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Flagstaff Pulliam Airport Receiving Grant

Our community has demonstrated an economic need and a desire for direct airline service beyond Phoenix. As a result, we have been awarded an $800,000 grant to help us bring in a second air service or have our current airline provide additional destinations out of Flagstaff. In the two years that Horizon Air served Flagstaff […]

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Reinventing Retirement–A Mindset Makeover

Modern retirement is riddled with uncertainty and is much riskier than it was decades ago when there were many safeguards and veritable guarantees in place. The burden of assuring a suitable retirement nest egg has shifted from employers and the government to individual retirees. Even with this now common knowledge, far too many have still […]

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Medical Conditions Increasing Fall Risks

 Each week, more than 30,000 Americans over the age of 65 are seriously injured by falling, and nearly 250 die from their injuries, according to the National Safety Council. About a third of seniors report some difficulty with balance and ambulation, according to the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging (AGSFHA). This percentage […]

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Measuring Online Marketing Success

Measuring the effectiveness of online marketing initiatives is relatively easy. So, why do so few of us do it? It’s another of the mysteries of online marketing. First, let’s look at website statistics. You can learn a tremendous amount from looking at (a) where traffic to your website is coming from, and (b) visitor behavior […]

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The Survival of Teepees

For many of us, the ideas of business and competition go together like Lumberjack and Louie, Navajo and taco, tequila and sunrise – part of the natural order of things. The idea got its biggest boost in the modern world after Charles Darwin connected the idea of competition to theories of evolution and natural selection. […]

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Job Opening + Chamber News

The Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce announces an immediate full time opening in membership sales and retention. Successful candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills; proven track record of sales success; is goal and success driven; is able to work in a fast paced environment. Minor special event & business services coordination is also required. […]

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Holiday Gift Idea: Heal Thyself

The air is crisp, the leaves have turned and the holidays are rapidly approaching. With the social season now upon us, schedules are packed with personal commitments, including holiday celebrations, dinners, weddings, events, vacations, etc. Add in your everyday life to deal with: work, errands, chores, etc., and you may feel like your sanity and […]

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Preparing For Flagstaff’s Winter

Our City crews began work months ago, preparing schedules, driving routes, maintaining equipment, and training temporary personnel for the Flagstaff winter season. This month, I am going to take the opportunity to answer some frequently asked questions about snow plowing, parking, sidewalks and overall winter safety. Q: Why at times do I see plows out […]

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Preventing Stroke With a Carotid Artery Stent

The carotid arteries in your neck supply the brain with blood. The carotid arteries travel up each side of the neck and branch into smaller vessels that supply blood to the brain. Blood flowing through the carotid arteries (carotid pulses) can be felt on each side of the neck next to the windpipe. Unfortunately, the […]

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Preventing Ski and Snowboarding Injuries

Ski and snowboard season is quickly approaching the slopes of Snowbowl. Those unfamiliar with alpine slope activities may be hesitant to try because of the perception that these sports are dangerous. In fact, general ski injuries have been reduced by 50 percent over the past fifteen years. The most commonly injured joint is the knee, […]

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