Steady hands: Ulibarri’s Barber Shop still going strong | Local

Hyrum Willeto, 11, sits still on top of a wooden block in the barber’s chair as Herman Ulibarri cuts his hair. Hyrum Willeto, 11, could not be more still if he were carved from marble while sitting on a wooden box wedged into the barber’s chair in Ulibarri’s Barber Shop on Leroux Street. As the buzz of the electric clippers fills the room, Hyrum’s mother, Brittany, reads a story book to his sister Olivia, 6, as they sit in two of the six chairs usually filled with men waiting for their turn in the chair. The Willetos are staying in Flagstaff while visiting from Ganado on the Navajo reservation. For close to 100 years, hair has been falling in the same spot, and for more than a quarter of that time Herman Ulibarri has been wielding the clippers. “I’ll probably still be here cutting hair in 2028 for the 100th anniversary,” Ulibarri said as he looked up to watch a couple strolling down the sidewalk in front of the picture window that fills the front wall of his barber shop. “This barber shop can be traced back to the 1920s. It opened in 1928 as the Leroux Barber Shop.” “I tell people I am as old as World War II,” Ulibarri says with a chuckle. “I was born on Thanksgiving Day 14 days...

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