1921: We would like to thank the Fire Department and their friends for the excellent extinguishing of the fire that began last Tuesday at our home on East Birch Avenue, G. C. Hutson and his family.
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50 years ago
1971: Over the weekend, Coconino National Forest Fire Control Officers arrested 17 campers for violating camp fire and smoking restrictions in the forest.
Three forest fires broke out near Flagstaff that kept our firefighters very busy.
Almost a year after Flagstaff's only two-story treehouse posted coast-to-coast news, the whole thing collapsed – the 300-year-old Ponderosa pine and everything. The tree house built by former Northern Arizona University students is now for the wood mill.
25 years ago
1996: The Northland Preparatory Academy has come to Flagstaff. It's an International Baccalaureate High School that opens here this fall. It is a charter school funded by the state of Arizona.
It's a very solid, rigorous academic program. Charter schools approved by Arizona law in 1994 are funded per student and are considered "public".
A good education is seen as the path to success. It can't be a college degree. Vocational school is also a great way to travel. What would we do without our carpenters, plumbers, and electricians? A good vocational school is required.