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The Sedona City Council approved the SCC&TB’s FY22 Destination Resiliency Plan last week with a proposed budget of $2.1 million.

By CANDACE CARR STRAUSS President/CEO Sedona Chamber of Commerce August 4, 2021
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Partnerships serve a critical role in public safety and forest protection on the Red Rock District. On June 23, the Coconino National Forest was closed to visitor access, affecting almost 2 million acres of forest land in Northern Arizona, including 550,000 acres of Red Rock Country in and around the Sedona/VOC communities.

By LINDA PALLAS and DAVID MINOTT Special to The Villager July 27, 2021
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At the suggestion of the Sedona Village Partnership, your mission-driven Big Park Council accepted a hand-off to formulate an Emergency Plan Committee.

By CAMILLE COX President Big Park Community Council July 27, 2021
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After years of prolonged drought and seeing dried and dead trees and shrubs along our trails and roads, our current monsoon season is a welcome relief.

By RICHARD SIDY President Gardens for Humanity July 27, 2021
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The Keep Sedona Beautiful’s Native Plant Workshop Series offered a tour of the garden to 12 lucky guests on a summer morning this July. Shade was everywhere on this tour because Richard and Monique purchased 50 tree seedlings from the Forest Service Nursery for $25 in the 1980s, and now those trees surround the house and property, providing both shade and soil nutrients.

July 27, 2021
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One of the best ways to pass time during the hot summer is to relax in the comfort of air conditioning and binge watch your favorite series.

By CHERYL L. YEATTS Sedona Library in the Village July 27, 2021
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The sandwich board stating “JesseLee’s” near the entrance to Castle Rock Plaza piqued our interest.

By JEFF and SUZIE DUNN The Dunnery July 27, 2021
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You may have heard that it’s important to take the emotions out of investing. But is this true for all emotions?

By From MARY MILLAR Edward Jones Financial Advisor July 27, 2021
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Sedona Recycles has been faithfully serving the Village of Oak Creek for the past two decades. We have the dual mission of responsibly recycling resources and educating the public about recycling.

July 27, 2021
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On the social “niceness” scale of unbearable lightness of being, reaching out/leaning forward/lending a hearing ear/crying shoulder score high. On the physical scale, leaning forward brings on the back pain, kyphosis, and neck strain. Isn’t it the cry of your body to bend forward less?

By Magdalena Romanska July 27, 2021
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The fourth item in the Big Park Community Council’s mission statement is: To provide a forum for residents, property owners, business owners, educational institutions and investors within the community to resolve problems and advance the interests of the community.

By Camille Cox, President, Big Park Council June 25, 2021
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VOC Colt Grill remains in negotiations with county
Restaurant never had ‘certificate of occupancy’

A popular barbecue restaurant’s recent expansion was brought to a screeching halt in the spring, and has yet to re-open.

By Jason W. Brooks June 25, 2021
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Study outlines housing needs for VOC, Verde Valley
Main housing challenge: Change short-term rental legislation

A recently completed housing study of the Verde Valley pointed out some not-so-surprising facts about the Village of Oak Creek.

By Jason W. Brooks June 25, 2021
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As Villagers, most of us are aware of the new trail construction along Jack’s Canyon. New trail construction occurred on Little Rock and Rabbit Ears (formerly known as Pine Valley and Dairy Springs trails).

June 25, 2021
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Those of us in Red Rock Country know our rugged landscapes, rural way of life and western heritage are at the heart of what makes this place special. We celebrate our frontier spirit, respect the land, value our history, support our neighbors and – of course – love our horses.

By Mary Morris, Special to The Villager June 25, 2021
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Keep Sedona Beautiful will present Geologist Wayne Ranney, on Wednesday, July 14, 5 p.m., for its monthly Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series webinar.

June 25, 2021
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The Sedona Chamber and presenting sponsor APS with underwriting support from Barlow Jeep Rentals and Weddings in Sedona worked to gather over 100 business leaders in the greater Sedona area to share our role with the start of the new fiscal year July 1.

By Candace Carr Strauss, President CEO, Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau June 25, 2021
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Yavapai College has announced that it will offer free tuition to any student who enrolls in classes in the College’s new Verde Valley Skilled Trades Center.

By Staff report June 25, 2021
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We had a blast, and we are not talking about the heat, though the theater was a great place to be during the 100-plus degree days.

By Jeff and Suzie Dunn, The Dunnery June 25, 2021
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As a general rule, my reading interests lean toward fiction.

By Cheryl L. Yeatts, manager, Sedona Public Library in the Village June 24, 2021
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Nikki and John Ramagli are parents of two kids at the Sedona Village Learning Center preschool. The commute was a hardship, sometimes an hour each way.

By Joanna Horton McPherson, Special to The Villager June 24, 2021
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Will your retirement dreams match your reality?

By Dawna Westberg-Welch, Special to the Villager June 24, 2021
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The Cornelius Veterans Hospital Benefit Raffle carries on with the help of the Rotary Club of Sedona Village.

June 24, 2021
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Arizona advocates are breathing “a sigh of relief” this week after the Supreme Court again refused to invalidate the Affordable Care Act, a decision that should preserve the health care program for at least several years.

By BROOKE NEWMAN Cronkite News June 22, 2021
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Friends of the Verde River has landed one of the first ever grants from the brand new 4Rivers Fund in May 2021. Friends of the Verde River works collaboratively for a healthy, flowing Verde River system.

June 22, 2021

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