Flagstaff Not Budging To Governor Ducey’s New COVID Executive Order, Yet

Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order Thursday that removes local control over mask mandates and large gatherings. On Friday, the City of Flagstaff is taking a stand against that order. City officials say the order is “not in the best interest of public health and further erodes home rule.” Mayor Paul Deasy and the […]

Flagstaff Mayor, Council In A Heated Discussion Tuesday Over Flagstaff Shelter Services

Tensions were elevated toward the end of Tuesday’s Flagstaff City Council meeting. Ross Altenbaugh, executive director of Flagstaff Shelter Services, was updating council when Mayor Paul Deasy told her the city has received “35 emails and 23 phone calls, specifically concerning the feelings of mistreatment and discrimination against our homeless population.” Deasy then told council […]

Local Leaders React After Wednesday’s Chaos At The U.S. Capitol

Chaos broke out at the U.S. Capitol today after supporters of President Trump turned violent and stormed the Capitol building. The events sent lawmakers to suspend the certification of the Electoral College vote that was under debate. Groups of Trump supporters broke windows in the capitol, broke into offices and even the House and Senate […]

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 […]

Paul Deasy Leads For Flagstaff Mayor, Becky Daggett Leads Flagstaff City Council Race

Paul Deasy and Becky Daggett are leading their respective races for Flagstaff Mayor and Flagstaff City Council as of Tuesday night. At last check, Deasy leads Charlie Odegaard by a 56-to-44-percent margin. Daggett leads the council race with 23-percent of the vote, however, there is a tight race for the final two seats on council. […]

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 […]