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Lowell Observatory’s Expanding Universe

It’s not only with the new Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT) that operations are getting bigger at Lowell Observatory. They’ve also been hiring new staff, revamping the website and expanding outreach activities. A lot of the money to fund the upswing in research activity at the observatory has come through the hard work of its research […]

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Holiday Gift Idea: Heal Thyself

The air is crisp, the leaves have turned and the holidays are rapidly approaching. With the social season now upon us, schedules are packed with personal commitments, including holiday celebrations, dinners, weddings, events, vacations, etc. Add in your everyday life to deal with: work, errands, chores, etc., and you may feel like your sanity and […]

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Preparing For Flagstaff’s Winter

Our City crews began work months ago, preparing schedules, driving routes, maintaining equipment, and training temporary personnel for the Flagstaff winter season. This month, I am going to take the opportunity to answer some frequently asked questions about snow plowing, parking, sidewalks and overall winter safety. Q: Why at times do I see plows out […]

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AmeriCorps Crews Working at Slide Rock State Park

A team of young adults has been working in Northern Arizona, restoring the apple orchard at Slide Rock State Park. Upon arriving from their headquarters in Denver, this AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team received training to identify which species needed to be removed and instructions for operating machinery such as wood chippers. These […]

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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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Traffic Signal Construction to Begin at Cheshire

The Arizona Department of Transportation will install a new traffic signal at the intersection of US 180 and Fremont Boulevard in Flagstaff later this month. A recent study conducted by ADOT concluded that a traffic signal at the intersection is warranted.   Construction of the signal will begin this month and lane closures will be […]

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CCC Receives GED and Caregivers Grant

The Arizona Department of Education awarded Coconino Community College (CCC) an $80,000 federal grant to improve basic literacy skills, earn a GED, and obtain a Caregivers’ Certificate. CCC is one of four colleges in the state to secure the two year Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) grant.  At least 160 students are expected […]

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“Gigs for Geeks” Connecting Students with Business

“Gigs for Geeks” is a little-known program established by the NAU Department of Computer Science that connects students with local businesses needing computer engineering services. When local businesses and agencies like Gore, Southwest Windpower, Efficient Learning Systems, Southwest Forest Science and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) need help building a simple data-driven website, creating a more […]

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