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Local Worker Singled Out for Accomplishments

The Coconino Rural Environment Corps (CREC), a conservation corps program administered by the Coconino County Community Services Department, is pleased to announce that one of their own members was selected “Corpsmember of the Year” by Corps Network.  Tyler Rose was selected as one of six Corpsmembers nationwide to receive the honor.  He represents more than […]

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Businesses Focused on 2011

       According to 43Things.com, the most popular 2011 New Year’s resolutions are lose weight, be happy and save money. But what about people’s business New Year’s resolutions? A survey of some Northern Arizona businesspeople reveals some of the most popular resolutions. “Our resolution, because we’ve been so successful, is to pay it forward,” said […]

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Governor Addresses Flagstaff This Week

Gov. Jan Brewer will discuss the state of Arizona, key aspects of the upcoming legislative session and the recently formed Arizona Commerce Authority during her keynote speech at the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & ATHENA Awards ceremony on Friday, January 21, 2011. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at the High Country Conference […]

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Nurse Wins $10K in Raffle

Lori Stevens, R.N., says she’s fortunate to win $10,000 donated by Findlay Toyota and Flagstaff Medical Center. Stevens bought one raffle ticket for last month’s Turquoise Ball, and didn’t give it another thought.   Then came several phone calls from her boss.  “I was shocked!” Stevens is a nursing director at Verde Valley Medical Center, […]

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SBE Council Economist on Latest Inflation Numbers

Raymond J. Keating, chief economist for the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), offered the following statement in reaction to the CPI inflation numbers just released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CPI inflation over the past year registered only 1.5%. However, it’s very much worth […]

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Governor’s Proposed Budget

  From the Office of Governor Jan Brewer-Background followed by actual budget proposal.    CONTINUOUS REVENUE SHORTFALLS since FY 2007 have forced the State to evaluate the best use of its increasingly limited resources. This is especially challenging in light of the tremendous growth in mandatory populations, particularly Medicaid. As a result of the growth […]

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Camp Colton Getting 10K From Wells Fargo

  The Wells Fargo Foundation has granted $10,000 to the Friends of Camp Colton (FCC), a non-profit, 501(c) 3 fundraising organization, to help fund Camp Colton’s outdoor environmental education program for Flagstaff sixth-graders. This grant reflects Wells Fargo’s commitment to community involvement, which is at the heart of its Vision and Values. “We’re excited about […]

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Vigil Planned for AZ Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

A Vigil for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will be held at 6:00 tonight at the State Capitol.  A similar vigil, also at 6:00 p.m. is planned at Flagstaff City Hall.  Giffords was shot this morning while meeting with constituents outside a Safeway in north Tucson.  She survived today's surgery and is said to be in critical […]

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Southwest Windpower Unveils New Wind Turbine

  Southwest Windpower, the world’s leading supplier of distributed wind generators, is unveiling its newest and most efficient small wind turbine—Skystream 600—which could put wind energy in thousands of homes and businesses worldwide.   Unveiled at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with the backing of GE (NYSE: GE), in Las Vegas, Skystream 600 […]

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City Prepares to Re-Open Bidding on Sawmill Property

Environmental Testing Confirms Soil Vapor Levels Acceptable for Residential Construction The City of Flagstaff has had a fourth and final independent set of tests, completed by the environmental consulting firm of Ninyo & Moore, which confirms soil vapor levels at the Sawmill property are acceptable for residential construction without mitigating measures and do not pose […]

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