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Berlyn

Offering the Gift of Inner Peace for the Holidays

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and other winter holidays are rapidly approaching. For many people, the holidays can be very stressful. There are three visitors who can bring gifts. First is the Ghost of Christmas (or, insert your holiday here) Past. Remembering how things used to be can bring happy memories or sadness, even anger. The happy […]

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Townsend

Addressing the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System

The rising costs of pension liabilities is the largest financial issue with which local municipalities and counties across the State of Arizona and the nation have to deal. Coconino County is no exception. Over the past several decades, pensions have been impacted by lower-than-expected investment returns, unanticipated impacts from benefit increases and adjusted actuarial assumptions […]

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Northland Hospice Celebrating 35 years

Northland Hospice & Palliative Care has been providing hospice care in the greater Flagstaff area for 35 years. The community helped the locally owned and operated organization celebrate the milestone at an event in October. Founded in 1983 by Flagstaff’s Marilyn Pate and a team of several volunteers, Northland Hospice is the region’s only not-for-profit […]

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Increasing Number of Baby Boomers Booking Trips on Airbnb

Senior guests who are over 60 are now the fastest-growing age group using Airbnb, according to a new study by Airbnb. Typically thought of as a service for millennials, the online marketplace that allows people to rent out their homes, spare rooms or other properties announced that the number of seniors who have ever booked […]

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Weatherford Hotel Great Pinecone Taking Position

What has been a celebrated sign of the season in downtown Flagstaff for 20 years, the LED lighted Great Pinecone is scheduled to be hoisted into place atop the historic Weatherford Hotel during the Thanksgiving weekend.  Positioned three stories above the intersection of Leroux St. and Aspen Ave., the seven-foot-tall, metal ponderosa pinecone is the […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease: A Leading Cause of Blindness

November is National Diabetes Month, when communities join to bring awareness to the disease. From an eye care standpoint, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early detection and timely treatment can greatly reduce the risk of vision loss and blindness. Diabetes is a condition where the body has […]

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