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Feb 102016
 
Taylor Scouts Get Firsthand Civics Lesson

Photo by Naomi Hatch Members of Taylor 8th Ward Boy Scout Troup 748 and their leaders, including (left to right) Dr. Keith West, Stewart West, Josh Willis, Ky Owens, Rory Owens, Eyan Amos, Tate Hensley, Brian Rhoton, Stratton Palmer and Jesus Cha, attended the Feb. 4 Taylor Town Council meeting. Following the meeting, they visited Read More…

Feb 102016
 

By Naomi Hatch Sims Murray, LTD, a Phoenix area law firm, and Springerville Town Attorney Shawn Taylor were selected last week to serve as Taylor’s town attorneys. They replace Shawn Lautz, whose resignation was accepted in January. At the January meeting, a committee made up of Town Manager Gus Lundberg, Vice Mayor Shawn Palmer and Read More…

Feb 102016
 

Photo by Linda Kor Preparations have already begun for the Holbrook’s Route 66 Festival scheduled June 11. Earl Kester (left) and Tim McPherson (right) are working with other members of the Route 66 Gearheads car club to prepare this 240 sq. ft. stage to feature several guest entertainers. This year the event will expand to Read More…

Feb 102016
 

By Naomi Hatch The Taylor Town Council awarded a contract of about $43,000 to McCauley Construction last week for an Americans with Disabilities Act improvements project and playground equipment, and handicapped parking and sidewalks at Freeman Park and Taylor East Ball Park. Community Development Block Grant funding will pay for the improvements. Seven contractors attended Read More…

Feb 102016
 
Holbrook Depot Art Series To Feature Yellowhair Work

Photo by Nolan Madden Snowflake artist Robert Yellowhair will display some of his famed prints and originals, and relate the stories that inspired them from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, at the historic Holbrook Train Depot. By Nolan Madden Multi-talented Native American artist Robert Yellowhair is esteemed by many as a local Read More…

Feb 092016
 

By Linda Kor A serious health concern in Navajo County has prompted county health officials to reach out to communities for help in educating the public. A meeting held in Show Low Feb. 4 was attended by medical professionals, law enforcement, school officials and other representatives of children’s welfare, who addressed concerns regarding a dramatic Read More…

Feb 092016
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Arts Councils has begun a new program, Second Saturday, which kicks off at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, at D.J.’s Restaurant. Winslow Junior High School art teacher Christa Knox will exhibit some of her work, give demonstrations and perhaps offer some items for sale. Admission is free and refreshments Read More…

Feb 092016
 

By Nolan Madden A controversial hunting event scheduled this month in Holbrook has drawn the attention of a North American animal conservation organization, with the goal of putting a stop nationwide to a specific type of gaming, which it has termed “wildlife killing contests.” According to Project Coyote, headquartered in Larkspur, Calif., the 2016 Annual Read More…

Feb 052016
 

By Nolan Madden State Senator Carlyle Begay, R-District 7, recently sponsored energy production legislation that could signal a major infrastructure shift for the region through the formation of a proposed power district in Navajo County. The bill was drafted Dec. 30, 2015, and has since been tabbed as SB1506. By loose definition, a power district Read More…