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Jul 222011
 

By Naomi Hatch– “Due to the 2010 Census results, the county, as well as the nation, has to re-look at all the voting districts and adjust those so it’s ‘one person, one vote,’” Snowflake Town Manager Paul Watson advised the town council July 19. Watson explained to the council that each member of the Navajo Read More…

Jul 222011
 
Remodeling For HJHS

Photo by Linda Kor Four classrooms at Holbrook Junior High School are being remodeled for the upcoming school year. Here Mike Cohan of High End Cabinets of Prescott puts together lab tables for the science room. TSG Constructors of Phoenix is the company in charge of the project, which will include data boards to connect Read More…

Jul 222011
 
Arizona Dusts Off Use Tax Law In Effort To Capture More Revenue

By Teri Walker– Did Aunt Ethel come back from her summer vacation in Amish country with a handmade butter churn she bought from an old farmer in a small store where he had been making the wooden churns the same way for the last 46 years? If she did, does she recall whether she paid Read More…

Jul 222011
 
Old Trails Museum Director Is Named To State Museum Board

Ann-Mary J. Lutzick, director of the Old Trails Museum in Winslow, has been elected to the Museum Association of Arizona’s Board of Directors as the Northern Region representative. The Museum Association of Arizona (MAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment and support of Arizona’s museum community. During her two-year term, Lutzick will act Read More…

Jul 222011
 
Barn Swallows

Photo by JoLynn Fox A pair of Barn Swallows built their mud nest in a piece of driftwood hanging over the back patio door of a Holbrook home this summer. Construction took about a month, and two or three weeks ago, the eggs hatched. Last week two babies made their appearance on the top edge Read More…

Jul 222011
 
NPC Administrator To Serve On National Financial Panel

By Rose Kreher, NPC Staff Writer– Blaine Hatch, Northland Pioneer College vice president for Administrative Services, was recently honored by an appointment to the Financial Panel of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The HLC is one of six national organizations that determines if post-secondary schools and Read More…

Jul 222011
 

The Holbrook High School wrestling team will be hosting a charity golf scramble on Saturday, July 30, at the Hidden Cove Golf Course. Tee off begins at 9 a.m. There is a $45 entry fee per team and mulligans will be available for $5. Prizes will be awarded for the longest putt, longest drive and Read More…

Jul 222011
 
Bucket Of Blood Races Draw 38 Runners

By Linda Kor– The Bucket of Blood Races, held July 9 as part of Holbrook’s Old West Days, drew a total of 38 runners in the half-marathon and 5K races. Overall winners included Melcomh Chee and Leilea Demuth for the half-marathon, and Shelley Adams and Scott Donaubauer for the 5K. The top runners in the Read More…

Jul 202011
 
Designer Drugs Morph To Stay Ahead Of The Law

By Teri Walker– When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer outlawed the synthetic marijuana drug “spice” in February, she said she was “happy that the legislature moved quickly … to outlaw these dangerous substances.” But just as fast as the Arizona Legislature moved to ban “spice,” also known as “K2,” drug makers moved to keep forms of Read More…

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