Vyto Starinskas

Photo Journalist

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Sedona urged to grow hemp with reclaimed city water

A Sedona resident wants the city to consider growing hemp along SR89A to take advantage of reclaimed water that is now being sprayed into the air and returned to the aquifer.

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Contaminated soil dump now under construction

Vehicles traveling on Sycamore Canyon Road soon will see a flurry of activity as Freeport Minerals Corp. begins construction on a permanent place to dump and store contaminated soil from yards in Clarkdale.

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6 Questions with Jenniffer Cohen

Jennifer Cohen’s voice is beamed across the Verde Valley air waves on five radio stations as producer for Yavapai Broadcasting News.

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Aloha Sedona: Taste of Hawaii comes to Red Rock country with Poke restaurant

Poke “is a traditional Hawaiian dish,” explained Nichols. Its raw ahi (tuna) mixed with sesame seeds, soy sauce, several types of seaweed, sesame oil and a little bit of honey.”

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Cancer patients to have access to chemo in Verde Valley

Soon Verde Valley cancer patients will be able to get their chemotherapy treatments in Cottonwood and Sedona.

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Pile burning planned at Montezuma Well, Tuzigoot National Monument

The National Park Service will burn piles of woody debris at Tuzigoot National Monument and Montezuma Well.

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NAH to create ‘one-stop shopping’ for local healthcare

The Medical Plaza on the corner of Mingus Avenue and SR89A is being reorganized to create a new “one-stop-shopping” experience for its patients.

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The Red and the Green

Cottonwood Mayor Tim Elinski, far right and his wife Ruth Ellen, second from right, represent the city of Cottonwood along with staff Saturday at the annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade. The event is a partnership between NAU Parks and Recreation Program and the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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Cottonwood Community Garden filling up fast for new season

Spring has sprung and the Cottonwood Community Garden is filling up fast

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Sedona Yoga Festival seeks ‘hurting’ first responders

The Sedona Yoga Festival is looking for first-responders who may be suffering from stress, trauma or even Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to participate in free treatment during the upcoming Sedona Yoga Festival.

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