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May 192011
 
Fire At Perkins Home In Snowflake

Photo courtesy of the Snowflake Fire Department– Reese Perkins gives his dog oxygen following a fire at the Perkins home on May 4 as his dad A.J. holds it. The Snowflake Fire Department was called to the structure fire at 4 o’clock that afternoon. They were able to keep the fire contained to the kitchen, Read More…

May 192011
 
School Year Coming To An End For Holbrook Head Start

Photo by Linda Kor With the school year wrapping up next week, these students at Holbrook Head Start were asked if they were ready for summer break.  It was unanimous, with screams and yells of approval from all six of these youngsters, including (front to back) Sophie Sweet, Celeste Coronado, Hope Chapman, Auburee Takalan, Markus Read More…

May 192011
 

By Naomi Hatch– The 2010-11 budget revision is “an opportunity for state and district to reconcile our differences, so to speak,” said Snowflake School District Business Manager Mark Ollerton remarked during a public hearing held May 12. The revision was approved during the regular session that followed. “At the beginning (of the school year) there Read More…

May 192011
 

By Naomi Hatch– Snowflake has been recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for 12 years. During the May 10 Snowflake Town Council meeting, Forest Service Arborist Ken Butler presented Snowflake Arborist Bruce Mighton with a plaque and sticker to add to the sign declaring Snowflake a Tree City Read More…

May 192011
 

By Naomi Hatch– Lt. Joseph Baca of the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department has been testing a personal body camera, and at the May 10 Snowflake Town Council meeting, he was present to request approval to purchase eight more cameras for the department. STPD has been approved to receive $5,000 in Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Read More…

May 192011
 
Fire District Or Tax Suggested To Support Snowflake Fire Service

By Naomi Hatch– “We want to inform the town council where we stand as a department today, where we need to go from here, and what options are out there and available to us,” said Snowflake Fire Chief Pat Hancock at the May 10 council meeting. Chief Hancock acknowledged that nationwide fire service is struggling, Read More…

May 192011
 

By Tammy Gray-Searles– Stipends for Joseph City School District employees will be paid for the 2010-11 school year, but the total amount to be paid will be discussed at a work session set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24. Board members agreed to pay at least two steps of the stipend pay scale using Read More…

May 192011
 

By Sam Conner– The Estrella Foothills Lady Wolves defeated the Winslow Lady Bulldogs 7-5 in a wild Arizona State Softball Championship Game played on Saturday at the Rose Mofford Complex in Phoenix. The win reversed the results from 2010 when Winslow edged the Lady Wolves for the championship and was only Winslow’s second loss to Read More…