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Gear Walking Through the Door

The tiny items are lined up neatly on mini-clothes hangers: A turquoise snowsuit and a ballerina-pink parka with twinkly purple stars, both sized for 18-months, and a pair of black MacGear shorts with nifty net side pockets, as well as a flesh-colored leotard, both child’s size 6. Welcome to the world of the Flagstaff Sports […]

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Failure IS an option

I teach a first-year seminar on self-leadership. One of my favorite topics is dealing with failure. My main message is that failure is an event, not a permanent condition. I illustrate this point with a C.S. Lewis quote, “Failures are finger-posts on the road to achievement.” Many of us take the wrong view of failure. […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NAU’s domestic violence expert is in demand during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with speaking engagements throughout the United States and Canada. Neil Websdale said October is an important time of year to raise public awareness about domestic violence issues, something he works on throughout the year. Websdale is director of NAU’s Family Violence Institute and a longtime professor of […]

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Navajo Nation Expands Gaming Board

Derrick Watchman, CEO of The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) is pleased to announce an expanded board of directors was selected and approved to oversee Navajo Gaming. The new, larger board elected Martha L. King as Chairperson by unanimous vote.   “The depth of experience and caliber of individuals serving on our expanded board […]

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Flagstaff 40 Urges Yes Vote for Education

The Flagstaff 40 urges all voters to vote YES for FUSD Override, Question 1 on the ballot.   The Override will continue an existing tax that enables FUSD to maintain all-day kindergarten, smaller class sizes, reading and math interventions, arts and other essential programs. Because it is a continuation, taxes will not increase because of this […]

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If You Get the Job, You Win

Getting a job in the old days really was easier. First, there were more jobs, and fewer people applying for them. Many jobs could be had by walking in the front door and asking if they were looking to hire. Or, (at least in movies) you could grab the “Now Hiring” sign in the window, […]

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Is Multi-Generational Living Right For You?

Many retirees worry about where they will live when they get older and invest significant thought into considering different living arrangements. It’s a special circumstance with a lot of variables to consider: financial concerns, caregiving needs, family relationships, interests and location. In an effort to remain independent and be close to family, an increasing number […]

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Uber on Your Street Corner

Have you ever eagerly awaited the arrival of a new product coming to town? You may have speculated what spurred the timing. The response from Uber Technologies, Inc. about the mid-September debut of its private car and driver service was: “Why not Flagstaff and why not now?” The answer is the firm’s sophisticated location-based mobile […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Employee Taking Flight

Carlos Romaniz will tell you Buffalo Wild Wings is a great place to work, but this Prescott Valley 18-year-old could never have imagined he’d also be telling you it’s a great place to launch a career…as a pilot. By all accounts, Romaniz is no ordinary employee. “He’s probably one of the hardest workers I’ve ever […]

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