Sierra Vista, Arizona

What is Sierra Vista, Arizona known for?


nature education

at Veterans' Park, as well as many activities at the Sierra Vista Public Library such as a film series, lectures, readings, and other programs for children and adults. Pictographs created by Native Americans can be found in certain areas of the Huachuca Mountains. The Gray Hawk Nature Center offering nature education programs and housing live reptile and invertebrate exhibits is located nearby on the San Pedro River. Media Sierra Vista is served by the ''Sierra Vista Herald'' since 1955. Television station KWBA-TV, channel 58, is licensed to Sierra Vista and serves the Tucson Sierra Vista market. FCC Record for KWBA-TV The station has broadcast since 1996 and is an affiliate of The CW network. Radio station KZMK (K-101) serves as a Top 40 hits FM (FM broadcasting) radio station covering Sierra Vista and most of Cochise County. The station provides live broadcasts for significant events occurring in and around the city. K101 Radio station Sister radio station KTAN (1420 AM) broadcasts a News Talk Information format. Both stations are owned by CCR-Sierra Vista IV, LLC., which also owns nearby Bisbee, Arizona radio station KWCD (92.3 FM), which broadcasts a Country music format. Sports teams and events The Cochise County Cavaliers have combined with the Bisbee Ironmen, both former members of the Arizona Football League (AzFL), to form the Cochise County Ironmen. The Ironmen will begin their first season of play in the Copper Football League this season (2011). Healthcare The Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) and the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center (located on nearby Fort Huachuca) serve the community's health care needs. Medical personnel of all major specialties are available in the area. The SVRHC recently completed a new Ambulatory Surgery and Imaging Center on SR 90 (Arizona State Route 90). An agreement for long term operations of the Hospital was signed with RegionalCare Hospital Partners. As part of this agreement a new, technologically advanced state of the art hospital is being built with groundbreaking to take place in December and occupancy in mid 2015. New Hospital Construction; Sierra Vista Regional Health; August 15, 2013 The US Department of Veterans Affairs (United States Department of Veterans Affairs) opened a clinic in Sierra Vista to better serve the area's large retired military population. , a joint-use civil-military airport which shares facilities with '''Libby Army Airfield''', is located on Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), a city and U.S. Army installation in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona), Arizona, United States. The airport has three runways and one helipad. It is mostly used for military aviation for the surrounding military base. '''The Thomas Ranch''' is a family owned-and-operated cow calf operation. Starting back in 1902, 10 years prior to the Arizona Territory becoming the State of Arizona (Arizona), the name "The Thomas Ranch" was registered by Edward E. Thomas, in Bisbee, Arizona, which was incorporated some months earlier in January 1902. The ranch has been family owned and operated ever since. It is located in the foothills of the Mule Mountains, between the cities of Bisbee, Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), and Tombstone (Tombstone, Arizona), in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona). The current owners are Albert and Alice Thomas; Albert is Edward E. Thomas' grandson. *Safford (Safford, Arizona) *Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona)-Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) digital 23 (UHF (ultra high frequency)) Virtual (virtual channel): 4 (PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol)) other_chs K04QP-D Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) K20FO Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) K43CN Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) affiliations NBC '''KVOA''' is a full-service NBC-affiliated television station serving Tucson, Arizona. It broadcasts in digital (ATSC) on UHF (Ultra high frequency) channel 23 from its transmitter on Mount Bigelow, northeast of Tucson. Per FCC regulations, the station identifies itself on television tuners as channel 4 through PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol). KVOA has a low-power digital translator in Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) and analog translators in Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) Safford (Safford, Arizona) and Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona). The primary station and the Casas Adobes and Sierra Vista translators are owned by Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of the Evening Post Publishing Company of Charleston, South Carolina. airdate January 1, 1999 location Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Tucson, Arizona Lordsburg, New Mexico callsign_meaning The '''WB A'''rizona (after previous affiliation) In 1994, Jeff moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona, where he began working at Junk Bond Observatory in an asteroid hunting program. Quickly tiring of the tedious work, he began development of an automated observing and reduction system for this work. - valign top Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Ft Huachuca (Fort Huachuca) FHU president J.D. (James Dale) Rottweiler, Ph.D. city Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) & Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) state Arizona '''Cochise College''' is a two year college in Arizona. Founded in 1964, the school has campuses in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) and Douglas (Douglas, Arizona), and centers in Benson (Benson, Arizona), Willcox (Willcox, Arizona), Fort Huachuca, and Nogales (Nogales, Arizona).


