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Growing Food, Growing Community

Blessed with high altitude and a finicky growing season, Northern Arizona is often criticized as a frustrating place to grow food. In spite of these challenges, the City of Flagstaff and Flagstaff Foodlink are proud to celebrate the overwhelming success of the 2011 growing season. In just two community gardens, over 160 community gardeners raised […]

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NAU Alumna Highlighting AZ Centennial

The Flagstaff community and NorthernArizona University will welcome NAU alumna and author Lisa Schnebly Heidinger as part of the president’s speaker series and in honor of Arizona’s centennial celebration next month. Heidinger will discuss Arizona: 100 Years Grand, her recently published work selected as the official book of the state’s centennial celebration, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, […]

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Art Babbott Running Board of Supervisors

 Art Babbott has declared his candidacy for District 1 Coconino County Board of Supervisors and officially resigned from the Flagstaff City Council. “I look forward to sharing my vision for an innovative, vibrant and sustaining future with District 1 residents.  Listening to citizen’s perspectives and priorities is a critical part of formulating good public policy […]

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Improving Quality of Life for Region’s Youth

It’s common knowledge that Flagstaff is an incredible place to raise children, but now, it is official. “Recently, we applied for a ‘100 Best Communities for Youth’ award and were honored that Flagstaff was chosen as one of the 100 recipients,” said Ruth Ellen Suding. “This award, bestowed in October, was offered by the ING […]

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United Way seeking Tax Assistance Volunteers

 Every year, residents of Coconino County forfeit an estimated $4 million in Earned Income Tax Credits because they either don’t know they’re entitled to tax credits, or they don’t file tax returns with the IRS. A family with three qualifying children can claim as much as $5,751 through the Earned Income Tax Credit. With tax […]

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Exploring Options for More Local Food Production

Despite living at 7,000 feet where Mother Nature follows her own rulebook, a group of people is working to increase options for locally grown food. Flagstaff-based Local Fare was started by some Northern Arizona University students and faculty members who saw both a need and an opportunity. One of the group’s members is Joanna Hale. […]

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Little America’s Big Holiday Plans

The Little America Hotel has been a staple in Northern Arizona for over 38 years. The longevity of this beautiful property comes from a strong dedication to the Flagstaff community, providing great service, a quality establishment and always seeking to establish a tradition of excellence in every facet of business. The Little America Hotel generously […]

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Flagstaff Welcoming Martina McBride

Country music star Martina McBride signed autographs and met with members of the Flagstaff community as part of her Eleven Across America tour.  She stopped at the Flagstaff Amtrak station and met with some of her Northern Arizona fans yesterday. The Martina McBride Eleven Across America Tour Powered by Amtrak is slated to make 11 stops. […]

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