Flagstaff Historical past: Generosity highlighted Christmases of years previous – Arizona Each day Solar

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50 years ago

1970: The “snow-plowable” lane markers installed by the State Highway Department last month on Route 66 in Flagstaff received their first test just in time for New Years Eve traffic. They are being returned to their manufacturer without payment.

Flagstaff received the gift of new fallen snow on Tuesday, a little late for Christmas day but picturesque and welcome in this too dry winter all the same.

Flagstaff Junior High School has received the gift of an “Astrola” telescope from Mr. & Mrs. A. J. Kirkham.

The winner of the Christmas Home Decorating Contest was Manuel DeMiguel of North Navajo Drive.

Greet 1971 at our New Year’s Eve Party — No cover charge — Free favors — Dancing. We’ll see you there. Cowboy Steak House.

25 years ago

1995: Flagstaff shoppers apparently were not worn out by their holiday shopping. They were “up and at ‘em” early Friday morning standing in line waiting for the stores to open.

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