Monday, December 22, 2014

Lowell Observatory Trustee Emeritus William Lowell Putnam Dies

Flagstaff, Arizona – William Lowell Putnam, III (“Bill”) died yesterday at the age of 90. Putnam was a prominent alpinist, broadcaster, and, for 26 years, Sole Trustee of the observatory his great uncle Percival Lowell founded in 1894. Lowell Observatory director Jeffrey Hall said, “Bill Putnam is one of the monumental figures in the 120-year […]

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

ATHENA and Young Professional Awards

The Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its ATHENA Awards recognizing women who demonstrate excellence, their leadership and creativity in their careers, valuable service to the community, and who mentor other women in reaching their full leadership potential. The 2014 ATHENA Awards will also mark the eighth year that the Flagstaff Chamber […]

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Cost of Living Index

The Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce collected data for the national Cost of Living Index that was recently released for third quarter. The Council for Community and Economic Research produces the Cost of Living Index based on more than 90,000 prices, which are collected quarterly by chambers of commerce, economic development organizations and university economic […]

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Family Adventures at the North Pole Experience

It took a village to bring North Pole Experience to Flagstaff from Greer three years ago. It entailed a private-public partnership with Coconino County, a partnership with Little America and collaborations with local businesses. North Pole Experience (NPX) brings a memorable, unique Christmas experience to all ages. It begins with a trolley ride that goes […]

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

City of Flagstaff Sign Code Revised

There is a new and improved Sign Code in the City of Flagstaff. City Council voted unanimously to improve, clarify and simplify the standards while maintaining our city’s unique character and positive community image. The new code will go into effect January 18, 2015. The Chamber has been very involved in this process and commends […]