Stories tagged: "flagstaff"


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What Were Arizona Home Values Like a Decade Ago? Hint: Way Less Than Now.

A typical house in Phoenix is valued at nearly $370,000. Ten years ago, that number was was just $109,000. 

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Here Are Some Entry-Level Arizona Jobs Paying at Least $15 an Hour

Some Arizona businesses are also offering $100+ sign-on bonuses as they refill their ranks after COVID closures.

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After 2 Bone-Dry Years, Arizona’s Monsoon Season Unleashes With a Fury

After two bone-dry years that sank the US Southwest deeper into drought, this summer's rainy season unleashed with a fury.

FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, first place finisher Aliphine Tuliamuk leads second place finisher Molly Seidel to the finish in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials in Atlanta. Tuliamuk will have company in Tokyo with her baby, Zoe, allowed to travel with her. The original plan was to start a family after the Tokyo Olympics. But when the Summer Games were postponed by the pandemic, the 32-year-old Tuliamuk and her fiance, Tim Gannon, decided not to wait. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
An Arizona Olympian Will Compete in the Marathon This Weekend. She Just Had a Baby in January.

US marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk, who trains in Flagstaff, is competing in the Olympics this weekend after having a baby in January.

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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...