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Jan 182012
 
Pot Dispensary Applications May Be Accepted By Summer

By Teri Walker– Governor Jan Brewer has asked the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to begin processing medical marijuana dispensary applications. Brewer took the action Friday after deciding not to re-file a lawsuit in federal court seeking clarification that state employees would not be subject to federal prosecution for implementing the Arizona Medical Marijuana Read More…

Jan 182012
 
Sorgen Continues As President Of Joseph City School Board

By Teri Walker– Ed Sorgen will serve another one-year term as the president of the Joseph City Unified Schools Governing Board, following a vote of the board at last week’s regular monthly meeting. The board also renewed Sherri Hill’s position as clerk of the board for an additional year. No other board positions were up Read More…

Jan 182012
 
Winslow Continues Improvements Despite Shrinking State Funding

By Linda Kor– As the City of Winslow moves into the new year, administration is looking to continue with growth despite continued funding cuts handed down by the state. The funding for this growth will come through grants and the use of the one percent sales tax that is slotted specifically for economic development within Read More…

Jan 182012
 
Ol' Catholic Church

Photo by Teri Walker Holbrook’s first Catholic church is being demolished after undergoing the process for removal of asbestos. The church, which was constructed approximately 100 years ago with several additions made over the years, was no longer used for church services after the completion of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church across the street Read More…

Jan 182012
 

By Teri Walker– Holbrook water bills showed a spike in usage in December due to weather hampering meter readings, and faulty readings in October and November. Assistant City Manager Randy Sullivan explained that in October and November, the meter reading gun used by the water department was reading lower than actual water usage, a problem Read More…

Jan 182012
 
S/T School Board Passes New Mission Statement

By Naomi Hatch– A meeting of the Snowflake School District Continuous Improvement Committee was recently called by Ron Tenney to revamp the mission statement and district vision, Superintendent Hollis Merrell advised the board Jan. 12. “Nobody in the group (which includes administration and staff from each campus in the district) had a desire to completely Read More…

Jan 182012
 

By Naomi Hatch– Additional work on a geographical information system for the Town of Snowflake was approved at the Jan. 10 town council meeting. “In May 2011, the town entered into an agreement with Melodi King to provide services to initiate the development of a geographical information system,” said Town Engineer Rob Emmett. Emmett explained Read More…

Jan 182012
 

By Naomi Hatch– A request for a variance for property located at 1404 S. Hoyt Road relating to a detached garage was approved by the Snowflake Town Council Jan. 10 as it acted as the Floodplain Board. Scott Willis proposed an accessory structure that would be larger than the minimum small accessory structure, and preferred Read More…

Jan 182012
 

By Sam Conner– The St. Johns Redskins won the Doc Wright Invitational wrestling meet held in Winslow over the past weekend. Bayfield, Colo., was second, the Mesa High School Jackrabbits were third and the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets finished fourth. The remainder of the team results was not available at press time. Outstanding wrestlers were Dalyn Read More…

Jan 182012
 

By Sam Conner– The Winslow Lady Bulldogs edged the Flagstaff Lady Eagles 49-47 in Flagstaff Jan. 10. The game was the first in the 2012 portion of the season and left the Lady Bulldogs with a record of 11-2. Winslow led 20-9 after the first quarter of play, but saw that margin cut to a Read More…

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