Stories tagged: "flagstaff"


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Juneteenth Just Became a National Holiday. Here’s How to Celebrate in Arizona.

Arizona was the 45th state to recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday. Here are a bunch of ways to celebrate.

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These Arizona Cities Just Increased Their Minimum Wage

A person needs an annual income of $40,960 to afford a one-bedroom apartment in the Flagstaff-area. Even with the new increase, minimum wage workers there will only make $31,200.  The start of the new year brought more than just motivation to tackle resolutions. For some, it brought in a higher paycheck.  While the federal minimum...

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Iceberg Lettuce to Pinecones: Here’s What Arizona Cities Drop on New Year’s Eve – And How to Watch This Year

New Year’s Eve will look different for many people this year, but some Arizona cities still plan to drop weird objects from giant heights. The end of 2020 is upon us, and it’s safe to say Arizona’s New Year’s Eve celebrations might look a little different this year. The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent social...

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Rapid COVID Testing Coming to Arizona Airports as Snowbirds and Holidays Arrive

Three statewide airports will soon have testing sites on the premises and increase COVID safety messaging for inbound passengers.

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‘We Didn’t Know How Long This Was Going to Last’: Nurses in Flagstaff COVID Ward Speak Out

Nurses and doctors on the front lines have had to restructure every action and routine of both their work and personal lives because of the virus.

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‘Desperate’: Arizonans Line Up at Groceries That May Not Have Essentials

Arizonans are flocking to grocery stores during special early hours to try to score some high-demand essentials like toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

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Arizona Cities Shut Down Bars Despite State Allowing Them to Stay Open

While state officials continue to allow social gathering spaces like bars and gyms to stay open, some Arizona cities have decided to shut them down.