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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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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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Orpheum Theater Turning 100

Flagstaff has seen its share of opera houses, movies theaters, dance halls and other entertainment venues come and go through the years, but one has stood the test of time, enduring for a century as a nexus for performing and cinematic arts. It is the Orpheum Theater, and this year, owners Chris Scully and Dr. […]

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Little, Bright Space Rock Gives Astronomers Practice

Details about one of the smallest and brightest asteroids ever found are now being released, but perhaps the most significant discovery is how fast astronomers could get “on sky” with telescopes to observe a near-Earth asteroid and assess its impact risk. 2015 TC25, as it is known, hurled past our planet last fall. It was […]

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Elevate Flagstaff Minimum Wage Update

Through the citizen’s petition process, the people of Flagstaff have risen up and come together to request that the Flagstaff City Council give the voters a chance to re-consider the impact of both the local and minimum wage compounding propositions. The citizen’s initiative action committee, Elevate Flagstaff, and it’s volunteers have acquired and submitted over […]

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Snowbowl’s New Chairlift Offering Views, Speed

“This is the biggest lift of all the projects we’ve done in North America this year. And that includes Vail and Jackson Hole,” said Jon Mauch from Leitner-Poma of America at last month’s celebration of the opening of Arizona Snowbowl’s latest new lift. “The Grand Canyon Express is largest in terms of length, vertical, slope […]

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