Kaitlin Olson, Arizona Daily Sun

Kaitlin Olson

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Past articles by Kaitlin:

Annual point-in-Time homeless count identifies Coconino County needs

Every January, local service organizations and nonprofits count on volunteers who count. → Read More

Flagstaff coaches weigh in on New Year’s resolutions

With a new year and a new decade both in their infancy this month, resolutions seem to be especially prevalent. → Read More

InSHAPE delivers health results at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Two years ago, James Garcia III’s health was not in the best shape. → Read More

Flagstaff native ranks third in Arizona State Bar Exam

In an exam room packed with 525 people, it would be all too easy to fade into the crowd. → Read More

Coconino High School nears IB status

Make way, Advanced Placement (AP) and dual enrollment, there’s a new high school learning option coming to town. → Read More

Acts of Kindness leads annual Zombie Hand Drop and Blood Drive

Zombies will rise again this week in Flagstaff to celebrate both Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos. → Read More

Locals share the benefits of relationships with nature

They are not nature experts, but they know the positive effects of being outdoors time and time again. → Read More

NAU researcher and team show exercise can prevent, treat and control cancer

Add cancer to the list of reasons to exercise regularly. → Read More

Flagstaff Bone & Joint surgery center marks halfway point

Orthopedics practice Flagstaff Bone & Joint (FBJ) has reached the halfway point in construction of its ambulatory surgical center, a 9,000-square-foot space at 501 N. Switzer Canyon Drive that will → Read More

Live 2 Play FUNraiser raises $55,000 for suicide prevention

Northern Arizona community partners gathered for the first Live 2 Play FUNraiser September 19 and 20, an event that raised more than $55,000 for local suicide prevention efforts. → Read More

Flagstaff’s first Indigenous Peoples' Day shows progress still needed

Flagstaff City Hall was filled Monday as people from throughout the region gathered for the city’s first Indigenous Peoples' Day celebration. → Read More

Flagstaff nonprofits prepare for the holidays

Fifty-four days until Thanksgiving. Eighty-one days until Christmas. → Read More

NAU total enrollment drops, but shows growth in other areas

Northern Arizona University’s overall enrollment has dropped a little more than 300 students this year, according to its 21-day count. → Read More

County program supports families with infants

As Geri Gordy walked up to an apartment with a skip in her step, clipboard in hand, one could easily think she was visiting a friend. → Read More

Hundreds strike for climate in Flagstaff

“Like the sea level, we rise.” “Make our planet great again.” “Will we have really survived if we cannot go outside?” Such phrases filled the signs held by the more than 600 Flagstaff protesters who gathered on the City Hall lawn Friday morning to participate in the Global Strike for Climate Change happening in more than 150 countries. Students of all ages walked out of nearby schools and… → Read More

Astronauts land in Flagstaff to launch Festival of Science

The lights of the Coconino Community College Commons looked like stars in the night sky above astronaut Donald Pettit and astronaut candidate Jessica Watkins as they shared their NASA experiences → Read More

Sarah Cromer’s third grade class reunites 50 years later

Nearly 200 miles from her home in Bagdad, Arizona, 22-year-old Sarah Crook Wong found her home in Flagstaff just three months after graduating from newly named Northern Arizona University, when → Read More

Local students prepare for global climate strike in Flagstaff

On Friday, Sept. 20, people from 150 countries around the world will host a youth-centered global strike to bring awareness to climate change. Flagstaff is one of eight locations in → Read More

Fort Tuthill to add cell towers, city well next year

By spring 2020, Fort Tuthill could look a little different as the county and city strive to bring additional amenities to park visitors and nearby residents. → Read More

Bellemont 20-year plan nearing completion

After two years of planning, the land use document to guide Bellemont’s next 20 years is nearly complete, pending final approval from the Coconino County Board of Supervisors. → Read More