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2014-03-26 16:26:59

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daman Wood has joined Telesphere, the nation's leading provider of fully hosted VoIP and unified cloud communications services for businesses, as Vice President of Operations, bringing with him a robust 17-year background in operations and revenue generation within the technology sector. In this new position, Wood has accountability for leading the day-to-day customer operations at Telesphere, including service delivery, field...

2014-03-18 23:28:52

Prescott College is the first private college in Arizona certified by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) as a Veteran Supportive Campus. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Prescott College is the first private college in Arizona certified by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) as a Veteran Supportive Campus. “We strive to make Arizona the most veteran-friendly state in the union” noted Governor Jan Brewer. “I commend Prescott College for...

Grand Canyon And Colorado River Now On Google Maps
2014-03-15 06:41:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having already added the Taj Mahal and the Base Camp at Mt. Everest – Google Maps has just made the Colorado River available to digital explorers. Using images captured on an 8-day rafting excursion down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, Google has made the “America’s Most Endangered River” available to see for anyone with internet access and a web browser. The nonprofit organization American Rivers, which has...

2014-03-14 23:24:22

The Maricopa Community Colleges are now accepting students for the Precision Machining program at the Maricopa Skill Center to fill a demand in the industry. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Maricopa Skill Center’s Precision Machining program is looking for students to fill an industry demand. Currently the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist program has 64 students with more than 50 students who are already working or have secured a job in machining. Wanted Analytics...

2014-03-13 23:25:52

From a field of 64 early-stage companies emerged a single champion, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, a multi-service tissue bank and client company of the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) at GateWay Community College. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 From a field of 64 early-stage companies emerged a single champion, multi-service tissue bank and client company at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, who earned the top honor at...

2014-03-11 23:03:56

TicketForce is a Leading Provider of Ticketing Solutions in the U.S. & Canada, Will Service the Phoenix Convention Center, Orpheum Theatre and Symphony Hall Phoenix (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Mesa-based TicketForce has been selected by the City of Phoenix to provide private label ticketing solutions for the Phoenix Convention Center, Orpheum Theatre and Symphony Hall. The City of Phoenix entered into a five-year agreement with TicketForce to provide full-service ticketing and box office...

2014-03-07 23:23:17

Arizona Rug Company, a purveyor of high quality, fine area rugs and services, has reached yet another milestone; the grand opening of a rug super store in Tempe, Arizona. From past turmoil to winning “The Best of Our Valley” contest for the second year in a row, the company is bringing a revolutionary and innovative rug shopping experience to the Southwest. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Arizona Rug Company, having been the region’s premier and largest rug company for many years,...

2014-03-07 23:01:38

Students and researchers from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are collaborating to grow algae using wastewater. The algae can then be harvested to create fuel, feed and food products. This multi-university collaboration is supported and funded by the Arizona Board of Regents Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Arizona universities are working together to turn the state’s waste to gold – or...

2014-03-06 23:02:09

Over 50 participants have the opportunity to rappel down the side of the downtown Phoenix hotel, in an effort to raise funds for Autism Speaks. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Hyatt Regency Phoenix will team up to host “Over the Edge with Autism Speaks,” in downtown Phoenix on Friday, March 7th. An estimated 50 participants from the valley will rappel 23 stories from the rooftop of Hyatt Regency Phoenix starting at 8am, in an effort to raise awareness and funds to benefit the local...

2014-03-06 23:01:13

Free event this weekend offers fun physical activity and good nutrition activities for the whole family along with free health screenings and health insurance enrollment assistance. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health kicks off the 2014 ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® 10-event series in Phoenix, Arizona with local community-based organization partner, Concilio Latino de Salud. The event will feature...


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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