Cook a soufflé, play the piano, or go on an adventure!

By Amanda Baillie Have you always wanted to learn how to cook French cuisine, but never had the time? Did you buy a new computer but have no idea how to use it? Many of us have to wait until retirement before finding those extra hours to learn a new skill. And thanks to Sierra Vista’s Center for Lifelong Learning, the … Read More

Business community will welcome retirees

Published by the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review By Amanda Baillie A new effort launched by local businesses to attract retirees to Sierra Vista is starting to see success. In April, the Retire in Sierra Vista Program (RSVP) will welcome its first guests to the community. Launched late last year, RSVP is a privately funded endeavor to bring retirees to … Read More

Head for the sun-soaked hills!

By Amanda Baillie It’s a March Monday morning and the temperature is barely above freezing in Chicago. In sun soaked Sierra Vista, however, it’s the perfect day for a hike. With the thermometer hitting the high 60s to low 70s most days throughout March, it’s no wonder active retirees are heading for the trails. Instead of shoveling snow or staying … Read More

Local healthcare raising the bar

By Amanda Baillie When it comes to providing local healthcare there is only one direction in which regional service can go. “We’re raising the bar,” said Randy Anderson, CEO of Sierra Vista’s year-old, state-of-the-art hospital. The $100 million Canyon Vista Medical Center opened in April 2015 and is fast becoming the envy of communities across the nation. Serving a population … Read More