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Gallery Preserving Navajo Culture

Tucked in a basin between three mountain ranges – the Huachuca, Santa Rita and Whetstone mountains – a flowered garden, flagstone pathway and decorative fountain announce the welcoming entrance to a very special hacienda-style ranch house on a verdant hillside in Sonoita. Located at a 5,000-foot elevation in Southern Arizona’s Santa Cruz County, this is […]

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Star Parties, Blue Grass, Hopi Dances Bringing Ninety Million Dollars to Flagstaff 

“The dedication and passion for the arts and science draws tourists, benefits residents and impacts the local economy by $90 million each year.” T. Tannous, Director, Flagstaff Arts Council   Flagstaff’s rich culture of arts and science contributes to the city’s character, sophistication and diversity. Events like the Flagstaff Festival of Science link world-class science […]

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Historic Maps Chart Path to Understanding, Honoring the Past

Maps used by early Arizona Babbitts are now preserved and available in the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library. Reference librarian and Babbitt relative Claudine Taillac says the weathered, frayed and stained documents likely were carried in pockets or saddlebags as ranchers rode horseback and moved cattle to pastures and water sources. Taillac has been carefully preserving […]

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When Stars Align, Businesses Appear

If location, location, location applies to lemonade stand success, best friends Ellia Williams, age nine, Lexi Arias, age eight, and little brother Evan Arias, age six, may well be the smartest and youngest entrepreneurs in the path of totality. Their pop-up street-side business, Solar Sips, no doubt brought in enough revenue the day before the […]

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Celebrating General Tuthill and the County’s Historic Quad Restoration

The Historic Fort Tuthill Quad, a celebrated site rich in history and significance for our community, was recently renovated with $4 million in improvements. To honor the successful completion of these improvements, Coconino County Parks and Recreation dedicated the Historic Quad on Aug. 15, and shared this momentous occasion with about 100 guests in attendance. […]

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Kahtoola Helping to Inspire the World with Engineering Solutions

Kyle Maynard and his long-time friend and business partner Joey Leonardo know all about failure. Before becoming world-class mountaineers, they were not even campers. “We didn’t know how to put up a tent,” said Joey. Today, they have over-the-top memories of viewing the world from some of the world’s highest peaks. But, getting there took […]

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