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Flag 40 Encouraging Redistricting Participation

Redistricting is the redrawing of legislative and congressional district lines following the decennial U.S. Census. The lines are redrawn so that districts are of very nearly equal population as required by the Arizona and United States Constitutions. There are 435 members of congress whose districts are apportioned among the states by population.  Arizona currently has […]

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Pearce Faces November Recall Election

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has announced a November 8th recall election for Senate President Russell Pearce.  “Today, in accordance with state law, I issued an order calling a special recall election. This action is mandated under ARS Section 19-209. “Under Arizona law, the Governor must call a special election once the Secretary of State’s Office […]

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Celebrating Independence in Arizona and Throughout U.S.

“It was 235 years ago today that the United States of America declared its independence and our republic was born. Please join me today in celebrating yet another birthday of the greatest country on earth.       “As you partake in your favorite traditional Independence Day festivities, I hope you take a moment to recognize […]

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Grand Canyon Airport Offering 737 Service

The first full passenger flight aboard a Vision Airlines 737 touched down at the Grand Canyon National Park Airport last month, marking the official start of 737 airline service to the airport. Vision Airlines, which operates out of Las Vegas, is now offering 737 service to the airport on a daily basis. The Transportation Security […]

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New Director of Revenue Named

Governor Jan Brewer today named John Greene the new Director of the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR). Mr. Greene has been appointed to replace outgoing Director Gale Garriott, who is leaving to pursue a position outside state government. Garriot’s departure is effective June 29, 2011. “I am very happy to announce the appointment of John Greene. […]

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Ticket Prices Rising for FSO and NAU Skydome

Ticket prices to events in the Skydome and Flagstaff Symphony concerts in Ardrey Auditorium will increase by $2 this year and another $2 next year, Northern Arizona University has announced. NAU students attending Lumberjack athletic events at the Skydome and elsewhere on campus will continue to have free admission. They also will continue to receive […]

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Tax Increase Largely Offset by Valuations Drop

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has been meeting with county departments and has a preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year.  The supervisors are  scheduled to preliminary adopt the budget on June 14, 2011, in a public meeting.  Final adoption will occur on July 12, 2011, with the final tax rates set on August […]

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AZ Receives $29.2 Million in Federal Emergency Relief

Ravaged by one of the worst winter storms in state history and the Schultz Fire that claimed 15,000 acres in 2010, Northern Arizona will receive the majority of the $29.2 million Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief funds that were recently awarded to the state. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration […]

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New 3G Cell Service for Flagstaff

AT&T is announcing the activation of a new 3G cell site in Flagstaff.  The new site is enhancing coverage for area residents and visitors between South Woody Mountain Drive to the west, West University Heights North to the east, West University Avenue to the north and West Kiltie Lane to the west. AT&T invested nearly […]

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County Cancels Horse Races

Due to the loss of a critical partner in producing the event, an increase in operating costs, and the elimination of state financed support for county racing in the State of Arizona and in Coconino County, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors met in special session on May 27, 2011, and voted to cancel the […]

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