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Making a Donation? Here are Five Things to Consider

It’s a well-known fact that charitable or philanthropic giving provides opportunities for tax benefits. While this is certainly a nice bonus, it doesn’t always lessen challenges associated with donating. Managing a tight income, negotiating decisions for long-term investments or even justifying purchases for immediate pleasures can be hard enough without factoring in another line item […]

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True or False? Sorting Through the News

Not being bamboozled by the glut of fake news bombarding the information consumer rests squarely with the person receiving and interpreting the data. “It’s a problem all across society,” said Brian J. Rackham, assistant professor in the School of Communication at Northern Arizona University (NAU). “Even the term ‘fake news’ has been corrupted to where […]

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One Hundred Local Women Making a Difference

Susan Beaupre and Katie Woodard rode the ski lift at Arizona Snowbowl one day in 2014, and by the time they reached the top, had put into motion a charitable giving circle. Their brainstorming so far has raised more than $85,000 for local charities through Women Empowering Northern Arizona (WENA), one of more than 400 […]

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Opportunity for Funding Nonprofit Organizations, Page/Lake Powell, Tuba City, Williams

The annual competitive grants process for the communities of Northern Arizona facilitated by the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff will provide financial support to worthy projects and programs serving residents of Williams, Page/Lake Powell and Tuba City. The online grant application is now open at Completed applications must be submitted before 4:00 p.m. on […]

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Building Teams, Highways, Solutions

Lucinda Andreani is not your typical county public works director. First, she is a woman. Second, she is not an engineer. And third, she brings a more entrepreneurial edge to how she runs things. She does not adhere to the status quo. “I am someone who values diversity and a different perspective.” Her approach to […]

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Northern Arizona Shining as Tourist Destination

Arizona continues to attract in record numbers international travelers, out-of state-visitors and even residents of one part of the state who want to visit another area of the state. The brightest spot in the tourism data from 2016 is the lodging industry. In an announcement on Jan. 27, Governor Doug Ducey and Director Debbie Johnson, […]

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NACET Clients Compete in Venture Madness Tournament

The Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NACET) is cultivating impressive businesses. As proof, two NACET clients are making gains in the Venture Madness Tournament, which culminates in a live demonstration. The event began in January and pitted 64 promising startup companies against one another in bracket-style, head-to-head competition. NACET-client AniCell BioTech, located in […]

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