92

ft , both south of the city limits. The city is accessible via Arizona State Routes 90 (Arizona State Route 90) and 92 (Arizona State Route 92). The San Pedro River (San Pedro River (Arizona)) flows just east of the city limits. thumb 300px right Geography surrounding Sierra Vista (File:Sierra vista map.jpg) Climate thumb 300px left Huachuca Mountains in the winter (File:Huachuca Mountains in the Winter2.jpg) Sierra Vista falls in the BSk (Cold, Semi-arid) region

into the possible causes of childhood leukemia. Transportation Sierra Vista is supported by a public mass transit system called Vista Transit. There are two highways (SR 90 (Arizona State Route 90) and SR 92 (Arizona State Route 92)) connecting Sierra Vista with neighboring communities. The city is also served by the Sierra Vista Municipal Airport (FHU) which is jointly operated by the U.S. Army as Libby Army Airfield. Currently there are no commercial flights arriving to or departing from FHU

. Major highways * 30px (Image:Arizona 90.svg) State Route 90 (Arizona State Route 90) * 30px (File:Arizona 92.svg) State Route 92 (Arizona State Route 92) Sister cities Sierra Vista established its Sister Cities program in 1989 with Resolution 2282 in order to promote a relationship with Radebeul, Germany on May 22, 1998 by Resolution 3956. Sierra Vista


excellent views

, a joint-use civil-military airport which shares facilities with '''Libby Army Airfield''', is located on Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), a city and U.S. Army installation in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona), Arizona, United States. The airport has three runways and one helipad. It is mostly used for military aviation for the surrounding military base. '''The Thomas Ranch''' is a family owned-and-operated cow calf operation. Starting back in 1902, 10 years prior to the Arizona Territory becoming the State of Arizona (Arizona), the name "The Thomas Ranch" was registered by Edward E. Thomas, in Bisbee, Arizona, which was incorporated some months earlier in January 1902. The ranch has been family owned and operated ever since. It is located in the foothills of the Mule Mountains, between the cities of Bisbee, Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), and Tombstone (Tombstone, Arizona), in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona). The current owners are Albert and Alice Thomas; Albert is Edward E. Thomas' grandson. *Safford (Safford, Arizona) *Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona)-Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) digital 23 (UHF (ultra high frequency)) Virtual (virtual channel): 4 (PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol)) other_chs K04QP-D Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) K20FO Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) K43CN Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) affiliations NBC '''KVOA''' is a full-service NBC-affiliated television station serving Tucson, Arizona. It broadcasts in digital (ATSC) on UHF (Ultra high frequency) channel 23 from its transmitter on Mount Bigelow, northeast of Tucson. Per FCC regulations, the station identifies itself on television tuners as channel 4 through PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol). KVOA has a low-power digital translator in Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) and analog translators in Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) Safford (Safford, Arizona) and Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona). The primary station and the Casas Adobes and Sierra Vista translators are owned by Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of the Evening Post Publishing Company of Charleston, South Carolina. airdate January 1, 1999 location Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Tucson, Arizona Lordsburg, New Mexico callsign_meaning The '''WB A'''rizona (after previous affiliation) In 1994, Jeff moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona, where he began working at Junk Bond Observatory in an asteroid hunting program. Quickly tiring of the tedious work, he began development of an automated observing and reduction system for this work. - valign top Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Ft Huachuca (Fort Huachuca) FHU president J.D. (James Dale) Rottweiler, Ph.D. city Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) & Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) state Arizona '''Cochise College''' is a two year college in Arizona. Founded in 1964, the school has campuses in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) and Douglas (Douglas, Arizona), and centers in Benson (Benson, Arizona), Willcox (Willcox, Arizona), Fort Huachuca, and Nogales (Nogales, Arizona).


research publications

For Economic Research - Publications The population at the 2010 census was 43,888, up from 37,775 at the 2000 census, for a growth rate of 16.2% over the decade. Sierra Vista is the 21st largest incorporated place in Arizona as of the 2010 census. Also indicated in the CER 2009 Economic Outlook publication, the Arizona DEC estimates the Sierra Vista Area population is approximately 75,000, which includes outlying areas of the Sierra Vista Southeast


film series

at Veterans' Park, as well as many activities at the Sierra Vista Public Library such as a film series, lectures, readings, and other programs for children and adults. Pictographs created by Native Americans can be found in certain areas of the Huachuca Mountains. The Gray Hawk Nature Center offering nature education programs and housing live reptile and invertebrate exhibits is located nearby on the San Pedro River. Media Sierra Vista is served


commercial cultural

post, is located in the northwest part of the city. Sierra Vista, which is Spanish for "Mountain Range View", is located southeast of Tucson (Tucson, Arizona) and serves as the main commercial, cultural, and recreational hub of Cochise County. History At the end of the Apache Wars, with the protection of Fort Huachuca and the completion of the Southern Pacific and El Paso & Southwestern (El Paso and Southwestern Railroad) railroads, the San


