Northern Arizona University’s President José Luis Cruz Rivera and Intercollegiate Athletics Vice President Mike Marlow have formally introduced Brian Wright as the school’s 31st head football coach. Wright joins NAU’s program after spending four years at Division II Pittsburg State University in … [Read more...] about NAU Names Brian Wright to Lead Lumberjack Football
Northern Arizona high school athletic directors are working diligently to ensure games can still be scheduled, despite a national referee shortage. They say this may result in rewriting policies and having a significant financial burden on their respective schools. Athletic directors are the … [Read more...] about Northern Arizona High School Athletics Affected by National Referee Shortage
Amidst financial challenges to building a new ice rink on campus, Northern Arizona University’s Division Three Hockey Team raised over $3,000 for a local referee’s 3-year-old son, Owen, who is fighting liver cancer. Matthew Sabicer is an on-ice referee and youth coach who plays in an adult hockey … [Read more...] about Flagstaff Hockey Community Rallies Together to Help Child Battling Cancer
On a hike into the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, the landscape is populated with native inhabitants of cholla and saguaro. But about two miles from Tom’s Thumb Trailhead, a pile of rubble joins the scene with balancing boulders, mushroom-shaped formations and a massive submarine rock that … [Read more...] about Where is Your Landslide Hiding?
The City of Flagstaff’s Beautification, Arts and Sciences is starting the New Year strong, anticipating the completion of more than 18 art and beautification projects in 2024. From large endeavors like Aspen Niche and the Indigenous & Multi-Cultural Representation sculpture exhibition, to … [Read more...] about New Public Art, Beautification Projects Planned for 2024
Rodents are on the rise. From the viral video of a rodent-infested Colosseum in Rome this summer to New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ declaration that rats are “public enemy number one,” Flagstaff scientist Dr. Loretta Mayer says the overpopulation of mice and rats are impacting cities around the … [Read more...] about Flagstaff Scientist’s Approach to Rat Infestation Gaining Global Attention
“Outlander” series author Diana Gabaldon has been named as the keynote speaker for Lowell Observatory’s 2024 I Heart Pluto Festival’s Night of Discovery event. Gabaldon is an award-winning author and the great-granddaughter of Stanley Sykes, a pivotal figure in Lowell’s history. The event will be at … [Read more...] about Diana Gabaldon to Headline Lowell Observatory’s I Heart Pluto Festival