The man at the eyepiece of the telescope is Percival Lowell, early day astronomer and founder of Flagstaff’s Lowell Observatory. He spent the better part of a lifetime probing the solar system — gazing into the lens of this Clark 24-inch refractor telescope (now a registered national historic landmark) from atop Mars Hill in Flagstaff.Read More »
A joint committee created to craft the Legislature’s recommendations to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent more than four hours on Monday listening to an airing of every grievance conservatives have with the redistricting process.
And in the end, it may not actually make any recommendations at all.
Beth Otterstein, a nurse practitioner at Planned Parenthood Arizona’s clinic here, says patients sometimes break down and cry when they hear the news: If they want abortions, they now have to travel to Phoenix for a 15-minute consultation with a doctor and then stay overnight to have the procedure. It’s an expense that some can’t afford, and no other facility in the area provides abortions.Read More »
Business, civic and religious groups will hold a conference Saturday in Flagstaff to examine alternatives for confronting Arizona's immigration woes.Read More »
Nine-year-old Jennifer Wilson was on vacation with her family in Flagstaff in June 1988 when she went for a bike ride and never came back.Read More »
The federal government is sending more than $29 million to Arizona to help pay for repairs to roads and highways caused by last year's storms and wildfires.Read More »
On the historic Sanborne Fire Insurance maps of downtown Flagstaff, this imposing, walled sandstone open court is listed as a ruin, nearly from the time it was built in 1926.Read More »
The unemployment rate in Arizona rose to 10 percent in January, up from 9.2 percent in December. The new figures, released Friday, match the national upward trend.Read More »
Public meetings are being held this week on proposals to address mining around the Grand Canyon.Read More »
This is one of a series of biographical sketches Cronkite News Service is producing about new members of the Arizona State Legislature. Each follows this format and includes a mugshot and video.Read More »