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Mar 252011
 
Many Turn Out To Celebrate Re-Opening Of Homolovi Park

By Tammy Gray-Searles – Falling perfectly between the chill of winter and the roaring Northern Arizona spring winds, March 18 turned out to be the right day to hold the re-opening celebration for Homolovi State Park. The sunny day brought out more than 400 people, including elected officials, state parks board members and Hopi tribal Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Tammy Gray-Searles – Twin Arrows Casino has moved from concept to construction with a formal groundbreaking held March 21. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly and Vice President Rex Lee Jim were both on hand for the ceremony, with Shelly noting that construction will take a little over a year. The casino is expected to Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Sam Conner – During the regular meeting of the Winslow City Council Tuesday evening, City Attorney Dale Patton reported on a pair of meetings with two county supervisors and later with the entire Board of Supervisors on the county’s proposal to charge the city for the county attorney’s prosecution of persons arrested in Winslow Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Tammy Gray-Searles – Two actions affecting Holbrook residents were taken by the Navajo County Supervisors on Tuesday, including an agreement for the sheriff’s office to provide dispatch services and approval of funding for repairs to McLaws Road. The supervisors approved a $110,000 one-year intergovernmental agreement with the City of Holbrook under which the sheriff’s Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Linda Kor – Holbrook Finance Director Randy Sullivan received approval Tuesday evening to award a contract to Burden Electric in order to implement some energy efficiency retrofits made possible by grant funds. The city was awarded a $69,403 energy efficiency community block grant in March of last year through the Department of Commerce that Read More…

Mar 252011
 
Hunt And Westover Are Inducted Into The Joseph City Hall Of Fame

The Joseph City Chamber of Commerce inducted two citizens who have made a significant difference in the community to The Joseph City Hall of Fame March 18. The 2011 honorees were Linda Hunt and the late M. Russell Westover, and they were honored with presentations made by B.G. “Bill” Bennett and Brad Neal during the Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow City Council met on Tuesday and held a special session to discuss neighborhood sidewalks, which was followed by the regular meeting. During discussion of Winslow Summer Nights, Lawrence Kenna noted that the program was a huge success last summer largely because of the involvement and participation of many, including Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Greg Perkins – Holbrook cruised to an easy win over visiting Tuba City Tuesday afternoon, closing the game out in five innings with an 18-1 win. The Birds took control of the game early, scoring five first inning runs followed by five more in the second. They closed the game out on a strong Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Greg Perkins – The Joseph City Lady Wildcats completed their first full week of the softball season with an overall record of 2-5, with both wins coming in the Gracie Haught Tournament held in Payson last weekend. They played their first full game of the season last Wednesday on a road trip to Round Read More…

Mar 252011
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow High School golf team was one of 16 teams playing in the Safford Invitational Golf Tournament last Saturday. Desert Christian won the tournament with a low team score of 151. Snowflake was second at 157, followed by Blue Ridge and Show Low tied at 162. Payson at 165 and Read More…

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