Friday Focus Morning Show – April 27, 2018

The teachers’ walkout and property taxes were just a couple of the topics covered this week by Pat Call and Eric Petermann. Find out what they had to say on these and other current issues.

First Hour – Community News

How is our local economy faring? Economist Robert Carreira joined Pat to talk about his latest updates for Sierra Vista and our prospects for the future.

Second Hour – Economic Outlook

The West End Fair is coming up soon. Find out more about this popular event and what will be on offer in Sierra Vista’s oldest neighborhood. And we invited Sierra Vista News Network to drop by the studio and tell us more about their mission.

Third Hour – West End / News Network

Friday Focus Morning Show – April 20, 2018

Is Sierra Vista’s economy still at rock bottom or we crawling our way out of the recession? Pat Call gives the highlights of the annual economic outlook luncheon. We also talked about Governor Ducey’s visit to Sierra Vista, the planned teachers’ strike, and the continuing budget woes in Bisbee.

First Hour – Community News

There are changes taking place at Cochise County, including in the Development Services Department. Its director, Dan Coxworth, joined us to talk about his vision for the department, the services being provided, and a proposal to allow recreational vehicles to become permanent dwellings.

Second Hour – Community Development

Are you registered as an organ donor? It’s easy to do and could help save multiple lives. Debbie Rocas, of Canyon Vista Medical Center, and Nico Santos, of Donor Network of Arizona, dropped by to tell us about the process and to explain some of misconceptions surrounding organ donation.

Third Hour – Canyon Vista Medical Center

Friday Focus Morning Show – April 13, 2018

Wildfire season is upon us! But do you know what to do to keep you, your family, and your property safe? Fry Fire District Chief Mark Savage dropped by the studio to talk about how to prepare for emergencies and where to get the right information.

Second Hour – Fry Fire Chief

Our community news and issues hour included discussions on the results of the chicken ordinance vote in Sierra Vista, the space problems facing the city’s animal shelter, the county’s plans to change its RV policies, and a proposed new law to bring in a legal age of marriage.

First Hour – Community news

Find out more about what’s going on at Cochise College, including its science department and a recent field trip, and an upcoming fundraiser for its scholarship program, involving food, wine, and horse racing.

Third Hour – Cochise College

Friday Focus Morning Show – April 6

There seems to be a lot happening on the economic development front in Sierra Vista. Find out what could be moving into the former KMart, and where a new family activities center may be going. We spoke to the City of Sierra Vista’s Economic Development Manager Tony Boone about the opportunities ahead.

Second Hour – Economic Development

In the first hour we were joined by regular guest Eric Petermann for discussions on border security, illegal dumping of trash, the benefits of a proposed mine, and a West End project being planned by Cochise College.

First Hour – Community news & issues

Find out about an upcoming production of Sherlock Holmes, from Tommy Kelley of Theatre on the Move, and learn more about how drones are helping to save taxpayer money at the County.

Third Hour – County Drones

Friday Focus Morning Show – March 30, 2018

Topics discussed this week included a continued discussion on gun control, job losses in Cochise County, and changes to the County’s free dump days program. We also talked to Tait Wilcox from the local contractors’ association about an upcoming jobs fair.

First Hour – Community news

Our second hour guests included Kelly Wright and Leslie Norton from the Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club, who talked about their fundraising golf tournament, and Beth Orozco and Jay Treiber of the Cochise Creative Writing Celebration, coming up April 13/14.

Second Hour – Community events

Via Elegante Assisted Living came to the studio in the third hour to talk about their business and preparing for the future.

Third Hour – Via Elegante