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2023 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

2023 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| January 30, 2023

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group meeting is held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Normally, meetings at the Big E Steakhouse and Saloon, Building 395, Arizona State Route 64, Tusayan, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Xanterra Purchasing Office, Albright Street, Grand Canyon.

Can’t attend the meetings in person?

Call into conference call the NEW number at 866-564-9784 , use code 2065751

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2023 Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

2023 Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| January 30, 2023

A variety of resource guides are available for cities throughout Coconino County to help families reach the resources they need during the Covid-19 emergency.

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Local Education Spotlight: High School Senior Recognition Begins (April 13) at Cromer Stadium. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight: High School Senior Recognition Begins (April 13) at Cromer Stadium. See more local education news here

| April 13, 2020

All Flagstaff senior high school students at Coconino High School, Flagstaff High School, and Summit High School will be recognized beginning Monday, April 13, 2020, for the next twenty days by turning on the Cromer Field lights for twenty minutes beginning at 8:20 p.m.  The recognition begins at 20:20 military time each night to honor all Northern Arizona seniors in the 2020 graduating class.

“We want a way to recognize our seniors while still following CDC recommended social distancing practices,” shares Coconino High School Principal Stacie Zanzucchi.  “This is a special time for seniors and we hope that this demonstrates our ongoing commitment to ensure they are recognized for all of their hard work and celebrated for the journey that is still ahead.”

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Education on the range: homeschooling allows rural ranch families high quality education

Education on the range: homeschooling allows rural ranch families high quality education

| January 27, 2016

Turn left at the power line. Turn right at the Y at the bottom of the switchbacks. No road signs, no traffic. No school building.

The ranch sits at the top of a canyon at the end of a dirt road. Cattle and occasional pronghorn come in and out of view on the 20-mile drive. The working cattle ranch is located on the western side of the 700,000 acre Babbitt Ranches. The nearest neighbor is 40 minutes away. There is no cell service and no internet; a microwave radio phone is the only way to communicate with those off the ranch.

Scott and Victoria Westlake live and work on the ranch with their four daughters. The girls range in age from 4 months to 13 years old. They have homeschooled the girls for the past nine years.

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