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Arizona Department Of Health Services Releases School Benchmarks

With the health of students, teachers, and staff as their top priority, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) have partnered in the development of guidance to support the safe reopening of in-person learning in Arizona schools. Per Governor Ducey’s June 23 Executive Order, Arizona: Open for Learning, […]

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Arizona Launches Program To Assist Rental Property Owners

Applications for Arizona’s Rental Property Owner Preservation Fund, providing assistance to rental property owners across the state who are facing a loss of rental income due to COVID-19, opened today. Governor Doug Ducey announced $5 million for this Fund last month. All applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the entire amount is […]

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Flagstaff Arts Council, City of Flagstaff: Longtime Champions of Dark Skies

The Flagstaff Arts Council (FAC) and City of Flagstaff are often unsung heroes, quietly and continuously supporting and promoting the values that are important to the community and the region. This month, especially during the pandemic and its devastating impact on arts and science funding, Flagstaff Business News salutes the leadership of the Flagstaff Arts […]

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Growing the Economy One Business at a Time

The City of Flagstaff is excited to introduce five new programs to facilitate greater economic activity community-wide. Two programs target existing businesses, two target businesses coming to Flagstaff, and one encourages the purchase of fuel-efficient vehicles from local auto dealers. The Adaptive Reuse Program and the Business Retention and Expansion Incentive target existing businesses in […]

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Preparing for a Different Kind of School Year 

Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, one thing is certain – going back to school will look different, depending on the institution. The Grand Canyon School, which teaches students from as far away as Valle, 23 miles to the south, and is the only Pre-K through 12th grade school district located inside a Grand Canyon […]

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Flagstaff Mall Creating Experiences for Returning Shoppers

The Flagstaff Mall is preparing for crowds to return to shopping and creating community-focused experiences. “You may have noticed some construction going on the past few weeks,” said Managing Director Kirk Williams, of Cypress Equities, the Dallas developer behind the shopping center’s improvements. “We are making some necessary and unique changes for Flagstaff Mall.” Local […]

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First-Time Gun Owners Driving Spike in Firearms Sales

Arizona native Stacy Speed, a vice president in the banking industry, has been working from her Flagstaff home during the pandemic and has found time to take on a new hobby. “I wanted to do something for myself. I love learning,” she said. “Also, intuitively, I knew coming into this year, an election year, the […]

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McSally, Cornyn, Daines, Sullivan Introduce Bill to Ensure Americans Don’t Lose Health Coverage

U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), John Cornyn (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced legislation yesterday to help Americans who are laid off or furloughed due to COVID-19 continue on their employer’s health plan through December 31, 2020. “Arizonans who have lost their jobs or remain furloughed due to coronavirus should not have […]

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Prescott VA Supports VA ‘Fourth Mission’ COVID-19 Response

Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) continues to support the VA’s “Fourth Mission” in helping all Americans during the COVID-19 outbreak. VA traditionally provides Veterans’ healthcare, benefits and memorial affairs. In times of national crisis, such as the current Coronavirus pandemic, VA provides services to the nation based on requests from individual states, while […]

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Sinema: Munds Park Post Office to Re-Open with New Contractor

Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema today announced that the U.S. Postal Service will re-open the Munds Park, Arizona Post Office after securing a new contractor. “Re-opening the Munds Park Post Office ensures local residents will continue to have access to critical services they rely on,” said Sinema. In July, the Munds Park Post Office contractor […]

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