Sedona, Arizona - Working artists in the Verde Valley will be opening their private studios to the public for the weekend of November 10-12.  Under the auspices of the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition (SVAC) is presenting this exciting self-guided event that is free to the public. The Tour runs daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12th.  The Tour’s co-chairs are clay artist Mike Upp and painter Julie Ronning Talbot who are counting the days until the Fall Tour kicks off. “Astounding, gratifying, exciting,” are words both say pretty much describe the phenomenal growth of the 14-year-old Open Studios Tour in the four years they’ve been at the helm.

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Ducey Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Fallen Army Soldier:

San Luis, Arizona - The planned renovation and expansion of the Arizona Western College San Luis Informatics Campus first broke ground on June 29 and is in progress with Pilkington Commercial Company, Inc. serving as General Contractors of the project.  According to the EMC2 Architect’s Field Report on July 11, the footings and slab were being prepped. The concrete was poured for the footings and slab on Friday, July 14th. 

Phoenix, Arizona - Americans for Prosperity Foundation is announcing a significant new It's Working issue education effort to tout Arizona’s untold educational successes. The organization is spending six figures to tell Arizonans the facts about how charter schools, Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, and other policies are enabling more Arizona children to obtain a quality education.

Parker, Arizona - The Arizona Western College Parker Learning Center and KAWC will host the Parker Chamber Mixer on Thursday, August 17 at the new Parker Community Center (11th St and Fiesta Ave) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.