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Waging Concerns

On July 1, the state of Arizona raised the hourly minimum wage rate from $8.05 to $10. In Flagstaff, the voters elected to implement a minimum wage significantly higher than the new state-mandated minimum wage. The vote and outcomes caused a tsunami wave of confusion, fear, excitement, emotion and arguments as Flagstaff’s new wage of […]

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Celtic festival

Celtic Festival Continues to Grow

For those who enjoy brilliantly-colored flags and costumes, bagpipe tunes, unique foods, dancing maidens, frolicking children and the excitement of tumultuous monsoon clouds skirting overhead, the lure of the annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival in Flagstaff every July is irresistible. The festival is the biggest fundraising event sponsored by the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society […]

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Rodeo Riders, Ranchers Seek Babbitt Colts

Tonalea special education teacher Ella Farrell tries to get to Spider Web Camp from her home near the Utah border every July for the Annual Colt Sale. This year, she made her third Babbitt Ranches purchase, a palomino from the reputable “Cowboy Drift” bloodline. “My brother advised me,” she said. “He works with the UofA […]

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Physician, Surgeons Building Now NorthStar

For decades, the medical office building located on the corner of Forest Avenue and Beaver Street has been known simply as the Physician and Surgeons Office Building, or the PSOB. The building was formally renamed NorthStar Medical Offices this month. In addition, the interior and exterior of the building will also soon be undergoing renovations. […]

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12th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival

When:  September 15-17, 2017 Where: Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, AZ What:  Three days of great music, jamming, camping, community barn dance, educational workshops, band contest, kids activities, and more! Lineup:  The lineup for the three-day event features several award-winning performers including:  Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Tim O’Brien, The Drew Emmitt Band, Mountain Heart, Della Mae, Balsam Range, Town Mountain, Foghorn Stringband, The Colton House Trio featuring Chris Brashear, Peter McLaughlin & Todd […]

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