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Aug 262011
 
Summit Healthcare Bid For Holbrook Land Is Approved

By Teri Walker The Holbrook City Council voted Tuesday to approve a bid process in which Summit Healthcare was the only bidder for the purchase of a 1.6-acre parcel of city-owned land. Summit bid the appraised value, $120,000, for the parcel, which is located on Navajo Blvd. adjacent to the new North Country Healthcare facility. Read More…

Aug 262011
 
Sullivan Is Named Assistant City Manager

By Teri Walker–   Citing planning for the continuity of future city management, the increase in demands prompted by city growth and rewarding good work, Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley secured the city council’s approval Tuesday evening to add the position of assistant city manager to the city’s job classification plan so he could promote Read More…

Aug 262011
 
Solar Facility Will Be Built Near Snowflake

By Linda Kor– A request for a special use permit by Aurora Solar for a photovoltaic solar power generation facility received final approval by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 23. The project, Dry Lake II Solar Facility, will be located approximately three miles north of Snowflake, and will include the construction of Read More…

Aug 262011
 
HHS Scrimmage

Photo by Teri Walker CJ Plumb (15), sophomore quarterback for Holbrook High School, waits for the snap from center Rueban Kee (63), a senior, as the Roadrunners scrimmaged against Ganado and Tuba City last Friday night at Roadrunner Stadium. The Birds will be on the road tonight (Aug. 26) as they travel to Snowflake for Read More…

Aug 262011
 
McCauley-McCamant Pine Springs Ranch

Photo courtesy of the Old Trails Museum The McCauley-McCamant Pine Springs Ranch is located southeast of Winslow, and is still in operation today. The McCauley family is responsible for bringing the very first rodeo to Winslow. Pictured here are Dewey McCauley (the tall man in the black hat) and his ranch hands, along with his Read More…

Aug 262011
 
Eagls Pavilion

Photo by Misty Benham/www.mistybenhamphoto.net Last Saturday, members of the Standin’ On The Corner Foundation came together to lay grass sod at the new Eagles Pavilion located behind the visitors center at 523 W. Second St. in Winslow. George Cullum takes a break to survey the work of the volunteers, who are getting the pavilion ready Read More…

Aug 262011
 

By Sam Conner– A group of about 20 persons met with members of the Navajo County Redistricting Committee and other county officials in Winslow on Monday. The audience was informed that the committee had voted to continue considering and working on five maps of representative districts. The committee will meet in September to determine one Read More…

Aug 262011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow City Council was addressed by Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-District 1) Tuesday evening. He said that small communities such as Winslow can do jobs that Washington can’t in solving some of the nation’s problems. He cited the forest fires that have plagued Arizona recently, and said that Washington needs to address Read More…

Aug 262011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow City Council proclaimed Aug. 27 as Suvoyuki Day Tuesday evening, and Homolovi Ruins State Park Manager Marla Buchmann received and read the proclamation. September was proclaimed Hispanic Heritage Month, and the proclamation was read and presented to Sal Hernandez of the Winslow American Legion. Items regarding requests from the Standin’ Read More…

Aug 262011
 

By Linda Kor– The state of the economy was reflected in the tax collection rates reported by Navajo County Treasurer Manny Hernandez as he went before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday with the annual report. According to the information presented by Hernandez, the total amount of taxes on real property charged by the treasurer’s office Read More…