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Feb 222012
 

By Greg Perkins – Third seeded Snowflake advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division III state basketball tournament with an 81-59 win over No. 19 Florence on Friday afternoon at the Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff. The Lobos built an eight-point lead at the end of the first, then pushed that margin to 15 at Read More…

Feb 222012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Many Farms Lady Lobos 45-41 in the Division III State Tournament played in Flagstaff on Saturday. The win improved Winslow’s record to 24-5 and set the Lady Bulldogs up to meet Valley Christian on Tuesday evening at Prescott Valley. Many Farms ended its season with Read More…

Feb 222012
 
Marty Lee Crowther

Marty Lee Crowther, 39, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Flagstaff. Funeral services were held Feb. 18 at the Holbrook Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial followed at the Holbrook Cemetery. She was born Feb. 21, 1972, in Gallup, N.M., to Thomas Lewis and Sandra Ella Becenti Read More…

Feb 172012
 
Sedona Festival Features Films With Connections To This Area

By Teri Walker – Four of the 145 films featured in this year’s Sedona International Film Festival have ties to Holbrook and Winslow. Symmetry by Jeremy Naranjo Holbrook native Jeremy Naranjo’s film, Symmetry, will be screened twice during the festival that begins on Saturday, Feb. 18, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 26. Naranjo wrote, directed Read More…

Feb 172012
 
Holbrook Council Addresses Activities Related To Growth

By Teri Walker – Members of the Holbrook City Council addressed several items at their regular meeting and during a work session this week dealing with new businesses and potential growth for the city. The council approved a proposal by City Manager Ray Alley to develop a lease agreement with Prospect Global Resources to establish Read More…

Feb 172012
 

Photo by Teri Walker It didn’t take these nearly newborns long to decide they wanted to set the pace for the herd. As the older cows amble along, the calves prance ahead, but never too far ahead. Not quite spring is calving season in some Arizona herds, such as this one, which is run on Read More…

Feb 172012
 
County Board Celebrates Centennial Of Statehood

By Linda Kor – The Navajo County Board of Supervisors met Feb. 14 to honor those who have served at the county and to celebrate Arizona’s centennial. Hunter Moore, director of government relations for the county, addressed those in attendance, providing a history of Navajo County and detailing the events that led to its formation. Read More…

Feb 172012
 

U.S. Senators Jon Kyl and John McCain introduced the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement Act Tuesday, which is legislation that would settle the legal claims of northern Arizona tribes to water from the Little Colorado River. According to a press release issued by the two senators, the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe Read More…

Feb 172012
 

Governor Jan Brewer and legislative leaders unveiled an innovative personnel reform plan modeled after private-sector workforce practices Tuesday, with the aim to make state government more accountable–and cost-effective–to the Arizona taxpayer. “The modernization of the state’s personnel system has been a long time coming. I am thankful to Rep. Justin Olson for helping to lead Read More…