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We were looking for a happy hour during this COVID time -- a rare thing in the VOC -- when we strolled into the Decanter Tasting Room and were met by an enthusiastic server, Brianna Hutton.

By Jeff and Suzie Dunn, The Dunnery October 2, 2020
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Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5 p.m., Jeff Hall, director of Lowell Observatory, will speak about All the News from Lowell Observatory and related dark skies matters.

October 2, 2020
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My initial trepidation over Zoom meetings has transformed to enthusiasm as we become more skilled with the new format.

By Camille Cox, President, Big Park Council October 2, 2020
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According to a Sept. 19 news release by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses said they heard the woman yelling that her baby was not safe.

By Bill Helm September 21, 2020
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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – In the Village of Oak Creek Association’s August newsletter, VOCA President Gwen Hanna detailed some of the latest developments in the multi-year effort by a Flagstaff couple to get approval to build a Hilton hotel.

By Jason W. Brooks September 5, 2020
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Originally planning to open in March, local preschool Sedona Village Learning Center Founder was stalled by the pandemic. Rather than do nothing, Founder Joanna Horton McPherson and school director & teacher, Shara Coughlin in the Big Park school building offered programming online with take-home activity bags.

By JOANNA HORTON McPHERSON Special to The Villager September 3, 2020
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Bailey Ehrlich is one of the most decent human beings you will ever know. He also happens to be my son-in-law. However, he’s the latter because of the former. Just ask my daughter.

By JIM CUNNINGHAM Jr., Special to The Verde Independent September 3, 2020
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In August, the Big Park Council conducted its first electronic regular meeting via Zoom. It was wonderful to be together again, and aside from a little electronic clunkiness, a lot was accomplished.

By Camille Cox, President, Big Park Council September 3, 2020
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Elote Cafe, Chef Jeff Smedstad’s Uptown jewel at 359 Jordan Road, is finally open after a long hiatus since the closing of his SR 179 location in the spring.

By JEFF and SUZIE DUNN The Dunnery September 3, 2020
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As COVID-19’s economic impact is felt more and more in our communities, pet owners are finding it hard to afford food for some very important members of their family -- their pets. Affording pet food is becoming a hardship.

By NANCY MAPLE, Special to The Villager September 3, 2020
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For more information about library services and programs, call 928-284-1603 or email voc@sedonalibrary.org.

By CHERYL L. YEATTS, Manager, Sedona Public Library in the Village September 3, 2020
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August was a month of accomplishments for the Rotary Club of Sedona Village members. Focused on achieving community service goals, the members made a difference in health care and education.

September 3, 2020
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The word “diet” implies restriction, discomfort, a notion of temporariness and, in general, it sucks.

By Magdalena Romanska September 3, 2020
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PJ’s prides itself on its food, but owner John Ehalt holds a Series 6 license, rather than the Series 12 that is obtained and kept by generating at least 40% of its gross revenue from food sales.

By Jason W. Brooks August 5, 2020
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During the pandemic, providing a blood supply for our hospital patients is critically important, and volunteer blood donors are key to supporting our community blood supply.

August 5, 2020
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To protect children against serious vaccine preventable diseases, Arizona school immunization law requires them to receive immunizations before entry to child care and school.

August 5, 2020
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In tough times, we need to take our mind off the bad news and talk positive. I know my therapist would approve.

By By MAGDALENA ROMANSKA, Ph.D. Certified Wellness Coach and Fitness Specialist August 5, 2020
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It feels like yesterday, and yet it was a year ago that Suzie was treated to a wonderful roundabout trip to Glacier National Park.

By By JEFF & SUZIE DUNN The Dunnery August 5, 2020
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There’s no better time to read than the present. In fact, many people have shared that they have been reading more than ever during the pandemic.

By By CHERYL L. YEATTS Manager, Sedona Public Library in the Village August 5, 2020
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As a result of Mel’s inspiration, the Sedona Village Partnership was created in 2012. Rooted in its core ideals; Connect, Educate, Respect, Collaborate, and Accomplish, our shared purpose is “To serve as a catalyst to inspire thought leadership and action in our community, to forge collaborative relationships, to build trust, to exchange ideas and information, and to find solutions for Village challenges as well as our dreams.”

By By BEVERLY K. COPEN Special to The Villager August 5, 2020
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Krupa has been working with clients that are owners of businesses affected by COVID-19. Some of those businesses are eligible for Paycheck Protection Program loans.

By Jason W. Brooks August 3, 2020
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We are pleased to announce that after a 5-month hiatus, the Big Park Community Coordinating Council will convene a Regular meeting in August – via Zoom.

By By CAMILLE COX, Special to The Villager August 3, 2020
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Sedona school board will keep one, lose one Village resident in November election
Three candidates for three open seats means uncontested election

In the November 2020 election, the Village of Oak Creek will lose one representative on the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board, as Vice President Heather Hermen will not run to keep her seat.

By Bill Helm August 3, 2020
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The baseball field at the former Big Park Elementary School in Sedona will be given new life as a garden.

By Bill Helm August 3, 2020

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