High winds fanned the flames of a fire that burned a Village of Oak Creek home, leaving 11 members of a family homeless.

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, crews from the Sedona Fire District, Verde Valley Fire District, Camp Verde and the U.S. Forest Service responded to a brush fire behind Rimrock Ride Road, off Jack’s Canyon Road. However, that fire quickly spread to a nearby home, which crews battled for more than two hours. There were no reports of injuries.

The Arizona Department of Transportation is moving forward with a plan to attempt to reduce the number of suicides off Midgley Bridge.

In recent months ADOT has received input from the city of Sedona, Sedona Fire District and Coconino County as well as individuals and groups urging the state to install some type of fencing or barriers on the 77-year-old bridge.

The state listened.

One of the most pressing concerns of Arizona voters is education funding — specifically, will it be possible for students to compete when their schools are among the nation’s most underfunded?

When you turn on your television, flip a light switch or open the refrigerator, do you ever think about where that electricity is coming from or what goes into making it?

If your answer is no, you’re probably not alone. But ensuring electricity gets from point A to point B is something those working for Arizona Public Service and the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station take seriously.

Emerging from a lengthy turbulence, officials from Yavapai County and the Sedona Airport say they are now flying united.

“It’s a new chapter for the Sedona Airport,” said County Supervisor Chip Davis, who represents District 3, which includes Sedona.

Actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens, 27, who stands accused of carving her first name and the name of her boyfriend, actor Austin Butler, 24, into a Sedona rock over Valentine’s Day weekend, can pay a fine and restitution or appear in court, according to multiple news outlets.

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