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Oct 282011
 

Leo R. Salazar, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his home in Winslow. Holy Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Madre de Dios Catholic Church in Winslow. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. with Father Frank Chacon as the celebrant. Interment will follow Read More…

Oct 282011
 

George Ross, 61, a longtime resident of Holbrook, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, surrounded by his family. A celebration of George’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the First United Methodist Church, located at 118 W. Arizona St. in Holbrook. George was born in Lancaster, Pa., on Read More…

Oct 262011
 
Eddie Hancock Closes One Chapter In A Life Of Service

By Naomi Hatch– Eddie Hancock has resigned as chairman of the Rodeo Committee, but the contributions he made to the Town of Taylor through the years will last a lifetime. “One thing big in my mind is that lives come in different chapters. It is so important to be optimistic and move to the next Read More…

Oct 262011
 
Judge Carolyn Holliday Looks Ahead To Life After Law Career

By Linda Kor– Navajo County Superior Court Judge Carolyn Holliday has announced that she will be retiring from the bench, effective Dec. 31. Holliday was elected to her position in the courts in 2008 and is currently the presiding judge over the criminal bench. Her decision to retire early was based on her desire to Read More…

Oct 262011
 
American West Potash Report: Move Forward

By Teri Walker– One of the companies exploring the potash mining potential in the Holbrook Basin east of Holbrook has received better than hoped for news indicating the company should move forward with further steps toward mine development. “Even after a year of study, it’s more than I thought it’d be,” said American West Potash Read More…

Oct 262011
 

  Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society Jim Reese of Holbrook recently donated to the Navajo County Historical Society Museum a roll of paper from the A.B. Schuster Store used to wrap customers’ purchases. Schuster’s was a general mercantile store established in 1894 on the present Bucket of Blood Street, just west of Read More…

Oct 262011
 

By Sam Conner– Winslow Junior High School Principal Jim MacLean outlined a new mission statement for the school at the Oct. 19 meeting of the school district governing board. The new statement begins the same as the old statement, “To provide students with the opportunity to ‘Dream, Believe, Strive and Achieve.” The rest of the Read More…

Oct 262011
 
Snowflake Family History Center Will Open Doors To The Past

By Naomi Hatch– Family history is increasingly becoming of interest. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has more than 4,400 Family History Centers, including one located at 284 W. First North in Snowflake. Directors David and Sandra Decker invite everyone to visit and learn how to find their ancestors. “This Family History Center Read More…

Oct 262011
 

By Everett Robinson– Guaranteed program admission at Arizona State University is one of the benefits for Northland Pioneer College graduates under an agreement ratified Oct. 18 by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board. These agreements are part of an ongoing effort to make it easier for NPC students to continue their studies to Read More…

Oct 262011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow Bulldogs cruised past the Monument Valley Mustangs 60-12 Friday night in Kayenta. The victory improved Winslow’s record to 7-2 with only a game with the top ranked Blue Ridge Yellowjackets remaining in the regular season. Monument Valley fell to 6-3 for the season. The Bulldogs played well on both offense Read More…