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Oct 282011
 
Passport Potash May Buy NZ Legacy’s Holdings

  By Teri Walker– Passport Potash, LLC has signed a letter of intent to purchase NZ Potash, LLC’s 50 percent ownership interest in HNZ Potash, LLC, a subsidiary of Hunt Oil of Texas. If the sale goes through, Passport and HNZ Potash would jointly own more than 200,000 acres of mineral rights in the Holbrook Read More…

Oct 282011
 
Holbrook Joins Coalition To Seek $1 Million EPA Brownfields Grant

By Teri Walker– The Holbrook City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night to join a coalition to seek a $1 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up asbestos, lead and mold in derelict buildings. The city will be a partner in the Brownfields Coalition, a group of cities and counties along Read More…

Oct 282011
 
Navajo County Is In The Black Three Months Into Fiscal Year

By Linda Kor– During the Oct. 25 meeting of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors, Finance Director James Menlove presented the board with the latest general fund expense projections. The figures show that for the first three months of the fiscal year the general fund is in the black by approximately $10,000, something Menlove indicated Read More…

Oct 282011
 
Dyer Grocery

Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Dyer owned and operated the White Grocery in Holbrook in the early 1900s. In “Images of America: Holbrook and the Petrified Forest,” author Catherine H. Ellis said of the store, “All soups were the same price, so many in the community ate vegetable Read More…

Oct 282011
 
Roadrunners And Their Fans Celebrate Homecoming

Photo by Linda Kor Freshman Class Homecoming Attendants Alexandrea Arguelles and Theron Johns Photo by Linda Kor Holbrook High School football players took their Roadrunner pride to the streets as part of the Homecoming Parade. Photo by Linda Kor The freshman class float displayed what Holbrook High School’s youngest students believe were some of the Read More…

Oct 282011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow City Council met Tuesday in a lengthy session, with considerable time spent in discussions of the animal control facility and an agreement with the Silver Creek Humane Society, as well as a proposal regarding a new water well. The council also heard reports by the city manager, finance director and Read More…

Oct 282011
 

By Greg Perkins– Competing at the Alchesay Invitational Tournament on Oct. 21 in Whiteriver, the Holbrook High School chess team came home with positive results. Justin Tapaha earned a medal for the biggest upset when he beat a player rated much higher than he was. Aarick Yazzie placed fourth at the junior varsity level with Read More…

Oct 282011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow High School cross country teams participated in the Holbrook Invitational Meet last Friday at Hidden Cove Golf Course and will participate in the Sectional Meet scheduled today (Oct. 28) on the same course. The Winslow boys finished ninth among 19 teams, while the Winslow girls were 11th among 19 teams. Read More…

Oct 282011
 

By Greg Perkins– The Lady Wildcats of Joseph City had four volleyball matches a week ago and won three to stay in position to qualify for the Division VI playoffs. On Tuesday of last week Joseph City traveled to Holbrook, for a return match against the Lady Roadrunners. The Lady Cats won the previous meeting Read More…