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Saturday, April 30th, 2016

logo_humanesocietyBy Adele O’Connor-Vernier
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Humane Society of Sedona

Sedona AZ (April 30, 2016) – As a Humane Society of Sedona volunteer you can make a world of difference for the animals in our care. Volunteers are the heart of our organization and a key reason why we are able to save so many lives. Our volunteers donate their time to provide our rescued animals with lots of love and bring a healthy daily routine to their lives.  Volunteers are absolutely critical for the success of our shelter. Come join our great team of volunteers. There are so many ways to contribute your time. Read More→

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logo_SIFFAward-winning, critically-acclaimed films premiere at Mary D. Fisher Theatre

Sedona AZ (April 30, 2016) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premieres of “Miles Ahead” (starring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor) and “Louder Than Bombs” (starring Isabelle Huppert, Gabriel Byrne, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Ryan and David Strathairn) showing May 6-11 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Read More→

logo_campverdechamberCamp Verde AZ (April 30, 2016) – The Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce will host a presentation on accessing Fossil Creek by the Coconino Red Rock District, during their meeting on Thursday May 5th at 8:30am, located at Denny’s on 260.

The presentation, presented by Francisca Andrian, from the Coconino Red Rock District Ranger office, will discuss how to visit and access Fossil Creek for the 2016 Summer season. Read More→

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logo_USFS_USDAFlagstaff AZ (April 30, 2016) – The Coconino National Forest has scheduled road maintenance and a temporary closure for an upper portion of Schnebly Hill Road near Foxboro from May 2 to May 6 in order to repair two rusted culverts. Read More→

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City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (April 30, 2016) – In an effort to maintain safe, public sidewalks that are ADA compliant, Precision Concrete Cutting (PCC) will repair uneven or raised sidewalk panels in Sedona. The work began last week and will continue into May 2016. Read More→

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Sculptor Ken Rowe Conquers Texas

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

logo_rowegallerySedona AZ (April 30, 2016) – They say everything is bigger in Texas and that includes the art shows. Bronze wildlife sculptor and Sedona resident Ken Rowe has been juried into his first Texas art exhibit, the Society of Animal Artists Show, happening at the prestigious RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg May 17 through June 26. Read More→

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Today’s Photo from Ted Grussing Photography:
Choose me

Friday, April 29th, 2016

By Ted Grussing

… that is what this male redwing blackbird seems to be saying as he competes with two other males also singing their hearts out this afternoon, joyfully informing the world (and the female redwing blackbirds in the area) that he is available and probably the best choice they can make. Their songs were beautiful and given the large flocks of redwing blackbirds you see in the fall, they are probably pretty successful … and they are very handsome creatures.

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Free Guided Tour: Low Water Use Landscapes

Friday, April 29th, 2016

logo_cwag3Prescott AZ (April 29, 2016) – Spurred on by the drought here and in California, population growth, and climate change, residents in our area are expressing increasing interest in rainwater harvesting and landscapes that require less water. Would you like to learn more about these topics? Then join the members of the Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG) on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to approximately noon when we visit several sites using rainwater harvesting and low-water-use landscaping in the Prescott area. Read More→

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Clarkdale and Verde Valley Fire Districts Will Consolidate

Friday, April 29th, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCottonwood AZ (April 29, 2016) – On April 26 at 10:50 a.m. the Verde Valley Fire District Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution consolidating Clarkdale Fire District and Verde Valley Fire District effective July 1, 2016.

The two districts have been discussing sharing services, in some form, since May 2015.  Board discussions and staff research led the boards to the conclusion that a consolidation would be beneficial to the citizens they serve by enhancing efficiency and service while eliminating duplicated costs. Read More→

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logo_SIFFFilm Festival partners with Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley for special encore

Sedona AZ (April 29, 2016) – The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to partner with the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley to present the encore of the award-winning film “Reparation” showing Thursday, May 12 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The premiere is one of the kick-off events of Mental Health Month.

“Reparation” won the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Drama at the recent Sedona International Film Festival. It played to sold-out shows and rave reviews and is returning by popular demand for this special event. There will be a post-film discussion at both screenings. Read More→