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The Holbrook Chamber of Commerce will meet at 5 o’clock this evening (April 1) at the Route 66 Auditorium in the Historic Navajo County Courthouse to discuss this summer’s Native American and Mexican dance program. All organizers, parents and participants are encouraged to attend the meeting to provide input and outline the schedule of events Read More…

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By Naomi Hatch “It’s very difficult to continue cutting like we have,” said Snowflake Unified School District Superintendent Hollis Merrell in a recent interview. “I will say with very full confidence, we are extremely efficient right now,” he said. “There is no waste in our district, in fact, people are doing more than one job.” Read More…

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By Naomi Hatch Navajo County and the Town of Snowflake declared March 10 as Lobo Day to honor the Snowflake High School basketball team for winning the state championship and three wrestlers for their wins at state. “We declare this the year of the Lobo,” said Snowflake Unified School District Superintendent Hollis Merrell. “Any wrestler Read More…

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By Tammy Gray Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley received high marks from the city council March 24. Alley elected to hold the review in public rather than in executive session, noting that he is satisfied with his current contract and is not seeking a salary increase. He told the council that he was hired five Read More…

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The next garden meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, at the Holbrook Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics will include square gardening, taught by Desirae Brewer, who is very experienced with this type of gardening.  There are several advantages to gardening this way. Straw towers will Read More…

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Many Holbrook churches will offer special services in observance of Holy Week. Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Holy Thursday, April 2: Mass of The Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m., 225 E. Arizona St. Good Friday, April 3: Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m.; and Solemn Liturgy of the Holy Cross, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday, April Read More…

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By Tammy Gray “We’re already going into the budget with a tough time,” Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley reported regarding state cost-shifts that will impact the city in the upcoming fiscal year. Alley noted that all of the numbers are not yet available, but he expects the hits to the budget to total around $300,000. Read More…

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By Tammy Gray The most recent budget projections show Navajo County ending the current fiscal year in the black by about $900,000, the Board of Supervisors learned March 24. “We’re showing very modest improvements over the prior year and we have a $900,000 carry-forward predicted,” Finance Director James Menlove said. There are three months left Read More…

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Easter Lilies In Bloom At Snowflake Temple Just In Time For Easter

Photo by Naomi Hatch Easter lilies like these blooming in a previous season on the grounds of the Snowflake Temple symbolize the hope the resurrection of Christ brings to Christians worldwide. Many will celebrate the holy day this Sunday by attending special services at their churches.

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