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Fireworks Pose Huge Fire Threat As Fire Danger Remains High

Sedona AZ (July 2, 2018) – As we inch closer to the Fourth of July holiday, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management wants to remind the public that the fire danger remains extremely high and dry conditions persist across the state. Fireworks are a huge fire hazard and have been the cause of many wildfires. With that, we urge the public to be careful and not careless if using fireworks. As... 

Sedona Chapel Area Fire

Sedona AZ (June 25, 2018) – On Friday evening, Fawn Drive residents awoke to the sound of their smoke alarm and discovered a fire inside the house. When Sedona Fire District firefighters from Station 6 responded to the scene, a good portion of the exterior of the home was on fire and threatening nearby trees. “Our firefighters made an excellent stop on the fire,” said Battalion Chief Jordan... 

Take Fire Safety Seriously Each and Every Day

Officials are urging people to take fire safety seriously by taking the proper precautions when taking part in some of their favorite summertime activities, including starting fires; people should not use items like gasoline or kerosene, which can cause flare ups and result in serious injuries. (U.S. Air Force file photo) Sedona AZ (June 17, 2018) — Barbecues, fireworks and camping are all big parts... 

Eddie Maddock: Cheers for Sedona’s Best

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock on today in Sedona. Sedona AZ (June 16, 2018) – At some point during our lives, Rah! Rah! Sis Boom Bah! is a cheer most of us are able to relate to. With Federal, State, County and City elections on the 2018 horizon, perhaps it’s time to break out the drum roll and resurrect the well known phrase to cheer for the candidates of our choice. We are... 

Sedona Land Development Code update – Public Hearing

Article written and submitted by City of Sedona AZ. Sedona AZ (June 16, 2018) – The public is invited to a Sedona Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Sedona City Council Chambers for discussion and possible action regarding the update of the city’s Land Development Code (LDC). The council chambers are located in the City Hall complex... 

Sedona Eye on Community Development Department

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ and written by Steve Mertes, its Chief Building official. Sedona AZ (June 14, 2018) – All communities need building codes to provide for the safety, health and welfare of the community. As the city’s new chief building official, I am committed to ensuring that all residents, business owners and visitors have confidence that Sedona’s buildings and structures... 

Sycamore Canyon Climber Severely Injured

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office coordinated the response to an injured Sycamore Canyon climber fall on Sunday. Sedona AZ (July 12, 2018)  – On Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 11:00 in the morning, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that a climbing accident had occurred in the Sycamore Canyon area known as Paradise Forks. The caller reported that a 22-year-old female climber... 

Superintendent Douglas Announces New Associate Superintendent

AZ School Superintendent Diane Douglas Sedona AZ (June 5, 2018) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas announced today that Heather Cruz has been named the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE’s) new Associate Superintendent of High Academic Standards for Students. “I am excited to work with Dr. Cruz on the continuing development of our state’s academic program areas,” Superintendent... 

Help Find Missing Prescott Camper

Alonso “Israel” Salazar DOB: December 7, 1993 Missing: June 3, 2018 Age Now: 24 Sex: Male Race: Hispanic Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Height: 5’07” Weight: 125 lbs. Missing from Camp Emmanuel Pines, Spence Springs Road, Prescott, Arizona. Israel was last seen June 3, 2018 around 5:30 p.m. heading East from the camp. He is wearing an orange shirt with a Mickey Mouse print and a tie and khaki... 

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... 
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