Honey pot ants get their name from the swollen amber-colored belly full of sweet nectar that has been sustaining the colony, desert predators and even ...
The smell of freshly-cut hardwood drifts through the lab and classroom space. A saw whines. Hammers bang. “Measure twice. Cut once.” More than 40 people, ...
Allan Affeldt, the head of a number of companies including La Posada Hotel in Winslow, will soon reopen another historic property, La Castañeda Hotel in ...
This 40-year-old family-owned Flagstaff business is ringing in the New Year with a big change. Long-time owners, Mike and Kathie Knapp, have just sold their ...
To protect ourselves from infectious disease, we often strive to avoid close contact with those who are sick. But new, surprising findings from bat research ...
We are now a month into 2019 and many have contemplated making changes as a component of a new year’s resolution. Identified changes may be orchestrated to become healthier by increasing physical activities or an effort to eat a well-balanced diet. You may have attempted these changes in the past, with limited success. In order […]
Coconino Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) policy and technical committee members came together for the last time at the Flagstaff Aquaplex in late January. The committees, which included representatives from Coconino County, Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, Army National Guard Camp Navajo, and other local and state agencies, unanimously adopted the final JLUS on Wednesday, January […]
Shark Tank-Style Competition Being Held February 22-24 Moonshot at NACET will host its second annual competition for innovators with “moonshot” ideas needing support – or businesses wanting to expand an existing innovative idea – during its second Pioneer Pitch event the weekend of Feb. 22 – 24. The Shark Tank-style event will include workshops at […]
Let’s celebrate the value of tourism in our community and recognize its importance in improving quality of life, from parks to jobs. Tou rism matters because it has a positive impact on Flagstaff and benefits the community in multiple sectors. The mission to increase the quality of life for every household in Flagstaff continues for […]
Snow season is back in Coconino County. After 2018 gave us one of the driest winters (and severe fire seasons) in recent memory, it’s great to be experiencing what we hope will continue to be a robust snow season. We are off to a great start this winter. Coconino County Public Works started the season […]
Momentum may have best been described by Sir Isaac Newton, only he called it inertia: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. I wouldn’t go so far as to call your boss, supervisor or […]
I have a rhetorical question for you to contemplate: Why do we use the term “soft skills” to describe skills that are so difficult for many people to demonstrate in the work world? I constantly hear from our partners in business and industry that they need workforce training in soft skills above anything else. According to […]
The 10th and youngest person to ever walk on the Moon, Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot, General Charlie Duke, is launching the 30th annual Flagstaff Festival of Science To the Moon and Beyond, Sept. 20 – 29, 2019. Duke is scheduled to be the W. L. Gore & Associates Keynote Presenter at 7 p.m. on […]