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Annual global celebration of Rumi’s Wedding in Sedona, Friday, Dec. 14
Please join he celebration of Rumi, the 13th century Sufi master, poet and mystic guide, who lived and taught in Konya, Turkey. His awakened presence and initiatory poetry continues to powerfully open humanity’s mystical heart and awareness. Rumi called his transition from the earth his wedding with
‘He Walks His Talk’ -- Sedona man continues journey to raise money for pet-friendly shelter
This time last year, Michael Capozzoli was getting ready to walk across America. The sole purpose was to raise money to build a pet-friendly shelter for women and children trying to leave abusive relationships.
Loving Bowls returns to Sedona Arts Center Dec. 15
The Sedona Arts Center’s Ceramics Department is proudly celebrating 10 years of the ever-popular Loving Bowls Charity Fundraiser. Which means: over 10,000 bowls have been carefully crafted by volunteer ceramicists and lovingly glazed to be sold within just a few hours in a single day.
Around the Town: The epic journey of Apollo 8
Fifty years ago, three astronauts, carried aloft by a Saturn V booster, passed into the influence of the Moon and circled around it ten times before returning to the Earth. Since Saturn V had never been tested successfully, the mission was extremely dangerous, and was arguably a more significant ach
Verde Connect project gets $25 million jump start for new bridge over Verde River
You could just tell a sports metaphor was right on the tip of Yavapai County Supervisor Randy Garrison’s tongue. “We just hit a home run with this project,” Garrison said Wednesday morning after receiving news that the county had been awarded a $25 million federal transportation grant for constructi
ROJO GRANDE: County P&Z to review 172-acre manufactured home park near Sedona
A 172-acre manufactured home park will be reviewed by the county in the next few weeks. The project, Rojo Grande Sedona, is a proposed senior-oriented manufactured home park to be located a few miles west of Sedona on the north side of State Route 89A. It is set to take the place of the El Rojo Gran
Letter to The Editor: Sedona Lifestyle
The following comments are each based upon reading just two of the nine articles written by staff journalists for the biannual magazine, Lifestyles of Sedona. The story about the Menekse family new owners of long time Sedona restaurant, Nick’s Westside, is charming as it also highlights how America
Better Bucks program designed to help ease panhandling concerns
The Prescott Valley Police Department has initiated a program designed to allow residents to better help those in need. Five years ago, the Flagstaff Police Department partnered with the Shadows Foundation to develop the Better Bucks Program to address a panhandling problem.
Flagstaff City Council Approves Changes To Vaping In Public
The city of Flagstaff is reducing the number of places e-cigarette smokers may vape. Councilman Jim McCarthy said a new ordinance that takes effect Jan. 10 will treat vaping like traditional tobacco products.
Coconino County seeks input on Williams Pre-Disaster plan
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County is seeking input on a draft of the new Williams Pre-Disaster Plan. At the request of Coconino County, JE Fuller Hydrology & Geomorphology has worked on the plan with the city of Williams, Coconino County, Kaibab National Forest and other public agencies and private
Carlson Creek Vineyard opening third tasting room Dec. 14 in Cottonwood
COTTONWOOD -- On Friday, December 14 from 6 – 9 p.m., Carlson Creek Vineyard will be opening their third tasting room in Cottonwood. The grand opening is open to the public and will include a ribbon cutting, complimentary tastings of select wines from the Carlson Creek portfolio, live music and a me
Stay at the Verde Valley’s newest RV Resort – just not forever
A small RV Resort has opened up in Clarkdale with views of the Tuzigoot National Monument and Sedona Red Rocks. Owner Gary Clouston said business has been good for the four months this RV resort has been open. Clouston and his wife, Linda, live at the resort, and act as “innkeepers.”
‘Sharing the light’ at Goldenstein Gallery
Goldenstein Gallery is “Sharing the Light” in December during Sedona Northern Lights, the Chamber of Commerce’s spectacular light exhibition. Visitors can watch from Dec. 13-16, one of the largest 3D mapping projects ever done on a natural canvas, with an approximately 5- to 6-minute show at the top
Winslow active shooter held without bond
WINSLOW, Ariz. — On Dec. 3, the Winslow Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 900 block of West Second Street in Winslow. The suspect, later identified as Matthew Garcia, shot a male victim and fled south from the scene.
Police searching for suspect in Cottonwood music store burglary
COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood police are searching for a suspect wanted for burglarizing Verde Valley Discount Music Store over the weekend. According to a Cottonwood police report, officers were dispatched Sunday afternoon to the music store located on the 1500 block of East State Route 89A and found th
Sedona Northern Lights begins next week
The country’s largest 3D light show on a natural canvas, Sedona Northern Lights, is back for a second year and Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa is front-and-center offering the best seat in Sedona for the four-day holiday spectacular.
Cornville’s Grasshopper Grill presents The Raven Sisters
The Grasshopper Grill, at the corner of Page Springs and Cornville Roads, this week features live entertainment Thursday through Saturday. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the region’s most popular and talented singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and bands cycle through this locals’ favorite Cornville rest
Saturday dance party with Toucan Eddie at Cornville’s Old Corral
Among the Verde Valley’s favorite local watering holes and center of Cornville’s social scene, the Old Corral Bar offers a great lineup of fun for almost any taste. From a casual afternoon chat with friends to a top-notch live music dance and show, the Old Corral delivers.
VIDEO: Trooper Blamed After Wrong-Way Driver Slams Into His Patrol Car
Patricia Carvalho was flying down the interstate in the wrong direction with her two-year-old daughter in the backseat. Flagstaff, AZ – A defense attorney representing an allegedly drunk wrong-way driver, who crashed into an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) sergeant, has claimed that the se
Cottonwood approves outdoor entertainment ordinance
COTTONWOOD – Music lovers and venue owners can rejoice. Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council approved the second reading of Ordinance 653, which would allow outdoor entertainment within the city’s arts, culture and entertainment district.