On April 19, Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB) presented its annual Awards of Excellence. This was the 52nd consecutive year that KSB has recognized businesses, organizations and individuals whose activities have contributed significantly to our communities. This year, awardees came from Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek.
A new consortium of five city, county, state and federal agencies has begun a major effort to reduce off-highway vehicle damage and disturbance in the Sedona area.
Guest Speaker: Yavapai County Supervisor, District 3, Donna Michaels addressed the Council on a variety of subjects including how the community can get in touch with the County, broadband strength, the quality and availability of local healthcare and flooding.
After driving our new RV about 1,300 miles over three days to Portland, Oregon, with our four whippets in tow, hooking up the electricity, water, and sewer, unsuccessfully trying to get our fancy mobile wifi system going, and failing to get the large slideout to extend (especially important when you have 4 whippets on board), I’m tuckered out.
As residents of the Village, or elsewhere throughout the Verde Valley, we are fortunate to have such a wide variety of restaurants and cuisines available to us, traffic notwithstanding.
Supervisor Donna Michaels expressed her concern that people in the community were not aware of how to express complaints or comments to the county.
Keep Sedona Beautiful will hold its next Preserving the Wonder Speaker Series event on Wednesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. This month’s speaker is Jayson Coil, assistant chief of the Sedona Fire District.
When we give a bouquet of flowers to people who are in their sick bed, suffering emotionally, or in grief, we are practicing the most basic form of horticultural therapy.
Hikers on certain Red Rock trails during the week of April 10 had an opportunity to watch the lights-camera-action of a professional film crew creating a documentary on the work of the Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund.
The Project Period program at Verde Valley School (VVS) offers experiential, creative, active, and service-based learning opportunities to supplement students' regular intellectual lives.
Sedona Public Library will once again take part in the national Summer Reading Program. What’s this year’s fun theme? “All Together Now!” Exciting programs and lots of reading will happen at both of our Library locations.
Like everyone, you may have a lot of financial goals. But are they all of equal importance? Probably not.
If you were given one minute to tell your story – what would you say?
Did you know that the Verde Valley has provided shelter and sustenance to human cultures for thousands of years?
Protecting the earth and preserving Red Rock Country for future generations is a top sustainability priority for the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau.
In Response to your article, “You have a relationship problem,” regarding the permit renewal of the Oak Creek Art and Craft Shows. This article doesn't highlight any of quotes from the meeting in regards to the positive impact that the art shows bring to the area. Instead, it highlights a few specifically negative quotes.
One of the most famous characters in Greek mythology is Orpheus, a musician, poet, and prophet, whose legend goes back to the 5th century B.C.
Despite complaints from several residents, Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows received county approval to continue its events at Sedona Vista Village.
The ninth annual Village of Oak Creek BBQ is just around the corner and residents are excited to gather and enjoy delicious food, live music, and a fun-filled day with family, friends and community.
President’s Report: Immediate Past President Camille Cox has decided to step away from her position on the BPC Executive Board citing “new responsibilities of a very full-time job.”
Education has been added as a priority to the Big Park Vision Statement, Big Park’s contribution to the current 10-year Yavapai County Comprehensive Plan (2032).
Serving as President of the Big Park Council has presented some unexpected rewards. Rather surprisingly, one of the most gratifying was attending the Planning and Zoning Commission hearing regarding the Use and Expansion Plans of Verde Valley School.
Last week, we welcomed two new businesses with a double ribbon-cutting ceremony near Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village, Mi Amore and Terrapin Station by El Portal.
Keep Sedona Beautiful will hold its next Preserving the Wonder Speaker Series event on Wednesday, April 12 at 5 p.m.
Keep Sedona Beautiful (KSB) honors businesses, organizations and individuals in the Verde Valley who have helped to fulfill our mission.
- Clarkdale bandstand is still standing, but for how long?
- Sedona’s Miller Fire is 31% contained
- Cottonwood, Clarkdale increase in population
- Smoke fills the Verde Valley Saturday
- Camp Verde eyes ongoing runoff issue, may create stormwater position
- YCSO stays busy over holiday weekend with multiple calls, DUIs
- Miller Fire spreads in Red Rock district
- Firefighters contain Sedona’s Miller Fire
- RISE: Cottonwood school on a special mission (VIDEO)
- Obituary: David Alexander Conlin Jr.
- Cottonwood police chief placed on leave
- Brush fire destroys 3 homes
- UPDATE: Man burned in house fire
- CyberTip leads to arrest over child porn
- Lawsuit claims negligence by city, county in teen’s 2021 death
- The People Have Spoken: Haunted Group restaurants rake in awards
- Driver crashes into a home, faces DUI charges in Rimrock
- 2023 Verde Valley Fair Schedule
- Man injured, dog dies in house fire
- Police chief continues on leave as new city manager studies issue