Tombstone at Twilight

Visit Tombstone at Twilight Tombstone at Twilight is set for its Salute to the Military Saturday. Visit Congresswoman Martha McSally at opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. at the Visitor Center on the corner of Allen and 4th Streets. She will sing the national anthem and recognize guests from the military. She will be available for photos after the ceremonies.
Stores will be open late for shopping and there will be entertainment for visitors.

Learn more about Buffalo Soldiers

Learn more about Buffalo Soldiers The Sierra Vista Historical Society is sponsoring “Buffalo Soldiers on the Trail” with William O’Brien at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Henry Hauser F. Museum in the Ethel Berger Center at 2930 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista. Explore the historic role of black Soldiers, both men and women, and the formation of the Buffalo Soldier troops at Fort Huachuca. This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 520.439.2309.

Adopt a greyhound

Adopt a greyhound AZgreyhounds of Sierra Vista will conduct a Greyhound Adoption Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at C-A-L Ranch Store, 673 N. SR 90. The program is also in need of temporary home for these dogs.
For more information, call 520.378.1763.

Ha:San Bak Saguaro Harvest Celebration at Colossal Cave

Ha:San Bak Saguaro Harvest Celebration at Colossal Cave Colossal Cave Mountain Park's saguaro fruit harvest celebration on Saturday includes an O'odham blessing, presentations, harvesting of the fruit and saguaro syrup-making demonstrations. Learn its legends, lore and natural history. The celebration starts at 10 a.m. with presenters, planting your own saguaro seed, hands-on activities and hiking the archaeology trail. Visitors can also watch a master flintknapper and make an arrowhead for a small fee. Food tastings and entertainment will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cost is $5 per car, up to six people.
For more information, contact 520.647.7121 or www.colossalcave.org.

Tucson Home, Garden Show underway

Tucson Home, Garden Show underway
Discover the latest in home improvement, decorating, design, landscaping and more today through Sunday at the Tucson Convention Center, Congress Ave. The Home & Garden Show features landscaping, contracting, design, entertainment, remodeling and “how to” demonstrations and seminars by experts in home remodeling, landscaping, cooking and more. Visit the Home Show’s website for directions, parking, hours and admission costs atwww.sahbahomeshow.com.

Join Police Department Citizens Academy

Join Police Department Citizens Academy The next Sierra Vista Police Department Citizens Police Academy is scheduled to begin Aug. 5. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., for 12 consecutive weeks in the Police Department Auditorium, 1011 N. Coronado Dr., Sierra Vista. Students will be involved with activities including hands-on simulated weapons training, evidence processing and participating in a ride-along with an on-duty police officer. Academy graduates will have an understanding and an “insider’s” view of Sierra Vista law enforcement operations. There is no cost to the public. Snacks and refreshments are provided.
For more information or to obtain an application packet, go to www.sierravistaaz.gov/pd. Application deadline is today.

Scholarships available for classes at Cochise College

Scholarships available for classes at Cochise College Scholarships are now available for participants in the upcoming Non-Profit Management Certificate Program offered through Cochise College’s Center for Lifelong Learning. The program teaches the skills and strategies individuals need to become an integral part of an organization. Participants in this non-credit program are awarded 1.4 CEUs (continuing education units) per class or 5.6 CEUs for completing all four courses.  To apply for a scholarship to attend a course or the entire program, visit www.cochise.edu/cll and submit the application by July 6. Recipients will be announced July 8.
For more information or to register and apply for the scholarship, visit www.cochise.edu/cll, call 520.515.5492 or email training@cochise.edu.

DoD News: Mission Transition Helps Vets Find Jobs

Air Force Pads - C-5 Galaxy

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Missing for 63 years, finally a goodbye

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Passing Time

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Desert Radio AZ now available on TUNEIN apps!

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Trucks, Tractors and Ground Vehicles for GSA Auctions. information update!

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Trucks, Tractors and Ground Vehicles for GSA Auctions. information updated!

2004 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 4WD 06/18/2015 06:22 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $75    STATE: NE    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 06-30-2015 04:22 PM CT.
  (1433AX-5104-0001) (GI430376) PICKUP, EXT CAB, 4x4, 1 TON, GVWR:12000, 6.1L 8 cyl gas, 4-SP AT, AC PS PB, w/CHASSIS MOUNTED UTILITY BODY (BATTERY MAY NEED TO BE RECHARGED OR REPLACED) 1 EA 1433AX51040001

Trucks, Tractors and Ground Vehicles for GSA Auctions. information updated!

Sidewalk project along SR 90 in Huachuca City set to begin late June

Sidewalk project along SR 90 in Huachuca City set to begin late June
The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin construction on a project to add concrete sidewalks along State Route 90 in Huachuca City in late June.


The $343,000 federally funded project will add sidewalks along the east side of SR 90 between School Drive and Patton Street, as well as on School Drive between SR 90 and Gila Street.


Construction activities are scheduled to begin June 26 with clearing of vegetation in the project area, followed by demolition and removal of the existing curb and gutter. The new sidewalks, including new curb and gutter in selected areas, will meet requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will include concrete entrances at driveways in the project area.


Other improvements will include:


Landscaping featuring gold-colored decomposed granite adjacent to the sidewalkIrrigation sleeves beneath the sidewalksA pedestrian rest area with seatingTrash receptaclesDrainage improvement…

Trailers, Tractors and Manuf. Housing for GSA Auctions

Trailers, Tractors and Manuf. Housing for GSA Auctions
TRAILER MOUNTED GENERATOR 06/19/2015 09:03 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: SC    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 06-26-2015 07:03 PM CT. 1 Lot estimated to consist of a generator/trailer set, SF120# 1243N715104SC09, AG0001626405, AG0001544619 Lot#974, Condition: Unknown, Repairs may be required. Bidders are urged to inspect property prior to bidding. Other deficiencies may exist that are not listed in the item description. The absence of any deficiencies does not mean that none exist. 1243N75104SC09 2008 TL INDUSTRIES SPF1134 PARK MODEL 06/19/2015 08:50 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $100    STATE: AL    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 06-26-2015 06:50 PM CT.
  2008 TL INDUSTRIES SPF1134 park model, bar code: 1651794, vehicle length: 38 feet, axles: 3, bedrooms: 2, bathrooms: 1, wind zone: 3, internal damage: furniture, and fire extinguisher missing, dirty stove and fridge, external damage: dirty vinyl. Repairs may be required. ****Due to hom…

GSA Auctions Trailers, Tractors and Manuf. Housing Update

GSA Auctions Trailers, Tractors and Manuf. Housing Update
TRAILER MOUNTED GENERATOR 06/19/2015 09:03 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $25    STATE: SC    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 06-26-2015 07:03 PM CT. 1 Lot estimated to consist of a generator/trailer set, SF120# 1243N715104SC09, AG0001626405, AG0001544619 Lot#974, Condition: Unknown, Repairs may be required. Bidders are urged to inspect property prior to bidding. Other deficiencies may exist that are not listed in the item description. The absence of any deficiencies does not mean that none exist. 1243N75104SC09 2008 TL INDUSTRIES SPF1134 PARK MODEL 06/19/2015 08:50 PM EDT
CURRENT BID: $100    STATE: AL    NO. OF BIDDERS: 0     CLOSE TIME: 06-26-2015 06:50 PM CT.
  2008 TL INDUSTRIES SPF1134 park model, bar code: 1651794, vehicle length: 38 feet, axles: 3, bedrooms: 2, bathrooms: 1, wind zone: 3, internal damage: furniture, and fire extinguisher missing, dirty stove and fridge, external damage: dirty vinyl. Repairs may be required. ****Due to …