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Understanding Radon Risks in Your Home

What is radon? Radon is a cancer causing radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste. It is produced by the normal breakdown of uranium in the soil and rock, and it may be a problem in your home. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as […]

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Achieving Success Through Fun and Play

By Trish Rensink and Jamey Hasapis   For  too many people, work is, well, work – a job. They dread going to work, procrastinate on getting tasks done, and don’t get too excited about being assigned projects by someone else. For some, work is serious business. Work is work and we’ve got a job to […]

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Promoting Your Company With Guerilla Marketing

No, we are not talking about renting a gorilla costume from your local costume shop and standing on the street corner – although it might be a way to keep your kids or mother-in law occupied during the summer (and she might not even need the suit)! Guerilla marketing is an unconventional way to promote […]

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Covering Flagstaff’s Utility Operational Costs

  The City retained Willdan Financial Services to prepare a long-term financial plan and rate and fee study for the water, wastewater and reclaimed water utilities. The purpose was to ensure the utilities have sufficient revenues to meet their operational, capital and debt service obligations. Rates are set proportionate to the costs of providing utility […]

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Thank You Flagstaff

Your overwhelming support and renewal of our one percent City Sales Tax and two percent Bed Board and Beverage Tax shows how important our basic services and quality of life is to you. Thank you for your commitment to sup- porting your community! The revenue from our City Sales tax (one of the lowest in […]

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Voting to Continue Taxes

Important city ballot questions that impact our business community are coming to you in May 2010: Continuation of the current City of Flagstaff Sales Tax and Continuation of the current Lodging, Restaurant and Lounge (BBB) tax. When you pay your taxes on a purchase in Flagstaff, a small but important portion of that goes to […]

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From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Student business incubation programs are in existence around the world and soon there will be such a program in Flagstaff! Schools such as Fudan University in Shanghai, China partner with incubators such as the Yangpu Science and Technology Center to foster the creation of companies around university- developed intellectual property. Springfield Community College in Springfield, […]

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Dining Secrets of Snowbowl

Many of us in Flagstaff are skiers or snowboarders and enjoy getting up to Arizona Snowbowl to get in some runs once in awhile. But did you know what goes on there so that you can get some nourishment into your body and a frosty beer now and then? I spoke with Dave Smith, Snowbowl’s […]

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