Back2Basics is an addiction recovery program that has created a recipe for success by mixing residential living, counseling and outdoor adventure. But, until recently, there ...
Think back to when you learned how to ride a bike. With a wobbly start, pedaling as hard as you could, you took off into ...
The winner of the 2nd Annual Pioneer Pitch contest is betting that the next big thing in premium adult beverages will not be made from ...
Clearing the five-year mark can seem like an invisible finish line in a contest that many cancer patients feel is the race of their lives. ...
Education, self-assessment and planning are guidelines voiced repeatedly by the Grand Canyon National Park Service to ensure that hikers “Hike Smart” and understand the meaning ...
When someone is told, “Don’t think of a white elephant,” usually, they visualize a white elephant. The reason is that while the conscious mind is great at language, the subconscious is not. The conscious mind works with logic, symbols, letters, numbers, language and math. The subconscious mind works with images, senses, emotions and the physical […]
Sleep apnea is a common disorder and, according to the National Sleep Foundation, it affects about 18 million Americans. Most of us think of sleep apnea as snoring with periodic gasping or “snorting” noises. This seemingly innocent annoyance interrupts sleep and can cause excessive daytime fatigue and other symptoms such as generalized inflammation, cardiovascular and […]
A sign posted on the wall of the Grand Canyon Railway locomotive shop states, “Expect movement on any tracks from any direction…at any time.” Though a good reminder for engineers and mechanics working on the trains, the advice spells out sage wisdom for Bob Baker’s position as general manager of train operations as well. With […]
Yes, you can now fly from Flagstaff to Dallas, Denver or Phoenix non-stop, every day of the week. You also have your choice of American Airlines or United Airlines. Both offer daily non-stop service from Flagstaff to the world. United Airlines began serving Flagstaff for the first time on March 31. The first month’s stats […]
Coconino County Community Development has been working to update the county subdivision ordinance, the county zoning ordinance and community area plans. Community development staff, with the assistance of a consultant, completed a draft update to the county subdivision ordinance, which was approved by the Board of Supervisors on May 21. This two-year project had significant […]
My family goes back four generations in Northern Arizona. Originally from Louisiana, they came to Flagstaff by way of McNary, when my grandfather found out that he could make three cents more an hour at one of the sawmills here. My daughter, Destiney, and I still live in the family home he built. I first […]
Did you know that a muscle can stretch up to one-and-a-half times its original length? And, stretching can relieve physical, mental and emotional stress? Anything that tenses our body and mind can find relief from a good stretch. Stretching just makes you feel good. Stretching our bodies is an important part of staying healthy. But […]
Metabolic syndrome is a common condition that can go undiagnosed because it does not necessarily cause any symptoms, but can lead to other very serious health conditions. Metabolic syndrome is defined by its five components: high blood pressure, elevated fasting blood sugar, low HDL cholesterol, high Triglycerides and increased abdominal circumference. These factors increase the […]