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Feb 242012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Valley Christian Lady Trojans 49-35 in Prescott on Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the Arizona Division III State Girls’ Basketball Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs will meet their longtime rivals, the Tuba City Lady Warriors, at 2:45 p.m. today (Feb. 24) at Jobing.com Arena Read More…

Feb 242012
 

Cornelius Foster, 34, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Leupp. Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (Feb. 24) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 625 E. Cherry Ave. in Flagstaff. Interment will follow at Citizens Cemetery in Flagstaff. Cornelius was born Sept. 5, 1977, in Read More…

Feb 242012
 

Jean (Hofer) Justman, 58, of La Crescent, Minn., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, after a courageous, 19-month battle with cancer, with family members at her side. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 o’clock tonight (Feb. 24) at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crescent. Funeral services will Read More…

Feb 242012
 

Donna Mae Peters, 82, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Taylor. Funeral services were held Feb. 23 at Taylor Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint. Interment was at the Reed Hatch Memorial Cemetery in Taylor. She was born Aug. 10, 1929, to Earl Forbes and Ella Tilley. She Read More…

Feb 222012
 
Holbrook Council Lends Support To Business Development Group

By Linda Kor – Members of the Holbrook Business Development Group (HBDG) met in a work session with the city council Feb. 14 to provide council members with some insight to the organization and discuss ways that the two entities can work together. Matthew Barger, president of HBDG, explained that the group of volunteers was Read More…

Feb 222012
 
Polling Places Consolidated For Presidential Preference Election

By Teri Walker Republicans and Green Party members will cast their votes in the presidential preference election in Arizona on Tuesday, Feb. 28, but there will be fewer polling places than usual in Navajo County communities. Navajo County Elections Director Jonathon Roes says voters may find their usual polling places quiet on election day. There Read More…

Feb 222012
 
Arizona Presidential Primary Debate Airs Tonight

By Teri Walker – The four major remaining contenders for the Republican presidential nomination will participate in tonight’s (Feb. 22) Arizona Presidential Primary Debate at the Mesa Arts. Republican candidates Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will participate in the two-hour debate, which will be moderated by CNN anchor John King. CNN Read More…

Feb 222012
 
Device Found In Joseph City Was Not A Bomb

Photo by Linda Kor – Residents living along Neilson Avenue in Joseph City were evacuated on Saturday when a resident called 911 and reported what appeared to be an improvised explosive device in the road in front of his house. Navajo County Sheriff’s deputies, Joseph City Fire and Holbrook Emergency Medical Services responded, and the Read More…

Feb 222012
 

Photo by Talaina Kor-Fisher – Joseph City resident Joshua Fisher decided to take advantage of Saturday’s warm temperatures and have fun with friends in the Little Colorado River bed near Obed Bridge. This winter season has been relatively mild in central Navajo County and according to the National Weather Service, the latest seasonal forecast for Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Arts Council voted last week to form a partnership with the Friends of the Library to sponsor an Altered Books Contest. The agreement for joint sponsorship came after a presentation by Librarian Docia Blaylock. More information on the contest will be publicized in the near future. The final entries Read More…