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Eddie Maddock: Sedona Progress or Impediment

SedonaEye.com columnist Eddie Maddock looks at the city of Sedona and Village of Oak Creek impediments to local progress on quality of life issues. Sedona AZ – Admittedly the convenience of modern technology has opened doors our ancestors would never have imagined. Of course, one needn’t go back THAT far – but has it really been all that long ago when we actually had conversations... 

Sedona Museum Free Public Wine and Treats Tour

Sedona Heritage Museum Jordan House Sedona AZ – The Sedona Heritage Museum will host a wine, nibbles and sweet treats reception for anyone interested in knowing more about local history and the museum. The museum is seeking to fill many volunteer positions and will discuss its varied opportunities. Event RSVPs are appreciated, but unnecessary. After a special docent led tour of the museum and... 

Powerful winter storm hampers travel across much of Arizona

Sedona AZ – Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways were closed as of Thursday afternoon, February 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday and snow forecast to extend into southeastern Arizona overnight, the safest option remains delaying travel to and through higher elevations until the Arizona Department... 

Eye on Sedona with Vice Mayor Martinez

Sedona AZ (December 26, 2018) – The following article was submitted by the city of Sedona and written by Vice Mayor John Martinez: See Something, Say something Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ Before I begin my City Talk article about something that I am deeply passionate about, I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and wishing a fruitful New Year to all. This month’s article... 

Sedona Park Ranger Showalter to leave volunteer position

Sedona AZ (December 17, 2018) – After almost eleven years, Jerry Showalter will depart the Sedona Volunteer Park Rangers on December 31 of this year. Bob Huggins, program manager for the rangers, says Showalter’s contributions have been significant. “Jerry was been with us since almost the beginning of the program and has been a real leader and example for others to follow. He will... 

DORR Welcomes Featured Speakers Hobbs and Champion

Sedona AZ (December 13, 2018) – Democrat Katie Hobbs was declared the winner in the race for Arizona Secretary of State ten days after the election, defeating her Republican opponent by 20,252 votes for a 50.4% to 49.6 % victory. She will be the featured speaker at this month’s Democrats of the Red Rocks (DORR) breakfast on Thursday, December 20. The breakfast will be held at 1405 West SR 89A,... 

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... 

Does Sedona Need a Revival?

Sedona AZ (August 20, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: A recent ADOT traffic study found the majority of Sedona traffic backs up for miles only to drive through the city limits on its way north to the Grand Canyon or south to Phoenix. I remember my first trip to Sedona from Paradise Valley in 1961. Long drive by when the family saw the Red Rocks from a distance……we... 

Oak Creek Restoration of Roadside Pullouts Input Request

Sedona AZ (August 17, 2018) – The Forest Service’ Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project proposes nine activities to restore the watershed, including the rehabilitation of roadside parking along AZ State Route 89A in Oak Creek Canyon. To enhance the project’s analysis, a set of detailed maps has been created to clarify the location of all sixty (60) unauthorized roadside pullouts proposed... 

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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