The black bear was found between Buffalo Soldier Trail and Seventh Street. The Sierra Vista area has had increased bear activity since the 2011 Monument Fire made it harder for them to find food, officials say.
A bear that had climbed a tree in Sierra Vista was captured and relocated Friday, state officials say.
A black bear that had climbed into a tree in Sierra Vista was successfully captured and relocated Friday, state officials say.
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court on Monday rebuffed a bid by Tombstone to make immediate repairs to its Huachuca Mountain water supply, which was damaged in the wake of last year's Monument Fire.
Bears lost so much vital habitat to forest fires in the Huachuca Mountains that some of them now forage for food in nearby Sierra Vista — prompting a hunt to thin their numbers and protect people.
Miller Canyon homeowner Ron Morales had to use a tractor to fix this road that was washed out during flooding Monday evening. "The rain was coming down in sheets," said Paul Cimino of the Sierra Vista Fire Department.
Knowing that major rainfall was in the wind, Miller Canyon homeowners had their sandbags up and ready for the flooding.
Cochise County workers using heavy equipment are busy repairing damage from Monday's storm, including this washed-out area on Stoneridge Road in the area severely burned in last year's Monument Fire.
A major monsoon storm walloped Sierra Vista and other Cochise County areas Monday evening - sweeping two people away in a wall of water and leaving some roads and washes flooded early Tuesday.
The walls of the chapel, its 75-foot Celtic cross and 31-foot-tall statue of the Virgin Mary were still standing after the Monument Fire swept through.
Many people have watched Donna Ramaeker work in recent weeks, as she quietly resurrected the mural she painted on the wall inside the chapel at Our Lady of the Sierras Shrine more than a decade ago.
Smoke rises from a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest near Payson. On Saturday, the fire had grown to more than three square miles and was moving toward a wilderness area. No cause had been determined.
Southern Arizona's costliest fires of 2011 were both human-caused, and both started in border areas known for drug- and human-smuggling.
Southern Arizona’s costliest fires of 2011 were both human-caused and started in border areas known for drug and human smuggling.
Last July, homeowner Mary Means took a rest on sandbags placed to protect her home in Sierra Vista from flooding.
The flooding danger from wildfires lasts years and sometimes decades. Geologists and hydrologists who gathered at Biosphere 2 last week urged new strategies for anticipating damage from such floods, and better ways of measuring changes in watersheds and preparing strategies for lessening the…
The worst days of the devastating wildfire that burned homes and businesses around Sierra Vista in June, 2011.
Our spring bloom on the desert was a monumental floral flop -
but a brilliant summer species is doing its blooming best to erase
that bad memory.
At least four homes were severely damaged by flooding Sunday
afternoon in the Miller Canyon area.
Authorities lifted an evacuation order for an estimated 200 to
300 homes near the Monument Fire burning south of Sierra Vista.