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Work in Forests Teaches Life Lessons

For many, life skills just can’t be taught in the classroom.For those people, life lessons are best learned hiking through our National Forests, state and federal parks and across Coconino County, engaged in projects aimed at deterring devastating wildfires while improving our native plant and animal habitats. It’s the type of life and leadership skills […]

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Street Maintenance Beginning in Flagstaff

Paving work on the City’s annual street maintenance program is scheduled to begin today, May 30, 2012.  Streets scheduled for re-paving include: East Old Route 66 from Country Club Drive to Mall Way, Butler Avenue from Continental Drive to Sky View Street, and Fourth Street from Cedar Avenue to Butler Avenue. Pavement milling has already […]

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Flagstaff Business News recently asked Holly Nester of Personal Care Physical Therapy to be our Spotlight.  After a decade in practice, Nester serves many types of people with varying types of ailments.  She also travels to businesses in the region to improve occupational safety and help people maintain productivity through ergonomics.  Nester’s practice is located […]

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Local Groups Alleviating Unemployment Concerns

 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its unemployment figures for the nation for the month of February. The January numbers showed 8.3 percent of Americans were out of work. The State of Arizona’s most recent figures are from December, and show 8.7 percent of our residents are unemployed. Coconino County’s rate was 8.5 percent, […]

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Flagstaff Mayor Forging New Career Path

Sara Presler’s enthusiasm for her new job as general counsel for Southwest Windpower is palpable. Seeing Flagstaff’s mayor in her bright new office space after touring the facility, the move seems like an ideal match. After meeting with other companies and corporations to explore her next career move, Presler decided on the Flagstaff-based manufacturer of […]

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Congresswoman Giffords Resigning from Congress

Arizona’s Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords announced today that she is retiring from Congress so she can continue her rehabilitation work.  Gifford was shot in the head a little more than a year ago during her public appearance with constituents in Tucson. Giffords is expected to turn in her resignation letter this coming week.  The letter will […]

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AZ Energy Audit Program Extended

APS and SRP have extended their offer to save Arizona residents money by offering an energy audit for only $99 (regularly $299) through 2012.  This offer is available to all APS and SRP customers statewide.   “Energy efficiency upgrades are so affordable right now with the current offers going on,” said Scottsdale resident Brian Carpenter, […]

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Lowell Observatory’s Expanding Universe

It’s not only with the new Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT) that operations are getting bigger at Lowell Observatory. They’ve also been hiring new staff, revamping the website and expanding outreach activities. A lot of the money to fund the upswing in research activity at the observatory has come through the hard work of its research […]

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