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Coconino National Forest Expands Red Rock Trails

Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – The Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District is planning to add non-motorized Forest Service system trails through the Red Rock Trails Enhancement Project, according to a decision signed by the district ranger Thursday. Between 2013 and 2016, forest managers in the Red Rock Ranger District identified a need to provide more non-motorized trails, increase... 

Eye on Sedona with Councilor Scott Jablow

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ Sedona AZ (March 15, 2018) – Traffic has probably been the #1 hot topic over the course of the last several years, and certainly during the last city election cycle. The need to actually “do something” to address Sedona’s traffic issues was one of the primary reasons I and my fellow city councilors were elected. There is no quick fix or silver bullet,... 

Sedona Fire District Bond Issue Vote Should Be No

Sedona AZ (September 29, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: ARIZONA LIBERTY has just released the final video in its current series of 14 videos analyzing the Sedona Fire District’s management, operations, finances and, most importantly, the bond issue. The video series provides Fire District voters with a detailed look, based on publicly available information, at how... 

Red Rock Loop Tour Tickets Available

Armijo homestead house Sedona AZ (September 13, 2017) – The Sedona Heritage Museum’s popular local history tour series will follow the Red Rock Loop Road on September 27, 28, 29, and 30, visiting historic sites, homesteads, buildings and the area’s oldest cemetery circa 1893. Tour guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent white settler J.J. Thompson, spent his... 

Two Hikers Lost and Stranded in Oak Creek Canyon

Sedona AZ (September 5, 2017)  – On September 4, 2017, at approximately 7:30 in the evening, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of two lost and stranded hikers in the West Fork area of Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona. The hikers began the hike at 11:00 in the morning with a trip plan to and from the Call of the Canyon Trailhead in Oak Creek to the bridge at Woody... 

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Labor Day Holiday

Sedona AZ (September 5, 2017) – The following is a Labor Day activity report from the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office: The extended weekend of September 1-4, 2017, resulted in a large number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in northern Arizona. CCSO deputies also doubled proactive patrols of neighborhoods and forested areas, compared to its non-holiday weekend patrols, to address issues... 

Toddler Dies After Falling from Midgley Bridge Trail

Midgley Bridge on SR 89A north of Sedona city limits and in Oak Creek Canyon Sedona AZ (September 2, 2017) – On September 2, 2017, at approximately 2:01 in the afternoon, Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies, Sedona Police Department, US Forest Service, and Sedona Fire District responded to Midgley Bridge for a report of a 2-1/2 year-old child who fell an estimated 50-60 feet down a cliff along... 

Sedona Fire District Rescues Secret Canyon Hiker

Sedona AZ (June 5, 2017) – Shortly before 2:30 p.m. on June 4, 2017, Sedona Fire District (SFD) emergency crews from Fire Station #1 in west Sedona and Fire Station #4 in uptown Sedona responded to a Secret Canyon Trail, off Dry Creek Road, injured hiker report. Once at the trailhead, SFD Battalion Chief Jayson Coil determined that the hiker had suffered a ground level fall approximately five hours... 

YCSO Search and Rescue Work Receives Statewide Recognition

Sedona AZ (May 25, 2017) – At a recent meeting of the Arizona Search and Rescue Coordinators Association (ASARCA), the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to receive two awards including Unit of the Year and Coordinator of the Year. YCSO Sheriff Scott Mascher “…could not be more proud of both nominations which involve our volunteers and YCSO Search Team Coordinator.” The... 

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,... 
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