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Departing Sedona Police Chief thanks community

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ and written by David McGill, Sedona Chief of Police. Sedona AZ (August 25, 2018) – Over the past several weeks, despite the distraction of my decision to apply to another agency, your police department has continued to provide outstanding service to our community. Although my time here in Sedona will be shorter than anyone expected, including me, I am proud... 

Does Sedona Need a Revival?

Sedona AZ (August 20, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: A recent ADOT traffic study found the majority of Sedona traffic backs up for miles only to drive through the city limits on its way north to the Grand Canyon or south to Phoenix. I remember my first trip to Sedona from Paradise Valley in 1961. Long drive by when the family saw the Red Rocks from a distance……we... 

Oak Creek Restoration of Roadside Pullouts Input Request

Sedona AZ (August 17, 2018) – The Forest Service’ Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project proposes nine activities to restore the watershed, including the rehabilitation of roadside parking along AZ State Route 89A in Oak Creek Canyon. To enhance the project’s analysis, a set of detailed maps has been created to clarify the location of all sixty (60) unauthorized roadside pullouts proposed... 

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... 
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