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SFD Bond Vote Must Be a Yes

Sedona AZ (September 13, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: As my last “Perspective and Opinion” generated so much interest, I believe a follow-up (rather than a mere response) is in order. TO: Michael Schroeder – You stated, “Personally I was not involved in the prior recall, so all the noise about that is past noise and really has little to do with what has... 

Our Sedona Fire District is a Safer Sedona

Sedona AZ (September 5, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Wendy Tanzer Sedona AZ Perspective and Opinion   Several years ago, a group of people, not unlike those posting intentionally misleading statements on this very site today, decided the Sedona Fire District was being dangerously mismanaged, spending was out of control, and the fire chief was inept at... 

Gates Foundation Funds End Polio Now

Sedona AZ (April 1, 2012) – Rotary clubs in Arizona and around the world are determined to do whatever it takes to achieve a world free of the crippling disease polio. A major part of that effort required raising $200 million to match a challenge grant of $355 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Through the combined efforts of the Gates Foundation and Rotary International Clubs... 

Sedona Marathon Temporary Road Closures and Delays

Sedona Marathon runners Sedona AZ (January 28, 2012) – The Sedona Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K event will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 beginning at 8:00 a.m. with temporary road closures scheduled during the days event. This year, the City of Sedona will be closing down one lane of westbound SR 89A from Calle del Sol to Dry Creek Road. Businesses and residences on the north... 

Third World Cancer in Arizona

Gary Chamberlain, Folksville USA Point Man Cottonwood AZ – With a sweep of his hand, Folksville USA Mayor Gary Chamberlain indicated Arizona SR 260 highway shoulders littered with broken glass and blowing paper. Exasperated he said, “The time has come again to remove trash from our highways. We must keep this “Third World” cancer out of the Verde Valley.” Chamberlain, the decorated... 

Smallest Arizonans Face Education and Health Challenges

PHOENIX AZ (January 20, 2012) – A child’s most important developmental years are those leading up to kindergarten, and First Things First is using a recent report to remind Arizonans that kids 5 and younger face significant challenges in getting ready for school. “This publication is a must-read for anyone interested in helping young kids,” FTF Chief Executive Officer Rhian Evans Allvin said.... 

In A Manner of Preaching

Eddie S. Maddock, Sedona Eye Columnist If the title causes a few eyebrows to rise, then it served its purpose. As the conclusion of another very difficult year rapidly approaches, it brings to my mind that even the utmost unique situations, not only globally but within our own little incorporated City of Sedona, are surmountable. When tempers and fury rage, frequently, logic seems to prefer to go on... 

Sedona Budget Retreat Prepares for 2012

Sedona AZ (December 9, 2011) – On December 7, 2011, the Sedona City Council held a budget retreat in preparation for the upcoming fiscal year 2012-13 budget. First on the agenda was a review of the Council priorities and accomplishments to-date for fiscal year 2011-2012. In addition, city staff provided an update on the current budget as well as an economic update, including anticipated fund... 

New Chair of Citizens Clean Elections Named

Sedona AZ (December 3, 2011) – The Citizens Clean Elections Commission, a state agency that administers the Citizens Clean Elections Act, announced Commissioner Lori Daniels (R) will serve as the new Chair of the Commission for 2012. Commissioner Daniels was appointed by then-Secretary of State Jan Brewer in 2008 for a five-year term, which expires in 2013. Commissioners are each appointed... 

City Grants Available for Historic Preservation

Sedona AZ (December 1, 2011) – The Sedona City Council has appropriated $4,000 in fiscal year 2011-12 to implement the sixth year of the Historic Preservation Commission Small Grant Program. These competitive grants will be given to the owners of a designated local landmark property or a structure or site eligible to be a landmark that has been identified in the City’s Historic Resource Survey. Over... 
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