range view

post, is located in the northwest part of the city. Sierra Vista, which is Spanish for "Mountain Range View", is located , a joint-use civil-military airport which shares facilities with '''Libby Army Airfield''', is located on Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), a city and U.S. Army installation in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona), Arizona, United States. The airport has three runways and one helipad. It is mostly used for military aviation for the surrounding military base. '''The Thomas Ranch''' is a family owned-and-operated cow calf operation. Starting back in 1902, 10 years prior to the Arizona Territory becoming the State of Arizona (Arizona), the name "The Thomas Ranch" was registered by Edward E. Thomas, in Bisbee, Arizona, which was incorporated some months earlier in January 1902. The ranch has been family owned and operated ever since. It is located in the foothills of the Mule Mountains, between the cities of Bisbee, Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona), and Tombstone (Tombstone, Arizona), in Cochise County (Cochise County, Arizona). The current owners are Albert and Alice Thomas; Albert is Edward E. Thomas' grandson. *Safford (Safford, Arizona) *Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona)-Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) digital 23 (UHF (ultra high frequency)) Virtual (virtual channel): 4 (PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol)) other_chs K04QP-D Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) K20FO Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) K43CN Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) affiliations NBC '''KVOA''' is a full-service NBC-affiliated television station serving Tucson, Arizona. It broadcasts in digital (ATSC) on UHF (Ultra high frequency) channel 23 from its transmitter on Mount Bigelow, northeast of Tucson. Per FCC regulations, the station identifies itself on television tuners as channel 4 through PSIP (Program and System Information Protocol). KVOA has a low-power digital translator in Casas Adobes (Casas Adobes, Arizona) and analog translators in Duncan (Duncan, Arizona) Safford (Safford, Arizona) and Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona). The primary station and the Casas Adobes and Sierra Vista translators are owned by Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of the Evening Post Publishing Company of Charleston, South Carolina. airdate January 1, 1999 location Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Tucson, Arizona Lordsburg, New Mexico callsign_meaning The '''WB A'''rizona (after previous affiliation) In 1994, Jeff moved to Sierra Vista, Arizona, where he began working at Junk Bond Observatory in an asteroid hunting program. Quickly tiring of the tedious work, he began development of an automated observing and reduction system for this work. - valign top Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) Ft Huachuca (Fort Huachuca) FHU president J.D. (James Dale) Rottweiler, Ph.D. city Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) & Douglas (Douglas, Arizona) state Arizona '''Cochise College''' is a two year college in Arizona. Founded in 1964, the school has campuses in Sierra Vista (Sierra Vista, Arizona) and Douglas (Douglas, Arizona), and centers in Benson (Benson, Arizona), Willcox (Willcox, Arizona), Fort Huachuca, and Nogales (Nogales, Arizona).


art discovery

in the spring, Independence Day celebration, the Southwest Wings Festival in August for bird watching enthusiasts, and Arizona's longest-running holiday parade in December. During the winter months, the Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra presents three concerts of classical and popular music, including pre-concert seminars, and puts on special fund raising events. Throughout the year, the Art Discovery Series presents plays, concerts, and musicals, and in the summer, there are regular band concerts


offering+nature

at Veterans' Park, as well as many activities at the Sierra Vista Public Library such as a film series, lectures, readings, and other programs for children and adults. Pictographs created by Native Americans can be found in certain areas of the Huachuca Mountains. The Gray Hawk Nature Center offering nature education programs and housing live reptile and invertebrate exhibits is located nearby on the San Pedro River. Media Sierra Vista is served


basketball association

2009-06-29 Notable residents * Don Frye, mixed martial arts fighter, UFC 8 and Ultimate Ultimate 2 (Ultimate Ultimate 1996) champion * Nicole Powell, basketball player in the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) team New York Liberty * Glenn Spencer, activist opposed to illegal immigration and operator of American Border Patrol Government The City of Sierra Vista is a council-manager municipality. The city council sets public

Service . Renzi claimed he introduced the measure to prevent the closing of the Fort and to promote its enlargement. Neither the fort nor the river is located in Renzi’s Congressional district. '''Nicole Kristen Powell''' (born June 22, 1982 in Sierra Vista, Arizona) is a basketball player who was a standout at Stanford University and now plays for the New York Liberty in the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association). She has also excelled on the Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball

Sierra Vista, Arizona

'''Sierra Vista''' is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census) the population of the city was 43,888. The city is part of the Sierra Vista-Douglas Micropolitan Area (Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ µSA), with a 2010 population of 131,346. Fort Huachuca, a U.S. Army post, is located in the northwest part of the city.

Sierra Vista, which is Spanish for "Mountain Range View", is located southeast of Tucson (Tucson, Arizona) and serves as the main commercial, cultural, and recreational hub of Cochise County.

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