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Wildlife Park Attracting Record Crowds

Out of Africa Wildlife Park has become a favorite year-round visitor destination in Arizona’s central highlands. Ever-increasing visitation at the spacious 200-plus acre attraction will likely reach more than 150,000 guests this year, said Ashton Powell, public relations director for Out of Africa (OOA). Located just west of Camp Verde off I-17, it makes a […]

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Moving from Coal to Computers

Nicole McCarty began working at Navajo Generating Station (NGS) 15 years ago. Until recently, she was a Control Room operations specialist for the coal-fired power plant. “I went into the job when I was 18,” McCarty said, adding that she had a two-year-old daughter at the time. With her daughter now 18 and the plant […]

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Three Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill Year-Round

As the temperatures heat up and the chance for monsoons increases, APS is committed to delivering reliable power to its more than 1.2 million customers. In Flagstaff, energy needs peak in the winter when heaters are necessary during cold temperatures. However, while we’re enjoying our beautiful mountain summers, those living in the southern part of […]

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OneAZ Helping Non-Profits

OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation have pledged to award $60,000 in Community Impact Grants as part of their commitment to improving Arizona communities. OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation are committed to supporting the local economy through several initiatives, including the flagship Community Impact Grants program. Since launching the program in 2016, […]

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Reducing the Risk of Wildfire with Forest Restoration Efforts

With the Museum Fire threatening East Flagstaff and the Timberline areas as this article is being written, it reminds us of the ever-increasing threat of catastrophic wildfire and post-wildfire flooding. Coconino County has created a Forest Restoration Initiative in recognition that the most effective way to reduce these threats is through thinning the forest. In […]

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Ping Pong and Other Camera-Ready Tips

For $16.99, Amazon will sell you a set of four ping pong paddles and six ping pong balls. If you knew that an investment of roughly $17 could make the difference in a lasting impression, would you pay the price? Sometimes, that’s all it takes. In the waterways of the Gulf Islands off Vancouver Island, […]

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Flagstaff’s Craft Brew Scene

Did you that know in 2018, Flagstaff received a commendation by Arizona Governor Ducey recognizing it as a leading Craft Beer City? Flagstaff is home to craft breweries that support key economic development sectors with a commitment to their craft, providing world-class brews both locally and throughout the world. Flagstaff is a craft beer hub […]

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Working Together for Common Goals

We are emerging from an historic summer in Flagstaff, which includes celebrating the contributions of hundreds of thousands of innovative and creative people who helped put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon. Though it took place 50 years ago and a quarter million miles away from Earth, the Moon landing is woven into […]

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