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2014-09-02 23:09:29

Phoenix-based company experiences boom in business as the economy continues to improve. Affordable home prices among reasons for big increases in recent months. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 City Property Management, which has been managing and servicing Arizona HOA’s for the past 35 years, has been chosen by 17 new communities in the past two months to serve as their managing agent. In total CPM manages nearly 90,000 units, in 295 associations Arizona-wide, including the...

2014-08-31 23:04:50

A trio of Southeastern Arizona greats, an award-winning Inn, a top rated Nature and Birding Company, and expert biologists from the non-profit Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory team up Nov. 7-10, 2014 to offer an all new Wine and Birds Weekend celebrating the region's emerging importance to the conservation of birds and the creation of some really fine wines. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and nature tour company, announces the...

2014-08-30 23:03:50

The Arizona Sun Corridor-Get Into Energy Consortium (ASC-GIEC), which received a $13.5 million Department of Labor (DOL) grant to advance the training and development of a workforce pipeline for the energy industry, is creating an energy-related cybersecurity program through Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), the consortium’s lead institution. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The demand is increasing for highly trained technicians to protect against and minimize threats to...

2014-08-28 23:14:56

Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board members are elected from County geographic districts. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board members are elected from County geographic districts. Find voting district locator and more information. The category named “Supervisorial/MCCCD/SPHCD” pertains to the Maricopa Community Colleges elections. Find more information on the Governing Board members and jurisdiction. District 3: Greater Phoenix,...

2014-08-28 23:14:48

Travelers seeking a unique spiritual journey in Sedona, Arizona are now able to explore the ancient shamanic wisdom teachings of a medicine wheel ceremony and other sacred vortex journeys with Sedona Shaman and Healer, Anahata of Shamangelic Healing. Sedona, AZ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 World travelers and Spiritual seekers are drawn to Sedona, Arizona to experience the world-renowned healing energy of the Sedona vortices and sacred land. Each healing vortex is unique and nestled among the...

2014-08-27 23:12:48

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as Chair of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA). U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan first appointed Dr. Harper-Marinick to the committee in 2012. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as Chair of the U.S. Advisory...

2014-08-27 16:27:40

Tickets on sale now for Arizona's premier technology industry event being held at the Phoenix Convention Center on Thursday, November 13, 2014 PHOENIX, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring the state's technology industry visionaries whose passion and dedication are propelling Arizona to a position of economic strength, the Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced Student and Teacher Awards as well as Individual Award winners and Company...

2014-08-26 08:25:38

Launches Year-Long Sustainability 360 Program on Wildfires, Drought and Water Issues, Climate Science and Native American Cultural Sustainability FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, wildfire season is trending longer, larger and more extreme. As fires continue to blaze in the West, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is launching a multi-part series, designed to provide education on critical issues related to wildfires. The series features expert commentary,...

2014-08-25 12:29:33

Founder of multiple technology companies in his lifetime, Sullivan will be honored for his contribution to the Arizona technology community PHOENIX, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority today announced that Pat Sullivan, co-founder and CEO of Contatta, will be presented with the "OneNeck IT Services People's Choice Lifetime Achievement Award" during the 2014 Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI)...

2014-08-13 23:10:49

Glendale Community College has received five ariZoni (“Zoni”) Theatre Awards of Excellence nominations. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Glendale Community College has received five ariZoni (“Zoni”) Theatre Awards of Excellence nominations. Four of the awards center on the school’s production of “Based on a Totally True Story,” a fast-paced contemporary comedy set in New York and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Presented by GCC in February, the production was...


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'