February 20 , 2009

Fullshow - This week its one of those warm February troughs of weather that we all love so much. The mountain has plenty of snow, you can open your windows in the afternoons and the blue of the evening sky is something you need to experience first hand to really understand. Our Native American News from Northern Arizona installment is here with us this week, giving a Pow Wow update. And we have a special segment from our Mayor Sara Pressler.

News - We collected 7 segues from today's show: One Tyrus and Joni discuss the absence of Tyrus' trademark Cossack chapeau. Tyrus says the hat is at the Vet's getting poodle shots...we're convinced it has just been misplaced. Joni tells us she had "snow dismissal" days at NAU and tells about her 4 wheeling accident. Two Tyrus and Joni talk about President Obama's visit to Arizona...the fact that AZ ranks 3rd in home foreclosures and that the stimulus package will be well recieved. Three Tyrus and Joni bemoan their lack of time to visit Lowell Observatory more often ...and the remember Pluto as a planet. Four Tyrus and Joni talk about the fine assortment of news gathering organizations here in the North Country. Five after Tony's great music history segment this week Tyrus and Joni talk about women and their hair... Six Tyrus and Joni talk about Pow Wow's and the cultural, entertainment and just plain fun value they bring. Seven conversaion about Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" Eight Our dynamic duo talk about hiking ...as a sport of enjoyment. There ar hunderds of miles of trails up her in our area ~ we encourage everyone to find the time to enjoy them a little. Nine Adieu~

Jessica Stevens -from the the Flagstaff Visitors Center takes us to the top of Mars Hill this week to meet with the folks at Lowell Observatory. They discuss important news...no Pluto is not going to be reknoghted as a planet... it concerns a $2.00 discount coupon you can get fat the Museum of Northern AZ, Lowell or Meteor Crater. Call it the recession discount.

Mayor Sara Pressler gives us a couple minutes this week to ask for cfitizen input. Believe it or not we have the kind of Mayor here in this town who is willing to go on television and solicit advise on how we ought to be running things in thes town, in these trying times. We applaud her for it. For more information you may want to visit the City Website.

AZDailySun - Editor Randy Wilson hosts our first AZ Daily Sun segment: Reporter Betsy Bruner joins Rany in their press room and tells us about the 16th Annual Snowball Slide . Numbered plastic "snowballs" spew out of cement mixer truck & roll down a slide into a funneled sorter, first 21 balls win prizes, grand prize is $2009 for this fundraiser. Joe Ferguson tells us the ups and downs of ther City's deicing program. Randy takes us back outside to mention his midweek column looking at the best places to cross country ski and snowshow.

Tony Norris - This week Tony takes us on a bit of a nostalgic romp. His offering tells the story of a Blind singer who wrote a song about the sins of womer cutting their hair in the Jazz Age. Reminds us of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair", a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, written in 1920 and first published in the Saturday Evening Post in May of that year. It appeared shortly thereafter in the collection Flappers and Philosophers. For more of Tony, his performance schedule, visit his website.

Jamescita Peshlakai - This months installment of Native American News from Northern Arizona takes us out to to the country to do some chores with the Peshlaksi sheep. Jamescita also gives us the PowWow roundup for the Spring season here in the Southwest. And she makes mention of the 2nd Gathering for Mother Earth scheduled for early April in Cameron. We'll keep you posted on that.

Mitzy Bellini - Once again does not fail to deliver on all the great happenings going on around town. Yeah Mitzy!!!. She talks about the Sedona International Film Festival and Mardi Gras happenings. You can always e-mail her with activities you would like posted at mitzybellini@gmail.com

Sinaqua High School - Sinaqua High School does their thing again this week with a top notch sports round-up.

Rob Dowers - of our very own eagle 103.7 gives us the weather this week ...and my is it nice to feel things warming up for a change...


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