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Irish Solidarity for Indigenous COVID-19 Relief Continues as U2 Drummer Donates $100,000

Larry Mullen, Jr., Irish musician and co-founder of the rock group U2, has joined the wave of solidarity from Ireland for Indigenous Peoples disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 by donating $100,000 to the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund (Relief Fund). In early May donations to the Relief Fund’s GoFundMe campaign spiked with contributions from […]

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Today: Arizona Testing Blitz

Arizonans can access COVID-19 testing as part of the Arizona Testing Blitz tomorrow, May 30, at nearly 50 sites across the state. Both drive-through and onsite testing will be available. Arizonans can find the nearest testing location and hours of operation as well as pre-register by visiting azhealth.gov/TestingBlitz. Testing is available to anyone who thinks […]

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HUALAPAI RIVER RUNNERS TO RELAUNCH GRAND CANYON WHITEWATER RAFTING TOURS

Grand Canyon Resort Corporation announced they will be welcoming back guests to experience whitewater rafting on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon beginning on June 8, 2020. Also launching are exciting new whitewater rafting equipment and boat rental options. Grand Canyon Resort Corporation announced earlier this month that Grand Canyon West would be reopening […]

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CCC CARES Act grants Available for Fall

Did you know that you might qualify for money to go to college this fall? But you will have to apply quickly for federal financial aid. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the federal government has approved funds through the CARES Act to help U.S. citizens attend college. Coconino Community College has received a share […]

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CDC: COVID-19 Does Not Spread Easily By Contaminated Surfaces

For those of you still wiping down groceries and packages amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, breathe a sigh of relief: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says the novel virus “does not spread easily” from “touching surfaces or objects” — but experts warn that doesn’t mean it’s no longer necessary to take […]

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY RESUMES SCIENCE OPERATIONS, CAPTURES CONTINUED BREAKUP OF COMET ATLAS

On the night of May 18, Lowell Observatory resumed science operations with the Lowell Discovery Telescope. This capped a week of testing new, COVID-19-deterring procedures. Observatory staff took advantage of the apparition of Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) to test these procedures and capture images of this fragmenting comet.   Lowell Observatory closed the 4.3-meter Lowell […]

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Crest Insurance Group Acquires Flagstaff Insurance Company

Cody Ritchie, CEO of CREST, is proud to announce John Creps Insurance Agency, LLC became part of the CREST Insurance Group on May 1, 2020. John’s company has been serving their life-long clients for over 15 years. The Creps Agency is a Flagstaff based full-service property and casualty agency who also offer life & disability […]

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Sinema Urges Treasury and Federal Reserve to Adjust Main Street Loan Programs

Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema called on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to quickly make adjustments to the Main Street New Loan Facility and Main Street Expanded Loan Facility so Arizona small and mid-size businesses can get needed economic relief during the coronavirus pandemic. “Arizona businesses need economic relief now. […]

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