NORTHERN ARIZONA AND SOUTHERN ARIZONA could be two different states for all the things their inhabitants have in common — and Phoenix could be a separate planet altogether. All Arizonans take pride in their Baby State, but regional loyalties run deep and punches are occasionally thrown.
Here are some of those points of contention:
1. “The weather is better down/up here.”
The winters in Flagstaff and the rest of Northern Arizona are as brutal as the summers of Baja Arizona.