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Feb 252011
Cecil Creswell

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum In the winter of 1918, a young woman by the name of Olive Van Zoast arrived in Winslow from a farm in South Dakota. She had been hired and trained by the Fred Harvey Company to be a waitress and her first assignment was in the booming town Read More…

Feb 232011
Passport Continues To Acquire Land In The Holbrook Basin

By Linda Kor – Passport Potash continues to move forward with its work in the Holbrook Basin. According to Passport President Joshua Bleak, Zonge International’s seismic crew has completed the portion of the seismic survey on the Twin Buttes Ranch, totaling 20 line-miles. The seismic crew will now be mobilizing on Passport’s landholdings at the Read More…

Feb 232011
Recession Is Over, But Not In Arizona

By Tammy Gray-Searles – “The recession will not be viewed as over until ‘the unemployed fat lady sings.’ No concert scheduled in 2011,” University of Arizona economists declared at their annual economic outlook luncheon in December. The economists were referring to the fact that while experts have long since declared the Great Recession over and Read More…

Feb 232011
Holbrook Equals American Cool, Say Oakley And Shaun White

By Linda Kor – What do snowboarding sensation Shaun White and Oakley Inc., the premier sports performance and lifestyle brand, have in common? The answer is Holbrook, Ariz. Oakley recently produced a Shaun White signature series of sunglasses named after the very town many of us call home. According to the company’s website, company officials, Read More…

Feb 232011
Officials Seek Input On Future Area Roadways

By Naomi Hatch – A study funded through the Arizona Department of Transportation’s (ADOT) Planning Assistance for Rural Areas (PARA) program was presented to the citizens of Taylor and Snowflake Feb. 15 in an open house where they had the opportunity to review transportation planning information pertaining to proposed roadways in and between the two Read More…

Feb 232011

By Sam Conner – The Winslow School District Governing Board heard an informative presentation on Winslow High School’s Career Technological Education (CTE) program Feb. 16. The program was presented by CTE Director Shelly Cunningham and four groups of students in different areas of the program. A video on the program followed the presentations by the Read More…

Feb 232011
Winter Storm Photo

  Photo by Tammy Gray-Searles A snowy weekend storm wreaked havoc for travelers and caused a much-anticipated state basketball game to be delayed for the top ranked Holbrook Roadrunners, but it also created a beautiful blanket of white on plants like this desert succulent.    

Feb 232011

Petrified Forest National Park will celebrate the 28th Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month in March. There will be cultural demonstrators, tours of historic and archeological sites, hikes to special places that most visitors don’t get to see and family oriented activities. Park activities and programs include: * Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark tours, Read More…

Feb 232011
Snowflake Town Council Candidates Discuss Issues

The Snowflake Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 8. The ballot will feature incumbent Kelly Willis and Vice Mayor Kerry Ballard in the race for mayor, and incumbent Lorri Davis, Julius Aubin, Cristina Chugg, Blaine Jarvis, Beverly Kay and Gregory Kroeger in the race for two open council seats. Each was asked to Read More…

Feb 232011
Six Men Vie For Three Seats On Taylor’s Town Council

Six candidates will vie for three open seats on the Taylor Town Council during primary election on Tuesday, March 8. They include incumbent Robin Palmer, Greg Cardita, Fay Hatch, Shawn Palmer, Gary Solomon and Lon Willis. Each was asked to provide a photo and candidate statement. Their submissions follow. Greg Cardita I am running for Read More…

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