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Remembering Senator McCain 

The legacy of war hero, presidential contender and proud American Senator John McCain is being honored and praised by local and national leaders as a country of respectful fans mourns his passing. Known for toughness and integrity, and described as a maverick with his own brand of common sense conservatism, Sen. McCain died Saturday afternoon, […]

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Lake, Kayak

Finding the Perfect Retirement Age

A new report released by Bankrate.com shows that different generations disagree on the ideal age to retire. Americans, on average, seem to believe 61 years old is the best time to call it quits from the workforce. The report also found that younger adults tend to be more idealistic about their retirement goals. Gen Xers and millennials said […]

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Hearts

Protecting the Hearts of those Who Protect Us 

He did not see it coming.  Patrick Burns, a career firefighter, 41 at the time, had just joined his wife, Anita, for a run in the Doney Park area. She was preparing for an upcoming marathon and had asked him along on a training run.  Stationed at Summit Fire Department, Burns had taken the day […]

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Colt Sale

Cowboy Essence Wins at Babbitt Ranches Colt Sale  

Shandiin Farrell sat patiently on the bleachers at Spider Web Camp carefully observing the colts as they kept close to their mothers. Seated next to her was her dad. Shaded under cowboy hats, the two quietly discussed physical subtleties and legendary bloodlines.   Shandiin is no stranger to Babbitt Ranches horses. Her family owns a few, […]

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CISSSSSS

Staying Competitive in IT 

CCC graduate Evan Burris landed work in his field of information technology even before he finished his studies.  “The first IT classes I ever took were the Cisco [computer networking] classes at Fourth Street, and they really sparked a fire in me and made me realize it was something I wanted to do,” Burris said.  […]

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El Pueblo Motel

Preserving El Pueblo and Code Talker History 

When Jacquie Kellogg of West USA Realty sold the recently demolished Wonderful Hotel, she had no idea that sale would stir her passion for historic buildings in Flagstaff. Soon after, the owner of El Pueblo Motor Inn called her to ask if she would serve as listing agent for the motel. It was then she learned […]

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Super Saturday

Super Service Saturdays Expand County Offerings

There are many challenges to delivering the numerous services the county provides to our citizens. We live in a large geographical area with a diverse population, which can make it difficult for people to access services. To meet these challenges, the county embarked on a multi-departmental effort to start a pilot program called “Super Service […]

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