Volleyball and football seasons are going strong, Flagstaff continued it’s annual Festival of Science and I toured a logging operation to wrap up September and kick off October.
John Magura, Timber Sale Administrator for the Kaibab and Williams District stands next to and explains the operation of a giant feller buncher used to cut down and gather trees. The machine drives up to a tree that is to be harvested and grabs it with large mechanical claws, while a saw blade cuts the tree just above the ground.
A detail shot of one tooth on the saw blade used by feller buncher’s to harvest trees.
A close up of a dangle head processor cutting logs to length at a logging site outside of Williams, Ariz.
Meteorological Technician David Vonderheide holds a weather balloon moments before launch during the National Weather Service open house Saturday. The open house was part of the annual Flagstaff Festival of Science.
Northern Arizona University’s Janae Vander Ploeg (13) hits the ball toward the Idaho defense during game action Thursday.
Coconino High School’s Jessica McNeese (11) dives for the ball alongside teammate Dana parker (6) during Thursday night’s game against Northland Preparatory Academy.
Coconino High School Head Coach Jeremiah Smith kneels for a brief prayer before Friday’s homecoming game against Barry Goldwater High.
Coconino High School’s Josh Bush (11) moves the ball while the Barry Goldwater High defense closes in.
Flagstaff High School’s Bridger Hershey (23) jumps to catch the ball along with two Payson players during game action Friday.
Northern Arizona University wide receiver Dejzon Walker (5) completes a pass on his way to a touchdown against Montana State Saturday.
Northern Arizona University wide receiver Kendyl Taylor (13) completes a pass during Saturday’s Parents Day game against Montana State.
Cliff Beck pilots the Findlay blimp around the Skydome during Saturday’s Parents Day football game.