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Congressional candidate visits Douglas
Dr. Matt G. Heinz, who is currently is running for the Congressional District 2 seat, was in Douglas last week meeting with a group of local Democrats at their new office on G Ave.
New Cochise College transit system to start Aug. 20
A new Cochise College transit service will begin on Monday, August 20.
Transit system approved at Council meeting
The new transit system, tax levy and the elimination of the two hour parking were the main topics of the City Council meeting on August 8.
Tony Rose benefit golf tournament this Saturday
Friends and family of Tony Cortez Rose are continuing to support and fundraise for him. They will be holding a golf tournament on his behalf.
International exercise on the U.S./Mexico border
Law enforcement agencies from both the United States and Mexico took part in a training exercise in Douglas Aug. 10.
Couple wanted in Colorado may be in Douglas
The San Miguel Sheriff's Office, in Telluride, Colorado, is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of Mr. Ulises Omar Felix, 33, formerly of Norwood Colorado.
Bomb threat closes Douglas POE
Shortly after noon Thursday July 19 the Douglas Port of Entry was closed after an alleged bomb threat was made.
Shoplifting incident leads to felony charge
Fire in Bay Acres
Crews from the Sunnyside and Douglas Fire Departments responded to a trailer fire Saturday in Bay Acres.
Annual C.A.R.E. Fair Aug. 4
Douglas’ C.A.R.E Fair (Children Assistant and Resource Event) is marking its 10th anniversary.
Relay for Life Kickoff July 30
Relay for Life is more than a walk around a track. It is a combination of things that make this fun-filled, overnight event that mobilizes communities throughout the country & world to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones, commit to fight back through healthy lifestyle changes, and raise money for the fight against cancer. Participants come together as family, friends, neighbors, acquaintances, co-workers and complete strangers to comprise teams of 8 to 15 members to participate in the largest grassroots fundraising event in the nation.
Douglas Police arrest 2 more following DUI accident
Sgt. Jose Duarte of the Douglas Police Dept. announced last week two more people, both juveniles, have been arrested following a July 15 accident that sent several people to the hospital.
3 school board seats up for re-election
Three of the five seats on the Douglas School Board of Education will be up for re-election in November.
DFD’s new fire truck expected to arrive soon
The Douglas Fire Department’s new aerial ladder fire truck is expected to be here by the middle of August.
Toys delivered to TMC
Run/Walk benefit Saturday
The Class of 2012 would like to invite you to the Bulldog 6K Race/Walk for the Cure 8 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Airport Park.
City leaders focus on Douglas’ future
The goals and future plans for the City of Douglas were discussed at a Goals Study Session attended by various members of the city at a July 21 meeting held at the Douglas Visitors Center.
DUSD board agrees to raise school lunch prices
The Douglas School Board of Education reluctantly agreed at its board meeting July 24 to raise the school lunch fees for this year.
Chamber luncheon Thursday
Hermosillo man for arrested for pot smuggling
Democrats open local office
The Democrats are opening a local office at 1015 G. Avenue.
Property tax levy on agenda at tonight’s City Council meeting
The Douglas City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the City Hall council chambers.
Pima Heart opens in new location
Pima Heart proudly opened its newest office in Douglas June 5.
Job assistance continues at the Douglas Public Library
Minor injuries after forced airplane landing
Two occupants of a single-engine, personally-owned, airplane are safe after a forced landing in the mountains east of McNeal on Thursday, according to the Cochise County Sheriff’s office.
2 arrested in alleged smuggling cases
6500 without power Wednesday
Numerous lightning strikes as a result of Wednesday’s storm caused power to go out in Douglas Wednesday, August 8.
A bond that goes beyond football
In 1976 the Douglas Bulldogs had 49 total players on their football roster; 18 of those were key returning players.
Ortega addresses Douglas' future at Chamber luncheon
Mayor Danny Ortega Jr. was this month's guest speaker at the Chamber luncheon held Thursday, Aug. 2. While sharing his vision for Douglas with chamber members, Ortega spoke of the results of the previous goal-setting meeting of the city administration and staff that stressed the need to improve and expand the Port of Entry while presenting the possibility of a new, completely separate port dealing with commercial traffic.
Student saves another students’ life
Something he saw on television helped a Huber Middle School student save another student’s life the first day of school Aug. 2.
Swim, sink and read at the Douglas Library
Douglas public library ends summer reading program with two magnificent events.
Kramer redecorating Chamber
Susan Kramer, a long time Douglas resident, was appointed Douglas Chamber of Commerce President on May 3.
Border Taco opens in new location
Border Taco has moved to a newer, bigger location, in the plaza behind Carl’s Jr, in May. The restaurant has been in operation since May of 2003 and owned and operated by Ruth Durazo and her father Francisco Durazo both of Douglas.
La Cacahuata opens in Douglas
A new ice cream shop has come to Douglas, La Cacahuata opened on June 5, but they offer much more then just ice cream.
The Dawg Pound is now open for business
A new business has opened in old Sonic location; the “Dawg Pound” had their grand opening on Friday, August 3.
Community comes together to help Bulldog legend
A benefit was held for local legend who is battling cancer at Border Mart on Saturday, August 4.
CARE Fair a huge success
The 10th Annual Douglas CARE Fair took place Saturday, August 4 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park on Eighth Street.
Toy Drive shopping
Local car club elects new president
Douglas Street Rods held their first Rodder/Biker night July 13, with new President Danny Escarcega.
Douglas Mercado holds rocketry workshop
The Douglas Mercado hosted a rocket building workshop at the Castro park on Sunday June 24thth.
Copper Queen gets more space, more doctors
Copper Queen Medical Center in Douglas is close to completing Phase I of three phases to expand services to the Douglas community.
CQMA adds physicians to Douglas Rural Health Clinic
Pediatrician Rachel Martin-Camp, MD, and Family Physician Karam Makhni, MD, are joining Copper Queen Medical Associates and accepting new patients at the Douglas Rural Health Clinic beginning Wednesday, August 1, 2012.
Douglas Food Bank announces changes
Several Douglas residents spent this past Saturday learning proper CPR and First Aid techniques from Douglas Firefighters Jesse Munoz and Chris Escarcega.
Over 50 kids participate in vacation bible school
Douglas’ First Assembly of God Church held their annual vacation bible school July 16-20, with over 50 kids in attendance. The camp was held at the church on 13th Street.
Students invited to free orientation
Cochise College is hosting free new student orientation sessions prior to the upcoming fall semester. Students are invited to learn more about opportunities available on campus, as well as details regarding financial aid, degree planning and other important information needed to succeed while attending college.
Hoyack places second in essay contest
U of A, 4-H hold summer camp at DHS
The University of Arizona Transition to Teaching Program in collaboration with the Cochise County 4-H Youth Development program, held their summer camp last week.
Douglas High School graduate Katherine Decker was the recipient of the Jean Randle and Joann Morelock Memorial Scholarship presented annually by the Thunder Mountain Republican Women's Club in Sierra Vista to deserving high school graduating women from around the area. Decker is the recipient of the $500 scholarship which will go towards her first year at Cochise College in Douglas. “We are proud to present an award for another year to a deserving graduate of Douglas High School,” said Karla Rothrock, President of the Thunder Mountain Republican Women’s Club in Sierra Vista. Pictured above are, from left Catalina Decker, Katherine Decker, Pam Collins, TMRW Education Chair and Don Decker.
DUSD students return to school
Over 4,000 students in the Douglas Unified School District returned to class last week.
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