Legendary Flagstaff philanthropist Frances McAllister fell in love with Flagstaff in 1935 while traveling by train from Los Angeles to New York. In the 1990s, ...
Firefighters poised for action, the rapid response of air support and strategic fire operations were part of the success of firefighting efforts on this summer’s ...
One manufactures the next generation of outdoor gear to protect camping and backpacking provisions from being ransacked by rodents, birds and other critters. Another is ...
Men, women and young people of all abilities have been beating the desert heat this summer by exploring favorite high country trails like the two-and-a-half ...
Observatory has received a $14.5 million grant to build the Astronomy Discovery Center (ADC), a new visitor facility that will accommodate the observatory’s ever-increasing number ...
After hearing and taking to heart what tourists like to buy, Blake Nabours, owner of AZ Segway and Pedal Tours, is on a roll to open the Grand Circle Outpost, an exclusive emporium featuring souvenirs all manufactured on site. Encompassing what Nabours refers to as the “grand” circle, Flagstaff, Sedona, Route 66, Grand Canyon, Page […]
The Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival not only doubled the fun this year, it also doubled its generosity. The June weekend event brought in more than 7,000 patrons in two days and raised $20,000 for the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy. Last year, festival organizer Peak Events donated $10,000 from the proceeds to FALA. With […]
Flagstaff had been requesting new air service and destinations, and it happened. In March, United Airlines came to Flagstaff and introduced daily non-stop service to Denver and beyond. Then in April, American Airlines added daily non-stop service to Dallas. American is again testing the market with Saturday-only service to Los Angeles International Airport that began […]
Three years ago, Ann Marie Sabath was teaching a training program for young professionals who had been in their careers for one year. As an international consultant in her business, “At Ease Inc.,” she helps business people climb what she calls “the slippery ladder of success.” On this day, her workshop participants were singled out […]
A witty country doctor, cattle ranchers down on their luck and two very savvy Ohio businessmen with “ready money” led the way for the Babbitt Brothers settlement in Flagstaff, starting in 1886. Stepping off the train to a charred Flagstaff that was devastated by fire just weeks before, David Babbitt turned to his brother, William, […]
We are starting the academic year at Coconino Community College with grateful hearts and with excitement for so many reasons. On that list are a few developments I’d like to share. First, a bittersweet moment as we bid farewell to longtime CCC employee, supporter and District Governing Board member Lloyd Hammonds, and enthusiastically welcome Joey […]
The human brain is an extraordinary and complex organ. It is responsible for our ability to think, feel, process information, concentrate, make decisions and experience emotions. It is responsible for our ability to walk, talk, eat, draw, write and sleep. It coordinates – without us even knowing it is happening – our breathing, heartbeat, organ […]
The holidays are behind us and a new year is before us. This is the time of year when we are expected to feel joyful and hopeful as we celebrate the past and plan for the future. Yet, many people experience the “winter blues” during this time of year. Sometimes, it is just a lack […]