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NAU Scientist Suspecting Lazarus Effect

As the U.S. Department of Defense continues to test for live spores in more than 400 batches of anthrax sent to a reported 66 labs in 19 states including Arizona, geneticist Paul Keim, Ph.D., suspects the bacterial spores may be able to bring themselves back from the dead. “I’m calling it the Lazarus Effect,” said […]

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Reviewing Coconino County’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

It’s the start of a new fiscal year for local government in Arizona. Our new fiscal year here in Coconino County starts July 1, and as a result of decisions on the state level, the county faces new expenses. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s FY2016 budget during a special session June 23. […]

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Book Festival Science

Science Festival Book Captures Spirit of Discovery

First 25 Years Book Release at Flagstaff’s Science Legacy Talk July 18 Whether they are walking on the moon, chasing lava, racing toward tornadoes, tracking comets, battling superbugs, landing robots or discovering dinosaurs, world-class scientists have participated in the Flagstaff Festival of Science since it began a quarter of a century ago. A new book, […]

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Flagstaff Aerial Arts

Registrations Accepted for FunTown Circus Camp

Flagstaff Arts Council and Flagstaff Aerial Arts present FunTown Circus Camp taking place in weekly sessions between Monday July 20thand Friday August 7th, 2015.  The camp will be held at the Coconino Center for the Arts, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. daily, with a performance dress rehearsal from 4- 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6th and a final performance […]

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CCC Presidential Search Underway

Coconino County Community College District Governing Board Chair Patricia Garcia announced today that the search for CCC’s next president has begun. The CCC District Governing Board has contracted with the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to assist the District Governing Board in the search process for a new permanent president to replace President Dr. […]

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Lowell Observatory Changing Structure to Attract Resources

In response to unmet growth and opportunities, Lowell Observatory has established the Lowell Observatory Foundation, an independently managed, 501(c)(3) organization that will allow the observatory to expand its philanthropic base. In a related move to bolster Lowell’s fundraising program, Lisa Actor has been hired to serve as deputy director for development, in charge of overseeing […]

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Choose Your Battles Wisely

If you are a business owner, you have probably had occasion to ask yourself if a fight with an unreasonable customer is going to be worth it. Are you going to win the argument and then have someone “bad mouthing” you all over town? If you are a parent, you have probably asked your spouse […]

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Keeping Your House Cool in the Summer

Summer is here and the temperature is rising. Keeping your home cool in the summer can be a real challenge, particularly if you don’t have air conditioning. On average, only about 15 percent of houses in Flagstaff have air conditioning, so it’s important to know how to keep cool without AC. It may sound obvious, […]

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Flagstaff Receiving Well-Deserved Respect

Hey Arizona, Flagstaff is all grown up and no longer the little sister living in the far-reaching shadows of glorified big sis, Grand Canyon. Where Flagstaff may once have been considered a stopping-off place on the way to or from one of the world’s top natural wonders: no more! The Flagstaff Convention and Visitor’s Center […]

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