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Jun 222011
 
AYSO Concessions And Storage Building Almost Complete

Photo by Teri Walker– Tommy McLaws, a freshman at Holbrook High School, works on electrical wiring for the multi-use building near Park Elementary School, which is under construction by the students of the construction technology program at HHS. When completed, the building will serve as a soccer concession and storage building for the HHS and Read More…

Jun 222011
 
First Day Of Summer Is June 21st

By Teri Walker It’s officially summer as of June 21, and the hotter days have this young crested duck seeking cool shade. The temperature should reach 95° in Holbrook today (June 22).      

Jun 222011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow High School basketball players are having a busy summer under the direction of Coach Ricky Greer and Assistant Coach Paul Landis. The future Bulldogs have participated in two tournaments and won six games while losing seven going into last weekend’s action. The team was to play a tournament in the Read More…

Jun 222011
 

The Bread of Life Mission will host its ninth annual golf tournament benefit on Saturday, June 25, at Holbrook’s Hidden Cove Golf Course. The three-person scramble will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Entry is $35 per person, which includes 18 holes, a golf cart for each team and lunch. An optional team Read More…

Jun 222011
 

Frank Richard Garlitz, 83, of Overgaard passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low. Private services are planned. Frank was born May 29, 1928, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Earl and Edith (Hay) Garlitz. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served for 20 years Read More…

Jun 172011
 
Wallow Fire Costs Hit $30 Million This Week

By Tammy Gray-Searles– As of June 14, the total cost of fighting the Wallow fire had reached $30 million, the Navajo County Board of Supervisors learned during a regular meeting. Emergency Manager Dan Hinz gave the board an update on the fire. Board members also approved additional pay for staff who worked extraordinary hours assisting Read More…

Jun 172011
 
Holbrook Officials May Appeal IRS Senior Center Tax Decision

By Teri Walker– The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has rejected the Holbrook Senior Center’s offer in compromise (OIC) to reduce the amount of delinquent taxes owed to the IRS, and the Holbrook City Council is considering appealing the decision. Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley reported during Tuesday evening’s regular city council meeting, that in 2010, Read More…

Jun 172011
 
State Legislators Asked To Limit Further Cost Shifts To Counties

By Tammy Gray-Searles– As Senator Sylvia Allen, and Representatives Brenda Barton, Chester Crandell and Tom Chabin visited the county, Navajo County Government Relations Administrator Hunter Moore presented “County Government 101” during a meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Moore pointed out a number of issues the county is facing, particularly in regard to Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow City Council spent much of its Tuesday night meeting discussing vacancies and term limits on city boards and commissions. There were two items on the agenda dealing with this subject and both received much discussion. The item on procedures for selection of commission and board members was revised to allow Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Teri Walker– A hastily called special session of the Arizona Legislature ended with no action taken to extend jobless benefits for nearly 15,000 Arizonans who received their last unemployment check this week. Governor Jan Brewer pulled the legislature into a special session last Friday to urge Arizona lawmakers to extend long-term unemployment benefits for Read More…

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