Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Northern Arizona's Locally Owned Newspaper

Of Course!

Whenever colleagues from abroad tell me they are planning a trip to the east coast, I urge them to add Arizona as a detour destination. “We have the Grand Canyon,” I tell them. “If this is your only trip, you can’t leave without taking one look.” Those who make the trek are eternally grateful. There’s >> Read More…

Flooring Business Serving Flagstaff

Canyon Carpet One on Butler Avenue in Flagstaff is a full service flooring store. With 20 years of experience in the flooring industry, Canyon Carpet One also does business as Canyon Carpet Cleaners, Inc. and Canyon Flooring. Owners Ted and Trish Meredith say their business is unique because they belong to the largest buying group >> Read More…

Controversy Over Uranium Mining Heightened

SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN INTRODUCE THE NORTHERN ARIZONA MINING CONTINUITY ACT   Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Mike Lee (R-UT) and U.S. Congressmen Trent Franks (AZ-02), Rob Bishop (UT-01), Jeff Flake (AZ-06), Paul Gosar (AZ-01), David Schweikert (AZ-05) and Ben Quayle (AZ-03) today introduced the Northern Arizona Mining Continuity Act >> Read More…

Chamber Music Sedona Presenting Native Voices

Chamber Music Sedona is presenting Native Voices, October 8th. Native Voices brings together two legendary performers from America’s indigenous peoples—Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai and Hawaiian Slack Key guitarist Keola Beamer.  Long regarded as trend-setting musicians and articulate spokesmen for their cultures, Nakai and Beamer will be appearing together for the first time to promote >> Read More…

Free Entry to Grand Canyon Saturday

Grand Canyon National Park will be joining national park units across the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day (NPLD) with fee free entry into the park.  National Public Lands Day began in 1994 and is intended to encourage shared stewardship of our nation’s public lands. Today, NPLD is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort >> Read More…

Group Supporting Uranium Mining Moratorium

Just days before the annual celebration of National Public Lands Day, 50 Arizona business associations and small businesses have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, voicing support for a proposed 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. The state’s national parks, monuments and other public lands they say are >> Read More…

Local Agency’s Secrets to Serving International Clients

Northern Arizonans traveling to far away destinations like Hearst Castle, Niagara Falls or the San Antonio River Walk this summer will notice dramatic, full-color billboards, banners and advertising pieces designed by a small Flagstaff ad agency. WM. McElfresh Advertising Inc. develops and produces all promotional materials for Destination Cinema, a partner of the National Geographic >> Read More…

Flake Votes to Prevent Ban on Uranium Mining

Republican Congressman Jeff Flake, who represents Arizona’s Sixth District, today voted against an amendment in the House Appropriations Committee that would have removed language from the Interior Appropriations bill which blocks a moratorium on uranium mining in northern Arizona.  The amendment failed 23-26. “Uranium mining outside of Grand Canyon National Park can create jobs and >> Read More…

Sportsmen Want Permanent Uranium Mining Ban

The U.S. House of Representatives has included a provision in a spending bill that would short-circuit a 2-year-old ban on new uranium mining covering one million acres of public lands surrounding the Grand Canyon National Park. But local businesses and sportsmen say that protecting these lands from new uranium mining is critical for supporting hunting, fishing, and tourism jobs >> Read More…

Grand Canyon Airport Offering 737 Service

The first full passenger flight aboard a Vision Airlines 737 touched down at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport last month, marking the official start of 737 airline service to the airport. Vision Airlines, which operates out of Las Vegas, is now offering 737 service to the airport on a daily basis. The Transportation Security >> Read More…

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