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Prescott Fire Fighters Die in Yarnell Fire

Sedona AZ (June 30, 2013) – In Memory of Prescott Fire Fighters lost 6/30/2013 fighting the Yarnell wildfire, the deadliest in U.S. history involving firefighters in the U.S. for at least 30 years, when the Granite Mountain Hot Shots (pictured below in photo taken after an Oregon fire) were overtaken by the Arizona fire. It is being reported by authorities on the scene that 19 members of the... 

Sedona Fire District Adopts New Budget

Sedona AZ (June 30, 2013) – The Sedona Fire Board approved and adopted the proposed 2013/2014 Sedona Fire District Fiscal Year Budget of $12,983,113 on June 26, 2013, as follows: For the best in Arizona news and views, read www.SedonaEye.com daily!    Read More →

Pinal Supervisors Appoint Interim County Manager

Greg Stanley FLORENCE AZ (June 30, 2013) – With a unanimous vote, the Pinal County Arizona Board of Supervisors named Assistant County Manager for Development Services Greg Stanley, as Interim County Manager. Stanley, one of three candidates the Board interviewed for the position, will assume the duties of the office on Monday, July 1, 2013. He will temporarily succeed Fritz Behring who is leaving... 

Sedona Fire District Groundbreaking Ceremony

Rendering of Sedona Fire Station 6 Sedona AZ (June 30, 2013) – The Sedona Fire District Board asked that the SedonaEye.com post this invitation to the groundbreaking ceremony for its Fire Station #6 in the Sedona Chapel area. We thank Abraham Koniarsky and Karen Schmitt for their help in providing the information: You’re Invited to the Sedona Fire District Fire Station No. 6 Groundbreaking... 

Local and National Box Office and Online Credit Sales Breach

Sedona AZ (June 28, 2013) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor sent by Sedona (Arizona) Studio Live President Susie Schomaker advising of a possible credit card security breach. In addition to Studio Live ticket purchases, please be aware that Vendini provides box-office and online ticketing services to hundreds of entertainment venues, which include tour, casino, sports,... 

ACC Oversight and Regulations Skewed in Favor of APS

Sedona AZ (June 28, 2013) – In a Letter to the SedonaEye.com editor, Sedona resident Henry Twombly writes of his disappointment and concerns with lack of proper oversight by the Arizona Corporation Commission of APS: Dear Commissioners, I write to ask that you re-examine your oversight of APS. I can understand how tricky it must be “to balance the customers’ interest in affordable... 

Harley McGuire on Safe July 4 for Pets

SedonaEye.com Star Paws Up Columnist, Harley McGuire with good advice for a pet-friendly July 4 Sedona AZ (June 28, 2013) – HEY THERE ONE & ALL!  This is a very important message I’m sending. Please, please take time to read it and follow the instructions: Never was this tough pup afraid of anything ‘cuz of my surviving being hit by a car and all…until that heating thingy... 

VA Clears Backlog of Disability Claims

Washington DC (June 28, 2013) – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that as a result of the initiative launched in April to expedite disability compensation claims decisions for Veterans who have a waited a year or longer, more than 65,000-claims – or 97 percent of all claims over two years old in the inventory – have been eliminated from the backlog. Veterans Benefits... 

State Bar Seeks Non-Attorneys for Committee

Sedona AZ (June 28, 2013) – The State Bar of Arizona is accepting applications for two non-attorney vacancies on the Arizona Supreme Court’s Committee on Character and Fitness, which is responsible for the investigation and recommendation of applicants for admission to the practice of law in Arizona. Applicants must have the time, skill and patience to review confidential detailed reports of background... 

A Place Beyond Politics

Sedona AZ (June 27, 2013) – I believe in Democracy. Real Democracy. Authentic, transparent, accountable, clean Democracy. I believe most of us believe in and want that kind of Democracy. That kind of Democracy, and the longing for that kind of Democracy, lives in a “parallel universe” that runs alongside our current political universe. Hence the name, A Parallel Democracy. A parallel... 
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