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Mar 282012
 

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has issued its first “stop-use order” for leaking underground storage tanks that are potentially threatening the public health and environment in the Town of Snowflake. “Although we normally attempt to work these issues out with companies, this case was severe and made it necessary to use this enhanced Read More…

Mar 282012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Snowflake boys’ track team captured another team title, this time at the Safford Invitational meet held last Thursday. The Lobos piled up 221 team points, easily winning over second place Empire with 85 and Morenci in third with 85. The Lady Lobos placed second as a team with 110 points. Read More…

Mar 282012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Lobos split their final two baseball games before heading into a week off for spring break. Hosting Payson last Tuesday, Snowflake took down the Longhorns 9-3, avenging a road loss at Payson just a week earlier. Playing in Holbrook two days later, the Lobos gave up eight runs to the Read More…

Mar 282012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Lady Wildcats of Joseph City placed fifth at the Safford Invitational track meet held March 22 and the boys team was ninth in the 17-team field. Safford took the girls’ title with 146.5, Snowflake was second with 110 and Benson was third with 83. Joseph City scored 36 points. Snowflake Read More…

Mar 282012
 

By Greg Perkins – The Holbrook boys placed eighth in their division of the 17-team Safford Invitational meet last Thursday, while the girls placed 13th. Snowflake easily won the boys’ team title with 221 points, followed by Empire with 85 and Morenci with 59. Holbrook scored 28. On the girls’ side, host Safford took the Read More…

Mar 282012
 
Minnie Begay Wade

Minnie Begay Wade, 72, a resident of Holbrook, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012, in Phoenix, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and other family members. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o’clock this morning (March 28) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Holbrook, with a viewing one hour Read More…

Mar 282012
 

Lee Claw, 74, entered into rest on Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Flagstaff. Graveside services were held March 26 at the family plot in Black Mesa. He was born Feb. 25, 1938. Survivors include his wife, Louise T. Claw of Black Mesa; two daughters, Carol Barton of Winslow and Eunice Bahe of Las Vegas; three Read More…

Mar 232012
 
WHS Speech And Debate Team Garners Four State Championships

By Linda Kor – The Winslow High School speech and debate team earned four state championships last weekend as WHS hosted the event that included 200 entries. Schools from all areas of the state were represented in the 1-3A Arizona Interscholastic Association State Speech and Debate Tournament. Winslow, the only school repre-senting northeastern Arizona, ranked Read More…

Mar 232012
 
APS Weighing Cholla’s Future

By Teri Walker – Ever increasing environmental restrictions have Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) weighing whether it will continue operating the Cholla Power Plant near Joseph City. Mark Schiavoni, APS senior vice president of fossil generation, says APS is closely watching wrangling within the state over EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) rulings that greatly influence Cholla’s Read More…

Mar 232012
 
Jo City Schools To Spend Nearly $1 Million On Energy Efficiency

By Teri Walker – The Joseph City Unified School District Governing Board voted 3-2 last week to approve a nearly $1 million project aimed at improving energy efficiency in district facilities. The contract, which is estimated at just over $995,000, is being awarded to Midstate Energy Performance of Phoenix to begin upgrades and replacement this Read More…