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Dec 192014
 

By Tammy Gray After more than seven years, funding to complete the final stage of the Winslow levee feasibility study has been approved. Congress passed an omnibus bill that includes $670,000 for the study. As of press time, the bill was awaiting the President Obama’s signature. The funding will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Read More…

Dec 192014
 

By Linda Kor Senator-elect Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, is preparing for the upcoming legislative session and looking forward to getting started on the important issues facing rural Arizona. When asked what she believes the priorities are at this time, she said the budget is first and foremost. “The budget is a critical issue. The projected revenues Read More…

Dec 192014
 

By Tammy Gray A proposal to move administrative services out of Holbrook and convert the Silver Creek Campus in Snowflake into an administrative center was presented to the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on Tuesday. No decisions were made, as the item was listed on the agenda as a first reading only. Northland Read More…

Dec 192014
 

For those still thinking of cutting a Christmas tree on the national forest, only the Apache-Sitgreaves, Kaibab and Tonto forests still have cutting permits available. Permits are available for over-the-counter purchase at Forest Service offices through Wednesday, Dec. 24. The Apache-Sitgreaves has approximately 800 permits available, which can be purchased at its offices. Three Tonto Read More…

Dec 172014
 
Pet Adoption

Photos courtesy of Holbrook Animal Control Holbrook Animal Control, located at 105 Airport Road, has several animals available for adoption. Holly the hound (first photo) was found on the street, starving, and was taken in by a kind family. They quickly found she is freaked out by kids and sadly cannot keep her. She’s very Read More…

Dec 172014
 

By Linda Kor The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) has been in effect for four years, and the annual report by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) shows that more and more people are taking part in the program. The first annual report presented in 2012 revealed that there were 35,641 active cardholders in Read More…

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