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Op-Ed on SB 1517 by Arizona Corporation Commissioner Paul Newman

Commissioner Paul Newman Sedona AZ (March 31 2011)–“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” I am writing to encourage state legislators to oppose SB1517, which would drastically change the process Arizona uses to plan and approve transmission lines that carry electricity.   The purpose of the bill is to help SunZia, a high-voltage power line that will likely carry wind power from central... 

Folksville USA Point Man Talks Trash

Sedona AZ (March 31 2011)–Based on Folksville USA efforts for the past two years, plus recent and more frequent articles, I believe Arizona may be waking up to the “Trashing of America” and how the “Broken Window Theory” applies to our highways and communities.   As a veteran and American who has and continues to fight to defend this country, I salute those who take the... 

Sedona Fire Responds to 39 Weekend Calls

SEDONA AZ (March 29 2011) – Sedona Fire District (SFD) emergency crews responded to thirty nine calls for service beginning March 25 through March 27, 2011. Shortly after 2:00 PM on Friday, SFD emergency crews responded to an injured hiker on the Templeton Trail near Cathedral Rock off of State Route 179 and treated the 43 year old male by carrying him out using a Stokes basket and the Big... 

Sedona Seeks Police Officers

Sedona AZ (March 27 2011) — The City of Sedona is advertising to fill the positions of Police Officers with an hourly rate range of $19.07-$27.51. There are two openings, one full time and one part time. Both lateral and entry-level applications are being accepted; lateral applicants will be given preference. Department issued weapon, body armor, uniforms, and leather accessories with $960... 

Sedona Chapel Area Given Sewer Notice

Sedona AZ (March 28 2011) –Sedona Chapel Area residents are reminded of an April 29 2011 deadline for for connecting or deferring your sewer. Residents are encouraged not to wait until the end of April before taking action. A list of certified wastewater system inspectors and contractors for wastewater connections is available on the City’s website at www.SedonaAZ.gov. Should you have... 

Dear Editor: Hand Grenade Found

As of this weekend, our group recovered 149 bags of someone else’s Trash on our 15 mile section of Scenic Highway 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona. We cleaned the garbage from that area in mid-November 2010. Four months of trash divided into 149 bags — do the trash math!   I had ADOT Supervisor reporting the recovery of a hand grenade on the highway (not on our highway as far... 

ADOT 5-Year Program Online for Review

Phoenix AZ (March 16 2011) – Tight budgets mean tough decisions, and looking out to 2016 can be a challenge.  ADOT has released its Tentative 5-Year Program, which lists how ADOT plans to spend its allocated budget over the next five years.  Transportation is funded by you, the people who use its services, so your input is critical. Your comments are crucial. Visit http://www.azdot.gov/Index_Docs/Headlines/index_031111.asp... 

Let the Games Begin? Wrong!

Eddie S. Maddock, Contributing Writer Sedona Eye Yes, I was in attendance the afternoon of March 23, 2011, at the unprecedented event for activation, by submission of approximately 1,399 Sedona residents’ signatures, for a Referendum to challenge the already much publicized approval by the Sedona City Council to accept the ADOT route transfer of the remainder of SR89A within the city limits. Coincidentally... 

Eye on Sedona 89A Transfer with Councilor Barbara Litrell

What does the SR 89A Transfer mean to you? On February 22, 2011, the City Council voted to approve the ADOT transfer of SR 89A in exchange for a $15.5 million package of $10.6 million in cash and $4.9 million in projects including road paving, bicycle lane striping, and a signalized intersection at Andante Drive. Sedona City Councilor Barbara Litrell     What does this mean to us financially in... 

Eye on Sedona Lifestyles with Heather Kay

Mary Louise Page, is a loved children’s book writer who uses the pen name Marisa Bonilla. She is the author of “Rimas Infantiles”, a collection of Spanish nursery rhymes which she translated into English from the oral traditions of the Spanish-speaking people from Latin America and Spain. Marisa Bonilla will be signing books Saturday April 9th, 2011 from 2-4 PM at the Worm Book Store... 
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