The Western Diné Alliance is an organization fixed on promoting economic development and stepping up to challenges and stagnation of development projects in the Western Navajo Nation. With Navajo Generating Station closing in 2019 and the loss of over 1,000 jobs, Navajos in the Western Agency are in a real predicament. The Alliance is working […]
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Nestled in the pines and illuminated by celestial nightlights, Flagstaff has isolated itself from beaming billboards and glowing skyscrapers. This is because since its creation, the city has been a hub for people who see best in the dark: astronomers. The study of the universe has not only attracted prominent and renowned researchers to the […]
One way to strengthen Northern Arizona’s economy is to look to international markets. That’s where Export University comes in. Held last month in Flagstaff, Export University was a day-long training with government and industry extolling the benefits of international expansion. It’s like learning to ride a bike, says Andy Kruse, who is passionate about exporting. […]
Aug 8. 7:30-9:00 A.M. Coconino County Supervisor Mandy Metzger is hosting a coffee and conversation meeting. Special guest Rich Bowen, President and CEO of the Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona (ECoNA) will be at the meeting. Meet at the Continental Country Club.
The Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) has received a $15,000 grant from APS. The funding will support engineering and program design for the Northern Arizona Economic Development and Workforce Training Center (NAEDWTC). The NAEDWTC project is a long-term (5 year) effort that, when completed, will provide customized job training and co-location for economic development and […]