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Guardian Saving Lives in Northern Arizona for 25 Years

Guardian Air, an emergency flight transportation service, will be celebrating its 25th year of service in Flagstaff this August.      Owned by Northern Arizona HealthCare, Guardian Air is one of several transport companies in Northern Arizona. However, Wade Patten, program director and flight nurse, says it is the only hospital-based emergency service in the […]

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Looking Good – Recession Resistant

     Tucked just off Old Route 66 in downtown Flagstaff is a new business, smelling of fresh paint and profes- sional hair products. McSweeny is a salon, located near Mama Burger and Just Wireless. Longtime hairdressers Don McKenzie and Marc Potter just opened the salon, moving from The Shop, another hair establishment in the […]

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Homeowners Choosing Green Construction

Homeowners are being careful with how they spend their money. Like the rest of the country, Flagstaff has been hit hard by the economic down- turn. Single family home permits dropped from 217 in 2006 to 17 in 2009. Permits for remodeling have remained relatively stable, dropping from 202 permits in 2002 to 138 permits […]

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Help Coming For the Trailing Spouse

  Longtime residents of Flagstaff are familiar with the trailing spouse dilemma: one partner lands a good job and the other struggles to find employment in his/her field. It is a problem for employ- ers when their top choice for a job vacancy turns the position down or when turnover is high because employees’ loved […]

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NAU Monetizing Research

The word “incubator” brings to mind a bunch of fluffy, yellow baby chicks that are kept warm and nurtured until they are grown up enough to fend for themselves. Actually, it is not a far stretch to call the Northern Arizona Center for Emerging Technolo- gies an “incubator.” It too keeps new ideas and inventions […]

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