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Arizona Amber, Blue and Silver Alerts Systems Upgraded

Sedona AZ — The Arizona’s Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is responsible for sending emergency alert messages to the public in three critical areas: Amber Alerts, Silver Alerts and Blue Alerts. These alerts have the capability of reaching the Arizona public using two different emergency systems. The first is called the Emergency Alert System (EAS), which is used by TV and radio operators to... 

Grand Canyon Skydiving Accident Ends in Death

Sedona AZ – On September 8, 2019, at about 9:55 in the morning hours, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the Grand Canyon National Park Airport area for a reported skydiving accident that had injured two males. Upon arrival, deputies found two injured men who had been tandem skydiving. One man appeared to have suffered a broken leg and was transported to Flagstaff Medical... 

Sedona Fire District Suspends Issued Burn Permits

Sedona AZ – Due to the continued unseasonably hot weather and lack of monsoon moisture, Sedona Fire District is suspending all issued burn permits for the burning of yard debris. “The National Weather service is advising us that a more normalized weather pattern will be developing in the next week to 10 days,” said Fire Marshal Jon Davis, adding, “We will continue to reevaluate conditions and... 

Sedona Fire District to Host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The Sedona Fire District 9-11 Memorial on SR 179 is the setting for a remembrance ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday for the 2977 people killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. Sedona AZ – Ask any firefighter what the number 343 means to them and the conversation will immediately turn to September 11, 2001. Of the 2977 people who were killed in that terrorist attack, 343 of them were... 

Former Sedona High School Student Arrested for Possession of Deadly Weapon in School Zone

Sedona Red Rock Junior-Senior High School, Sedona AZ, was the scene of a school lockdown after a former student, Thomas Zielinski, drove to the school with a firearm with the stated intent of confronting his girlfriend and another male. Sedona AZ – The Sedona Police Department has begun the next phase of ensuring school safety following the arrest last Friday, August 30, of 19-year-old Thomas... 

Bashas’ and Food City partner to support Arizona’s youngest children

Sedona AZ – Arizona grocery shoppers will have the opportunity during September to help Arizona’s youngest children learn, grow and succeed. First Things First (FTF), a state organization that funds strategies and initiatives in the areas of early learning, preventive health and family support, will be the beneficiary of a register promotion at all Bashas’ and Food City grocery stores throughout... 

Arizona AG finds city of Sedona and its Sedona Chamber reworked Agreement and clawbacked funds now meets requirements of Constitution

Article submitted by the city of Sedona. Sedona AZ – In a report issued August 15, 2019, the Office of the Arizona Attorney General finds that the city of Sedona contract with the Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, and the city’s administration of that contract, are consistent with the requirements of the Arizona Constitution. From the report: The Office concludes that although... 

CCSO Needs Information About Switchbacks Death

Stolen car found in the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks area of Highway 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff AZ. Sedona AZ – On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Highway 89A near milepost 389, the area commonly referred to as the switchbacks of Oak Creek Canyon, for a report of a recovered stolen vehicle. That same day detectives responded... 

J. Rick Normand: Farce and Fallacy of Gun Control Laws Three Years Later in 2019

SedonaEye.com J. Rick Normand, Investigative and Financial Columnist Sedona AZ – Here’s a bite of the reality sandwich characterized as “gun control”…I wrote the first Farce and Fallacy of Gun Control Laws article about three years ago and, yet, nothing whatsoever has changed in America relative to mass killings. So, I asked the SedonaEye.com publisher to republish it. Will banning... 

The Farce and Fallacy of Gun Control Laws

SedonaEye.com J. Rick Normand, Investigative and Financial Columnist Once again headlines are questioning the role of gun control in American society. At the request of SedonaEye.com columnist J. Rick Normand, let’s go back three and a half years ago: Sedona AZ – The farce and the fallacy of gun control laws? The reality of the problem is that it’s not an epidemic, it’s a pandemic! A... 
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