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Jun 222012
 

Roger Ward Frost, 61, of Pinetop passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the Little Colorado Medical Center in Winslow. 

Private services are planned. He was born to the late Druce and Lydia (Penrod) Frost on March 26, 1951, in San Diego, Calif. Roger married the love of his life, Lu Anne Durney, on Read More…

Jun 222012
 

Norman Chee “Gilbert” Nez, 55, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012, in Dilkon. Funeral services were held June 21 at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel in Winslow. Interment followed in Desert View Cemetery in Winslow. He was born on June 4, 1957, in Winslow to Nephew C. Nez and Beth Nez. Norman was a handyman and Read More…

Jun 202012
 
Snowflake Historic Block Street Fair To Run Through Aug. 25

Photo by Naomi Hatch – The Snowflake Historic Block Street Fair, sponsored by the Snowflake/Taylor Chamber of Commerce and Snowflake-Taylor Tourism, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Aug. 25. Taking a tour of the square in a carriage from Horse Power Carriage Company are (left to right) Read More…

Jun 202012
 
Historic Dry Conditions Result In Implementation Of Fire Restrictions

By Tammy Gray – “According to the U.S. Forest Service, we’re in historic dry conditions. It’s the worst it’s been since they started keeping records. It’s about at the same levels as it was for the Rodeo-Chedeski fire,” remarked Navajo County Emergency Operations Deputy Plans Chief Catrina Roe. Fire restrictions are in place throughout all Read More…

Jun 202012
 

By Tammy Gray – Lennard Eltsosie’s name will not appear on the ballot against Navajo County School Superintendent Linda Morrow, but Eduardo Coronado will face off against incumbent John Lamb for the Navajo County Superior Court Judge Division III seat following court rulings on election nomination challenges. Morrow filed a challenge against Eltsosie that brought Read More…

Jun 202012
 

By Naomi Hatch – Mayor Kelly Willis asked tough questions when the issue of towns funding the White Mountain Connection bus line were brought before the Snowflake Town Council May 8. He said then that Show Low had a larger budget than Snowflake and should put more into the cost of funding the bus, but Read More…

Jun 202012
 
What A Difference A Decade Makes! A History Of IWES, Part II

By Susan Hayden – In designing the new To’hahadleeh Elementary School in Indian Wells with Design Cooperative South-west, Holbrook Schools Superintendent Tim Foist sought out the wishes of the teachers known to be transfer-ring out there, resulting in a building with good-sized classrooms and lots of natural light. The structure, built by Okland Construction Company Read More…

Jun 202012
 

By Linda Kor – Members of the Navajo County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) met last week to discuss their after action report pertaining to the simulation exercise held last month in cooperation with the Arizona Public Service Co. Cholla Power Plant near Joseph City. The simulation involved an emergency scenario in which a problem Read More…

Jun 202012
 
New Basketball Courts Laid At Hunt Park

Photo by Linda Kor – Holbrook city workers, including (left to right) Pat Serna, Assistant Manager Randy Sullivan, Levi Reyes, Marcos Serna, Chuck Olszewski and Mike Young, laid down some fresh concrete for two new basketball courts at Hunt Park last week. City Manager Ray Alley noted that he believes improvements such as the courts Read More…

Jun 202012
 

By Naomi Hatch – On behalf of the Historic Review Committee, Dean Porter presented an idea to the Snowflake Town Council last week to make Main Street even better by having flowerpots with wooden covers to make them look more western. Porter had talked to Lowe’s employees and reported, “They were quite excited about helping Read More…

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