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logo_azdotDrivers should ‘Pull Aside, Stay Alive’ when encountering dust storms

Verde Valley AZ (September 8, 2017) – With strong monsoon storms forecast in much of Arizona going into the weekend, be ready to pull aside and wait out extreme weather.

Monsoon season can produce thunderstorms with sudden, heavy rainfall. Keep these tips in mind: Read More→

logo_SIFFAcclaimed production from London debuts on the big screen at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (September 8, 2017) – Matthew Bourne’s “Sleeping Beauty” is coming to the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m., presented by the Sedona International Film Festival.

Following a sell-out UK tour Matthew Bourne’s stunning production, “Sleeping Beauty”, has been filmed for the big screen. This brand-new production created by Britain’s most successful choreographer premiered at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London to rave reviews and has been delighting audiences and selling out at many venues on this phenomenal tour. Read More→

By Ted Grussing

yesterday’s image was of the eagle soaring overhead and tonight is the view he would have if soaring the gap between Long Canyon and Oak Creek Canyon. I took this shot this morning and with all the smoke in the air it is about the only type of shot I could get that wasn’t heavily hazed out. I was about 7500’ and the left side of the image is the north side of Wilson Mountain where it breaks off to form the gap before the rim of the Colorado Plateau. A very cool and wild area … looking pretty much straight down, like a convergence of everything happening.


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VVFD September 11 Memorial

Friday, September 8th, 2017

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCottonwood AZ (September 8, 2017) – The Verde Valley Fire District will be honoring those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.  This event will be at the following locations:

  • Station 31 – 2700 E. Godard at 260
  • Station 32 – 1120 Page Springs Rd at Cornville Rd
  • Station 36 – 895 1st South St. (Clarkdale)

Please join your Firefighters for a moment of silence at one of these fire stations on Monday September 11, at  6:45 am.  All are welcome.

Magic: The Gathering at the Library

Friday, September 8th, 2017

logo_campverdecommunitylibraryCamp Verde AZ (September 8, 2017) – The Camp Verde Community Library will present Magic: The Gathering at the Library on Saturday, September 30 from 12 to 5 p.m. Camp Verde Community Library is located at 130 Black Bridge Road.

The event is open to all ages, focusing on casual Magic: The Gathering play in 60-card and Commander formats. Players must bring their own cards. Food will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Zack Garcia at

logo_mentalhealthawarenessweekSedona AZ (September 8, 2017) – The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley announces the start of an 8-week education and support group for individuals experiencing  early stage Alzheimer’s or other related cognitive disorders. The group will Wednesdays 10:30-11:30AM beginning September 20 and continuing through November 8at Christ Lutheran Church, 25 Chapel Rd., Sedona. There is no charge for the program. Read More→

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logo_yavapaicollegeSedona AZ (September 8, 2017) – Yavapai College Adult Education Instructor Dan Halliday recently announced that GED preparation classes would be returning to the YC Sedona Center after a long absence.

Recently completed remodeling at the Sedona Center, 4215 Arts Village Drive, is the catalyst for the return of GED classes there, Halliday said. “We feel that there is a need for them. We haven’t had a class there in a while.” Read More→

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logo_leagueofwomenvotersSedona AZ (September 8, 2017) – Lisa Schnebly Heidinger will do the opening remarks at the Independents Day Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley on Saturday, September 16, at Sedona Public Library, 3250 White Bear Rd, Sedona. Her remarks will be followed by attendees sharing their thoughts on being an Independent voter, issues that concern them, and ways they are affected by Arizona voting processes. Paul Friedman, community leader and OLLI Facilitator, will facilitate the discussion. As a result of the Forum a white paper will be sent to state and party officials as well as Congressional representatives.  Read More→

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