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Mar 232012
 

By Teri Walker – After a 29-year partnership, Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is severing its relationship with the NPC Foundation. The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board voted 4-0 Tuesday to cut ties with the college’s nonprofit arm, at the recommendation of college staff and attorneys. NPC President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout conveyed the recommendation Read More…

Mar 232012
 

An attentive second Saturday audience listened to Ken Evans’ recent presentation about Homolovi State Park and early Mormon settlements. They also enjoyed his many photos and documents of the area. Ken, as Homolovi Park ranger, shared the evidence of how Native Americans and early settlers solved the problems of survival, which now exist on the Read More…

Mar 232012
 
Navajo County Historical Society Members Help Preserve History

  By Linda Kor – The Historic Navajo County Courthouse lies as a jewel at the center of Holbrook. Built in 1898, it served as the county courthouse until 1976, and has been the site of many notorious trials, housed many criminals in its basement jail cells and is currently the site of the Navajo Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Teri Walker – After facing a series of expensive emergency repairs requiring tow fees of $1,000 each, City Manager Ray Alley asked permission of the Holbrook City Council this week to declare Auto Safety House of Holbrook the sole source provider for heavy duty truck repairs. “Auto Safety House is the only provider for Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Naomi Hatch – The Snowflake Town Council evaluated the goals for a Fire Services Committee during a meeting on March 20. After discussion, it was agreed that services both in and out of town present an issue and that to provide services in town there are not adequate resources to meet the needs. Council Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow City Council met in a special strategic planning session Monday. The daylong session involved department heads and other city staff members speaking of their departments’ tasks, goals and needs for the future. Mayor Robin Boyd summed up the meeting afterward as being helpful for future planning, which the city Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Naomi Hatch – One Stop 2, located at 379 South Main Street, in Snowflake, received approval from the Snowflake Town Council to apply for a license to sell beer and wine. One Stop 2 was recently purchased by Mohammad Islam of Chandler and a public hearing was held on Tuesday, March 20, regarding the Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Greg Perkins – With snow on the ground in Eager, Holbrook’s game against Round Valley originally scheduled as a road game was moved to Holbrook where the Birds shut out the Elks 8-0 on Monday afternoon. There may not have been snow on the ground, but snow was flying across the field on a Read More…

Mar 232012
 

By Greg Perkins – Playing in the 20-team Gracie Haught Classic tournament held in Payson last weekend, the Lady Roadrunners won just two of their six games. They had a tough start to pool play on Friday getting shut out 12-0 by the eventual tournament runner-up Benson. Holbrook gave up six runs in each of Read More…

Mar 232012
 
Lyn Edell Harwood

Lyn Edell Harwood of Snowflake, Ariz., passed away on March 19, 2012, at his home in Snowflake. He was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Grace, Idaho to John Edell Harwood and Alice Egbert Harwood, and grew up in Pocatello, Idaho. He moved to Salt Lake City, Milwaukee and Denver in his pursuit of his degrees Read More…