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Sedona Presidents Day Weekend Winter Storm Alert

Sedona AZ – The National Weather Service is tracking a series of winter storms expected to bring ice, snow and snow showers to Sedona beginning Friday evening and continuing through President’s Day. The NWS calls for 1-4 inches of snow accumulation possible through this period at elevations around 4,000 feet, accompanied by blustery winds. The city of Sedona, ADOT and surrounding counties... 

ADOT February 15-18 Weekend Travel Alert

Sedona AZ – The following is an ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area) for February 15-19, 2019. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions: The planned weekend closure of westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix (between Seventh Street and I-17) has been POSTPONED due to rain in the forecast. The closure will be rescheduled on a future weekend as part of the new Loop 101 widening... 

AZ State Gang Task Force arrests eighty five gang members and other suspects

Photos courtesy AZDPS Sedona AZ – The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (AZDPS) Arizona State Gang Task Force, in collaboration with the Globe Police Department, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, the Show Low Police Department and the Gila County Attorney’s Office, crippled an organized criminal network which sold illicit drugs within Gila and Navajo Counties. The investigation code... 

Search and Rescue Assists Snow Boarding and Skiing Community

View of San Francisco Peaks, site of the Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff AZ. Sedona AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team conducts operations to assist skiers and snow boarders in the Arizona back country. Each ski season when there is ample snow fall, skiers and snow boarders enjoy back country runs out of the permit area of the Arizona Snowbowl. People leaving the... 

Yavapai County Supervisor Smith Hosts February Coffee Chat

Sedona AZ (February 11, 2019) – Yavapai County AZ Supervisor Jack R. Smith will serve as your host for monthly Coffee Chats at the Step One Coffee House, 6719 E 2nd Street, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314. Join Supervisor Smith to learn about important local issues and initiatives facing Yavapai County. These informal gatherings are held in a casual friendly environment giving residents the opportunity... 

ADOT Weekend Phoenix Travel Advisory

Sedona AZ – The ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area) for February 8-11, 2019 follows. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions: Eastbound I-10 closed between 67th and 51st avenues from 9 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 10) for bridge work at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound Loop 101 closed between I-17 and Seventh Street in north Phoenix from... 

Flagstaff Police Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation

Sedona AZ – On February 3, 2019, at approximately 9:27 a.m., two Flagstaff Police Officers were leaving The Guidance Center in Flagstaff at 2187 North Vickey Street on an unrelated call when a man, Henry Harold Russell, 47, from Boise, Idaho, confronted the officers brandishing two knives. The confrontation escalated when Russell approached an officer in a threatening manner with the knives raised.... 

ADOT crews working on new South Mountain Freeway interchange

Sedona AZ (February 7, 2019) – Motorists traveling from the West Valley toward downtown Phoenix this weekend should allow extra travel time and plan ahead to avoid a closure of eastbound Arizona Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) between 67th and 51st Avenues due to construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Eastbound I-10 will be closed... 

ADOT officers seize 1,113 pounds of marijuana in fake delivery van

Alert Arizona Department of Transportation officer begins a law enforcement team effort that discovers a half ton of illegal marijuana, thousands of dollars in cash, and other drugs inside a falsely marked delivery van. Sedona AZ (February 6, 2019) – Arizona Department of Transportation officers, aided by one of the agency’s K-9 units, seized more than a half ton of marijuana Tuesday evening... 

Sedona House Fire Devastates Residents

Sedona AZ (February 5, 2019) – Shortly before 1:00 this morning, Sedona firefighters responded to an alarm in the Village of Oak Creek, Sedona. When SFD crews arrived at the 30 Beaver Street home, fire was venting from its roof and, fortunately, both residents had been able to exit the structure. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, but damage to the house is extensive. “The residents... 
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