Hot and dry weather renews our concerns about destructive wildland fires. They can start in an instant and our strong winds can quickly cause them to grow, sometimes taking them out of the control of our firefighters. What’s being done to protect our community and ensure that fire in the … [Read more...] about Collaborative Efforts Underway to Keep Flagstaff Safe from Wildfire, Floods
It has been a rather tumultuous couple of months for our mountain town, from the Rafael Fire that had many of our community members set to evacuate, to the Museum Fire floods, which caused more than $5 million in public infrastructure and private property damage. Through it all though, I have seen … [Read more...] about Neighbors Helping Neighbors Through Summer’s Events
Hello, Flagstaff! I am the daughter of a former Elementary School Teacher and I taught Adult Basic Education, GED Preparation and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for the Flagstaff Unified School District for five years. As I write this, the state legislature is at work on … [Read more...] about Urging More for Education
Hello Flagstaff! Summer has arrived and so, hello visitors, as well; welcome to Flagstaff! As many of you know, tourism is an essential part of our local economy. BBB taxes help pay for our parks, our FUTS trails, recreation services and much more. Summer in Flagstaff is pretty close to perfect … [Read more...] about Glorious Flagstaff Summertime
William Franke, an international businessman (and namesake of the NAU Business College), spoke last month at the Alliance Bank Economic Outlook Conference. He said some countries have so many layers of bureaucracy and so many overlapping and conflicting regulations that it is not worth it to … [Read more...] about What is Flagstaff’s Reputation?