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Sedona Mini Storage Unit Escapes Major Fire

SFD responds to a storage unit fire (Photo courtesy Sedona Fire District) Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – At 11:35 this morning, Sedona Fire District was dispatched to the Stormaster Storage Units on Shelby Drive, west Sedona, after receiving a call about a storage unit on fire. Upon arrival, SFD crews discovered that the fire had been extinguished by the building’s fire sprinkler system. “When... 

Sheriff’s Office Busy Over Memorial Day Weekend

Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – Northern Arizona’s dry weather, warm temperatures, and fire restrictions contributed to increased Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Weekend patrols during the four day weekend of May 25 through May 28, 2018. During this 2018 holiday weekend, CCSO deputies responded to approximately 455 calls for service compared to 350 for the prior Friday through... 

Coconino National Forest Expands Red Rock Trails

Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – The Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District is planning to add non-motorized Forest Service system trails through the Red Rock Trails Enhancement Project, according to a decision signed by the district ranger Thursday. Between 2013 and 2016, forest managers in the Red Rock Ranger District identified a need to provide more non-motorized trails, increase... 

Sedona Fire District Extends Stage III Fire Restrictions

Sedona AZ  (May 31, 2018) – Due to decreasing fuel moistures and the weather outlook, the Sedona Fire District (SFD) Fire Marshal has extended Stage III fire restrictions to the cover the entire Sedona Fire District regardless whether those areas are within Yavapai or Coconino Counties. This restriction will begin effective 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, which coincides with another period of... 

Prescott Attorney Elected to Serve on State Bar Board

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2018) – Members of the State Bar of Arizona in Yavapai County have elected Sharon Marie Flack to serve as their representative on the Bar’s Board of Governors. Flack is with the law firm of Musgrove, Drutz, Kack & Flack PC in Prescott. She will serve a one-year term when in June 2019 the entire 30-member Board resets. Ms. Flack has been involved with several local, non-profit,... 

Comment Period for Proposed Science Standards Extended

AZ School Superintendent Diane Douglas Sedona AZ (May 28, 2018) – The Arizona Department of Education has extended the comment period for the proposed Science Standards until 12 Noon on Thursday, May 31, 2018. The original deadline was 12 Midnight on Monday, May 28, 2018. Over the Memorial Day weekend, the standards web page experienced intermittent technical difficulties that prevented comment. “Due... 

The Price of Freedom – We are their voices

Dear Americans, I hope that all of you that receive this message will share it with others for this is just one story, of many, that needs to be told so that those who never served understand the ultimate price others paid for this country. God blessed America for a reason, let’s all contribute to that blessing. Gary Chamberlain ****************************************************************** “We... 

Evolution is Not Scientific Fact

Sedona AZ (May 25, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Editor: Evolution as Scientific Fact? The letter to the Verde Independent editor by Gordon Twa is about typical for someone who thinks there is no Higher Power than Self. Do you honestly believe the Power and Design of all Creation came about by Happenstance, with no intelligent guidance? If you do, please do not... 

More Forestry Closures on State Owned Lands

Sedona AZ (May 23, 2018) – To ensure public safety, protect property, and our resources, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management will implement more closures on state-owned and managed lands in both Coconino and Gila counties. Beginning at 8:00 a.m. today, Coconino County south of the Grand Canyon and Gila County will close to entry for recreational purposes. That includes hunting, camping,... 

Coconino National Forest Revised Management Plan

Sedona AZ (May 22, 2018) – After years of work and collaboration, the Coconino National Forest (NF) is pleased to release its revised Final Land and Resource Management Plan (revised management plan) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), along with the Record of Decision signed by Regional Forester Cal Joyner. The revised management plan is the culmination of over a decade of collaboration... 
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