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ADOT to close southbound I-17 at I-40 for week

Sedona AZ (June 22, 2018) – Southbound Interstate 17 will close overnights at the I-17/I-40 interchange in Flagstaff, Arizona next week while crews continue to remove the westbound I-40 bridge decks. Beginning Sunday, June 24, southbound I-17 will close where the highway passes under Interstate 40. The same section will close nightly from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. through Friday, June 29. Drivers heading... 

Sedona Fire District Has Citizen Board Vacancy

Sedona AZ (June 20, 2018) – Sedona Fire District is seeking applicants from residents of the Sedona Fire District to fill a vacancy on the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Board. The Board meets on an as needed basis to review new members and retirement applications. The Board consists of one Fire Board member, two Sedona Fire District members and two Citizens within the Sedona... 

The Wizards of Sedona: Vote Getters

Sedona AZ (June 19, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: In an earlier article I included the chart below to show what I called the Blob Effect. I compared the growth of Sedona city government to the alien creature in the 1958 movie, The Blob. This organism kept on growing bigger and bigger, just like our City staff and budgets as this chart attests… FISCAL FULL-TIME*... 

Sedona Council Candidates Pass Fail Question

Sedona AZ (June 17, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Council Candidates on Tourist Advertising Information & Perspective by Warren Woodward Sedona, Arizona ~ June 17, 2018 I was recently forwarded responses to a question that a resident asked all candidates for Sedona City Council. In response (or by not responding) to one simple question, the candidates revealed... 

Take Fire Safety Seriously Each and Every Day

Officials are urging people to take fire safety seriously by taking the proper precautions when taking part in some of their favorite summertime activities, including starting fires; people should not use items like gasoline or kerosene, which can cause flare ups and result in serious injuries. (U.S. Air Force file photo) Sedona AZ (June 17, 2018) — Barbecues, fireworks and camping are all big parts... 

Eddie Maddock: Cheers for Sedona’s Best

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock on today in Sedona. Sedona AZ (June 16, 2018) – At some point during our lives, Rah! Rah! Sis Boom Bah! is a cheer most of us are able to relate to. With Federal, State, County and City elections on the 2018 horizon, perhaps it’s time to break out the drum roll and resurrect the well known phrase to cheer for the candidates of our choice. We are... 

Sedona Land Development Code update – Public Hearing

Article written and submitted by City of Sedona AZ. Sedona AZ (June 16, 2018) – The public is invited to a Sedona Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Sedona City Council Chambers for discussion and possible action regarding the update of the city’s Land Development Code (LDC). The council chambers are located in the City Hall complex... 

Scottsdale Wife Accused of Murdering Husband

Sedona AZ (June 15, 2018) – On May 20, 2018, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a deceased elderly male in the Forest Lakes, AZ area. The deceased man had severe trauma and was found on the side of the road in the area of Forest Service Road 512 (Young Road) and SR 260. The deceased was identified as William Max Rudd, 94, of Scottsdale, AZ, and the death was investigated... 

Sedona Eye on Community Development Department

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ and written by Steve Mertes, its Chief Building official. Sedona AZ (June 14, 2018) – All communities need building codes to provide for the safety, health and welfare of the community. As the city’s new chief building official, I am committed to ensuring that all residents, business owners and visitors have confidence that Sedona’s buildings and structures... 

South Mountain Freeway I-10 Ramps to close permanently

Sedona AZ (June 13, 2018) – Two ramps along Arizona Interstate 10 in the West Valley will soon be removed permanently to allow for the new freeway-to-freeway interchange that will connect to the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. The eastbound AZ I-10 off-ramp at 51st Avenue will close permanently at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Next week, the eastbound AZ I-10 on-ramp at 59th Avenue... 
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