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Prescott Robbery Suspect Sought

Prescott police searching for this robbery suspect on the run. Can you identify this person? Shots were fired during the robbery. Prescott AZ (April 30, 2013) – On April 29, 2013, at approximately 5:00 PM, an unknown male suspect entered a jewelry store in the 300 block of North Montezuma Street, Prescott. The suspect pepper sprayed the female owner of the business, stole a $1,250.00 piece of... 

Shots Fired In Fossil Creek Domestic Violence Case

Joshua Stratford arrested Sedona AZ (April 29, 2013) – On April 27, 2013, at approximately 7:30 PM, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to campgrounds in the Fossil Creek area regarding a domestic violence assault. While driving to the area, deputies encountered a vehicle containing the victim, her son, and two others who were fleeing. The victim indicated her son’s father,... 

Arizona Interstate 17 Night Work Continues

Sedona AZ (April 28, 2013) – The construction of the two-mile-long climbing lane near the top of Copper Canyon Hill will require closing Arizona Interstate 17 in both directions on Thursday, May 2, 2013, for up to one hour between midnight and 1 a.m. as crews prepare for blasting rock cuts along the highway. Traffic on northbound I-17 will be stopped at State Route 169 and southbound I-17 will... 

Yavapai College Celebrates Annual Commencement

Sedona AZ (April 27, 2013) – Yavapai College will hold five separate commencement ceremonies this spring as more than 1,230 students receive degrees or certificates during its forty-third year of commencement ceremonies. The public is invited to join in celebrating the accomplishments of these students. Yavapai College promotes the ideal that acknowledging one’s achievements, the hard work... 

West Nile Virus Buzz

Sedona AZ (April 26, 2013) – Warming weather means mosquito breeding season and increased concern about illness caused by the West Nile Virus (WNV). The virus is usually transmitted through mosquito bites. Therefore, the easiest and best way to combat WNV is to reduce the potential for mosquitoes to breed and the likelihood of being bitten by a mosquito. When the weather turns warmer, the City... 

SFD Bike Rodeo Day at Big Park School

Sedona AZ (April 25, 2013) – Spring is a time for outdoor activities and a favorite with children is bicycle riding. The Sedona Fire District and Don Nelms Farmers Insurance Agency invite students at Big Park Community School to bring their bikes to school on May 3, 2013, to participate in the annual Bike Rodeo. This fun safety event rotates between the two elementary schools in Sedona, and for... 

Sedona Increasing Sales and Property Taxes

J. Rick Normand Sedona AZ (April 25, 2013) –  The following is an Open Letter to the City of Sedona Council and Sedona taxpayers and visitors written and submitted by J. Rick Normand, a Sedona resident: Dear Councilor(s), If your Budget Oversight Commission doesn’t know what the chart below is telling them about forecasting excise tax collections over the next couple of years, then I... 

Sedona Annual Yard Waste Clean Up Scheduled

Sedona Fire District 2013 yard waste clean up event scheduled SEDONA AZ (April 24, 2013) – The Sedona Fire District (SFD), U.S. Forest Service, and BSE Rents are joining together to offer Sedona area residents an opportunity to dispose of yard waste and combustible vegetation prior to fire season. SFD Fire Station #4, located at 391 Forest Road in uptown Sedona, will be accepting yard waste Friday,... 

Michigan Illinois Connecticut Question Smart Meter Programs

Sedona AZ (April 23, 2013) – Sedona resident, Warren Woodward, submitted the following copy of a letter addressed to the Arizona Corporation Commission commissioners, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne for public information. His letter is as follows: “What the record sadly lacks is a discussion of competing considerations regarding the program or the necessity... 

Arizona Spring Season Challenges

Prescott AZ (April 23, 2013) – Crazy weather; hot today, chilly tomorrow, not sure if you need a sweatshirt, t-shirt or a raincoat? This is typical spring weather for central Arizona. The same uncertain weather can cause a variety of fire danger conditions in our central Arizona wild lands and forests. Lower elevation areas such as the Verde Valley, Skull Valley and Bumble Bee are turning... 
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