Streamlining and making everything more readerfriendly are key objectives as the city updates its 20-year-old Community Development Plan.
The Sedona Planning and Zoning Commission spent more than two hours discussing the matter on Tuesday, July 18, with several additional meetings planned.
Three swimmers from Sedona competed at the Arizona Swimming 2017 Long Course Age Group Championship from Thursday, July 13, to Sunday, July 16, in Phoenix.
14-year-old Andrew Tate of the Sedona Swordfish Swim Team along with 12-year-olds Carlos Lattanzi and Renae Porteous of the Verde Valley High Performance Swim Team were at the meet.
When Inge Jones walked into Sedona Fire District’s Station 1 on Wednesday, July 19, it was like visiting old friends.
Friends who saved her life.
On May 25 Jones was enjoying an afternoon at her Uptown home with her daughter, Suzi Heath, who stopped by to check in on her.
Against higher level competition and with low turnout, the Sedona Red Rock High School football team’s skill players held their own during a final afternoon of 7-on-7 competition at Mingus Union High School.
The Scorpions took on the 4A Marauders as well as a 6A team from Phoenix in Cesar Chavez High School on Thursday, July 13.
When asked about his personal thoughts on the recent flash floods near Payson that claimed the lives of nine members of an extended family, Sedona Fire District Assistant Chief Jeff Piechura summed them up in one word.
“Tragic — there are no other words to describe it,” he said. Piechura and engineer Allen Schimberg, who serves as SFD’s technical rescue training team manager, discussed not only the tragic events of Saturday, July 15, but the concerns they have of something like that happening closer to home.
High school basketball teams typically spend the month of June practicing and playing together before players return to their clubs. Nonetheless the Sedona Red Rock High School boys team hosted a four-team tournament on Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16, taking second place.
The Scorpions went 3-2 on the weekend, both losses coming to Verde Valley rival Mingus Union High School, the second a 57-51 loss in the championship game.
West Sedona School is revamping its library to include a 2,000-squarefoot “makerspace”: A collaborative space for students with lab stations focused on developing science, technology, engineering and math skills.
The school’s ambitious master plan for its makerspace, spearheaded by Principal Scott Keller and the school’s STEM leadership team, includes eight stations, from a 3-D printer station to a miniature derby track, and a host of ideas for the future.