Democrats of the Red Rocks Monthly Breakfast

Democrats of the Red Rocks will hold a discussion about mining in Northern Arizona at its breakfast on Thursday, July 18, 8AM at Olde Sedona Restaurant, located at 1405 W State Route 89A. Mining in Arizona has received a growing amount of attention as controversial practices like fracking – technically hydraulic fracturing – and helium […]

Continue reading

Flagstaff Indivisible Alliance Meeting

We have some special guests at our meeting:  First, Dr. Kevin Gibson B.Sc. PhD. Dr. Gibson is a Mining Engineer with degrees from Nottingham University, UK.  Dr. Gibson has worked in coal mining in the UK, copper mining in Australia, Gold mining in South Africa and the last 20 years of his career were spent working for […]

Continue reading

Flagstaff Indivisible

Our next meeting of the Flagstaff Indivisible Alliance is this coming Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00 PM.  We will meet at the home of Helene and Jim Babbitt at 211 E Elm Avenue in Flagstaff. We have some special guests at our meeting:  First, Dr. Kevin Gibson B.Sc. PhD. Dr. Gibson is a Mining Engineer with degrees […]

Continue reading

Democratic Party Monthly Lunch

Kevin Gibson of No Fracking AZ will present on protecting Arizona’s water, including Flagstaff’s future water source at Red Gap Ranch. No Fracking AZ is a local (Navajo/Apache counties), grassroots effort aimed at halting the development of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in Northern Arizona. Kevin’s presentation will explain hydraulic fracking and acid stimulation, and identify […]

Continue reading

Council needs more oversight of city manager

I was appalled and disappointed to see the video of last Tuesday’s city council meeting. The discussion centered around the city’s memorandum of understanding (M.O.U.) with a company called High Desert Energy for facilitation of helium and hydrocarbon exploration on the city’s recently acquired Red Gap Ranch east of Flagstaff. Remember, taxpayers paid for that […]

Continue reading

LD-7 Democrats Sponsor Anti-Fracking Bill

Take note that while all three LD-7 members of the legislature– Myron Tsosie (D), Arlando Teller (D) and Jamescita Peshlakai are co-sponsors of the fracking ban legislation, it is no longer a bi-partisan bill. Walt Blackman (R) from LD-6 apparently buckled to his party leadership and corporate interests and is no longer listed as a […]

Continue reading

Report from the ADP Environmental Caucus

by Christa Sadler, 2d Vice Chair Greetings from the second vice-chair of the ADP Environmental Caucus. Of the five officers elected at the January 26, 2019 meeting, Coconino County at least has one voice! The mission of the ADP Environmental Caucus is to strive toward educating and engaging its members on environmental issues affecting Arizona […]

Continue reading