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May 252012
 
Juvenile Probationers Make Blankets For Campus Of Care

Photo courtesy of Navajo County Juvenile Services – Arno Hall, director of Navajo County Juvenile Services, presents fleece blankets made by Navajo County juvenile probationers to Sandra Lewis, the social service director for Campus of Care in Winslow. The youth made the blankets as part of their community service probation requirements after being remanded to Read More…

May 252012
 

By Sam Conner – Winslow City Manager Jim Ferguson noted Tuesday evening that he was happy to learn that the U.S. Forest Service has awarded a contract to Pioneer Associates to establish a wood product plant in Winslow, and to gather wood materials and thin the forest to lessen the fire damage. Speaking to those Read More…

May 252012
 

The Holbrook School District and Holbrook Elks Lodge No. 2450 have named Holbrook’s outstanding teachers of the year. Advanced Placement English teacher Faith Caffey was named Holbrook High School Teacher of the Year. LouAnn McLaws, who teaches sixth, seventh and eighth grade math, earned the honor for Holbrook Junior High School. Music teacher Heidi Hunsaker Read More…

May 252012
 

By Tammy Gray – Although no action could be taken, Holbrook City Council members discussed the possibility of leasing the old Northland Pioneer College (NPC) dormitory to a faith-based group for $1 per year Tuesday evening. City Manager Ray Alley noted that the dormitory buildings, which are now owned by the city, are in need Read More…

May 252012
 

By Tammy Gray – Although the issue has not been put back on the agenda, Holbrook City Councilman Wade Carlisle addressed the cost of supporting the White Mountain Connection bus service during his report at the May 22 council meeting. “Compared to running your own vehicle, it’s a huge cost savings,” he said. “We don’t Read More…

May 252012
 

By Linda Kor – The Navajo County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program will receive special notice on statewide television beginning June 1 when a 30-second commercial will begin airing as a promotion for the state lottery. The commercial was filmed in Winslow, and features 13-year-old Michael Harrison, who resides there, as does his CASA Read More…

May 252012
 

By Linda Kor – The heads of various Navajo County departments went before the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday for budget hearings and to discuss department expectations for fiscal year 2013. Finance Director James Menlove opened the discussion by stating that the county looks to be finishing this budget year in the black by just Read More…

May 252012
 
Guadalupe Gonzales

Maria de Guadalupe “Lupe” Gonzales, 85, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Friends and family viewing will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Greer’s Mortuary in Winslow, followed by a celebration of life service at 2 p.m. Read More…

May 252012
 
Norman F. Ellison

Norman F. Ellison departed this life to live with our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the age of 91 years, six months and two days. Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock this afternoon (May 25) at Norvel Owens Mortuary, located at 1505 W. Third St. in Winslow. Interment with military Read More…

May 252012
 

Ritchie Dixson, 49, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012, at his home in Winslow. Funeral services will be held at 10 o’clock this morning (May 25) at First Indian Baptist Church, and will be preceded by a viewing at 9 a.m. Ritchie was born on June 20, 1962, in Winslow. Survivors include his mother, Read More…

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