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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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Summit Spas Creating an Escape at Home

Summit Spas & Billiards is the reincarnation of a couple of old-time hot tub stores. First, there was Mountain Home and High Country Styles. Jeff Waldheim, owner of Summit, got his basic training in spas at Mountain Home. “Basically, Mountain Home was a hot tub and game room shop,” Waldheim said. “The location was really […]

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Keri Nicole Chartrand

Flagstaff artist Kari Nicole Pollard is beginning a new venture as an independent art curator. She founded the Naked Arts Collective and is currently booking art exhibits for two local Flagstaff venues. Keri is looking for more businesses that are in need of an experienced coordinator to book their monthly arts shows, while boosting their […]

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Hoa Truong Shares His Dream

For Hoa Truong, a former computer engineer, following his heart and his passion was one of the scariest – yet rewarding – things he has ever done. Just a few months ago, Truong left his job as an engineer at Hewlett-Packard in Houston. Now, you can find him cooking up a storm in downtown Flagstaff […]

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Sedona Broadening Dark-Sky Efforts

Long before Percival Lowell decided Northern Arizona’s dark skies were worth his infusion of Eastern investment dollars, the region’s star-filled, Milky Way-laden clear evenings awed gazers, be they Native peoples, Spanish conquistadors, or pioneer settlers. When larger settlements rose, awareness of natural resources including the valuable nighttime opaqueness gained momentum, led by the region’s world-class […]

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