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Brazil's Olympic athletes to train in Flagstaff

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by in Featured | Sports

Hypo2, the Flagstaff based high altitude training company, recently signed an agreement with the Brazilian Olympic Committee, hosts for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to coordinate training camps for Brazil’s Olympic athletes. Over the next three years, leading up to the 2016 games many athletes from “Time Brasil,” the Brazilian Olympic team,… Read More →

Navajo Nation focuses on first casino in Arizona

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by in Economy | Featured | Travel

Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s first casino in Arizona, is expected to be a major economic engine for the Flagstaff area. “Twin Arrows will create a new benchmark in gaming entertainment while improving the economic health and prosperity of the Navajo Nation,” said Derrick Watchman, chief executive officer of the… Read More →

$20,000 APS grant funds TGen education initiative

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A $20,000 grant from the APS Foundation will help the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) expand its TGen2School initiative by providing science kits and instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. The kits and accompanying instruction for teachers are part of the TGen2School initiative at TGen’s Pathogen Genomics Division – TGen North –… Read More →

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 →