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Verizon Rolls out 4G Throughout Region

Verizon Wireless’ 4G network is now available to Northern Arizona communities including Flagstaff, Williams, Prescott Valley, Prescott, Cottonwood and Sedona.  The company will launch the system in Payson and Casa Grande, too.    The December 20, 2012 upgrade brings the enhanced speed and service to 250 million people and 470 markets throughout the United States. […]

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Northland Hospice Golf Tournament May 21st

The Northland Hospice Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 21st at Pine Canyon in Flagstaff.  The event will raise money for Northland Hospice and Palliative Care, a much appreciated nonprofit serving the greater Northern Arizona region.  Information about the even is available online at www.northlandhospice.org

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Pet Crematory Celebrating Five Years in Flagstaff

Russell Mann started a new business five years ago to help people remember and cherish the great moments, the memories of their cats, dogs and various other family pets. Ponderosa Pet Crematory and Memorials marks its five-year anniversary of service in the region this month.   Ponderosa Pet Crematory is the only business of its […]

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Heart Care Becoming Available Locally

 The heart specialists at Northern Arizona Healthcare have moved into their new and improved space with plans to better serve patients throughout the region. The 11,000-square-foot Heart and Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA) is located on the second floor of Flagstaff Medical Center’s west campus. HVCNA is a partnership between Flagstaff Medical Center and […]

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Metropolitan Planning Org Conducting Trip Survey

On behalf of the City of Flagstaff and Coconino County, the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO) will conduct a Trip Diary Survey with Flagstaff area households the week of October 10, 2011.  Residences that receive a Trip Diary Survey in the mail are encouraged to respond.   Survey results will be used to assess existing travel patterns […]

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Moratorium on Uranium Mining Extended

The federal government today extended a moratorium on new mining claims at the Grand Canyon.  The extension will be in place for six months, said Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. The Interior Secretary cited concerns about water, air quality and scenery for the moratorium.  Salazar has said he and the Obama administration prefer a 20 year […]

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Businessman’s Ambitious Plan Taking Root

Imagine for a moment biting into a fresh, sweet strawberry on a snowy, winter day. Now imagine this strawberry was picked only a day ago and comes from a Northern Arizona Farm. Impossible, you say. Strawberries can’t be grown in the winter here. Yes, they can. If all goes according to plan, Flagstaff residents will […]

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Meeting on Red Rock Pass Changes

Mar.1   Coconino National Forest holding a work session to talk about changes to the Red Rock Pass area at Red Rock High School, 4:00 p.m.  Topics will include recreation fees, and management of the region, visited by millions each year. Ninety-five percent of Red Rock Pass revenue is invested locally to benefit residents and visitors. Natural […]

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Rich Bowen Heading ECoNA

An Update to last month’s article on ECoNA.  NAU’s Rich Bowen is on executive loan from Northern Arizona University and will head up the group.   He tells FBN his job position will be reevaluated annually, to see if his expertise is best served with ECoNA, or on campus.  Bowen says he looks forward to […]

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