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Jul 202011
 
Old Main May Become Art Complex

By Sam Conner– Winslow businessman and owner and developer of La Posada Allen Affeldt addressed the Winslow School District Governing Board last Wednesday morning regarding the possibility of acquiring Old Main for use as an art complex. He spoke on behalf of himself and Dee Rodriguez, who was also at the meeting. They asked that Read More…

Jul 202011
 

Two people aboard a fixed-wing airplane died when their plane crashed during takeoff at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, at Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport. According to the Winslow Police Department, the victims were Brian William Hayes, 35, of Chino, Calif., and Nicole Michelle Anderson, 32, of Simi Valley, Calif. The small Mooney M20F single-engine Read More…

Jul 202011
 

By Sam Conner– The Arizona Department of Transportation and contractors are working on the Second Street and Williamson Avenue traffic signal and intersection in Winslow, which has closed the underpass and left those wishing to go south from most of Winslow on State Route 87, or come to downtown Winslow from Southside and Cooperstown or Read More…

Jul 202011
 

On July 6, two Pinetop men were arrested after an explosive device was found on the porch of a Pinetop Country Club homeowner. Adam Ranstrom, 18, and his brother, Spencer Ranstrom, 23, were arrested by Navajo County Sheriff’s deputies after an investigation revealed Adam Ranstrom was possibly making an improvised explosive device in his home Read More…

Jul 202011
 

By Francie Payne– Thousands of residents, former residents and visitors will gather in Snowflake this weekend for the 134th annual Pioneer Days celebration, and every one of them will find something fun or enlightening to do. The event will kick off with an old fashioned melodrama, “Creatures of the Yukon or Grandma, What Big Eyes Read More…

Jul 202011
 

By Teri Walker– In preparation for the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 10, the Joseph City School District Governing Board approved a long list of staff appointments and new hires July 12. Northland Rural Therapy Services was awarded the contract for certified speech and language pathologist services, and Brittany Ward was hired to Read More…

Jul 202011
 

Photo by Teri Walker The mild summer weather drew people in droves to Clear Creek in Winslow last weekend, including Alaynna Baloo, 11, of Holbrook, shown jumping off the high rocks at the popular recreation spot.      

Jul 202011
 
National Coaches Association Honors Petranovich For Lifetime Achievement

By Sam Conner– Winslow High School Athletic Director and retired girls’ basketball coach Don Petranovich received a lifetime achievement award from the National High School Athletics Coaches Association at a banquet held recently in Grand Rapids, Mich. He retired in 2010 after winning his eighth Arizona State Championship with a victory over Window Rock. Petranovich’s Read More…

Jul 202011
 
Gloria O’Neal

Gloria Ann McCafferty O’Neal, 68, of Carlsbad, N.M., died unexpectedly from heart failure on Monday, July 11, 2011. Funeral services were held July 16 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Needville, Texas, with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Schwartz officiating. Burial followed in the IUCC Cemetery in Needville. Serving as pallbearers were Otto “Sonny” Hackstedt, Read More…

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