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Sep 302011
 

By Greg Perkins– The Holbrook Lady Roadrunners’ power point volleyball match record dropped to 5-5 on the season following a rough trip to Heber Tuesday night, where they fell in three straight games to a good Mogollon team. Despite competing in the lowest division in the state, Mogollon has a talented group that has fared Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Richard McNabb

Beloved son, father, brother and friend, Richard Dale McNabb, 41, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in Phoenix. A visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Owens Livingston Mortuary in Holbrook. Funeral services will be held at 1 o’clock this afternoon (Sept. 30) at the American Legion Read More…

Sep 302011
 
Grace McKinnon

Grace Cornia McKinnon, 81, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 10 o’clock this morning (Sept. 30) at the Tempe South Stake Center, located at 1111 E. Knox Road in Tempe, a viewing beginning at 9 a.m. A short graveside memorial service will Read More…

Sep 282011
 
USGS Study Designed To Help State Manage Groundwater

By Teri Walker– Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on groundwater usage in Arizona. The first article in the series focuses on a new study tool to manage groundwater usage in the state’s most populous regions. The second article will report on the status and operations of the Coconino aquifer, which Read More…

Sep 282011
 

NAU Team Works To Identify Prehistoric Pottery Collection By Teri Walker Over the years, the Navajo County Historical Society has accumulated quite a collection of pottery shards about which society members desire to understand more. A team of Northern Arizona University (NAU) anthropologists is helping the museum unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the collection. Read More…

Sep 282011
 
Private Prison Security Improves

By Linda Kor– How secure are Arizona’s private prisons? A look at an audit unveiled Friday by the Arizona’s Office of the Auditor General showed that private prison oversight has improved, but additional actions are needed to strengthen monitoring. It was noted in the audit that the Department of Corrections (DOC) has made some major Read More…

Sep 282011
 

By Sam Conner– Winslow High School Principal Chris Gilmore and Counselor Renell Heister described the Capstone Project for school board members last week, which requires that students create a portfolio of their anticipated and planned career after graduation. Among the things students can do is shadow a person or persons in the careers they’re interested Read More…

Sep 282011
 
Taylor Mayor Seeks Help To Combat Wildcat Dumping

By Naomi Hatch– “Lot’s of people go out there shooting and it’s trashy,” said Taylor Mayor Fay Hatch, expressing concern about wildcat dumping on land off Pinedale Road just outside the Taylor town limits. “I don’t know what it would take to stop it,” said the mayor, who noted that most of it is Forest Read More…

Sep 282011
 

By Naomi Hatch– Members of the Snowflake-Taylor Tourism Committee (STT) are working to encourage tourism in the community, and held a retreat recently to evaluate their progress and map out future goals. Approximately 10 years ago, Dean Porter got a small group of people together to encourage tourism in the community. Porter, Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Read More…

Sep 282011
 
How Volunteering Helps Build Better Communities

By Naomi Hatch– Residents of Snowflake and Taylor have an opportunity to help better their community by volunteering with the Volunteers In Policing (VIP) program and/or the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). “You don’t have to have a lot of experience to volunteer for these things, you just need a healthy body,” said Don Anderson, Read More…

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