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Apr 292011
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Bulldogs split a doubleheader with the Scouts at Window Rock on Thursday, April 21. The games ended the regular season for the Bulldogs, who posted a 16-10 record. They will host the 3A North Region Tournament scheduled today and Saturday (April 29 and 30). The Arizona State 3A Conference Read More…

Apr 292011
 
Wanda Hudnall

Wanda Hudnall, 87, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2011, at her residence at Solterra At White Mountains in Lakeside. The funeral service was held April 27 at Owens Livingston Mortuary-Heritage Chapel in Snowflake. The concluding service and interment immediately followed at the R.V. “Mike” Ramsay Memorial Cemetery in Snowflake. She was born the third Read More…

Apr 292011
 
Betty Lou Powers

Betty Lou Powers, 82, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at the Owens Livingston Mortuary-White Mountain Chapel, located at 320 N. Ninth St. in Show Low, where Read More…

Apr 292011
 

Steven Earl Taylor, 69, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at his home in Holbrook. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the St. Johns Cemetery. Earl was born in Holbrook on March 22, 1942, to Lloyd M. Taylor and Lucille (Davie) Taylor, the former proprietors of Read More…

Apr 292011
 
Looking Back: Santa Fe Indian Band

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum Winslow’s world famous Santa Fe Indian Band was started in 1923 by Charlie Earickson and three Indian musician friends. Colorfully garbed in bright velveteen shirts, white trousers and squaw skirts, and wearing Indian jewelry, these Santa Fe employees at times represented up to 12 different tribes. The band Read More…

Apr 272011
 

By Tammy Gray Searles – A new state law will help make government spending at the local level more transparent. The bill, which was sponsored by Representative Brenda Barton, R-Safford, and signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer, will require government agencies to post detailed financial information on their official websites. All transactions, including both Read More…

Apr 272011
 
More Permits Are Issued For Potash Exploration

By Linda Kor – Interest in Holbrook Basin potash is increasing as the Arizona Oil and Gas Conservation Commission recently issued 16 additional permits for potash exploration core holes in the basin. Two of the permits went to the HNZ Potash joint venture, which is currently drilling its previous permits with a reported land position Read More…

Apr 272011
 
Traver Is Named Superintendent Of Petrified Forest National Park

By Tammy Gray Searles – Brad Traver has been selected to serve as superintendent of Petrified Forest National Park. He has more than 30 years of experience with the National Park Service. He started with the organization in 1979 as a seasonal surveyor at Yellowstone National Park and worked his way up through a wide Read More…

Apr 272011
 
Snowflake Students Celebrate Earth Day As Junior Hydrologists

By Naomi Hatch – Snowflake Intermediate School students worked as junior hydrologists recently as they celebrated Earth Day by testing the water of the Silver Creek with representatives of the Arizona Department of Environ-mental Quality (ADEQ). Those participating are members of Donna Porras’ fourth grade class and Kelly Mortensen’s fifth grade class. This was one Read More…

Apr 272011
 
Egg Drop Is Fun Challenge For Students

Photo by Tammy Gray-Searles Dalton Nabors checks to see if his raw egg survived a drop from the roof at Park Elementary School in Holbrook. Second grade students were challenged to build a container that would protect an egg well enough to survive the long fall from the cafeteria roof. Students got creative, with one Read More…

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