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Flagstaff Scientist Awarded Early Career Award

 Justin Hagerty, Ph.d, a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, was named one of President Obama’s recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Hagerty, an accomplished research […]

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Five Finalists Named for Police Chief

Five finalists have been invited to in-person interviews for the job of Chief of the Flagstaff Police Department.  The City of Flagstaff received 52 applications and conducted phone interviews with 15 candidates prior to selecting the six finalists, one who asked to be removed from consideration. The finalists include: Matthew Hamner is currently employed as […]

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Teresa Peterson is a practitioner of Bowenwork, a healing path which integrates the whole body and restores balance.  Peterson has a diverse professional background. She believes in giving back as an essential part of running a business and does this in several ways.  She told Flagstaff Business News about the rewarding career she created for […]

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TCI Naming New Partner

TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc. has named Mickey Abeshaus a partner. Mickey Abeshaus, M.D. has been with TCI Wealth Advisors since 2009. Abeshaus, who manages the Flagstaff office, joined TCI after a 17-year career as an orthopaedic surgeon. TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc. is an independent, fee-only wealth advisory firm headquartered in Tucson, Ariz.  With offices in […]

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Longtime Flagstaff Business owner Julie Sullivan is a graphic designer and marketer, who has nearly three decades working with other businesses and nonprofits.   In this FBN Web Exclusive, the owner of Luckygirl Productions, says businesses need to understand branding on a deeper level, a process involving analysis of a the company’s structure and mission. […]

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Economic Factors Affecting Construction in Flagstaff

A career in the construction industry was named as one of the worst jobs for 2011.   I thought we should explore the economic trends that contribute to this dubious distinction. Should we be looking for the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel? Between 2001 and 2004, jobs in construction rose steadily and […]

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Older Workers Striving to Learn New Technologies

  "I need help uploading job applications.” “I didn’t know Excel, so I didn’t get hired.”  These are common refrains heard from older workers, age 55 and up, who are currently searching for employment.   “They are intimidated by the computer,” said Jo Ann Kuruc, career skills instructor at Yavapai College. “Many times they weren’t […]

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