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Smoky skies will continue for several days

Sedona AZ (September 18, 2018) – The U.S. Forest Service advises that Coconino National Forest area residents affected by the Platypus and Rhino fires can expect smoky morning skies for a few more days. – Two lighting-caused fires continue to burn, but burnout operations have been successful and smoke will decrease as the week goes on. – These fires are burning in extremely steep... 

Protect Yourself from Wildfire and Prescribed Burns Smoke

Sedona AZ (September 18, 2018) – Wildfire smoke is a mixture of small particles, gases and water vapor. The primary health concern is the small particles. These small particles can cause burning eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, headaches and illness (i.e., bronchitis). They can also worsen chronic heart and lung disease (i.e., asthma, emphysema and COPD). Many factors play into a person’s... 

Verde Valley Candidate Forums

Sedona AZ (September 13, 2018) – In preparation for the upcoming November 6 general election, the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley is hosting the following candidate forums: Yavapai College Board of Governors – District 3 Candidate Forum will be held on September 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Recreation Center, 150 So. 6th Street, Cottonwood. Camp Verde Mayor Run-off... 

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,... 

Yavapai County Supervisor Smith Hosts Monthly Coffee Chats

Sedona AZ (September 5, 2018) – Yavapai County Supervisor Jack R. Smith will serve as your host for monthly Coffee Chats at the Step One Coffee House, 6719 East Second Street, Prescott Valley 86314. Join Supervisor Smith to learn about important local issues and initiatives facing Yavapai County. These informal gatherings are held in a casual and friendly environment giving residents the opportunity... 

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... 

Eddie S. Maddock: For the Record

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie S. Maddock expresses appreciation to Arizona elected representatives Burges, Thorpe, Barton and Allen for going on the record to protect Sedona from questionable associations of its City Hall, local print news, Lodging Council and Chamber of Commerce, conjoined with perceived attempts to influence election outcomes by illegally disqualifying a citizens ballot initiative,... 

Sedona Voters Prevail in Court Against City

Sedona AZ (August 9, 2018) – The city of Sedona announces that the Permanent Base Adjustment initiative will be on its November 6 ballot. In a stunning legal setback, City Attorney Robert Pickels asked Arizona Liberty to withdraw its August 3, 2018 Yavapai County Superior Court lawsuit against the City after for illegally invalidating its citizens’ initiative to place a Permanent Base Adjustment... 

Breaking News: Sedona Settles Permanent Base Adjustment Lawsuit – It’s on November Ballot

Sedona AZ (August 9, 2018) – The Permanent Base Adjustment will be on the November 6, 2018 ballot. On August 3, Arizona Liberty, a local Sedona political action committee, filed a lawsuit in Yavapai County Superior Court against the City of Sedona for illegally invalidating its citizens’ initiative to place a Permanent Base Adjustment on the November 6, 2018 ballot. “Yesterday, at the request... 

Sedona Little Elf Drive utility relocation work scheduled

Sedona AZ (August 3, 2018) – The city’s Coffee Pot drainage basin improvements project continues to move forward, on schedule and on budget. Tiffany Construction Company, in conjunction with Arizona Water Company, UniSource Energy Services and the city of Sedona will soon begin utility relocation work for the Little Elf portion of the project, which is in its fourth and final phase. The utility... 
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