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Sedona Bell Rock Injured Hiker Rescued

Sedona AZ (September 10, 2018) – An injured hiker was rescued from near the summit of Bell Rock late Sunday morning after suffering a compound fracture of the lower leg. The hiker, a Sedona resident, was with friends when the accident occurred. Two helicopters from Arizona Department of Public Safety were utilized during the rescue. “Due to the rugged terrain and inaccessibility of the patient,... 

Sedona City Manager Ignoring Parking Hazard

Sedona AZ (April 2, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Editor: Have you seen the city’s new Soldiers Pass parking lot? It hasn’t cost us taxpayers a single cent. YET ! Here’s the background. Soldier Pass Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sedona, Arizona that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers... 

Sedona’s Wesselhoff appointed to Tourism Advisory Council

Sedona AZ (September 13, 2017) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has tapped Jennifer Wesselhoff, the president and CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, as the newest member of the state’s Tourism Advisory Council. The Tourism Advisory Council advises the director of the Arizona Office of Tourism on the establishment of policies and programs related to tourism promotion in the... 

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... 

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... 

Another Sedona Smoky Sky

Photo courtesy of Sedona Fire District. Sedona AZ (September 18, 2016) – Today as you were out and about Sedona, you may have seen and or smelled smoke in the air. The Sedona Fire District has issued a notice that two lightning-caused managed fires burning in surrounding areas are affecting local air quality. The SedonaEye.com interviewed several Fay Canyon hikers who had returned to their trailhead... 

Search and Rescue Answers 36 Calls in 23 Days

Sedona AZ (September 24, 2015) – Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies and its Search and Rescue unit responded to over 36 search and rescue calls in the first 23 days of September. The calls covered an area from southern Utah to the Mogollon Rim in Arizona. Calls may require a search and rescue unit response or a Coconino County Sheriff’s Office patrol to locate lost or missing persons... 

Anti National Monument Designation Gains Momentum

SedonaEye.com financial columnist J. Rick Normand notes in his latest National Monument designation expose’ that the RESCUE OUR ARIZONA RED ROCKS (ROARR) Movement Gains Momentum as KSB Falters! Sedona AZ (September 14, 2015) – Sorry to interrupt your regularly scheduled program, but the ROARR movement is gaining inmmense momentum against KSB, the Sierra Club and the City of Sedona activist... 

Sedona Robbery Nets Thief ATM Cash

Sedona AZ (April 21, 2015) – On February 21, 2015, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a burglary at the Loy Canyon Trail head, Sedona, Arizona, in the Coconino National Forest. The victim explained while she and a friend hiked, her Toyota 4-Runner had been burglarized and her purse containing $50 and two credit cards stolen. The victim believed the vehicle had been locked,... 

Sedona Hiker Airlifted Off Mountain

Sedona AZ hiker rescued Sedona AZ (February 17, 2015) – On February 15, 2015, just after 1:00 in the afternoon, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the Thunder Mountain Trail on Capitol Butte in Sedona. A 66-year-old Idaho climber had hiked to the top of the mountain, but a trail down stranded him on a ledge which he could not traverse because of a prior shoulder injury. Along... 
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