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Rebecca Tobey at Exposures Gallery

Sedona AZ–Next week, nationally renowned artist Rebecca Tobey will reveal her newest collection of extraordinary bronze and ceramic sculptures during a two-day show at Sedona’s Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art.   Gene and Rebecca Tobey at Exposures Gallery Known for her sculptures of abstracted animal forms, Rebecca will appear at the Arizona gallery on Friday, October 8th from... 

Sedona Approves Ten Year Deferral for New Sewer Connections

Sedona AZ–At their September 28, 2010 Council Meeting, Sedona City Council unanimously approved changes to the City Code which allows residential property owners who received notice of sewer availability after November 1, 2007 to defer connection to the system for up to 10 years.   The new ordinance will not be effective for 30 days.  During that time staff will finalize instructions for affected... 

Village Ace Hardware Donates Smoke Detectors

Sedona AZ – Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd through 9th, 2010. Ron Puchi, owner of Village Ace Hardware in the Village of Oak Creek, has donated smoke detectors and batteries to support the Sedona Fire District (SFD) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in promoting this year’s  Fire Prevention Week theme of  “Smoke Alarms:  A Sound You Can Live With!” Fire Prevention... 

Dear Editor: SFD Candidate Forum

On September 27th, I attended a Candidate Forum  for the SFD Governing Board election, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, where Mr.  Demme, in response to a written question dealing with his request for a forensic audit, stated that the regular yearly external audit presently done of the SFD, only consisted of the audit firm looking  at the financial statements prepared by staff,  reviewing... 

Kori and Rowe Finalists in Sedona Art Competition

Kori and Rowe proposal  Sedona AZ (September 30, 2010) – The City of Sedona Art in Public Places Committee unanimously approved its recommendation that the proposal by Kim Kori and Ken Rowe be selected as the finalist for the Arizona Centennial public art competition for State Route 179 roundabouts at the “Y” and Brewer Road. The City of Sedona Committee’s decision took into consideration... 

Children Paint Murals for Verde Valley Humane Society Animals

Joan Bourque (l) and Cyndi Castillo (r) painting and printing Verde Valley Humane Society’s mural Cottonwood AZ (September 30, 2010) -The monsoon season may be over, but it’s still raining cats and dogs at the new Verde Valley Humane Society building in Cottonwood. They’re all found on the shelter’s walls in the murals painted by the artists of Art For Kids and other young volunteers... 

Dear Editor: Fire Chief’s Chat in VOC

Last night, Fire District Chief Hazime hosted a “Chief’s Chat “at Station 3 in the VOC. That meeting was intended for the taxpayers to ask the Chief pertinent questions of interest that would help them understand what happens in the fire district and why. Instead, it was immediately taken over by the rantings and ravings of Mr. Lowell Johnson and his slate against the Chief and his staff. Their... 

Nancy Robb Dunst – Fiber Artist

Fiber Artist and writer, Nancy Robb Dunst Sedona AZ--As a child  artist, Nancy Robb Dunst was always designing clothes for her dolls and creating plays for them. At the age of twelve, Nancy took a  bed sheet  from home, dyed it black and created a dress, “…and to the horror of my teachers, I wore it to school, hanging threads and all!” laughs Ms. Dunst. As she grew older,... 

Stop Using Infant Sleep Positioners!

Baby Positioners Warning Washington DC–US safety officials urged parents to stop using sleep positioners that claim to keep sleeping babies from rolling onto their stomachs, warning that they can be deadly. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Food and Drug Adminstration warned parents and child care providers to stop using the mats with bolster pillows, saying they have received... 

Sedona Seeking Sustainability Commission Volunteers

Sedona AZ–The City of Sedona is seeking volunteers to serve on a newly established Sustainability Commission. The formation of this new commission emphasizes the City’s commitment to sustainability.  The commission will consist of seven members appointed by the City Council.  The commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Council and plays a key role in providing comments and... 
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