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How Long Can Ancient Water Quench the Thirst of Millions? 

The primitive trail is steep, the prickly desert plants unforgiving and the rushing spring-fed creeks are cold. Really cold. Twenty miles in from the South Rim, hydrologists traverse challenging Grand Canyon backcountry with the ease of young mountain goats. Their job is to test the groundwater in the aquifer as it emerges and cascades down […]

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College Professor Falls

Havasupai Hiker Healing After Dangerous Grand Canyon Slip 

A traumatic injury refers to a severe physical injury that occurs suddenly, such as from a vehicle accident or fall, and requires immediate medical attention. These kinds of injuries can range from a single bone fracture to complex injuries, including multiple bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, nerves and/or vascular structures.   A new sub-specialty of surgeons called orthopedic […]

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Second Home Sales

Flagstaff Ranked in Top 10 for Second Home Sales

People buy second homes for many reasons. The second home can be a getaway beach house or a mountain home for enjoyment year-round. Some consider them an investment or a place to spend retirement years in the future. Smart/Asset, a personal finance website, did a study to determine the number of secondary homes sold and […]

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MuseumStuff

MNA Featuring Colorado Plateau Native Cultures

The world’s largest museum exhibition design firm has called the Museum of Northern Arizona’s approach to the curation of their Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau renovation “revolutionary.” Ralph Appelbaum Associates design firm, with offices in New York City, London, Beijing, Berlin, Moscow and Dubai, should know. The firm worked closely with MNA and 42 […]

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Athena Theresa

Governor Requests More Funding for Fire Season

Before an audience of hundreds of Flagstaff-area business people, Governor Doug Ducey announced that he is doubling his funding ask to the state legislature, requesting $2 million for vegetation removal efforts as Arizona approaches a “potentially intense fire season, so we can protect the people, property and pets.” At the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce […]

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I-17

Interstate 17 Expansion Under Consideration

Tired of being stuck for hours – or even just delayed – by heavy traffic or accidents on Interstate 17 between Cordes Junction and Phoenix? Or weary of having a shipment not happen on time because a delivery truck was hung up on the freeway? That may change – if increased pressure from a variety […]

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Scientist

Science Offering Another Reason to Exercise

If binging on Netflix sounds more appealing than going to the gym, consider this: scientists are finding that cardiovascular exercise is having positive effects on the human gut microbiome — the community of trillions of tiny organisms that thrive inside the dark, wet, warm walls of our intestines. That is important because research is linking […]

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