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Jun 292012
 
Apache Crown Dancers Are Highlight Of Petrified Forest Cultural Market

Photo by David Velk Despite an impressive variety of fine arts and crafts, the unquestioned high point of the fourth annual Petrified Forest National Park Cultural Art Market was the Indian dancing, including the Apache Crown Dancers from Theodore Roosevelt School Indian Club in Ft. Apache. Groups representing the Apache, Navajo and Zuni traditions used Read More…

Jun 292012
 
Jobs And Logging Are Focus Of Pioneer Associates’ Talk

By Linda Kor – Representatives from Pioneer Associates (also known as Pioneer Forest Products) are making the rounds this week to various public meetings, including a visit to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Mike Cooley, one of the principal managers of the company, addressed the board regarding the contract awarded to Pioneer by the U.S. Read More…

Jun 292012
 
Report Outlines Preservation Work Needed At Historic Courthouse

By Tammy Gray – A minimum of $206,800 in preservation work is needed for the historic Navajo County courthouse in downtown Holbrook, according to a report prepared by Reece Angell Rowe Architects. The report is the first step in what county and city officials hope will be a grant-driven process for com-pleting the work. County Read More…

Jun 292012
 
A History Of The O’Hacos And Their Ranch Recounted

By Barbara Arthur – On a night unlike any other, Second Saturday was celebrated June 9 at the Eagles Pavilion in Winslow. Despite the blowing wind, an enthralled audience learned about ranching around Winslow. Dave Hartman assured everyone the wind always blew when branding occurred. To set the stage, hay bales were placed with some Read More…

Jun 292012
 

By Sam Conner – The Winslow City Council met in a special session on Tuesday to hear a presentation regarding completion of a flood plain map revision and submittal of it to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Three options were considered, and the council approved the one which would possibly remove some 900 properties Read More…

Jun 292012
 

By Tammy Gray and Linda Kor – The Holbrook City Council approved a $10.1 million tentative budget for fiscal year 2012-13 Tuesday evening. The budget presented to the council is up from last year’s $9.6 million budget, but down from the 2010-11 fiscal year budget of $11 million. Major increases from last year’s budget include Read More…

Jun 292012
 

By Linda Kor – Visitors and residents of central Navajo County will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate the Independence Day holiday this year. The fun begins this weekend and will continue through Wednesday, July 4. Taylor Once again the Town of Taylor will celebrate Independence Day to the beat of a famous bass drum Read More…

Jun 292012
 

By Sam Conner – The city engineer’s contract was renewed at Tuesday evening’s Winslow City Council meeting. Engineer Mark Woodson noted that he likes working for the city and has knowledge of it. He agreed to accept a three-year extension with no increase in rates, which was offered by a motion of the council. It Read More…

Jun 292012
 

By Linda Kor Members of the Joseph City School District Governing Board approved a proposed budget of $4.3 million budget for fiscal year 2013 as they met in a special meeting June 21. The total presented reflects a five percent decrease from the previous year’s budget due primarily to a decrease in student count. The Read More…

Jun 292012
 
Hazel Jacobs

Hazel Laurine Jacobs, 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 8, 2012, in Snowflake. She was born on Feb. 17, 1924, to Cleo and Vivian Dicus in Kansas City, Mo. Hazel married Austin Lee Jacobs in October 1939. They were married for 45 years before he passed away in January 1985. She worked for many Read More…

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