Drivers advised to stay alert, be prepared for possible weather changes
Phoenix AZ (July 2, 2013) – As many drivers finalize Independence Day travel plans, the Arizona Department of Transportation will hold off on construction-related closures over the extended holiday weekend.
While no construction closures are scheduled along state highways, ADOT is advising drivers to be patient and expect heavy traffic during peak travel times at the start and end of the weekend. Read More→
Camp Verde AZ (July 2, 2013) – Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce invites members and community to a fundraising mixer on Wednesday, July 10th at their new location at Verde Portal, 325 S. Main St, inside the Boler’s building, from 5-7pm, for the fallen firefighters of the Yarnell fire. Read More→
Sedona AZ (July 2, 2013) – From YouTube commentary:
This video series shows the Commons Select Committee enquiry into the UK Smart Meter roll-out held on Tuesday 23rd April 2013. Witnesses appearing to give evidence to the Committee in the first session include Dr Elizabeth Evans and Mike Mitcham from Stop Smart Meters! (UK), alongside Dr Jill Meara, representing Public Health England, and Dr John Swanson, from the Biological Effects Policy Advisory Group for the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Read More→
Sedona AZ (July 2, 2013) – The monthly sewer rate for City of Sedona sewer customers will increase for the new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013. Because the City bills in arrears, customers will see this increase reflected in their July billing, which is processed at the end of July.
The rate increase is 10%. For example, the monthly bill for a single-family home with low flow fixtures will increase from a monthly fee of $42.94 to $47.24. Read More→
Sedona AZ (July 2, 2013) – Sedona residents and visitors are invited to join thousands of other communities nationwide in celebrating the 30th Annual National Night Out with safety presentations and a free community picnic on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Posse Grounds Park, Posse Ground Road.
National Night Out is designed to increase community involvement and strengthen partnerships between the community and local public safety agencies. Read More→
Jerome AZ (July 2, 2013) – Gallery 527 hosts the yearly show titled “ The Stain of Politics”. Topical poetry will be performed by Gary Every and friends. Expect a little bit of Greenwich Village in Jerome as these talented writers read their original work. Gary Every is the author of 9 books including The Shadow of the OhshaD and The Saint and the Robot and has been published over 1300 times. He has won many awards but mostly loves the thrill of performing and interacting with live audiences.
Gallery artist, Susan Pitcairn will read from her latest book. ‘Spirit of the Earth’, which is coming out in August. The gallery is taking pre-orders at a special price of $20 including tax. Ardis Harsche will continue her drawings of the people of Jerome, created with colored pencil on canvas. Joe Ward will have a new statement about our world in the form of a painting. Marian Ward creates a yearly statement in her medium of precious metal clay. As of now, the rest of the work to be shown is going to be a surprise. For more information about the July 6th Art Walk, contact Donna at 928.649.2277.
By Warren Woodward, Sedona Resident (July 2, 2013)
Steven Olea, Director of the Arizona Corporation Commission Utilities Division, recently submitted industry propaganda to the ACC’s “smart” meter docket. Below is my response. I am left wondering if the ACC’s name should be changed to Arizona Corporation‘s Commission since the corporations seem to own it. Read More→
Sedona AZ (July 2, 2013) – Based upon conditions supporting increasing fire dangers, additional fire restrictions are hereby in effect as of July 1, 2013 at 8:00 am for the Sedona Fire District and related Yavapai and Coconino Counties. The Sedona Fire District urges vigilance and extreme caution during all activities that have potential for fire danger. Limiting smoking to designated safe areas and utilizing proper disposal methods is critical. Read More→