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Expect More Arizona Hires Director of Marketing

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Expect More Arizona, a statewide high expectations movement dedicated to world-class education for all Arizona students,  announced the hiring of Jeff Goodman as the new Director of Marketing and Digital Engagement. Prior to joining Expect More Arizona, Jeff served as the chief executive of Blabbermouth, providing word of mouth marketing services for non-profits, charitable foundations… Read More →

Navajo officials may expand casino alcohol use

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by in Business News

Navajo gaming officials want to make it possible for people at the tribe’s Arizona casino to drink alcohol while they’re gambling. Tribal law permits alcohol sales and consumption only in casino restaurants. A bill moving through the Navajo Nation Council would allow drinks to be taken onto the casino floor. Derrick Watchman is the chief… Read More →

Flagstaff CVB Launches New Marketing Campaign

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by in Business News | Marketing | Travel

Visitors planning a trip to Flagstaff this summer will see a brand new look when they research the destination online. The Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau launched a new marketing campaign that drives potential visitors to the redesigned flagstaffarizona.org website, which went live on Tuesday, June 18. “We are excited to provide visitors with a… Read More →

Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort Opens Memorial Weekend

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The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE), announced that the grand opening of its Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located along I-40, exit 219, just east of Flagstaff, Ariz., will take place May 24, 2013. Grand opening events throughout Memorial weekend will highlight rich Navajo traditions while showcasing the property’s state-of-the art gaming, luxurious resort accommodations,… Read More →

Twin Arrows Casino Opens Memorial Weekend

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by in Business News | Travel

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE), announced that the grand opening of its Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located along I-40, exit 219, just east of Flagstaff, Ariz., will take place May 24, 2013. Grand opening events throughout Memorial weekend will highlight rich Navajo traditions while showcasing the property’s state-of-the art gaming, luxurious resort accommodations,… Read More →

Arizona plans road projects with reduced funding

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The Arizona Department of Transportation says it will be working with $350 million less as it maps out construction projects for the next five years. The department says the decreased funding is due to stagnant revenue from gas and vehicle license taxes, and declining federal aid. Director John Halikowski says some tough decisions will have… Read More →

BASIS Selects Eastmark for Its Next East Valley School

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by in Business News | Education | Real Estate

The nationally renowned charter school BASIS has selected Eastmark for its next East Valley campus. Construction on BASIS Mesa at Eastmark commences in March 2013.  The new school is set to open fall 2013. “BASIS is our first 5-12 educational partner and a perfect fit for this community.  Eastmark’s central location in the East Valley… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

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by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →

Navajo Nation looks to fill jobs at Flagstaff casino

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The Navajo Nation is looking to fill 800 jobs at its newest casino opening this year near Flagstaff. A job fair is being held Friday through Sunday in Flagstaff to fill accounting, human resources, marketing, hotel administration, food and beverage, training and other positions. Drug screening and background checks are being done on site, and… Read More →

Nominations announced for Governor's Arts Awards

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by in Business News | Events

Sixty-two nominations from 18 Arizona communities were submitted in six categories for the 32nd annual Governor’s Arts Awards for individuals and businesses who have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture statewide. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, March 6, at The Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe.  The Governor’s Arts Awards are… Read More →

Nominations announced for Governor’s Arts Awards

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by in Business News | Events

Sixty-two nominations from 18 Arizona communities were submitted in six categories for the 32nd annual Governor’s Arts Awards for individuals and businesses who have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture statewide. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, March 6, at The Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe.  The Governor’s Arts Awards are… Read More →

Hopi tribe withdraws Snowbowl lawsuit

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by in Business News | Legal

The latest lawsuit challenging snowmaking at the Arizona Snowbowl just north of Flagstaff has been withdrawn. The suit filed by the Hopi tribe alleged snowmaking using reclaimed wastewater might harm an endangered plant. The tribe’s chairman said Wednesday that the tribe was meeting with the Justice Department and Forest Service and wants a review of… Read More →

Valley Forward Exands its horizon

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by in Business News | Green

Timing is everything, even when it comes to Mother Nature. “In 2010, we got an $85,000 grant to look at some federal issues on sustainability,” says Diane Brossart, president and CEO of Valley Forward, which brings business and civic leaders together to improve the environment and livability of Valley communities. “We were asked to target… Read More →

Snowbowl will open Thursday

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by in Business News | Sports | Travel

A northern Arizona ski resort that got nearly three feet of snow from recent storms is opening this week. Skiers and snowboarders can hit the slopes Thursday at the Arizona Snowbowl. Another ski area, Sunrise Park Resort near Greer, plans to open a day earlier. A winter storm moving into the state late Tuesday into… Read More →