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Coconino County, City of Flagstaff Requesting Project Ideas for Courthouse

Collaboration – it’s a word that we often hear used to describe Coconino County, the City of Flagstaff and public agencies in Northern Arizona. When budgets are stretched and resources limited, governments partnering with each other or the private sector can be essential to providing quality services to the community while saving taxpayer dollars. Collaboration […]

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April is a Great Month for Trees

The month of April and trees just seem made for each other. Earth Day and Arbor Day – two major celebrations of the goodness trees bring to our lives – are in April. Plus, the early spring is a perfect time to add a tree to your home’s landscape; the ground has warmed up enough […]

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Taking Steps Toward Assisted Living

When considering moving a parent into an assisted living community, many family members find themselves struggling with the decision. You are not alone during this journey. I will share my father’s story with you because you may find yourself needing to have a conversation with your loved one about their future care needs. One of […]

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How Does an Inheritance Change Your Financial Picture?

According to the Center for Retirement Research, two-thirds of baby boomers can expect an inheritance. If you’re lucky enough to inherit money, you might wonder: how will an inheritance change my financial picture? For some, an inheritance could mean a drastic change in their finances. For others, inherited money might be a nice cushion against […]

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Ed Gussio

Telemedicine: An Employee Benefit Trend

Telemedicine is becoming one of the most popular employee benefits for many reasons. While many major medical plans offer “nurses on call,” telemedicine is very different. Telemedicine uses today’s cutting edge technology to facilitate care between a physician and a patient to evaluate, diagnose and treat conditions that may not require a face-to-face doctor appointment. […]

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Karon LynnAudio

Hearing in a Noisy Place

Many people say to their audiologist that they are able to hear fine in a quiet room but the minute there is background noise they are not able to hear well. Sometimes it happens while watching a TV program and the background music suddenly gets louder. Difficulty may arise if a conversation is being held […]

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Painting a Successful Picture for Fine Arts Education

For the last 15 years, the Palette to Palate fundraiser has been dedicated to raising funds for the Coconino Community College Fine Arts Department. In that time, the event has helped fund the purchase of a pugmill, which makes clay smooth and consistent and has helped buy a badly needed new kiln to fire pottery. […]

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water earth

Let’s Make Flagstaff a Water Conservation Winner!

Hello Flagstaff! For this month’s column, I would like to talk about one of my favorite issues, water! Growing up in Flagstaff, I learned early on that water is one of our most precious resources. I am thrilled to be able to take my passion for water conservation to the mayor’s office. Becoming a leader […]

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