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Nosey K9 Sniffs Out a Shoplifter

53-yr-old Martha Fonseca of Phoenix was stopped for speeding and found with thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise from Prescott Gateway Mall Sedona AZ (July 31, 2013) – On July 25, 2013, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s K9 deputy stopped a van travelling south on Arizona Interstate 17 in the Cordes Junction area for a moving violation. During contact with the driver, 53-year-old Martha... 

Folksville USA Offers Bag Ready Jobs Program

Gary Chamberlain, Folksville USA Point Man challenges all to get involved in keeping America the beautiful with Folksville USA Sedona AZ (July 31, 2013) – Folksville USA is promoting BagReadyJobs as a teaching and learning and earning opportunity for our nation’s youth groups. BagReadyJobs is an anti litter effort supported by local businesses and residents donations and volunteer hours. Youth... 

Search and Rescue Three For All Sunday

DPS Ranger circles Bell Rock in Sedona after hiker calls for help Sedona AZ (July 31, 2013) – On Sunday, July 28, 2013, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, along with its dedicated volunteer teams and DPS Ranger crews, were involved in several rescues. At 10:00 in the morning, YCSO was contacted by staff from a retirement home on Jacks Canyon Road in the Village of Oak Creek, Sedona, Arizona,... 

Elderly Prescott Man Victim of American Sweepstakes Scam

Sedona AZ (July 31, 2013) – An elderly Prescott man fell victim to four counts of alleged fraud over a week long period in mid-July. The victim, 82, told Prescott police he was contacted four separate times over a single week by individuals who claimed to work for American Sweepstakes. The victim allegedly mailed a cashier’s check for $2,500 after the initial contact, but never received... 

Sedona without vision is a brand without value

Financial columnist J. Rick Normand asks and answers tough questions about the City of Sedona decision to hire a private debt collection firm rather than train City staff to do the work in his Eye on Sedona column. Sedona AZ (July 30, 2013) – Is the City of Sedona permanently branding itself as business-unfriendly?  Who is RDS Discovery Systems? They market themselves as Sedona’s Partner!... 

Taxpayer Eye on Sedona Tax and Spend Politics

Sedona City Council Sedona AZ (July 30, 2013) – In an open letter to the Sedona City Council and the SedonaEye.com editor, Jean Jenks, a City of Sedona taxpayer writes the following: SPERLING’S BEST PLACES website reports “Compared to the rest of the country, Sedona’s cost of living is $26.30% higher than the U.S. average.” The St. Louis Fed’s economists found that,... 

Sedona Community Plan Draft Public Review

Sedona AZ (July 30, 2013) – More than two years in the making, the July 2013 Public Review Draft of the new Sedona Community Plan will be presented to the public in two identical programs at the Sedona Creative Life Center, 333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona. The August 22 program will begin at 6 p.m. followed by an identical program on Saturday, August 24, at 10 a.m. for those unable to attend Thursday... 

AZ Interstate 17 Closures This Week

Sedona AZ (July 29, 2013) – Overnight closures continue on Arizona Interstate 17 south of Camp Verde, Arizona, with one hour closures expected in both directions between midnight and 3 a.m. as ADOT continues work on a climbing lane project. The work will occur overnight on Tuesday, July 30, and Wednesday, July 31, as crews continue blasting along the interstate. Each night, the first closure... 

Eye on Sedona City Council July Meetings

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock Sedona AZ (July 29, 2013) – City of Sedona taxpayer and resident Eddie S. Maddock pens the following open letter to the Sedona City Council and its Mayor: Sunday, July 28, 2013 SUBJECT: SEDONA CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS JULY 30 & JULY 31, 2013  TO MAYOR ROB ADAMS AND MEMBERS OF THE SEDONA CITY COUNCIL:  What in the world is going on? Trying to figure... 

Future Weddings Will Be Few Small and Close to Home

Donna Joy, owner of Sedona Sweet Arts discusses the proposed bed and sales tax increases and other issues facing Sedona businesses Sedona AZ (July 29, 2013) – In a letter to the Sedona City Council and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, businesswoman Donna Joy writes an open letter addressing City of Sedona business issues: Dear Mayor Rob Adams, City Council, City Manager Tim Ernster, Ed Conway,... 
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