Update on the Doney Park Planning Committee

In the July 9 Doney Park-Fernwood-Timberline (DPFT) Planning Committee meeting (I’m co-Chair), we finished the information presentations with an overview of the County’s budget and finances. We then learned about the Flagstaff Comprehensive Regional Plan and how the DPFT region could tie into the City’s plan.  We identified key principles we’ll use as guidelines whenContinue reading “Update on the Doney Park Planning Committee”

Sheriff Bear Arrests Bates!

Sheriff Teddy Bear arrested Coconino County Supervisor candidate Bryan Bates and is transporting him in the stagecoach jail to the Coconino Community College 4th of July Shoebox Parade. This 37-year Doney Park renegade and 40-year science teacher is been charged with supporting local governance, informing the community, and working for our health and environment. SheriffContinue reading “Sheriff Bear Arrests Bates!”

Consider more than safety when it comes to students

Per the Arizona Republic, 06/01/2020, Arizona’s Secretary of Education, Kathy Hoffman, consulted with over 100 people and has released the Roadmap for Reopening Arizona Schools, providing guidance in actions schools can take while leaving the decision-making up to the local school leaders. Some of the guidance: Run classes on intermittent schedules, take employees’ and students’Continue reading “Consider more than safety when it comes to students”

Working to Help Our Navajo and Hopi Neighbors

Many of us take for granted how easy it is for use to apply the first principle of COVID-19 precautions: “Wash your hands.”  It’s not so easy when you have no running water. I volunteered and built hand wash stations for Navajo and Hopi homes via the native-owned company Red Feather on May 30 andContinue reading “Working to Help Our Navajo and Hopi Neighbors”