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Jul 182012
 

Bread of Life Mission’s Northern Arizona Christian Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Holbrook’s Hidden Cove Golf Course. Registration for the three-person scramble tourney is scheduled from 8 to 8:45 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The field will be limited to the first 20 teams to sign Read More…

Jul 182012
 

By Tammy Gray With campaign signs suddenly sprouting up across the county, it’s hard to forget that it’s an election year. It is easy, however, to lose track of important election and voter registration dates. The last day to register to vote in the primaries is less than two weeks away. Voters must register by Read More…

Jul 182012
 
Crows' Nest

Photo by Naomi Hatch Town of Taylor employees cut down a dead pine tree in the cemetery and found a crows’ nest. The crows collected all kinds of things to make the nest, including baling wire, wire from a bed, pine cones, and a variety of ropes and cloth.

Jul 182012
 

By Tammy Gray It’s a good news/bad news scenario in Catalyst Paper’s 2011 sustainability report. The report, issued at the end of June, highlights the company’s efforts to successfully emerge from court-ordered creditor protection, as well as its environmental and safety record. The good news is that Catalyst ranked high in corporate citizenship, environmental practices, Read More…

Jul 132012
 
County Supervisors Approve $113 Million Tentative Budget

By Tammy Gray – A $113.3 million tentative budget was adopted by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The 2012-13 budget includes $39.3 million in general fund expenditures, and $74 million in capital and other special projects. General fund expenditures are mainly used for employee salaries and benefits, as well as for maintenance, Read More…

Jul 132012
 
Winslow Council Is Concerned About Consolidated Elections

By Sam Conner – Members of the Winslow City Council voted Tuesday evening to write a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice regarding what they believe would be the harmful and undesirable effects likely from HB 2826, which would require that all elections be consolidated onto the same dates as state elections. The action Read More…

Jul 132012
 
Petrified Forest Cultural Demonstrator Program Has Special Offering July 14

Photo by David Velk – Petrified Forest National Park’s summer Cultural Demonstrator program offers a doubleheader on Saturday, July 14, when the combined talents of the Warhorse International dance group and the Goodluck silversmiths will be displayed at the Painted Desert Inn. From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the husband and wife team of Teddy Read More…

Jul 132012
 

The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash of a small airplane that blocked a portion of Coopertown Road south of Winslow near the airport at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. According to Commander John James, one fatality was confirmed. The plane is a small, amateur built experimental plane registered out of California. Read More…

Jul 132012
 

By Tammy Gray – More than $418,000 in criminal justice grants were accepted by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Included were a $245,193 Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Byrne grant, a $93,632 drug, gang and violent crime control grant, and a $79,184 crime victim compensation grant. The largest of the three, the Byrne grant, Read More…

Jul 132012
 

By Linda Kor – The Show Low Police Department has named Officers Steve Williams and Rodney Hall as those involved in the fatal shooting of a Show Low man last week. Williams reportedly fired the fatal shots. The shooting occurred on Wednesday, July 4, after the officers responded to a domestic violence call on West Read More…