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New briefing for June 10, 2019

Nicholas Bratcher | Posted: Monday, June 10, 2019 6:00 am

The director of the Flagstaff Arboretum has decided to step down. Lynne Nemeth served as the Arboretum’s director and joined the organization in 2011 after graduating from a two-year endangered species policy program at Prescott College. Kristin Haskins is serving in the interim after Nemeth decided to take a new position at the Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona.

As of this report, one woman is dead and six people are injured, after a construction crane collapse in Dallas. The crane collapsed yesterday as a result of high winds during a storm and crashed into an apartment building. Rescue crews from the Elan City Lights building found the woman’s body inside the building, though a spokesman for Dallas Fire and rescue, Jason Evans, says it is still too early to tell the number of deaths or injuries and that numbers could rise.

The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra has a new executive director. Colonel Larry H. Lang will direct the symphony coming from a previous life as director for the musical organizations of the United States Air Force; and before that as a music teacher. According to the Arizona Daily Sun, he started with Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra on June 3, in time for the Orchestra’s upcoming 70th anniversary.

Mostly sunny skies expected for today with a high of 81 degrees. There will also be light variable winds between 5 to 9 miles per hour which will eventually become southeast. Tonight, partly cloudy skies with a low of about 47 and winds around 3 to six miles per hour west southwest around 3 to 6 miles per hour. There is no chance of rain in the current forecast.