Wayne Ranney traveled to one of the most rugged landscapes in the world in a vessel so luxurious it was named “The World.”
Ranney, a well-known geologist in the Verde Valley, presented his trip to Antarctica to the Sedona Welcomers on Jan. 27 at the Sedona Hilton Resort at Bell Rock in the Village of Oak Creek.
Come Friday, Feb. 19, Sedona’s trail system — more than 250 miles of footpaths, mountain bike single-track and equestrian routes, visited by more than 1 million people annually — will be getting a big boost from Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock.
A proposal to expand the Red Rock Road Enhancement Maintenance District received support from Village of Oak Creek leaders, but was shot down a week later by the district’s board.
The idea was taken to both the RRREMD and the Big Park Regional Coordinating Council by Dave Norton, president of the former and vice president of the latter.
The event’s motto is simple yet to the point — every forkful supports Big Park Community School.
Brilliant Bites, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 19, is a joint venture between Village of Oak Creek restaurants and the school’s Parent Teacher Student Association. The purpose is to raise funds and awareness for Big Park Community School, with all event proceeds going directly toward classroom needs.
On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13 and 14, The Sedona Police Department and City Engineering Services will be implementing a traffic control plan. City personnel will temporarily set up an additional southbound lane from Amara Lane to Forest Road.
The members of SedonaKind have no intention of leaving Valentine’s Day to Hallmark — they’re hearkening back to the 18th century in order to make the holiday special for Sedona residents.
Sedona Red Rock High School recently performed well at the Arizona Music Educators Association High School All-Region Orchestra Auditions, held at Coconino High School in Flagstaff.
Senior Cosmo Illenberger especially stood out at the performance.