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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – John Cornelius was dedicated to helping Yavapai County’s disabled veterans.

By Bill Helm May 23, 2019
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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK -- Those traveling between Interstate 17 and Sedona along State Route 179 will need to plan extra travel time as the highway will be narrowed to one lane between the Red Rock Ranger Station and Chapel Road so Arizona Department of Transportation crews can apply chip seal.

May 8, 2019
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Monday, the board voted 5-to-0 to lease the former Big Park Community School to Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind – ASDB – and nobody from the public as much as said “hold on, let’s talk about this.”

By Bill Helm May 7, 2019
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SEDONA – Last year, the governing board of Sedona Oak Creek Unified School District voted to close Big Park Community School as a cost-cutting measure.

By Bill Helm May 6, 2019
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Motorists who use State Route 179 between Sedona and Interstate 17 through the Village of Oak Creek should expect long delays in both directions of travel from May 13-17, because of pavement-preservation work.

April 30, 2019
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We’ve come upon the one-year anniversary of the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board’s decision to close Big Park Elementary School. The resulting wounds to the Village of Oak Creek are slow to heal.

By Dan Engler April 30, 2019
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I have read the new proposed amended application for re-zoning by developer Chandrika Patel.

April 30, 2019
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The traffic problem in the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona is a very serious problem.

April 30, 2019
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VOCA Annual Meeting of April 20th, 2019: The results are in, and the ballot initiative passed by 456 yes/185 no, and the candidates elected to the Board are Kevin O’Connor, James Kautz, John Rogers for three-year terms, Sean Baguley for a two-year term, and David Hanke for a one-year term.

By VOCA President Gwen Hanna April 30, 2019
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The Sedona Village Business Association is the only business organization in the Village for the Village.

April 30, 2019

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Robin Hood Monday, June 3, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Verde Valley School in the Village of Oak Creek.

April 30, 2019
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The 6th annual community barbecue is hosted by Sedona Village residents Damian Bruno, Danielle Giann, Omar Kenney and Andrew Bailor.

April 30, 2019
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SEDONA – Verde Valley First Books recently became $2,000 richer thanks to the Eye Boutique of Sedona.

April 30, 2019
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The 2019 Sedona International Film Festival (SIFF) was the best that we have attended (with the exception of the Chicago band’s documentary and concert shown a few years ago). The SIFF staff didn’t skip a beat!

By By JEFF and SUZIE DUNN The Dunnery April 30, 2019
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Trail maintenance fund boosted by $50K grant
Installment grant will be for non-motorized trails near Sedona, Village of Oak Creek

The Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund has been selected for an Installment Grant in the amount of $50,000 annually from Recreation Resource Management, Inc. (RRM).

April 30, 2019
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The Verde Valley Neighborhood Food Project gathered more than 11,000 pounds of non-perishable food items from five communities during its April 13 collection, according to co-chairs Nicole Davis and Chelee Skinner. That total is the equivalent of 9,168 meals for hungry individuals and families in the Verde Valley.

April 30, 2019
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GORDON: On Big Park Council, I represent Valley Vista Estates, a RAM. Our neighborhood has 64 lots around the Deer Pass Drive loop. Our HOA was established in 1973.

April 30, 2019
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Dena Greenwood was posthumously presented the Norman B. Herkenham Award for her work on natural environments, bird habitat and education, by Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB) at its April 16, 2019 40th annual Native Plant Workshop.

April 30, 2019
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For better or worse, technology has changed our lives. Technology has definitely changed the way libraries deliver library services.

By By CHERYL L. YEATTS Manager Sedona Public Library in the Village April 30, 2019
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Mona Knittle is in her third year with the Head Start program at West Sedona School, currently a family advocate, and taking classes to earn her Family Services Certification.

By By JIM CUNNINGHAM, JR. Special to The Villager April 30, 2019
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As we begin another weed control season, Keep Sedona Beautiful asks the community to consider using alternatives to the popular, commercially available chemical herbicides used for decades.

By By BILL PUMPHREY Special to The Villager April 30, 2019
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“I’ve never been part of a more caring, generous, volunteering community,” said Jim Cunningham, pastor of the Village Church of the Nazarene. “Having lived in seven states and moved almost 50 times, that says a lot.”

April 30, 2019
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Judi Forrest was the overall winner of the annual Women’s Association President’s Cup tournament at Oakcreek Country Club.

April 30, 2019
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The traffic problem in the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona is a very serious problem. When one of the City of Sedona surveys, done in January, 2017, showed that 4,300 daily trips are made between the Village of Oak Creek and Sedona, again, nothing was done to alleviate the situation.

April 13, 2019
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I want to give a big “Thank You” to everyone who participated in the Village of Oak Creek and Upper/Lower Loop Road Alternative Route Survey and also personally apologize for any confusion and stress it caused for some recipients.

By By RANDY GARRISON District 3 Yavapai County Board of Supervisors April 8, 2019

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