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May 272011
 

By Sam Conner– Winslow High School will have a new cross country coach next season as Annie Watson replaces Sal Hernandez, who will become an assistant principal at the institution. Watson is married to Lawrence Watson, the WHS wrestling coach and a graduate of the school. She is a graduate of Flagstaff High School, where Read More…

May 272011
 
Maria Isabel Keen

Maria Isabel Keen, 55, of Amarillo, Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, in Amarillo. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the Owens Livingston Mortuary-Heritage Chapel, located at 84 E. 19th South in Snowflake, with a viewing one hour prior to Read More…

May 272011
 

  Priscilla Marie Berbiglia, 36, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2011, in St. Johns. Holy Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Winslow, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 a.m. Father Frank Chacon will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at Read More…

May 252011
 
Davis Wins Re-Election To Snowflake Council

Snowflake Councilwoman Lorri Davis will retain her seat on the town council. She received 216 votes of the 367 cast and counted in the May 17 general election, according to the unofficial results. Blaine Jarvis received 151 votes. Snowflake Mayor Kelly Willis won re-election in the March 8 General election. Beverlee Kay was also elected Read More…

May 252011
 
Retirement Contributions Hamper Governments’ Efforts To Economize

By Tammy Gray-Searles– Local governments have been trying to avoid layoffs due to budget cuts and increased staffing costs, but rapidly increasing retirement system contributions have not helped the effort. While employee contributions have generally remained steady, required employer contributions have skyrocketed, some by as much as 8.22 percent in six years. The public safety Read More…

May 252011
 
City Salary Survey Shows Lower Pay For Most Key Posts In Central County

By Tammy Gray-Searles– Despite tough economic times and reductions in pay for many workers, area cities and towns have increased salaries for most key administrative positions over the last five years. With the exception of Winslow, however, most local municipalities still offer lower pay than their counterparts across the state. The pay rates listed were Read More…

May 252011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow Unified School District Governing Board met May 18 and heard Jefferson School Principal Troy McReynolds describe the school’s Scientific Change in Reading (SCR) program. He described a highly successful reading program the school has been using, which is being implemented by first grade teacher Gail Tsosie, second grade teacher Candace Read More…

May 252011
 
Trappers Days Celebration Is Saturday

By Naomi Hatch– The Taylor Trapper Days Celebration is scheduled to take place on Memorial Day weekend, with festivities centered on Saturday, May 28. The event is named for the late Kirk “Trapper” Hatch. The day will begin with the American Legion breakfast from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Rodeo Park. The cost is $2 Read More…

May 252011
 

Teri Walker has joined the staff of The Tribune-News as a reporter. Shas worked more than 20 years in the field of communications. Early in her career, she worked as a reporter for newspapers in Payson and southeastern Arizona. She later shifted her focus to public relations, working several years for the USDA Forest Service Read More…

May 252011
 

By Sam Conner– Two Winslow High School baseball players were selected to the Arizona 3A All Conference Team and another to the second unit of that team. There were four Bulldogs on the 3A North Region Team, with two more getting honorable mention, and one senior on the 3A North Region Team which will play Read More…

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