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Jan 252012
 
Watershed Conference Addresses Emerging Industries, Environment

Photo by David Velk — The Little Colorado River By Teri Walker – While potential changes to the economic engine of northeastern Arizona have not yet come to fruition, area natural resource managers are urging elected officials to look ahead to potential impacts on the environ-ment of new–and renewed–regional industries. The fifth annual Winter Watershed Read More…

Jan 252012
 
IRC Approves Redistricting Maps

By Teri Walker – Arizona’s new legislative and congressional boundaries have been approved by their creators, and are awaiting a final federal stamp of approval by the Department of Justice. For the most part, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) voted along party lines last week to approve the maps, which were completed just before Read More…

Jan 252012
 
SHS Broadcasting Program Offers A Head Start On Great Careers

Photo by Naomi Hatch – Students in the Snowflake High School broadcasting class set up for the morning announcements. Anchors Shayla Peterson (left) and Kylie Muder (right) get ready to go on air with Megan Helmick at the camera and Morgan Helmick adjusting the lights. By Naomi Hatch – Snowflake High School students with dreams Read More…

Jan 252012
 
Trading Families Share Stories Of The Industry’s Early History

  Photo courtesy of the Stiles family – Men came to the Stiles’ ceremonial hogan at Castle Butte to enlist to fight in World War II. Imagine the Hubbell Building as it was in its heyday! The Winslow Chamber of Commerce meeting room much resembled the bullring it once was at the January Second Saturday Read More…

Jan 252012
 
‘Kip’ Pundt Is Honored By Snowflake Fire Department

Photo by Naomi Hatch – Members of the Snowflake Fire Department carry the coffin of Keith “Kip” Pundt to the department’s 1948 fire engine, on which he made his last ride down Main Street to the cemetery. By Naomi Hatch – The late Keith Irving “Kip” Pundt was honored by the Snowflake Fire Department following Read More…

Jan 252012
 
Hancock Family Heirlooms Are On Display At Taylor Museum

Photo by Naomi Hatch – Donna Hall set up a display at the Taylor Museum of many items that belonged to her parents, Art and Florence Hancock. The display includes mother’s beautiful China, the anvil used every 4th of July, a saddle and some of her mother’s handwork. By Naomi Hatch – A history of Read More…

Jan 252012
 
Next Generation Prepares For Farming And Ranching

Photo by Teri Walker – These next generation farmers are as comfortable clamoring over big corn chopping machines as most kids their age are playing with Legos. Baler (left), 2, and Diesel, 4, are the sons of Kamron and Tracy Reidhead of Holbrook, and are fourth generation farmers and ranchers. Great-Grandpa Doy Reidhead ranched and Read More…

Jan 252012
 

By Teri Walker – During its first meeting of the year, the Holbrook Planning and Zoning Commission voted on Jan. 19 to reappoint Matthew Barger as commission chairman, and Mike Sample as vice chairman for another year. Barger has served on the commission since 1996. Sample was appointed to the commission in 2000. Both Barger Read More…

Jan 252012
 

By Sam Conner – Jefferson School Principal Cyndie Mattox reported on curriculum changes, Response To Intervention and other things done at the school at the Jan. 18 meeting of the Winslow School District Governing Board. She showed a video of children and teachers working with first, second and third grade teachers in the Gifted and Read More…

Jan 252012
 

State Representative Tom Chabin, a Flagstaff Democrat, announced his candidacy last week for the District 6 seat in the Arizona State Senate. The new Legislative District 6 includes Williams, Tusayn, Grand Canyon Village, Bellemont, Flagstaff, Jerome, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Payson, Snowflake, Taylor and Holbrook. Chabin currently represents Legislative District 2. He was first appointed Read More…

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