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Feb 232011
 
Duane Ellis Walton

Duane “D.” Ellis Walton, 62, of Phoenix passed away in his sleep early Feb. 2, 2011. Graveside services were held Feb. 21 at the Reed Hatch Memorial Cemetery in Taylor. He was born in Phoenix on Jan. 8, 1949, and had lived in Phoenix, Snowflake and Payson. He served his country in the U.S. Army, Read More…

Feb 232011
 

Sharon Louise Wells Sullenger, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, in Sun Valley. Private family services were planned. She was born on Nov. 26, 1955, in Ventura, Calif., to Dale and Velma Wells. Sharon went to school at Medford and Rogue River, Ore., graduating from Rogue River. She was a good student. She Read More…

Feb 232011
 

Joe Andrew Molina, 73, of Winslow passed away on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. Holy Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Madre de Dios Catholic Church in Winslow. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 o’clock this morning (Feb. 23) at the church. He was born Dec. 6, 1937, in Winslow to Adelaido Read More…

Feb 182011
 
Day-Star Farm Focuses On Naturally Grown Produce

By Tammy Gray-Searles – It seems counter-intuitive that locally grown organic food is widely available in large cities, but difficult to find in rural communities. Although that seems to be the case across much of the country, Holbrook and sur-rounding communities now have a source of naturally grown produce through Day-Star Farms, located on the Read More…

Feb 182011
 

By Tammy Gray-Searles – With positive financial news hard to come by, the re-opening of Homolovi Ruins State Park in one month is music to the ears of those in an area that depends heavily on tourism. A grand re-opening celebration has been set for Friday, March 18, complete with traditional dancing and singing to Read More…

Feb 182011
 
Winslow Art Sweet Art 3 Spotlights Area Talent

The Winslow Arts Council held its third annual Art Sweet Art Feb. 11 at the historic Winslow Hubbell Trading Post. The event featured a variety of styles and genres of gallery type displays of local artists’ work. The event brought 120 to 150 guests who enjoyed the delicious array of foods and participated in the Read More…

Feb 182011
 
Nahsonhoya Is Appointed To NPC Governing Board

By Linda Kor – The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board met Feb. 15 in order to discuss potential budget concerns and to seat a new board member. Navajo County School Superintendent Linda Morrow administered the oath of office to newly appointed board member Louella Nahsonhoya, who will represent the Hopi Reservation, several Navajo Read More…

Feb 182011
 
Garnette Franklin And Zelda Gray Are Honored By Historical Society

By JoLynn Fox and Tammy Gray-Searles – As the Navajo County Historical Society moves into the future, board members decided to take a look back and honor two of the group’s staunchest supporters. Engraved plaques were recently placed at the doors to the historical society offices featuring pictures of and tributes to Garnette Franklin and Read More…

Feb 182011
 
FBLA Students Attend Eastern Region Leadership Conference

Photo courtesy of Holbrook High School Twenty Holbrook High School Future Business Leaders of America students participated in the Eastern Region Leadership Conference held Feb. 9 in Pima, including (front row, left to right) Jonina Hatathli, Dawnafè Yazzie, Rajan Joshi, Emily Miller, Tyler Foree, Ben Nafziger, (back row) Phillip Morris, Tina Aspaas, Hannah Clark, Amanda Read More…