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May 232012
 
Area Seniors Look Forward To Graduation This Week

By Linda Kor – Members of the Class of 2012 at area high schools will be honored at commencement exercises this week. The Winslow High School Commencement Exercises are scheduled at 8 o’clock tonight (May 23) at Emil Nasser Stadium. Leading the way will be Valedictorian Lorin Greenwood and Salutatorian Kelley Pugh. The Holbrook High Read More…

May 232012
 
Pioneer Wins Forest Thinning Contract

By Linda Kor – The U.S. Forest Service announced Friday the long-awaited outcome of a contract award for the thinning of 300,000 acres of Ponderosa pine, and Governor Jan Brewer declared it was “a red letter day for Arizona.” The announcement of Pioneer Forest Products as the recipient of the contract means a forward motion Read More…

May 232012
 
Waste-To-Energy Testing For DOD Underway In Snowflake

By Naomi Hatch – Nolan Larson was on a plane bound for Phoenix, coming home after a visit with his son in Virginia, when he began talking to the lady seated next to him. She said something about waste energy and being in need of a testing facility. Larson’s interest was peaked when she mentioned Read More…

May 232012
 
Larson Named To Advisory Council

Nolan Larson of Larson Waste in Snowflake has been appointed to the Arizona Commerce Authority Rural Business Development Advisory Council, representing Navajo County. Each county has a representative on the council, which reviews grants for the state in economic development. Larson was appointed due to his involvement in the RealAZ Corridor. Also appointed from the Read More…

May 232012
 
Pioneer Days Rodeo Queen Pageant Will Be Held Saturday

Contestants in the 2012 Snowflake Pioneers Days Rodeo Queen Pageant include (front row, left to right) Teen Queen candidates Desiree Walker and Payton Kennady, (middle row) Lil Darling candidate Kristen Herzmann, Queen candidate Jamie Dugger, Lil Darling candidate Jessica Lyndsey Geer, (back row) Queen candidate Raychelle Cahoon and Teen Queen candidate Brittany Case. The pageant Read More…

May 232012
 
Passport Unveils Latest Drill Results

By Teri Walker – Passport Potash Inc. is continuing to explore the land holdings it has acquired in the Holbrook Basin in an-ticipation of moving forward with a potash mining operation east of Holbrook, and has provided the first results from its 2012 drilling program. Passport had Saskatchewan Research Council Laboratories in Saskatoon, Canada, analyze Read More…

May 232012
 

The Hopi Travel Plaza, a subsidiary of the Hopi Tribe Economic Development Corporation (HTEDC), will be holding a Native American Market monthly this summer, beginning Memorial Day weekend. Arts and crafts booths will be set up, and performers are to be scheduled daily. The initial market will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Read More…

May 232012
 
HJHS Girls’ Track Team Places Fifth At WML Championships

The Holbrook Junior High School girls’ track team finished fifth in a field of 12 teams at the White Mountain League Championships held May 2 in Payson. Each event pitted the top eight competitors in the 13-team conference in running events, including the 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600 meter races, and the 400 meter Read More…

May 232012
 

The Holbrook Youth Basketball League will conduct skills camps June 4-7 and June 11-14 at the Hulet Elementary School gym. Ages 5 to 8 will attend from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; ages 8 to 11, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and ages 11-14, 1 to 2:30 p.m. The registration fee is $20 per participant per Read More…

May 232012
 

Peggy “Momma” DeBottis, 72, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Winslow. Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (May 23) at Desert View Baptist Church in Winslow, with interment to fol-low at Desert View Cemetery. Peggy was born Nov. 21, 1939, in Jenkins, Ky. She had been an Arizona resident Read More…