Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday, Jan. 19, that in the event of a federal government shutdown, the state of Arizona is prepared to provide resources to keep the Grand Canyon open. The state is partnering in this effort with the National Park Service, with help from Arizona State Parks and Trails and the Arizona Office of Tourism.
Congress failed to reach a budget deal by midnight Jan. 19 to keep the federal government open.
Sedona Red Rock High School’s girls soccer team’s undefeated streak came to an end when it dropped its 3A Region 1 opener to No. 4-ranked Veritas Preparatory Academy 3-1 at home on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
The Scorpions [6-1-1, 0-1 3A Region 1], ranked No. 15 as of press time, had trouble generating any true scoring threats while the Falcons [8-1, 1-0] played most of the game in its offensive half of the field.
Two goals in the final 11 minutes lifted the Sedona Red Rock High School boys soccer team to a 4-3 win over Veritas Preparatory Academy on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at John Ordean Stadium.
Scorpions sophomore forward Michael Lagorio secured the win from the penalty spot with seven seconds remaining, and the team improved to 2-0 in 3A Region 1 play and 4-3 overall.
At times the two-hour meeting between representatives from the Arizona Water Company and residents became heated due to a proposed 1.5 million gallon water tank near the Mystic Hills subdivision.
Around 60 people turned out on Jan. 10, at the Sedona United Methodist Church for the first public meeting to discuss the project since last March. Several of those nearby residents who spoke said they are not opposed to the project, just its location. The tank would be installed on vacant land owned by the company at the intersection of State Route 179 and West Mallard Drive.
“New year, new me” may be a rallying motto to inspire resolutions, but for the Sedona-Oak Creek School District, it’s new year, more of the same.
At its first Governing Board meeting of the year Tuesday, Jan. 9, one of the first orders of business was to vote in a president and vice president for 2018. In unanimous votes, the board re-elected current President Randy Hawley and Vice President Heather Hermen to those posts.