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Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence

Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award at Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →

Sun State Builders completes Flagstaff DES

Sun State Builders
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

Sun State Builders announced the completion of the Department of Economic Security project in Flagstaff, Arizona. The single tenant office project is 50,000 square feet, three-Stories, and is beautifully incorporated into the pines of Northern Arizona. The fully occupied office space houses eight different departments for the State of Arizona, including Child Protective Services, Economic Security, Attorney… Read More →

Top artists earn 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards

Governor's Arts Awards

Artists Annie Lopez of Phoenix, Susan Gamble of Tucson and Joseph Maniglia of Flagstaff received individual awards at the 2016 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. The Museum of Northern Arizona won the Community Award and Canyon Records and APS took home the small and large businesses of the year awards respectively. In… Read More →

Hypervirulent strep outbreak identified by TGen

Krauss Honored For Science

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) helped state, local and tribal health officials identify an outbreak of “hypervirulent” strep bacteria in the American Southwest.  Identified in Flagstaff, from January to July 2015, this outbreak of the emm59 clone of group A Streptococcus is directly related to cases identified recently in New Mexico. This strain type appears to have evolved from a nationwide… Read More →

Flagstaff Incubator helps Native Americans build businesses


Sunlight shoots through the window of a Flagstaff studio, casting a spotlight on Gregory Hill – specifically on his hands. They’re burned and worn from carving toy tops. Hill, who is part-Hopi and part-Quechan, often works on his trade 19 hours a day to keep up with demand for his tops. “A top is one… Read More →

Salvation Army celebrates 150th anniversary

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

A crowd of more than 900 packed the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom to celebrate the Salvation Army‘s 150th anniversary. William Booth’s mission was to help feed the hungry and homeless and lift up the thieves, prostitutes and drunkards who needed salvation in the abject poverty of London in 1865. As he helped people… Read More →

Flagstaff banks on Valley residents trying to beat heat

Corner of Aspen Ave. and San Francisco Street in historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.

Compared to the Valley’s 100-plus degree days and stifling summer nights, Northern Arizona is an oasis of mild weather and cool temperatures. It’s no surprise that Flagstaff, the hub of the high country, is a popular tourist destination for Phoenicians in the hot summer months. Indeed, 40 percent of Flagstaff’s annual visitors are traveling from… Read More →

SimonCRE adds Peter Krahenbuhl as Project Manager

ABI Multifamily
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Commercial real estate developer SimonCRE added Peter Krahenbuhl as Project Manager to assist with the development responsibilities of SimonCRE’s growing portfolio of projects. SimonCRE currently has over 50 projects in the pipeline valued at over $100 Million, creating thousands of jobs across the country. Krahenbuhl will work closely with the Vice President of Development coordinating… Read More →

Flagstaff Wine & Food Festival set June 7


On June 7th, Friends of Coconino County Parks will host the 6th Annual Flagstaff Wine & Food Festival, sponsored by Findlay Toyota in Flagstaff. The event will be held at Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park, an outdoor venue that sits among the beautiful pines of the Coconino National Forest. Thousands are expected to attend… Read More →

Arizona beekeepers adjust as honey production slows


Locally produced honey is flying off the shelves – so much so that many honey producers cannot meet the production demands. “I’m not having problems selling my honey,” beekeeper Dennis Arp said. “I’m having problems with producing enough.” Fifteen years ago, Arp’s Mountain Top Honey Co. in Flagstaff produced 126,000 pounds of honey a year.… Read More →

How Arizona wildfires impact water supply, economy

by in AZ Business Magazine | Featured | Green

Arizona is home to the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in North America, with a single stand stretching from near Flagstaff all the way to the White Mountains of the east. And in the last 10 years, 25 percent of it burned, said Patrick Graham, Arizona state director for the Nature Conservancy. Fire suppression and… Read More →

The 5 most haunted places in Arizona


Just in time for Halloween, we thought you might like to consider a ghostly visit to one of the five most haunted places in Arizona. Hotel San Carlos, 202 N. Central Ave. Phoenix Blood splattered on Leone Jensen’s white gown as she hit the pavement from the rooftop of the seven-story hotel. Heartbroken and lonely,… Read More →

Navajo Nation plans tribal energy summit


The Navajo Nation is hugely dependent on coal for revenue. Tribal officials want to get their government talking about how to diversify the portfolio at an energy summit. The tribe’s Division of Natural Resources is sponsoring the summit to be held July 23-24 at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort east of Flagstaff. Navajo President… Read More →

Innovators get boost from Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has selected 18 recipients for AZ Fast Grant, a highly competitive grant program that provides qualified Arizona-based, early stage technology companies with intensive training and technical assistance to help them commercialize their innovations, grow their businesses and create quality jobs. “Early stage companies play a key role in developing innovations… Read More →