May 2013

Cover Story
Rebuilding an Approach  
Several local builders and advocates have worked diligently to not just make the concept of sustainable building a trend or niche, but a mainstream part of how our homes, offices and buildings are designed with green concepts in mind.

In Range
The Mothers of Adventure
When it comes to northern Arizona, we are a town of many adventurers. With this in mind, we decided to feature adventure moms, women who balance outdoor expeditions with motherhood.


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In the past year or so, Forest Highlands has become the home base of a growing confectionary that includes baked goods and delectable candies. With Mother’s Day this month, we decided to check out this sweet-treat maker about the joys of dessert creation.

by the bottle
Our wine expert shares some great wines from a couple who has made it a family affair.

Flagstaff artist Sky Black has quickly accelerated as one of the great local artists to watch, despite being so young. His surreal art has brought a lot of attention, including a Viola Award nomination this year.

With summer mere weeks away, we check in with the Flagstaff Cultural Partners about the upcoming concert and event season on Heritage Square, the epicenter of downtown.

Mind & Body
We meet up with Fit Moms Flagstaff, an athletic organization that is working to help moms and moms-to-be stay healthy or get back in shape. With Mother’s Day here, we learn of the importance for moms to stay happy and healthy.

Home Distinctions
We take a tour of our three favorite homes featured during the past year as part of our special real estate coverage.

With the warm weather arriving, there are great hikes and explorations in slickrock country. We ruminate about the fascination with sandstone and some of their favorite places to explore it.

With the warmest days of the year fast approaching, our resident car expert shares some thoughts and advice about preparing the car. While Flagstaff has cooler summers, anyone planning trips to the desert this summer should take some precautions.




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