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Thirty Fallen Arizona Troopers to be Honored

Sedona AZ — The public is invited to attend the 2019 Trooper Memorial Ceremony at the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) headquarters building, 2102 West Encanto Boulevard, Phoenix. The ceremony will commence at 9:00 in the morning, Monday, May 6, 2019. Hosted by the Arizona State Troopers Association, the event pays tribute to the 30 AZDPS law enforcement officers who have died in the line... 

Sedona scene of morning aircraft crash

Sedona AZ – Sedona Fire District received a call for an aircraft crash at Sedona Oak Creek Airport at 9:42 this morning. Fire crews arrived to find a single engine aircraft that had come to rest on the taxiway after an aborted take-off. “Both of the aircrafts occupants were uninjured and had exited the airplane,” said Battalion Chief Buzz Lechowski. “The aircraft was upright although the... 

FDA approves vaccine for the prevention of dengue disease

Sedona AZ – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes (1, 2, 3 and 4) in people ages 9 through 16 who have laboratory-confirmed previous dengue infection and who live in endemic areas. Dengue is endemic in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto... 

Prevention is key to wildfire risk reduction

Sedona AZ  – The adage is true. One spark can start a wildfire – just like the Sawmill Fire in Southern Arizona. And every year, people continue to be the number one cause of wildfires in the state. With the abundance of winter moisture across Arizona, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management wants to remind people not to get complacent. Sunday kicks off Southwest Wildfire Awareness... 

Arizona Sheriff’s Adopt Ready, Set, Go! Program

Sedona AZ – Although Northern Arizona enjoyed a wet winter, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like people to be prepared for the spring, a time when the forest and grass lands dry out and are more vulnerable to wild fire. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be prepared. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be posting information on the Coconino Sheriff Facebook page... 

Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Prescott

Sedona AZ – The Arizona Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Prescott High School on April 16 as part of the Court’s oral arguments on the road community outreach program. The Court hears arguments at Arizona’s two state law schools each year and at other local venues around the state, including in Arizona high schools and community centers. Prescott High School Principal Mark Goligoski... 

Deceased Woman Found at Bly Pit in Blue Ridge area

Sedona AZ – On Saturday, March 30, 2019 around 3:30 in the afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a dead body at Bly Pit in the Blue Ridge area. Investigators responded to the scene and discovered the body of a female. The body had undergone some decomposition. There was no identification on the deceased and CCSO detectives and the Medical Examiner’s Office are... 

2019 Arizona Wildfire Outlook

Sedona AZ – The recent winter moisture across Arizona provided some much needed relief to the state after struggling with a lack of moisture and severe drought conditions over the last couple of years. Even with all of our rain and snowfall, wildland fire forecasters still predict some higher fire activity in parts of the state. On Monday, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management Officer... 

Superintendent Hoffman on Federal Lawsuit Challenge to Arizona Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman Sedona AZ – The following is Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman’s statement on the federal lawsuit that challenges Arizona’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law as released today by the Arizona Department of Education: “Since the beginning of my career in teaching and politics, I have always been opposed to this anti-LGBTQ... 
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