Blogs: Local Events

Events are Moving Swiftly

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 29, 2020 Events are moving swiftly. Issues such as government spending and economic recovery rightfully dominate the headlines, but crucial local developments are happening just below the radar. Here are just three....
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Sedona Hotels Reward Local Retail Clerks Dedication During Coronavirus Crisis

Members of the Sedona Lodging Council are donating free stays to celebrate “unsung heroes” who served the public throughout the pandemic. SEDONA, ARIZ. — As the coronavirus crisis has ravaged communities around the world, a great deal of well-deserved praise...
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Sedona | Safe.Clean.Ready

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 15, 2020 It takes less time to tumble down a hill than to climb back up. We have seen how quickly the coronavirus brutalized our plans, families, jobs and dreams.  At last,...
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Partial and Voluntary Re-opening

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 8, 2020 Today is a day you may greet with excitement, anxiety or a blend of both. Under Governor Doug Ducey’s Executive Order, retail stores may re-open this morning, provided they “implement...
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Friends of the Verde River is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver

Friends of the Verde River began as an informal gathering of volunteer river activists in 2007. They later merged with the Verde River Basin Partnership, a founding member of the Sustainability Alliance, and in 2011 became an official 501(c)(3). Friends...
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Resources for Help

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 17, 2020 As the economic shutdown lingers, the Chamber continues to connect workers and employers to resources for immediate help and to prepare for a prosperous, sustainable future. You will find links...
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Strongly Discouraging Travel

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 10, 2020 We realized Sedona was the first Arizona city to strongly discourage travel when statewide media responded immediately to our March 30 announcement, recognizing it as something new.  Within 24 hours,...
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Congressional Relief

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 27, 2020 It might be a scene from a science fiction novel, but the closed businesses, empty schools, quiet airports and silent restaurants are all too real.  It is already cliché to...
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 20, 2020 Given the quickly evolving coronavirus situation, we want to update you on the latest congressional action.  On March 14, the House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act....
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Northern Arizona SARS-CoV-2 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

March 13, 2020 Northern Arizona Healthcare is committed to your health and well-being. We know that the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is concerning to many of you, and that the fast state in which we learn about it can contribute to...
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COVID-19 Update

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS March 13, 2020 The COVID 19 virus has evolved to pandemic status, with the cancellation of the Yoga Festival and the temporary ban on most travel from Europe demonstrating its potential to directly...
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Special Edition – Tourism Thursday

March 12, 2020 Good afternoon, So much is going on in the world right now, with tourism and the impact to our industry front-and-center in many stories. We’ve heard from so many of you and thank you for sharing your...
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