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Smoke detector alerts Sedona homeowner of fire

Sedona AZ (August 30, 2018) – A Les Springs subdivision homeowner awoke early this morning to the sound of a smoke detector. Upon investigation, the Sedona owner discovered that the recreational vehicle in the garage was on fire. Thinking quickly, he was able to pull the RV out of the garage. When firefighters from the Sedona Fire District arrived, they were able to extinguish the fire and remove... 

Texas Gang Member Sentenced for Rape and Robbery

Sedona AZ (August 29, 2018) –  A documented member of the gang “Los Tumbadores” — a gang known for preying on illegal aliens — was sentenced Wednesday to forty years in prison following his conviction for rape and robbery. This investigation was conducted by the following agencies: Texas Anti-Gang Center (TAG), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations... 

Waste Management Avoids Fed Prosecution with $5.5 Mil Forfeit

Sedona AZ (August 29, 2018) – Houston based Waste Management of Texas has agreed to forfeit more than $5.5 million and perform remedial measures for a documented pattern and practice of hiring illegal aliens at the company’s Afton, Texas, location. The five year investigation that led to the forfeiture was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security investigations... 

Arizona Deputy Subdues Knife Wielding Thief

Sedona AZ (August 29, 2018) – On August 27, 2018, around 7:30 in the morning, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an in-progress residential burglary in the 34000 block of Bertha Street, Black Canyon City. When the first deputy arrived, he heard someone yelling inside the home and, as he entered through an open door, saw a person dressed in all black on top of an... 

ADOT Travel Alert for NFL Thursday Game

Sedona AZ (August 28, 2018) – Drivers using AZ Interstate 10 west of downtown Phoenix and the Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) in the West Valley should plan for heavier afternoon traffic on Thursday, August 30, before the Arizona Cardinals host the Denver Broncos in a preseason game in Glendale. With kickoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at University of Phoenix Stadium, drivers should allow extra travel... 

Sedona Council and Chamber Election Lies

Sedona AZ (August 26, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: City of Sedona Council and its affiliation with the Chamber of Commerce is under scrutiny by the state of Arizona and its angry residents. This is the story of lies by commission or omission with a love for wanton ignorance. It has created a sad atmosphere for our little city. Do you want the future of Sedona... 

Cherokee County Veterans Set Nationwide Anti Litter Example

Gary Chamberlain (far right) joins North Carolina Cherokee County veterans and school football spectators to promote litter free sports events education during a local game. Sedona AZ (August 26, 2018) – On August 24, 2018, Murphy American Legion Post 96, Cherokee County Veterans Services office and the North Carolina Litter Free Coalition (NCLFC), co-sponsored a litter awareness event at the... 

Red Rock News Editorials and Poll Sparks Outrage

Sedona AZ (August 26, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: In this highly contentious August 28 election, polls differ on the outcome on Home Rule. Vote No on Home Rule polls show 2/3rds of voters want Sedona City Council to stop funding Chamber salaries and marketing operations and reexamine City Hall policies. I am outraged by SRRN’s most recent editorial (8/22/18)... 

Sedona Election Polling

Sedona AZ (August 26, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: The Red Rock News August 22nd front page gave us the results of their poll (amateurs not professional pollsters) for the August 28th election. By contrast as concerns the Home Rule issue, The Arizona Liberty organization finds that instead of a News prediction of 85.2% favoring Home Rule, some 2/3rds do not.... 

Departing Sedona Police Chief thanks community

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ and written by David McGill, Sedona Chief of Police. Sedona AZ (August 25, 2018) – Over the past several weeks, despite the distraction of my decision to apply to another agency, your police department has continued to provide outstanding service to our community. Although my time here in Sedona will be shorter than anyone expected, including me, I am proud... 
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