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Dec 232011
 

By Greg Perkins– It took a last second blocked shot, but Holbrook’s Roadrunners keep their perfect season intact in Snowflake Monday night as they handed the Lobos a one-point loss. Reggie Peterson of Snowflake and Holbrook’s Jalen Jackson led their teams through an exciting first period, which ended with the home team on top 22-19. Read More…

Dec 212011
 
Yazzie And Jaquez Will Head  Holbrook School Board In ‘12

By Linda Kor– Holbrook School District Governing Board President Linda Yazzie and Vice President Olivia Jaquez were unanimously re-elected on Dec. 13. Superintendent Dr. Robbie Koerperich informed the board that the installation of the new heating and cooling units at Holbrook High School, Holbrook Junior High School, and Park and Hulet elementary schools is proceeding Read More…

Dec 212011
 
Campus Security Tightened By NPC

By Teri Walker– Security guards will be patrolling Northland Pioneer College (NPC) campuses during evening classes in an effort to deter crime and increase students’ sense of safety at the community college. Until this fall, NPC didn’t have a formal security presence. In requesting that the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approve a Read More…

Dec 212011
 
Passport Potash Opts Out Of Land Purchase, Secures Funding

By Teri Walker– Passport Potash has cancelled a letter of intent to purchase land holdings from NZ Potash in the Holbrook Basin, which would have increased the company’s total land package to about 200,000 acres. “We couldn’t get to terms that were fair for our shareholders,” said Joshua Bleak, president and CEO of Passport Potash. Read More…

Dec 212011
 
Park Elementary Food Drive

Photo courtesy of Park Elementary School James Griego-Harper and Dakota Brinkerhoff look over some of the 1,323 non-perishable food items the students of Park Elementary School in Holbrook collected in just two weeks. The food drive was conducted Dec. 5-16 in memory of Jennifer Good, who led the drive for several years.      

Dec 212011
 
Christmas Wreaths Are Laid On Graves Of Snowflake Veterans

By Naomi Hatch– The Eastern Mountain Young Marines recently organized a project to lay wreaths brought from Arlington Cemetery on veterans’ graves at the Snowflake Cemetery. Participating in the Dec. 10 ceremony were members of the Snowflake-Taylor American Legion Post, along with the American Legion Riders of Post 86 of Heber/Overgaard, Heber/Overgaard American Legion Post Read More…

Dec 212011
 

By Naomi Hatch– “There are a number of job creating prospects that are on the horizon and it’s not on the distant horizon, it’s the very near horizon, as far as I’m concerned,” Snowflake Town Manager Paul Watson advised the town council Dec. 13. “Local economic development, as well as regional economic development, has made Read More…

Dec 212011
 
Senior Center Sends Out The Call For Volunteers

By Naomi Hatch– The Silver Creek Senior Citizens Center is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals-on-Wheels and to help in the thrift store. “We’re serving two communities and can’t get volunteers,” said Myrt Williams, a member of the board, noting that this leaves the bulk of such tasks to the board members. In an interview with Read More…

Dec 212011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Tuba City Lady Warriors 58-53 to win the championship of the Winslow Winter Classic Basketball Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs led 13-12 after the first quarter, but trailed 23-22 at the half. Winslow led again 36-31 after three quarters, but the teams were tied at 38-38 with Read More…

Dec 212011
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Williams Vikings 53-36 in a basketball game played at Williams on Friday. The win was Winslow’s second over the Vikings, and improved their record to 8-5 for the season. Williams led 7-4 after a low scoring first quarter and was still on top 21-15 at the half. Read More…

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