Friday Focus Morning Show – January 26

Is Huachuca City beginning a new, prosperous era now that former mayor George Nerhan has been ordered to clean up his blighted properties? Are the outstanding sewer bills in Bisbee getting paid? Is their public apathy over elections and community involvement? And should the state legislature be allowed to choose candidates for the U.S. Senate? We discussed these topics during our first hour this week.

First Hour – Community News

A major initiative has been launched to create a healthier community. Cochise County Health & Social Services Director Carrie Langley, and Prevention Services Director Judy Gilligan, joined us to talk about Healthy Cochise and the Community Health Improvement Plan. Learn how you can get involved.

Second Hour – Community Health

In our third hour we were joined by Anne Walker and Marcy Werne of Via Elegante Assisted Living in Sierra Vista. Find out about what the facility offers, and when you should start thinking about assisted living for loved ones.

Third Hour – Via Elegante

Friday Focus Morning Show – Jan 19, 2018

Businesses are being invited to apply to get help through a technical assistance grant being managed by the City of Sierra Vista and economic development group Sun Corridor. The city’s economic development manager Tony Boone and Sun Corridor VP Michael Guymon joined us to talk about the grant and how it will help boost the local economy.

Second Hour – Economic Development

Should Tasers be allowed on college campuses? Is Cochise County prepared for a major disaster? Can Martha McSally win a seat in the U.S. Senate? And should pets be banned from restaurants and grocery stores if they are not legitimate service animals? These were just some of the subjects we discussed in the first hour.

First Hour – Community News

Flu season is taking its toll on local health services. What can you do to prevent the flu and what should you do if you get it? Canyon Vista Medical Center registered nurses Aimee Blum and Debra Meyer dropped by the studio to talk about this topical issue. And Dr. Sidney Semrad talked to us about cervical health awareness month.

Third Hour – Canyon Vista Medical Center

Friday Focus Morning Show – January 12, 2018

We’ve got some new businesses coming to Sierra Vista! Find out who will be opening their doors by listening to our interview with Matt McLachlan, Community Development Director with the City of Sierra Vista. He also talked about West End development, the possibility of a new ordinance allowing people to keep chickens and ducks, the annexation of Fry Town, and much more.

Second Hour – Community Development

In our first hour Pat and Amanda touched on the tragic student suicide at Coronado Elementary School, the latest news on Villages at Vigneto, the effort to bring more Customs & Border Patrol agents to Southern Arizona, and the news that Bisbee has been named a top global destination for 2018.

First Hour – Community News

Cochise College sponsored our third hour and talked about two new courses coming up – Agronomy, and Residential Construction Technology. We were joined by Dr. Cline Namuo, Dean of Business and Technology, Dr. Paul Sebesta, Agriculture Instructor, and Doug Schlarbaum, who will teach the construction students.

Third Hour – Cochise College

Friday Focus Morning Show – January 5, 2018

Our first guest of 2018 was Mayor Rick Mueller, who talked about a wide range of subjects. Topics covered included roads, economic development, Fort Huachuca, tourism, the West End, budget issues, and much more, including his decision to run for Mayor again. You can hear Mayor Mueller’s interview in our second hour, and about half way into our third hour, which also included community events. Our 3rd hour is sponsored by SSVEC.

Second Hour – Mayor Rick Mueller

Third Hour – Mayor Rick Mueller/Community Events

Community news was discussed in hour one with Eric Petermann, former Herald/Review reporter and now the public relations manager for SSVEC. We talked about the ongoing population decline, the elimination of primary elections by the City of Sierra Vista, the minimum wage rise, and the appointment of a new Development Services director at Cochise County.

First Hour – Community News