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Aug 312012
 

By Nick Worth The Navajo County Board of Supervisors approved the election of $1,077,827 in federal money paid to the state and allocation of 15 percent of that total to Title II funding for the 2012 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. Supervisors J.R. DeSpain, Jesse Thompson and David Tenney were present at the Read More…

Aug 292012
 

By Greg Perkins Kent Baldwin, first year head coach of the Joseph City volleyball team, was pleased with the outcome of last Friday’s three-team scrimmage held in Holbrook, and his team is looking forward to an exciting year. The Lady Wildcats joined Holbrook and Hopi in a rotation style format, which included each team playing Read More…

Aug 292012
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Junior High School seventh grade football team defeated their counterparts from Blue Ridge 36-14 on the home field last Wednesday in the first game of the season for any Winslow team. Michael Bonner scored the young Bulldogs’ first touchdown on a two-yard run. Blue Ridge tied the game at 6-6 Read More…

Aug 292012
 

By Naomi Hatch “I saw firsthand the problems we had as far as drugs in our community,” Snowflake-Taylor Police Chief Jerry VanWinkle advised the Snowflake Town Council last week as he recalled growing up in the commu-nity. He has worked for the town for 22 years and noted, “We have an epidemic and we’re striving Read More…

Aug 292012
 

By Greg Perkins The Roadrunners’ football season opener didn’t go as hoped by their fans. Facing a bigger and stronger Lobo squad, a good sized home crowd witnessed the Birds battle tough through the first couple of series, but midway through the first, Ty Reidhead broke loose on a 40-yard scoring run putting Snowflake on Read More…

Aug 292012
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Bulldogs opened their 2012 season with a 52-7 victory over the Sedona Red Rock Scorpions on the road last Friday. Kelly Wood scored on a 75-yard run on the second play of the game. Jonathan Oso booted the conversion for a 7-0 Winslow lead. Oso scored a touchdown on a Read More…

Aug 282012
 

By Greg Perkins With Holbrook and Alchesay on the docket the first two weeks of the season, Snowflake’s Lobos basically will have had a couple of extra weeks to prepare for Blue Ridge, which shows up in week three. Based on their performance in the season opener in Holbrook last Friday, Snowflake is certainly headed Read More…

Aug 282012
 

By Naomi Hatch “I’m sleeping a lot better these days, especially with the rain, knowing the basin is handling the lion’s share of the water,” engineer Rob Toy, who has spent years working on the Southern Solution to control flood wa-ters, told the Snowflake Town Council Aug. 21. “This project has gone quite a long Read More…