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Letter to The Editor: A Bumbling Sedona Fire District

Friday, December 1st, 2017

logo_lettereditorBy John Roberts, Sedona Resident
(December 1, 2017)

” Chief speaks on failed bond ” was the front page headline of 11/21.. But he didn’t. Chief Kazian instead bored us for 20 minutes at the board called 11/15 meeting by repeating the fire district’s sales propaganda used before the bond election. As we all know that failed to persuade the voting taxpayers by a sound 3 to 2 margin.

We heard no explanation from him for why the bond issue failed as had been advertised in the call for the meeting. Read More→

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logo_arizonagameandfish3 actions that contribute to accidents and how to avoid them

Phoenix AZ (December 1, 2017) – Following recent fatal off-highway vehicle (OHV) accidents, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds everyone about the importance of following best practices when driving on the state’s trails and public land roads.

In late September, a 58-year-old woman died in Cave Creek after being pinned underneath her utility-task vehicle (UTV). A week earlier a Prescott man was found dead after his UTV flipped over and trapped him underneath it. In addition, two other fatalities were reported due to OHV accidents in September and another occurred in Bagdad on Nov. 2. Read More→

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Parliamentary vs Presidential Democracy Forum

Friday, December 1st, 2017

logo_leagueofwomenvotersSedona AZ (December 1, 2017) – Can  a major country exist for over 1,000 years without a written constitution? Is it possible for its chief executive to serve without a fixed term of office? Can a democracy function with a short election period and virtually no private political campaign contributions? 

Discover the differences and similarities between a parliamentary and presidential democracy as Angela LeFevre and Jim Molans present a philosophical overview of the British and American political systems at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley on Thursday, December 7, 6PM-7:30PM at the Sedona Library, 3250 White Bear Rd, Sedona. The program, which is free and open to the public,  is part of the bi-monthly Philosophy & Politics series presented by the League.  Read More→

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A Library Tradition

Friday, December 1st, 2017

logo_sedonapubliclibrary3By Karen Mack, Youth Services Librarian

Sedona AZ (December 1, 2017) – Celebrations galore will happen at Sedona Public Library as we greet the winter!  The Library provides resources for learning about the festivals, traditions, and sacred days that will soon take place locally and globally.  A favorite youth services staff tradition is hosting an annual celebration of joy and family. Read More→

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