Former Flagstaff Mayoral Candidate Victor Varela Sentenced To Probation

Former Flagstaff Mayoral candidate Victor Varela was sentenced to two years probation Friday after pleading guilty to a felony count of presentment of a false instrument for filing as part of a plea deal. The 59-year-old was indicted by a grand jury on 12 counts, including fraudulent schemes and practices, presentment of false instrument for […]

The City Of Flagstaff Swears In A New Mayor, Vice Mayor And Councilmembers

The city of Flagstaff has a new mayor, vice mayor and two new councilmembers. Paul Deasy was sworn in as the new mayor of Flagstaff virtually Tuesday, along with new councilmembers Becky Daggett and Miranda Sweet, as well as Jim McCarthy who won re-election to his council seat. Daggett was also voted by council as […]

Mayoral, Council Candidates Set For 2020 Elections In Flagstaff

The candidate field is set for the 2020 mayoral and city council elections in Flagstaff. Four candidates will vie for Mayor of Flagstaff with a primary election to narrow the field to two August 4th. Paul Deasy and Victor Varela, along with current city councilors Charlie Odegaard and Jamie Whelan are the candidates for mayor. […]

Former City Council Candidate Paul Deasy Announces Run For Flagstaff Mayor

There’s another candidate running for Mayor of Flagstaff. Long-time Flagstaff resident and former city council candidate Paul Deasy announced his run for mayor Friday. He last ran for council in 2018 and lost out on a seat on council by 180 votes. Deasy said in a statement he sees running as a great opportunity to […]

Flagstaff Councilman Charlie Odegaard Announces Run For Flagstaff Mayor

Current Flagstaff councilman Charlie Odegaard is running for Flagstaff Mayor in 2020. Odegaard made the announcement Tuesday morning on KAFF Country Legends 93.5/AM 930. He was elected to the Flagstaff City Council in 2016 in a tight race. Before running for council, Odegaard served for three years on the city’s water commission. He is a […]

Former Councilwoman Celia Barotz Withdraws From 2020 Flagstaff Mayoral Race

Former Flagstaff City Councilwoman and vice mayor, Celia Barotz has withdrawn from the 2020 mayoral race. Barotz made the announcement on her Facebook page Saturday. She posts “it is with a heavy heart that I’m announcing that I’m unable to continue to collect signatures to place my name on the ballot for the mayoral election […]

Former Flagstaff Councilwoman Celia Barotz Announces Run For Flagstaff Mayor

Add another name to the race for Mayor of Flagstaff in 2020. Former city councilwoman and former vice-mayor Celia Barotz has officially declared her candidacy for mayor and is currently collecting signatures. She says she made the decision to run last week and feels she brings experience, good communication and the understanding on how city […]