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Arizonans drove almost 67 billion miles in 2016

Sedona AZ (March 16, 2017) – Drivers covered nearly 67 billion miles on Arizona roads in 2016, the state’s fifth consecutive annual increase, according to a Federal Highway Administration estimate. Part of a Traffic Volume Trends report estimating a record 3.2 trillion miles driven on U.S. public roads last year, the Arizona figure demonstrates the importance of maintaining and improving the... 

Sedona Oak Creek Canyon SR 89A narrowed to one lane

Sedona AZ (March 2, 2017) – Stop the mud! Motorists using AZ State Route 89A between the cities of Sedona and Flagstaff should allow extra travel time on Friday, March 3, 2017, while Arizona Department of Transportation crews make emergency repairs to guardrail north of Indian Gardens (milepost 379) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Flaggers will provide alternating north bound and south bound travel through... 

Know Snow as storm arrives

Sedona AZ (February 27, 2017) – According to the latest National Weather Service forecast, a snowstorm is expected to drop between 8 and 12 inches of heavy snow on north and central Arizona areas by tomorrow morning. The storm will gain intensity early Monday evening, according to the most recent forecast from the National Weather Service. Residents south of the Mogollon Rim may see flooding,... 

Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced

Sedona AZ (February 22, 2017) – The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments has recommended five nominees to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey for two openings on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals. The nominees for the openings created by the retirement of Judge Patricia A. Orozco and the appointment of Judge Andrew W. Gould to the Arizona Supreme Court are: ·      Jennifer B. Campbell,... 

PANT operation leads to heroin seizure and arrest

Sedona AZ (February 16, 2017) – In the month of December 2016, Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (P.A.N.T.) detectives began receiving information about a subject identified as Shawn Victor Brown, 46, from Sedona, concerning the illegal possession and sale of drugs. Detectives began to learn that Brown was operating in the Verde Valley and Sedona. On February 13, 2017, P.A.N.T. detectives... 

Thousands Evacuated Due to Compromised California Dam

Sedona AZ (February 14, 2017) – An estimated 4,800 people in northern California are in 28 Red Cross and community shelters after being forced to leave their homes due to compromised Oroville Dam spillways which could potentially cause catastrophic flooding. At least 188,000 people have been ordered to evacuate and officials report it could be up to two weeks before they can return home. “We... 

Flake Helps Firefighters Secure Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake Sedona AZ (February 7, 2017) – U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after receiving assurances from the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seasonal firefighters will be exempt from the federal hiring freeze: “Securing this commitment to exempt... 

Survey Reveals Broad Support for Reforms to Bail Practices, Fines, Fees

Sedona AZ (February 1, 2017) – Arizona voters support changes in pretrial detention and release practices as well as the way courts impose fines and fees. Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy surveyed registered voters in November and December 2016 and the results show strong support for reforms proposed by the Arizona Supreme Court’s Task Force on Fair Justice... 

Vehicle license tax report for 2016 available online

Sedona AZ (January 30, 2017) – With another tax season at hand, the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is once again offering a free online way to learn how much vehicle license tax you paid in 2016. Vehicle Fee Recap, available through ServiceArizona.com, also allows vehicle owners to obtain the amount of any specialty license plate donations. From the ServiceArizona... 

Camp Verde Level Two Sex Offender Notification

Convicted in California, Level Two sex offender David Paul Breaux has registered a Camp Verde AZ address Sedona AZ (January 21, 2017) – The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is required to release the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law. The offender in this publication has indicated that he will be living in the unincorporated area of... 
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