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Lunch changes for Flagstaff schools this year
Overall, 27 percent of FUSD students, who are classified as low-income, meet the Community Eligibility Provision for the 2018-19 school year. The low-income label is based off of families that have already been certified with SNAP or other nutritional assistance. Other qualifications include student
Ask a Ranger: Are Flagstaff volcanoes a boom or bust?
Q: We love the short trail to the Red Mountain amphitheater. The hoodoos are cool, and the kids love hunting for crystals in the stream bed. What’s the story of how that amphitheater formed?
Finders, keepers for Verde Valley rockhounds
For a rockhound like Mark Moorehead, president of the Sedona Gem and Mineral Club, the hobby can entice the kid inside people.
Armed robber demands money from Circle K cashier
According to police reports, at approximately 4 a.m., a man entered the store, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect told the cashier that he had a grenade in his left hand. He then grabbed the cash register off the counter and fled the area heading west.
Armed robbery on Lake Mary Road
At approximately 4 a.m. a man entered the store, pointed a gun at the clerk, and demanded money, according to an FPD press release. The suspect told the cashier that he had a grenade in his left hand. He then grabbed the cash register off the counter and fled the area heading west, the report states
F3 again down executive directer
The list of community organizations and nonprofits in search of a new director got just a little longer last week as the nonprofit advocacy organization Friends of Flagstaff’s Future is once again between executive directors.Executive director Dawn Tucker announced her resignation from the position
FMC reschedules elective surgeries after manufacturing defect
“Patient safety is our number one priority, which is why we proactively took precaution rescheduling elective surgeries while we investigated our sterilization assurance checks. We have now reopened full operations, and apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused patients and families,” s
Around the Rez: week of Aug. 15
Coconino County Fair will be held in Flagstaff Aug. 31-Sept. 3 over the Labor Day weekend at Fort Tuthill County Park Fairgrounds. The fair will feature youth livestock shows and auction, carnival rides, fair food, exhibitions,live entertainmen, contests and more. More information is availble at (92
Unconscious driver pinballs vehicle near busy downtown intersection
As the late-night Friday crowd began to flock downtown, a man driving through North San Francisco Street had a behind-the-wheel medical emergency that caused two car collisions.Two people were injured in the collisions and sent to the Flagstaff Medical Center for medical attention.The accident happe
Timberline Firearms & Training - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper
A new Flagstaff business is creating jobs and filling a void in the local landscape. Timberline Firearms & Training is Flagstaff’s first indoor shooting range. Co-owner Elise Willson joins On the Grid host Bonnie Stevens to talk about the new facility, gun safety, classes and the fastest growing dem
New county engineer worked on initial Schultz Flood mitigation
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of Christopher Tressler as Coconino County Engineer in a Aug. 7 meeting.In this role, Tressler will provide oversight for all engineering-related activities and supervise engineering design, transportation and traffic planning. He will als
Potential new coal plant operator offers few new details
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Tick-borne infections may become more common as insects move into new territory
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — While plague-bearing fleas often command the attention of parents and pet owners, other tiny terrors may go unnoticed.
NAU’s Teachers Academy is Bringing Skilled Instructors to Arizona Classrooms - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper
We are offering a new pathway to bring teachers into Arizona classrooms, and providing a way for those teachers to follow their dreams tuition-free or with low cost options. Under the NAU Teachers Academy that Governor Ducey launched last year, we have established “Grow Your Own” partnerships that a
Arizona dog becomes Instagram famous for his 'screaming'
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Thousands of people have fallen in love with Mo, an Arizona dog who “screams” like a person.
Flagstaff History: 175 passengers were stranded at Flagstaff station after train fire
Escalante in Ash Fork was one of many Harvey Houses and hotels located along the Santa Fe rail lines. The hotel, restaurant and train station was torn down in the 1960s.Cline Library, Courtesy
Flagstaff Trailheads: Volunteering, and how to adapt as time passes
As a neighborly humanoid I have always been quick to raise my hand to volunteer. My being of positive assistance produces a highly agreeable surge of satisfaction. And while that encouraging experience continues, there have recently emerged changes that are reducing my eagerness.Because I've absent-
Collision claims 3 on Ash Fork Hill
Williams Volunteer Fire Department assisted Ash Fork Fire Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and Life Line Ambulance with the two vehicle accident on Ash Fork Hill that claimed the lives of the two drivers and a passenger.
Reality bites: Facts about Flagstaff-area mosquitoes
Like all horror films, the scene starts tranquil – a stream-side picnic or a softball game near a pond – until disturbed by an eerie sound. This year the buzz of mosquitoes has turned many outdoor Flagstaff events into fear fests, as the bloodsuckers attack in broad daylight.“Being frequently a targ
Real Vegetable Meat sees wide-reaching impact
Although a plant-based, allergen-free, whole food meat substitute with quality taste may sound too good to be true, Flagstaff’s Real Vegetable Meat (RVM) is out to prove it’s possible – and available now.Local Alternative Foods, a plant-based whole food manufacturer and creator of the RVM product li