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Feb 222012
 

By Linda Kor – The Holbrook School District will be receiving two new school buses for the next school year following the governing board’s approval of the purchase Feb. 14. The school district encompasses more than 1,500 square miles and transports students approximately 2,247 miles each school day. The 84-passenger buses will be purchased for Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Teri Walker – Former Navajo County and Joseph City school superintendent B.G. “Bill” Bennett has gifted the Joseph City Unified School District with $1,000, a donation he asked to be applied to the Joseph City Music and Drama Program. In a letter to the district governing board, Bennett wrote, “Lately, as the kind carpet Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Naomi Hatch – The fire sprinkler system at the Snowflake Academy Building will be the top priority for use of Community Development Block Grant funding due the Town of Snowflake, followed by a handicap access ramp at town hall and the Center Street waterline. The town council held a public hearing Feb. 14 regarding Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Naomi Hatch – The Snowflake Town Council approved a variance last week requested by Troy Flake that will allow him to construct an attached garage at his home at 45 N. Second St. West. Information presented at the Jan. 24 council meeting showed that the measurements used by Flake to apply for the variance Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow City Council held a special meeting Feb. 15 to award bids and provide payment for four projects. First the council awarded a contract for replacement of HVAC equipment at city hall and the public library. The $46,463 contract was awarded to C.O. Boyer Metal Company of Flagstaff, and is Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Sam Conner – Washington School Principal John Summerville gave a presentation on the curriculum at the school at the Feb. 15 meeting of the Winslow Unified School District Governing Board. He showed films of the students, teachers and staff, and spoke of the Arizona High Achievement for All (AHAA) program, which is the basis Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Greg Perkins – It didn’t take the Roadrunners long to show why they are the top ranked team in Division IV as they pounded 16th seed Safford 67-32 in the second round of the state tournament in Flagstaff on Friday night. Torrian Epps outscored Safford by himself in the first half, netting 23 points. Read More…

Feb 222012
 

A good season came to a close for the Lady Roadrunners on Saturday when they were knocked from the second round of the state tournament by defending champion Window Rock. Holbrook started slow, but three-point shots from Aaren LaRose, Kaynasa Curley and Kellin Bakurza sparked a late first quarter run, which ended with the Lady Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Wildcats’ season come to a close in the Division IV state tournament on Friday as they fell 62-44 to No. 4 Arizona Lutheran Academy. The Cats upset St. Gregory in the first round, but they were unable to keep that momentum going, wrapping up their season with an overall mark Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Lady Wildcats have advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division IV state basketball tournament after downing St. Michael 63-28 on Friday night at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. Sixth seeded Joseph City had few problems against a team they had beaten twice during the season, although not by Read More…