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Mandy Metzger Named as VP of Supervisor’s Association

Coconino County Supervisor Mandy Metzger has been elected by her colleagues as Third Vice President of the County Supervisors Association, a non-partisan research and advocacy organization representing Arizona’s 55 county supervisors. “This is a tremendous honor,” said Metzger, who represents Coconino County’s District 4. “I am grateful for the opportunity to represent my fellow supervisors […]

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Get to Know Your New Deputy City Manager, Jerene Watson

This month, Mayor Sara Presler has a few questions for Deputy City Manager Jerene Watson, who started working for Flagstaff last month. Mayor: Welcome to Flagstaff! Tell us a little bit about you. Watson: I’ve spent nearly four decades in the workforce – seven years in the private sector and one in the nonprofit environment, […]

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New Prison Could Benefit Regional Economy

A renewed proposal to add a 1,000-bed private prison adjacent to the existing state prison facility in Winslow is getting community support at a time when residents of some other cities are coming out against similar proposals. While some people oppose building on the city’s prison economy, many more in the jobs-starved community say that […]

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GOP and Democrats at Odds Over Redistricting

Proposed Congressional Map is Fatally Flawed and a Partisan Giveaway to Democrats –Governor calls process Botched Governor Jan Brewer today blasted a new Arizona congressional map preliminarily adopted this week by the Independent Redistricting Commission.   “The IRC proposal is simply gerrymandering at its worst,” said Governor Brewer. “This unaccountable, unelected Commission has misused its […]

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Wells Fargo Saluting AZ Teacher of the Year

Wells Fargo is honoring Arizona’s Teacher of the Year on its ATMs across the state.  From now until January 3, 2012 most of Wells Fargo’s 548 ATMs in Arizona will feature a screen congratulating 2011 Teacher of the Year Amanda McAdams.  Wells Fargo’s ATM users also can learn more about McAdams teaching achievements by simply […]

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EPA to Clean Up Abandoned Uranium Mine on Reservation

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has approved a plan and committed to clean up the Northeast Church Rock Mine, the largest and highest priority uranium mine on the Navajo Nation. The cleanup will include removal of approximately 1.4 million tons of radium and uranium contaminated soil and will employ the most stringent […]

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Bank of America Hiring Small Business Bankers in AZ

Bank of America is announcing the hiring of 29 small business bankers across the state of Arizona to provide guidance and counsel to local small business owners. One of the bankers is Janet Monette, who will work out of the downtown Flagstaff branch at 125 E. Birch Avenue. The additional bankers are part of the […]

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