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Long-term, the emergency department of Northern Arizona Healthcare in Sedona is in a precarious situation as NAH evaluates its services in Yavapai County.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 1, 2022
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It’s almost that time of year again – festival and event season. With the end of summer nearing, I am personally getting very excited about the many events that will be taking place in our community. In fact, one of those events is just now experiencing a resurgence since COVID: 1st Friday in the Galleries.

By By Michelle Conway  President | CEO  Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau August 1, 2022
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Don’t miss the Village fundraising event of the year! Tickets are now on sale for Novel Night on October 1. You’ve got plenty of time to get tickets, plan your costume, and tell your friends. Everyone’s invited to the After Party where we’ll continue celebrating literature, literacy, community, and Sedona Public Library in the Village.

By By Anne Marie Mackler, Development Director August 1, 2022
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In the July 1 article in The Villager entitled “Truth In Recycling: Are you just wish-cycling,” the author, Jill McCutcheon, suggests that because there is no large facility in this county for dealing with what she calls “Single Stream Recycling," the recovery rate for that method (combining all recyclables in one can separate from other trash) is very low.

August 1, 2022
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This is the fourth article from the Emergency Preparedness Planning Committee (EPPiC) of the Big Park Council. It features Arizona Public Service (APS).

By By Mary A Pope, Co-Chair, BPRCC EPPiC Committee August 1, 2022
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The YCOEM (Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management/Public Works), represented by Jon Jones—Deputy Emergency Manager, presented at our May Emergency Preparedness (EPPiC) meeting.

By By Gwen Hanna, Co-chair BPRCC EPPiC Committee August 1, 2022
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Another “coming soon” has arrived.

By By Jeff and Suzie Dunn August 1, 2022
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The Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund works in partnership with the Red Rock Ranger District and the community to raise funds to maintain and enhance the non-motorized trails near Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek.

By Linda Pallas, Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund August 1, 2022
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Recently I visited the garden at Verde Valley School, and was walking through it with a young man who is very concerned about the environment and the risks to our climate and planet.

By Richard Sidy August 1, 2022
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The VVNFP -- Verde Valley Neighborhood Food Project (Green Bag Project) -- is an important part of Verde Valley School’s commitment to world citizenship and service to others.

By By Carolyn Diehl, VVS Faculty August 1, 2022
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We associate fear with the bad stuff: anxious responses, elevated blood pressure and heartbeat... So - can it be good? Yes!

By Magdalena Romanska August 1, 2022
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Financial Focus: Why Don’t All Affluent People Become Wealthy?
Perception, hesitation, and poor decisions are factors

Why do some people let their potential for lifetime wealth slip away? Some people are better off economically at 30 or 40 than they are at 50 or 60. In some cases, fate deals them a bad hand. In other cases, bad decisions and inaction are to blame.

By Provided by Dawna Westberg-Welch, Stratos Wealth Partners August 1, 2022
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Have you ever looked into the fractured soul of a kaleidoscope?? Looking through one of these masterpieces transports you into a magical, colorful world. They are beautiful to look at and look through.

August 1, 2022
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This article from the Emergency Preparedness Planning Committee (EPPiC) of the Big Park Council (BPRCC) features the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). Please refer to the article on the Sedona Fire District (SFD), also featured in this month’s Villager, to understand how the two organizations work together in a wildfire emergency.

By By Gwen Hanna Chair, BPRCC EPPiC Committee July 1, 2022
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Happy Birthday, America! To my fellow Red Rock Country residents, I hope you and your family enjoy a fabulous 4th of July.

By Michelle Conway, President | CEO Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau July 1, 2022
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Donna Michaels explained her position with respect to a number of issues facing the Village.

By By Mary Pope, Secretary BPRCC July 1, 2022
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As Yavapai County supervisor for District 3, I offer and urge you to consider the following perspectives and recommendations regarding the Draft Environmental Assessment for the APS Oak Creek to McGuireville 69KV Power Line Project.

By By Donna Michaels, Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor July 1, 2022
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Recent efforts by the Pig Park Regional Community Council to develop a community plan identified that approximately 50% of VOC households include dogs and that a dog park is a highly desired amenity.

July 1, 2022
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The Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund is contracting with Flagline Trails LLC, Flagstaff, to carry out a Comprehensive Trail Assessment for over 200 miles of the 400 miles of trails in Red Rock Trail System.

By Linda Pallas and Dick Williams, Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund July 1, 2022
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This articles from the Emergency Preparedness Planning Committee (EPPiC) of the Big Park Council (BPRCC), features the Sedona District Fire Chief, Jon Trautwein. See the article on the United States Forest Service (USFS) also featured in this month’s Villager to understand how the two organizations work together in a wildfire emergency.

By BY PHIL FEINER, BPRCC EPPiC Committee July 1, 2022
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Greetings Villager readers! Marcia! Marcia! Marcia! No, I’m not referring to the oldest sibling on that hit television show that was a staple of the early 70’s, The Brady Bunch. I’m referring to our Youth Services rock star and resident songstress, Marcia Hansen, lovingly known as Miss Marcia by Verde Valley families near and far.

By By Jan Marc Quisumbing, Program & Marketing Coordinator July 1, 2022
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After nursing young plants through the hot dry months of May and June, the onset of the monsoon season is a great relief for gardener and garden alike. Monsoon rains bring a burst of growth to plants that were always on the edge of dehydration unless we watered, watered, watered.

By Richard Sidy July 1, 2022
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Tomas Agastino has brought Dellepiane from Buenos Aires to the VOC. He’s taken over the space where four former owners tried and couldn’t make it for one reason or another.

By By Jeff & Suzie Dunn July 1, 2022
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The Village Gallery of Local Artists is pleased to feature the work of Valerieann Giovanni during the month of July, 2022. A reception will be held on Friday July 1st from 5-8 p.m.

July 1, 2022
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What a hard time choosing the title for this column. It was either “Belonging…” or “Embraced…”.

By Magdalena Romanska July 1, 2022

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