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Jun 292011
 
Keep Fireworks Celebrations Safe

By Teri Walker– Arizonans transplanted from other states (as so many Arizonans are) have fond memories of waving spitting, flickering sparklers through the air while waiting for the town fireworks show to start. This is only the second year Arizonans can legally fire off their own pyrotechnics during Fourth of July celebrations, since the Arizona Read More…

Jun 292011
 
Initial Core Hole Testing Results  Look Positive For Passport Potash

By Linda Kor– Exploration of the Holbrook Basin continues as Passport Potash received favorable preliminary results from two core holes that have intersected significant potash deposits at relatively shallow depths in the basin. “We are very pleased with the drill results we have received. These results are consistent with what we believed the deposit would Read More…

Jun 292011
 
Wash Fire Is Nearly Contained

By Teri Walker– Sparks shooting from the rim of a blown tire on a fifth-wheel trailer ignited the Wash fire Thursday morning, just north of the junction of Highways 277 and 377, about eight miles northeast of Heber. The first call came in to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 10:50 a.m., and Read More…

Jun 292011
 
Taylor Pulls Out All The Stops For Annual July 4 Celebration

By Naomi Hatch– The annual Taylor 4th of July celebration will begin on Friday, July 1, with the Cowboy Poetry & Country Music program at 7 p.m. at Rodeo Park. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the program. This year professionals Gary and Jean Prescott will perform, and the evening will end with a concert Read More…

Jun 292011
 

By Teri Walker– Former U.S. Representative Rick Renzi is not able to claim legislative immunity to avoid facing extortion, fraud, conspiracy and money laundering charges, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided Thursday. Renzi, a former Arizona District One Congressman, invoked the Speech or Debate Clause from the U.S. Constitution in an effort to avoid Read More…

Jun 292011
 

Members of the Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce elected five board members this month. Taking seats on the chamber board in July will be Mark Abram of Frontier Communications, Barbara Bruce of White Mountain Radio, Nancy Scannell of Gift Baskets by Nancy, Jimmy Applegate of Pointe Companies and Terry Smith of Kuhns Bros. Log Homes.  

Jun 292011
 

Contestants are being sought for the Miss Navajo County Scholarship Pageant, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6. If you are a young lady between the ages of 18 and 23 and are interested in competing, please contact Veronica Schinke at (928) 243-3154.      

Jun 292011
 

By Teri Walker– There are new offerings for family discounts at Joseph City Schools activities and facilities, and changes to facility use fees as a result of last week’s Joseph City School District Governing Board meeting. Admission to individual high school activities remains the same at $3 for students and senior citizens, $5 for adults, Read More…

Jun 292011
 
Arizona Highways Shines A Spotlight On Snowflake

By Naomi Hatch– Two local businesses made Arizona Highways’ top 20 lists for best bed and breakfasts and best restaurants in 2011. In addition, native son Sanford “Sank” Flake was highlighted in the July issue of the magazine. Heritage Inn Bed & Breakfast was selected as one of the top 20 bed and breakfasts in Read More…

Jun 292011
 

The Silver Creek Stampede, a 5K adventure run, is scheduled on Saturday, July 2, in Taylor. The run will cover hilly terrain with 11 planned obstacles along the way, including tire high steppers, over and under hurdles, planks under the ravine, an uphill tunnel crawl, a hay bale mountain, two hill climbs, a pitchfork throw, Read More…