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Jan 282011
 

By Sam Conner – The City of Winslow rated high in a recent chart of the State of Arizona Smart Growth Scorecard. State officials realize that planning for growth is imperative for the state and its subdivisions, cities and counties if they are to attract new businesses, industries and tourists. This was the reason for Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow City Council appointed Charlie Engels and Robert Zaccaria to the Airport Commission Tuesday evening. The council also approved five new ordinances. Since voters amended the city’s charter, second readings are no longer required and the ordinances will go into effect in 30 days. The first amends an existing ordinance Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Sam Conner – The Roadrunners defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 46-38 in a 3A North Region basketball game played in Holbrook on Tuesday. The win improved Holbrook’s record to 21-4 for the season and dropped Winslow to 20-6 for the season. It was the Bulldogs’ first 3A North Region loss, leaving them 4-1 in the Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Sam Conner – Centerfielder Mireya Ulibarri has signed a letter of intent to play softball at South Mountain Community College, according to WHS Coach Becky Barris. Ulibarri is a senior and was a standout in her highly successful junior year with the Arizona State 3A Conference Champion Winslow Lady Bulldogs. She will be joining Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Naomi Hatch – “As you know, the library had a water break during the freeze and flooded a large area,” reported Library Director Cathie McDowell at the Jan. 25 Snowflake Town Council meeting. “It’s a monumental job to get everything dried out.” A water line broke on Jan. 3, resulting in damage to the Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Naomi Hatch – “With the passage of Arizona Proposition 203, the Department of Health Services (DHS) has established regulations pertaining to the cultivation, use and distribution of medical marijuana,” said Dale Call of Snowflake’s Planning and Zoning/Building Safety Department at the Jan. 25 council meeting. “With the creation of this new state law, the Read More…

Jan 282011
 
Leola Swinney

Leola Grace Swinney, 89, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the Olivia White Hospice Home in Flagstaff. Private services for the family will be held at a later date. Leola was born on Sept. 16, 1921 in St. Louis, Mo. At an early age, she and her parents moved to Cottonwood. She attended Read More…

Jan 282011
 
Obed Bridge Re-Opened

Photo by Linda Kor The Obed Bridge was pronounced officially complete during a ceremony held Jan. 25. Supervisor J.R. DeSpain cut the ribbon as county employees and partners in the project looked on. Pictured directly behind the banner are (left to right) Cholla Power Plant Manager James Reilly, Navajo County Public Works Director Homero Vela, Read More…

Jan 282011
 
Early Roads Not Easy To Travel

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum The roads were still fairly primitive in the early 1900s and getting stuck was not uncommon. In this circa 1920s photograph, Winslow residents (left to right) David Figg, Gus Hanson, Joseph LeChance and Bill Kelly looked happy, but a little worse for wear after their car was pulled Read More…

Jan 282011
 

By Greg Perkins – Competing at St. Johns in a four-team multiple last Friday, the Roadrunners dropped all three of their wrestling matches. Holbrook fell to St. Johns, 42-30, Blue Ridge, 56-21, and Snowflake, 51-19. Despite coming up short in the team scores, the Roadrunners had some individual wrestlers do very well. RJ Alvarado went Read More…

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