Learn more about Sierra Vista’s citizens

Sierra Vista is a small town, but it is filled with people with interesting stories. And many of them find themselves featured in Vitality, a local women’s magazine published by the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review. The magazine is published quarterly and each issue is themed around Health, Home & Family, Women In Business, and the Holidays. In the latest … Read More

A voyage of discovery

Ever wondered what it would be like to live in the Southwest? Sierra Vista in Cochise County lies at the heart of a region steeped in southwestern history, but it’s not all about cowboys and gunslingers. Cochise County has much to offer, no matter your interests, and a new travel magazine will guide you through all that there is to … Read More

Arizona named top 10 state in moving study

Arizona has been named as one of the top places in 2016 to attract people moving from other states. In it annual survey, United Van Lines rated the Grand Canyon state as the 10th most popular for those looking to find a new home. A growing number of retirees are choosing to move to a new location to enjoy their … Read More

Taking care of veterans

By Amanda Baillie – Published in the Sierra Vista Herald Having a song stuck in your head is just a temporary annoyance for most people. But for Wayne Dubois it led to the start of a new organization helping veterans in need. He thinks the reason he founded Heroes Healing Heroes is “cheesy”, but it’s already seeing worthy results. “I … Read More

Easily find the best businesses in Sierra Vista

When you retire to a new community, how do you know where to go for services, shopping, eating out, and recreational activities? Thanks to an annual publication by the Sierra Vista Herald, it is easy to seek out the best that Sierra Vista has to offer. In 2015 the newspaper launched its Best of the Vista contest, where local residents … Read More

Cost of living decreases

The cost of living in Cochise County, Arizona, was lower in three key areas in the third quarter of 2016, compared to the national average. According to the Cost of Living Index (COLI), published by the Council for Community and Economic Research in Arlington, VA, housing, healthcare and miscellaneous goods and services were more affordable than many other parts of … Read More

How to thrive in Sierra Vista

By Amanda Baillie Val Weller wants her community to thrive. It’s an obvious mission for someone in the healthcare business, and it’s also why Canyon Vista Medical Center chose it as the name for its outreach center. Formerly The Wellness Depot, the new title marks a fresh start for the facility, which first opened its doors at The Mall at … Read More

Businesses meet all needs

By Amanda Baillie With a population of just under 45,000, Sierra Vista is blessed to have an active and varied business community to meet all needs. Key industries include defense, healthcare, education, tourism, and retail. Fort Huachuca, which is annexed to the City of Sierra Vista, is home to many of the world’s largest civilian defense contractors and employs nearly … Read More

Stay connected in Sierra Vista

By Amanda Baillie Sierra Vista is easily accessible, thanks to its close proximity to Interstate 10, commercial and passenger railway links, a municipal airport, residential bus service and a bypass system. The average commute time is just 16 minutes. Sierra Vista Municipal Airport is conveniently located on the outskirts of the city and shares the runways of Fort Huachuca’s Libby … Read More

“The Town Too Tough To Die”

Have you seen the movie Tombstone? If you have ever dreamed of walking in the footsteps of real life legends Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, then living in Sierra Vista, AZ, provides you with ample opportunity to do so. Located just 16 miles from Sierra Vista, Tombstone draws visitors from around the world. Known as “The Town Too Tough To … Read More