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Flagstaff Ranked in Top 10 for Second Home Sales

People buy second homes for many reasons. The second home can be a getaway beach house or a mountain home for enjoyment year-round. Some consider them an investment or a place to spend retirement years in the future. Smart/Asset, a personal finance website, did a study to determine the number of secondary homes sold and […]

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MuseumStuff

MNA Featuring Colorado Plateau Native Cultures

The world’s largest museum exhibition design firm has called the Museum of Northern Arizona’s approach to the curation of their Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau renovation “revolutionary.” Ralph Appelbaum Associates design firm, with offices in New York City, London, Beijing, Berlin, Moscow and Dubai, should know. The firm worked closely with MNA and 42 […]

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Athena Theresa

Governor Requests More Funding for Fire Season

Before an audience of hundreds of Flagstaff-area business people, Governor Doug Ducey announced that he is doubling his funding ask to the state legislature, requesting $2 million for vegetation removal efforts as Arizona approaches a “potentially intense fire season, so we can protect the people, property and pets.” At the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce […]

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I-17

Interstate 17 Expansion Under Consideration

Tired of being stuck for hours – or even just delayed – by heavy traffic or accidents on Interstate 17 between Cordes Junction and Phoenix? Or weary of having a shipment not happen on time because a delivery truck was hung up on the freeway? That may change – if increased pressure from a variety […]

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Scientist

Science Offering Another Reason to Exercise

If binging on Netflix sounds more appealing than going to the gym, consider this: scientists are finding that cardiovascular exercise is having positive effects on the human gut microbiome — the community of trillions of tiny organisms that thrive inside the dark, wet, warm walls of our intestines. That is important because research is linking […]

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RedRocks Sober

Softened, Sobered, Shaped by Red Rocks

As time and erosion have shaped and smoothed sandstone slabs and towering monuments of Sedona, the Red Rocks are also proving to be a human rock tumbler of sorts, wearing away rough, abrasive exteriors and revealing hidden beauty beneath. Such is the case of David, a smart, likeable 20-year-old blond from Louisville, Kentucky. “I started […]

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fresh focusers

Sun Sounds Turning Up the Volume for Podcasters

Local podcasters have found creative ways to voice their messages. One pair records in a back bedroom inside a blanket fort to get the acoustics right. But now, the Sun Sounds studio is open for rent, offering professional broadcasting equipment. Sun Sounds is a non-profit radio station that helps the blind or other visually impaired […]

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Eagle

Babbitt Ranches Soaring with Eagles

Efforts are underway to increase the number of golden eagles on Babbitt Ranches in Northern Arizona. Researchers are concerned a drier, warmer climate may be changing the prey base – decreasing the number of small mammals that the eagles eat – and at the same time, increasing populations of harmful insects that can be deadly […]

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