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AZ Education Superintendent Announces New ESA Director

AZ School Superintendent Diane Douglas Sedona AZ (July 14, 2017) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced the hiring of Lindsay Hudson as the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE’s) new Director of the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)  program. Hudson has spent the majority of her professional career working in finance for Fortune 500 companies, joining... 

Eye on Sedona: Supporting City Business Development

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ Sedona AZ (July 12, 2017) – Small businesses are at the root of our local economies because they promote growth, innovation and jobs in the community and region. The provide opportunities for people to achieve financial success and independence. Nationally, there are more than 27 million small businesses, and they make up almost 50 percent of our gross domestic... 

Sedona Film Festival Hits Fundraising Goal

Sedona AZ (July 12, 2017) – With broad-based support from throughout the Sedona community, the Sedona International Film Festival (SIFF) has successfully completed a $250,000 matching-grant fund-raising campaign to offset increasing costs and reduce debt. “The campaign was an overwhelming success. The outpouring of support has been phenomenal and we’re now in the planning phase for a wonderful... 

Doxxing, swatting and the new trends in online harassment

When the SWAT team bursts into your bedroom, it’s not only unpleasant but potentially deadly. Jason Eppink/Flickr   Sedona AZ (July 12, 2017) – Imagine this: there’s a knock at your door. “Pizza delivery!” It’s the fifth time in the last hour that you’ve had to say to a delivery person: “No, I really didn’t order anything.” That’s irritating. Half an hour later, there’s... 

Arizona State Bar Seeks Public Board Member

Sedona AZ (July 10, 2017) – The State Bar of Arizona’s Board of Governors is accepting applications from non-lawyers to fill one seat on its Board. Because the Board already has representatives from Maricopa County, applicants must be from a different Arizona county. The application deadline is Friday, August 25, 2017. Participation of public members is essential to the State Bar’s mission of... 

Monday Morning Coffee with Alejandro Gutierrez

Sedona AZ (July 11, 2017) –  Join real estate insider Alejandro Gutierrez, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, as he shares his Monday Morning Coffee with you from Sedona, Arizona: Expectations for tax reform, deregulation and infrastructure spending are certainly generating economic optimism. The small business confidence survey is at a 13-year high, terrific for the sector that... 

Brush fire closes AZ I-17 near Sunset Point

Sedona AZ (July 9, 2017) – Both directions of Arizona Interstate 17 are closed due to a wild land fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT is advising that a two mile section of AZ I-17 is closed: Northbound AZ I-17 is closed at the Sunset Point rest area exit. All southbound traffic will exit at Badger Springs Road, will turn around and be directed to head north. There... 

Arizona Court of Appeals Applicants

Sedona AZ (July 9, 2017) – The public is asked for comments on twenty two applicants for an opening on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals, created by the retirement of Judge Patricia K. Norris. The applicants are: ·        Melinda A. Bird ·        James B. Morse, Jr. ·        Cassie E. Bray Woo ·        Kenneth E. Moyer ·        Jay Calhoun ·       ... 

Sedona Needs a New Wireless Communications Strategy

Sedona AZ (July 8, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Cell towers emit radiofrequency radiation. New results from long term studies have proven cell towers increase risks for cancers. According to “P & Z delays wireless vote” (Red Rock News, June 7, 2017), there was nearly an hour of discussion during the Commission’s Public Hearing on June... 

Red Cross Promotes Blood Donations and Disaster Preparedness

Sedona AZ (July 7, 2017) — Phoenix is hosting the National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, July 8-11, 2017, at the Phoenix Convention Center. The American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter will be in attendance to promote awareness on emergency blood donations and disaster preparedness, specifically, the Home Fire Campaign, an effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by... 
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