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Feb 292012
 
Natural Resources Industries Prompt New Organizations

By Teri Walker – A new website launched this last week dedicated solely to potash in the Holbrook Basin is the latest in a lineup of organizations and activities that has sprung up as a result of the multiple natural resource industries that are emerging in the region. Put together by the Little Colorado River Read More…

Feb 292012
 
Chamber Awards Nominees Are Announced

By Naomi Hatch – The annual Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, March 9, at the Taylor Stake Center, located at 309 W. Willow. Tickets are $20 a person or $140 for a table of eight. Dinner will be your choice of pecan crusted salmon or turkey and all the Read More…

Feb 292012
 
Algae Biosciences Nears Completion Of First Phase Of Its Plant Expansion

By Linda Kor – Algae Biosciences is nearing completion of the $5.75 million construction and retrofitting of its production facilities at Adamana. The arrival and installation of the first 200 proprietary bioreactors is expected to occur in mid-March, with final installation and operation of all 1,500-plus bioreactors anticipated around the end of April. Company officials Read More…

Feb 292012
 

By Teri Walker – American West Potash is hosting a series of public meetings in Holbrook, beginning in March, to provide progress reports on mine development and the company’s upcoming permitting process, and to discuss anticipated impacts to the local area. The first meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, will provide an overview of the Read More…

Feb 292012
 

Silver Creek Little Theatre will hold open auditions for the summer community production of the hit Broadway musical Little Shop of Horrors. The show will need a cast of 20 strong singers to bring a 1960s soul feel to the lively, upbeat music. Auditions will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Read More…

Feb 292012
 

Leo Webb, a lifelong Snowflake resident, turns 100 years old on Friday, March 2. He was born in Snowflake in 1912, and made a living by farming, ranching, trucking, and a sand and gravel business. He is the ninth and only living child of Edward Milo and Phoebe Webb. He still lives in his home Read More…

Feb 292012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Lady Roadrunners opened the softball season under first year head coach Claude Bakurza with a 9-1 win over visiting Round Valley last Thursday afternoon. Holbrook scored once in the first, then broke open the game with six second-inning runs. Round Valley avoided the shutout by scoring once in the fourth Read More…

Feb 292012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Tuba City Lady Warriors 48-47 in overtime on Friday at Glendale to reach the championship game on Saturday in the Division III Arizona State Basketball Tournament, where they fell to the top ranked Page Lady Sand Devils, 46-38. Winslow led 13-0 after the first quarter Read More…

Feb 292012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Roadrunners dreams of back-to-back state titles came crashing down on Friday night when their late game comeback bid came up short against Thatcher in double overtime, 78-67. Holbrook entered the semifinal round as the top overall seed and a heavy favorite to at least advance to the title game. Thatcher Read More…

Feb 292012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Lobos’ season came to a close with a loss to eventual Division III state champion Gilbert Christian on Friday evening, but not before they reached the semifinals for the first time since 1999. The Lobos made the trip to Jobing.com in Glendale thanks to a 67-56 win over Scottsdale Christian Read More…