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Mar 302012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Holbrook Lady Roadrunners fell to Snowflake last Thursday, then went 3-1 in a tournament at Tuba City on Saturday. The Lady Birds battled tough in their home game with Snowflake but home runs by the Lady Lobos in both the seventh and eighth innings left Holbrook on the wrong side Read More…

Mar 302012
 
James G. Miller

James Gordon Miller, 68, of Mesa passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2012, due to several medical problems. He was born on Oct. 15, 1943. James was in the Army, a Vietnam survivor and loved being in the service. He was a police officer, certified welder, mobile home manager, a volunteer fireman in Holbrook, where Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Robert Canfield

Robert Morris Canfield passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at his home in Snowflake. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 1, at the Silver Creek Mortuary, located at 745 Paper Mill Road in Taylor Arizona. Interment will take place on Monday, April 2, at the Reed Hatch Memorial Cemetery in Read More…

Mar 302012
 
Ida ‘Bea’ O’Neal

Ida “Bea” O’Neal, 89, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012, while at the Life Care Center in Sierra Vista. Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Duncan Cemetery. She was born in Vernon on Jan. 14, 1923. From Huachuca City and a longtime Read More…

Mar 282012
 
DOC Dismisses Quaker Group’s Protest, So An Appeal Is Filed

By Teri Walker – A Quaker group that has been persistent in its fight against private prisons in Arizona has filed an appeal with the Arizona Department of Administration after the group’s protest against the Department of Corrections (DOC) was dismissed last week. The group, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and the NAACP (National Read More…

Mar 282012
 
NPC Board OKs Tuition/Fee Increases, Major Facility Improvement Projects

By Teri Walker – Members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board took their first look at the Northland Pioneer College 2012-13 preliminary budget last week, approved tuition and course fee increases, and gave the green light on a number of engineering and construction projects that will get underway this year. Vice President Read More…

Mar 282012
 
NPC Foundation Is Surprised By College’s Move To Cut Ties

By Teri Walker – Northland Pioneer College Foundation Executive Director Lance Chugg was shocked by the decision made last week by the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board to cut ties with his organization, but recent discussions between the foundation and the college leave him hopeful the two organizations may be able to work Read More…

Mar 282012
 

By Sam Conner – Washington School Principal John Summerville recognized Celeste Hartnett at the March 21 Winslow School District Governing Board meeting for her actions in saving the life of a student. She had used the Heimlich maneuver to keep a student from choking. The board acted upon Arizona School Boards Association policy advisories as Read More…

Mar 282012
 

Four former railroad workers, all suffering from diagnosed cases of lung disease, recently filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway alleging exposure to dusty work conditions, which resulted in damage to their lungs and respiratory systems. Navajo Nation members Andrew Ashley of Houck, Ariz., Jimmy Bowman of Window Rock, Ariz., Jack Gilmore of St. Michaels, Ariz., Read More…

Mar 282012
 

Arizona ranks third in the nation in terms of solar system installation, according to the 2011 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Governor Jan Brewer announced March 22. More impressive, Arizona’s energy production from photovoltaic systems jumped from 63 to 273 megawatts between 2010 and 2011: a tremendous 333 Read More…