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Jun 172011
 
Jason Whiting Is Elected As Snowflake Vice Mayor

By Naomi Hatch– “I personally have done a lot of thinking about this and know that any of you could serve there and do very well,” said Snowflake Mayor Kelly Willis to members of the town council June 14. He then nominated Jason Whiting to serve as vice mayor. Whiting seemed to be at a Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Naomi Hatch– The Snowflake Fire Department has received a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to purchase ladders, chain saws, ventilation fans and combustible gas detectors. Snowflake Fire Chief Pat Hancock explained to the town council June 14 that they have been working on getting bids, and the only company that could supply all of Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Teri Walker– Since launching its free technology education program, Project SOAR, in December, the Holbrook School District has enrolled 37 individuals in classes in Holbrook and Indian Wells. Project SOAR is a federally funded two-year training program intended to provide adults and teens with job skills in various computer and technology fields. The Holbrook Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Teri Walker– The City of Holbrook coffers are fuller than expected, City Manager Ray Alley and Finance Director Randy Sullivan reported during the regular meeting of the Holbrook City Council Tuesday evening. In a report of the April financials, Sullivan said the city’s savings have increased in the past year by $213,560 and tax Read More…

Jun 172011
 

By Tammy Gray-Searles– Members of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors divided up the remaining Local Transportation Assistance Funds (LTAF II) for the 2010-11 fiscal year, while making it known to legislators how critical the funds are for rural communities. Senator Sylvia Allen, and Representatives Brenda Barton, Chester Crandell and Tom Chabin were present during Read More…

Jun 172011
 
Antonio Mosier

Antonio “Tony” Mosier, 59, of Tempe, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011. A visitation will be held at 6 o’clock tonight (June 17) followed by a rosary at 7 o’clock at Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home, located at 1575 E. Florence Blvd. in Casa Grande. Father Juan Carlos Aguirre will celebrate mass for Antonio Read More…

Jun 172011
 
Cody Cordova

Cody Joseph Cordova, 20, tragically died on Sunday, June 12, 2011, in Winslow. Holy Rosary was to be recited at 7 o’clock Thursday evening at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Winslow, with a viewing during the rosary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o’clock this morning (June 17) at the church, with Read More…

Jun 152011
 
Jobless Benefits Extension Is Sought

By Teri Walker– Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called for a special session of the legislature on Friday, June 10, in a bid to extend jobless benefits for unemployed Arizonans, but lawmakers left for the weekend without reaching an agreement. In a statement issued following the brief session, Brewer said, “I didn’t act lightly this week Read More…

Jun 152011
 
Containment Of Wallow Fire Begins

By Linda Kor– Firefighters of the massive Wallow fire have begun to gain the upper hand on portions of the blaze, with 10 percent containment as of Monday. Residents of Eagar and Springerville were finally allowed to return to their homes, although the air quality remains poor and residents with health issues are encouraged to Read More…

Jun 152011
 
Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail Presentation Is Planned Saturday

Dr. Mary Melcher, curator of the Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail’s traveling exhibition How Splendid Is Our Past, will present her lecture, “The Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail: Marking Their Sites,” for Winslow’s grand opening of the exhibit on Saturday, June 18, at La Posada Hotel. Melcher’s lecture, which takes place from 2 to 3 p.m., highlights northern Arizona women Read More…

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