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May 272011
 
Aztec Area Plan To Be Included In County Comprehensive Plan

By Linda Kor– Aztec Land and Cattle Company President Steve Brophy received long awaited approval from the Navajo County Board of Supervisors for inclusion of his company’s area plan in the county’s comprehensive plan. During the May 24 meeting of the board, Brophy, who represents the company’s 228,040 acres of land located between Snowflake, Heber, Read More…

May 272011
 
Tax Increase Is Suggested As County Begins Budget Process

By Linda Kor– With budget discussions underway, the Navajo County Board of Supervisors were presented with budget information May 24 for the various county departments, as well as an overview of the general fund revenues and expenditures. County Manager Jimmy Jayne noted that the economy is showing signs of recovery, but there remains an uncertainty Read More…

May 272011
 
Holbrook Swimming Pool Scheduled To Open Memorial Day

Photo by Teri Walker– Holbrook Parks and Recreation Director Napo Baldonado readies the Holbrook Swimming Pool to open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Open swim will be from 1 to 5 p.m. through June 4, and from 1 to 4:45 p.m. starting June 6.  

May 272011
 
Haussman Elected As Holbrook Vice Mayor

By Teri Walker– Holbrook City Councilman Charles Haussman was elected vice mayor during the May 24 meeting of the council, taking the position vacated by Matt Searles, whose resignation was formally accepted during the council meeting. The new vice mayor has served on the city council since 2007 and was just re-elected in March. Councilman Read More…

May 272011
 

After years of discussions, Arizona has officially honored the Hopi Code Talkers. During a recent ceremony at the Hopi Veterans’ Memorial Center, families of the 10 Hopi Code Talkers were recognized and honored for their service during World War II in the United States Army and the United States Army Air Corps. The Hopi Code Read More…

May 272011
 

By Naomi Hatch– Members of the Snowflake Town Council had their first look at the fiscal year 2012-13 budget at their May 24 meeting as Finance Director Brian Richards presented the tentative budget. Total proposed fund expenditures/expenses are $7,949,788, with total proposed fund revenues set at $7,828,026, according to Richards, who noted that this includes Read More…

May 272011
 

By Naomi Hatch– “If you build it, you must maintain it,” said Snowflake Town Engineer Rob Emmett at the May 24 town council meeting in reference to roads. Emmett explained that street maintenance consists of all activities necessary to maintain user safety and comfort, and includes pavement preservation. He explained that pavement is the largest Read More…

May 272011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow City Council held three meetings on Tuesday. The first meeting was a special meeting and work session regarding subsidies, the budget and capital issues. Most of the discussion was regarding capital projects. City Manager Jim Ferguson said that the success of the Renaissance projects has been noticed by state and Read More…

May 272011
 

By Sam Conner– During a recent assembly, more than 150 Winslow High School students received awards for sports related accomplishments. Individuals also received special awards for their outstanding contributions to all of the sports teams and related events sponsored by the school. Special awards were also presented by the Winslow Elks Lodge. Among WHS football Read More…

May 272011
 

The Tony Muñoz/Dan Koury Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 4, at Holbrook’s Hidden Cove Golf Course. Tee off for the three-man scramble is slated for 9 a.m. The annual tournament is sponsored by the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Knights of Columbus. The $135 per team entry fee includes a Read More…