Today’s Photo from Ted Grussing Photography: Remember

Monday, May 29th, 2017

By Ted Grussing

… those who served and lost their lives so that we could have ours … as free people … it is human nature that we are predators and in most countries around the world, leaders get there through violence and retain that power through the threat of and periodic infliction of same on their people and or others. So, its Memorial Day … give thanks for the service of those who gave it all for us.


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logo_SIFFNew Paris Opera Ballet production from France debuts on the big screen at Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2017) – The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, June 11 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” from the Paris Opera Ballet in France. There will be one show at 4:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” features music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and choreography by George Balanchine. The cast includes the Paris Opera Ballet’s principal dancers and the corps de ballet from the Opera House. Read More→

VVHS Needs a Washing Machine – Can You Help?

Monday, May 29th, 2017
logo_vvhsCottonwood AZ (May 29, 2017) – One of the Verde Valley Humane Society’s washing machines has finally retired.  The shelter is desperately needing one, as they have to do several loads a day to clean the blankets, bedding, towels, toys and more for their furbabies. 

If you have a washing machine in good working order that you can donate, it would help them out tremendously. Please contact Angie Hare, Shelter Manager, at 928.634.7387 or at

The shelter appreciates that we have a community where everyone comes together when something is needed and really supports them. 

logo_inspirationofsedonaSedona AZ (May 27, 2017) – On Thursday, June 8th, at 6:30PM, Inspiration of Sedona will present the Sedona premiere of the award-winning documentary, Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective. This will be followed by an open, public discussion with local permaculture designer Chris Anderson. Read More→

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New Documentary Paints A Positive Future

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Sedona AZ (May 27, 2017) – American Visionary: The Story of Barbara Marx Hubbard will have its world premiere at the Illuminate Film Festival on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. The documentary will screen at the Sedona Center for the Performing Arts at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road. Read More→

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Blair Henry on Capitalism, Socialism, Communism

Friday, May 26th, 2017

logo_leagueofwomenvotersSedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – According to Blair Henry, featured speaker at the League of Women Voters Philosophy and Politics Series on June 8, “For a long time now, we Americans have been subjected to demonization of capitalism, socialism and/or communism without any real understanding of what they really are, how they really work, or how relevant they are today. Once distinguished in theory and in practice, we have much more freedom in understanding the terms, what they really mean, and how irrelevant they are today.” Read More→

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logo_lettereditorInformation & Perspective by Warren Woodward
(May 26, 2017)

At a recent APS rate case meeting I was speaking to a seasoned rate case intervenor about former Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) chairman Gary Pierce and how he straight up lied right to my face. Feigning shock, the guy responded with “Gary? Lie? Nooooo.”

Apparently, he was well known for that. Now he’ll be well known for something else. Read More→

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logo_SIFFNew production from Stratford-Upon-Avon makes debut at Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – The Royal Shakespeare Company’s extraordinary new production of “Julius Caesar” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Saturday, June 10. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere of William Shakespeare’s renowned play from its home in Stratford-Upon-Avon. There will be one show at 3 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control.

Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. Read More→

logo_ycsoPrescott AZ (May 26, 2017) – At a recent meeting of the Arizona Search and Rescue Coordinators Association (ASARCA), the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to receive two awards including Unit of the Year and Coordinator of the Year. Sheriff Mascher could not be more proud of both nominations which involve our volunteers and YCSO Search Team Coordinator. 

2016-2017 Unit of the Year went to the Yavapai County Search and Rescue Team (YCSRT) Back Country Unit (BCU) – The group was nominated by Adam Hansen, the YCSO Forest Patrol deputy who coordinates rescue efforts in Yavapai County. He noted that the Back Country Unit remained one of busiest volunteer search and rescue (SAR) teams in the county. Read More→

Free Drug and Alcohol Awareness Symposium

Friday, May 26th, 2017

logo_MATForcePrescott AZ (May 26, 2017) – On average the United States of America consumes over 5 billion dollars of illegal drugs. What can be done on a community level to decrease this demand?

MATFORCE and the Yavapai College Police Department invite you to attend a free Drug and Alcohol Awareness Symposium, Thursday June 22 at the Yavapai College Prescott Campus, 1100 E. Sheldon, Building 19, Room 147 in Prescott. The symposium will cover current trends in substance abuse as well as effective prevention and enforcement strategies for drug and alcohol abuse and their unintended consequences in the community. Read More→

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