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Jul 052015
 
Ancient Civilizations And Cowboys  Come Together At Rock Art Ranch

  By Linda Kor Arizona is known for its rich western culture and the evidence of its Native American history going back thousands of years, and nowhere is there a better example of that culture and the history behind it than at Rock Art Ranch south of Joseph City. A drive down the long dirt Read More…

Jul 052015
 
The Great Race Comes To Winslow

Photos by Chris Barger Participants in the Hemmings Motor The Great Race presented by Hagerty recently made their way across the country, and made a stop in Winslow last week. Antique, vintage, and collector cars started their journey in Kirkwood, Mo., and stopped at the Visitors Center on Second Street before heading on to Santa Monica, Calif. The Read More…

Jul 052015
 

  By Naomi Hatch On the recommendation of town staff members, the Snowflake Town Council voted last week to mill and pave Snowflake Blvd. as its next Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) MAP-21 Program project rather than to widen Centennial Blvd. Staff members proposed three road improvement projects for the next round of funding from the Read More…

Jul 052015
 

  By Naomi Hatch The Town of Snowflake will repay $73,446.60 it received from an insurance company 10 years ago due to an error In 2005, the town received the payment from First Colony Life Insurance. Now, the Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool (AMRRP) has asked the town to repay the money. Town Manager Brian Read More…

Jul 052015
 

  By Naomi Hatch The $7,872,384 tentative fiscal year 2015-16 budget for the Town of Snowflake was unanimously approved by the town council last week. Town Manager Brian Richards explained that the budget is down $1,585,589 from last year. The town will prepare and publish Schedule A of the Auditor General forms in the newspaper Read More…

Jul 052015
 
Clem Rogers Exemplifies  The True Cowboy At 94

  By Linda Kor Joseph City resident Clem Rogers has helped with the Rock Art Ranch since it was organized for visitors more than 15 years ago and still comes to the ranch to visit with his close friend Brantley Baird on a weekly basis. At the ranch museum there is an old Navajo rug Read More…

Jul 042015
 

  By Sam Conner Part II After its first decade, the First Baptist Church and the community of Winslow had to face the coming of the Great Depression. Men would take any job and stores would let families buy groceries on their promise to pay later. Children helped the family finances by letting their parents Read More…

Jul 042015
 

By Linda Kor Holbrook’s Wild West Days are just around the corner and there will be a lot for visitors to see and do. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 10, and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This annual event pays tribute Read More…

Jul 042015
 

  There’s some fun in the sun planned at Petrified Forest National Park beginning in August, thanks to the Petrified Forest Museum Association’s new Petrified Forest Field Institute (PFFI). Field institutes offer outdoor learning opportunities by using the park as the classroom. Classes will cover geology and paleontology, archaeology, human history and photography in this Read More…

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