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Arizona State ParksCottonwood AZ (October 4, 2013) – Dead Horse Ranch State Park will offer Sunday Nature Walks at 9 a.m. on October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2013 and on November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013.

Nature Walks last for one to two hours. The guided hikes will meander along riparian areas or stroll through the high desert trails within the park. Hikers need to bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes and a hat. Says hike leader Ranger Margie Sanchez, “You might want to bring binoculars and a camera, too. These hikes are a great opportunity for wildlife sightings and photo ops.” Hikes start at various places throughout the park – inquire at the gate for starting points. Read More→

Categories : Arizona State Parks

HSS Pet of the Week: Meet Silver Sable

Friday, October 4th, 2013

SILVER SABLE
2 year old
Maine Coon
Spayed Female
20131004_Silver-Sable8148-1Silver Sable is a very pretty Maine Coon mix that has a bob-tail! She loves toys and just laying in the sun. Who wants to take this beauty home?

You can meet Silver Sable at the Humane Society of Sedona’s shelter, seven days a week from 10am-4pm.

Deep Dialogue: Health and Healing

Friday, October 4th, 2013

logo_olli2Verde Valley AZ (October 4, 20130 – Interested in health, wellness, and healing? Want to talk deeply with others who have devoted their professional lives to these issues?

You are invited to hear and interact with a distinguished panel of thoughtful health practitioners at “Deep Dialogue: Health and Healing” a program at the OLLI (the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) Lunch and Learn program, Wednesday, October 9, from 12:30 – 2:15 in room 34 of Yavapai College’s Sedona campus (on Cultural Park Road, across Rte 89A from Red Rock High School). Read More→

Verde Portal Welcomes New Member

Friday, October 4th, 2013

logo_verdeportalCamp Verde AZ (October 4, 2013) – Camp Verde’s Verde Portal is pleased to announce and welcome its newest member, Michael E Jayne.

Jayne is an inventor from the Washington D.C. region, who recently received a patent on a furnace using plasma ignition system for hydrocarbon combustion. He is currently represented by the Smith Patent office, in Washington D.C.

The Verde Portal is an incubator for small businesses and non-profits. It looks to help grow and develop cultural entrepreneurs in rural areas. It is located in downtown Camp Verde at 325 S. Main St. For more information about the Verde Portal, contact alex@verdeportal.com or check out their website: www.verdeportal.com.

Categories : Camp Verde News

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – On September 24, 2013, Mayor Rob Adams issued a proclamation declaring October 2013 as Community Planning Month in the City of Sedona. October 2013 is also designated as National Community Planning Month throughout the United States of America and its territories. The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, endorse National Community Planning Month as an opportunity to highlight the contributions sound planning and plan implementation make to the quality of our settlements and environment. Read More→

Categories : City of Sedona

logo_azdotTraffic will be stopped up to one hour in both directions

Camp Verde AZ (October 4, 2013) – Interstate 17 will be closed intermittently in both directions overnight next week as part of the climbing lane project south of Camp Verde.

Each night, from Monday (Oct. 7) through Thursday (Oct. 10), I-17 will be closed up to one hour, three separate times, between 11:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. for work that includes blasting and clean up.

The first closure will be from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., the second closure will be from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. and the third from 2:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Read More→

D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair Announcement

Friday, October 4th, 2013

City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – The City of Sedona is excited to announce their involvement in the first Verde Valley D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair on October 9, 2013.

The D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair began in Tucson three years ago as a way to “jump start” Disability & Rehabilitation Employment Awareness Month (D.R.E.A.M.). This first Job Fair – just for people with disabilities – was a huge ge success. Now there are D.R.E.A.M. Job Fairs in Phoenix, Yuma, Tucson, Flagstaff, and now here in the Verde Valley. Read More→

logo_popupgallery2Sedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – On Friday, October 4, Pop Up Sedona Gallery will be highlighting two local artists, Judy Feldman and Luke Metz. The First Friday reception will include wine and refreshment and will take place October 4 from 5-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome, and several other artists will also be on hand to meet and greet the public and discuss their work. Read More→

logo_SIFFPaul Zak: The Science of Good and Evil
Oct. 15 simulcast will reveal fascinating revelations about nature, society and government.

New York’s famous 92nd Street Y returns to Sedona on Tuesday, Oct. 15 when the Sedona International Film Festival hosts the live simulcast of Paul Zak: The Science of Good and Evil. The special event will take place at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre at 5:15 p.m., live as it is happening in New York.

Are humans good or evil? Dr. Paul Zak’s laboratory at Claremont Graduate University has identified a “moral molecule”, and ten years of experiments have demonstrated that humans are, in fact, moral … usually. Hear about Dr. Zak’s fascinating experiments and find out what they reveal about our nature, society and government. Read More→

logo_azdotFederal government shutdown means closure of 30 miles of highway in park

Phoenix AZ (October 4, 2013) – The stretch of State Route 64 in Grand Canyon National Park is now closed to through traffic, as a result of the federal government shutdown.

The 30-mile-long section of SR 64 within the Grand Canyon National Park is owned and operated by the federal government. Crews from the Arizona Department of Transportation have set up message boards and signs to advise drivers about the closure of SR 64 between the South Rim Entrance near Tusayan and the park’s eastern entrance west of Cameron. Read More→

Alberto Olivas Workshop on Civic Engagement

Friday, October 4th, 2013

photo_albertoolivasSedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – The SpeakOut AZ Sedona Verde Valley Team invites the public to attend a special workshop on “Civic Engagement Leadership Capacities” Tuesday, October 22, 11AM-2PM at the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley, 100 Meadowlark Drive, Sedona. The workshop is free but space is limited.

Alberto Olivas, Director of the Center for Civic Participation at Maricopa Community College which oversees civic education and leadership programs for the ten-college district in addition to offering civic engagement workshops throughout the State will conduct the workshop. Under Olivas’ leadership, the group will explore the key principles of effective and purposeful engagement, the consequences of insufficient public engagement, how to create an effective public engagement strategy, how to address the “missing voices” in public engagement, and discuss the ideal role of the public in policy scenarios. Read More→

Sedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – Sedona Smart Meter Awareness (SSMA) members Warren Woodward, Monnie Ramsell and Nancy Baer recently gave a “smart” meter presentation to the Arizona Hospital and Health Care Association (AHHA). Greg Vigdor, President and Chief Executive Officer of AHHA, introduced the audience comprised of administrators from the Association and facility managers from hospitals throughout Arizona, including Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood. Read More→

Categories : Smart Meters

Teens Rock October at the Library

Friday, October 4th, 2013

By Meredith Clark, Youth Services Assistant

logo_sedonapubliclibrarySedona AZ (October 4, 2013) – After a successful summer of slaying the zombies of summer boredom with the Sedona League of Teen Heroes Against Zombies (SLOTH AZ) summer reading program, Sedona teens have new opportunities for fun at the library starting in October. Teen Read Week, a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association, is October 13 through 19. The theme for Teen Read Week is Seek the Unknown, encouraging teens to explore and learn about the unknown through mystery, adventure, sci-fi, and fantasy books. Read More→