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BLM extends public scoping period for Yavapai County mining operation

Sedona AZ (July 22, 2017) – The Bureau of Land Management, Hassayampa Field Office, will extend the public comment period for the initial scoping process for the Kirkland Mining Company pozzolan mine environmental analysis an additional 30 days. Due to public interest, the comment period, which was originally scheduled to end on July 25, 2017, will remain open until August 25, 2017.  This scoping... 

AZ Education Superintendent Announces New ESA Director

AZ School Superintendent Diane Douglas Sedona AZ (July 14, 2017) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced the hiring of Lindsay Hudson as the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE’s) new Director of the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)  program. Hudson has spent the majority of her professional career working in finance for Fortune 500 companies, joining... 

Arizona State Bar Seeks Public Board Member

Sedona AZ (July 10, 2017) – The State Bar of Arizona’s Board of Governors is accepting applications from non-lawyers to fill one seat on its Board. Because the Board already has representatives from Maricopa County, applicants must be from a different Arizona county. The application deadline is Friday, August 25, 2017. Participation of public members is essential to the State Bar’s mission of... 

Arizona Court of Appeals Applicants

Sedona AZ (July 9, 2017) – The public is asked for comments on twenty two applicants for an opening on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals, created by the retirement of Judge Patricia K. Norris. The applicants are: ·        Melinda A. Bird ·        James B. Morse, Jr. ·        Cassie E. Bray Woo ·        Kenneth E. Moyer ·        Jay Calhoun ·       ... 

Red Cross Promotes Blood Donations and Disaster Preparedness

Sedona AZ (July 7, 2017) — Phoenix is hosting the National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, July 8-11, 2017, at the Phoenix Convention Center. The American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter will be in attendance to promote awareness on emergency blood donations and disaster preparedness, specifically, the Home Fire Campaign, an effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by... 

Suspect Arrested for Molestation of Young Girl

Sedona AZ (June 28, 2017) – On May 24, 2017, at about 5:00 in the morning, Juan Antonio Pelayo-Covarrubias, 38, a Phoenix resident, was arrested and booked into the Camp Verde (AZ) Detention Center in north central Arizona. He was charged with two counts of child molestation, after knowingly and intentionally touching the genitals of a preteen girl. The child’s molestation occurred on April... 

Injured Hikers Rescued

Coconino County SAR respond to calls reporting severely injured hikers in the Pomeroy Tanks and Walnut Canyon areas Sedona AZ (June 13, 2017) – On June 10, 2017 at approximately 9:30 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Ponderosa Fire District, Lifeline Ambulance, AZ Department of Public Safety Northern Air Rescue Unit, and Guardian... 

Pull Aside, Stay Alive Monsoon Weather Dangers

Sedona AZ (June 13, 2017) – Coming soon: Spectacular sunsets and brief heat relief from monsoon moisture. Also coming soon: Low- or no-visibility on roadways caused by dust storms. Monsoon season is returning to Arizona and during Monsoon Awareness Week, June 12-16, the Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding drivers how to stay safe on roadways when dust storms arrive. Arizona dust... 

Got dirt? Earthwork plays key role in building South Mountain Freeway

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2017) – Building a freeway requires moving a lot of dirt, particularly for the roadway surface, and to build bridge and wall foundations, embankments and connecting ramps. For the twenty two mile Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the largest ever highway project in Arizona, crews will haul and compact about 10 million cubic yards of earth, the equivalent of more than 800,000... 

ADOT 2017 Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Schedule

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – During the Memorial Day weekend, state and local agencies are focusing on keeping motorists safe and placing equipment and resources along heavily traveled highways to help move traffic should incidents occur. The Arizona Department of Transportation and its contractors won’t schedule construction closures along state highways from Friday through late Monday evening.... 
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