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Mar 302012
 
Hunt For Oil Near Holbrook Is On Again

By Teri Walker – The quest to strike oil in the Holbrook area is on again as a Utah company prepares to sink an exploration well about 15 miles north of town. The Arizona Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has granted a permit for Triomphe Energy, LLC of St. George to drill an exploration well Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Holbrook’s Preparations For Growth Are Outlined

By Teri Walker – Citing citizen inquiries on the topic, Holbrook Vice Mayor Charlie Haussman asked City Manager Ray Alley at this week’s city council meeting to explain some of the preparations city staff are undertaking in anticipation of potential growth from potash mining. Alley obliged by quickly rattling off a list of projects the Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Rush And Bushman Inducted Into Joseph City Hall Of Fame

    The Joseph City Chamber of Commerce inducted two community members into The Joseph City Hall of Fame during the town’s Founders Day celebration last weekend. David W. Rush was honored for his work as a law enforcement officer with the Department of Public Safety and The Arizona National Guard for the past 26 Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Winslow Council Awards Contract For Southside Water Line Extension Project

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council awarded a contract Tuesday evening to McCauley Construction Company for the Southside Water Line Extension Project. The project has a total cost of $322,750.05, of which the city will pay 10 percent, or $32,275. This project is awaiting an agreement with the BNSF Railway to issue permits and Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Codi Stinnett Offers Help To Those Seeking Gateway To Healthy Living

By Linda Kor – In this age of processed, pasteurized and genetically altered food, it’s no wonder that obesity, cancer, diabetes and other medical maladies are so common. In a review of recent statistics by the Centers for Dis-ease Control (CDC), cases of each of these deadly diseases are increasing and are higher than ever. Read More…

Mar 302012
 

By Linda Kor – The Navajo County Board of Supervisors learned of yet another potential shutdown of a coal burning plant in the region when Barry D. Drost, project manager of Navajo Generating Station, addressed them Tuesday. While the plant is located in Coconino County near Page, it employs more than 500 people, a majority Read More…

Mar 302012
 

By Teri Walker – A bid by state lawmakers to take control of federal lands in Arizona died in the House of Representatives this week. Sen. Al Melvin, R-Tucson, sponsored the measure, which had the support of Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, among others, and which has been termed the “sagebrush rebellion” of this second session Read More…

Mar 302012
 

By Linda Kor – The death of a Winslow woman is being investigated as a homicide by Winslow Police Department, although it is not clear how she died. According to a press release issued by the department, officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Oak Street at 1:42 a.m. on Tuesday, Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Looking Back: Holbrook High School Drum Corps

Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Historical Society The Holbrook High School Drum Corps marched down the streets of Holbrook in full regalia to raise money to charter a bus for a trip to Phoenix in 1946.    

Mar 302012
 

By Greg Perkins – Holbrook played one of its better games of the young season last Thursday, picking up a 14-4, five-inning win over visiting Snowflake. Two days later, the Roadrunners won both games of a doubleheader with Window Rock, also at home. After giving up three first inning runs to the Snowflake Lobos, Ryan Read More…