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Aug 212012
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Bulldog football team held a brief controlled scrimmage with the Cowboys last Thursday in Camp Verde. The scrimmage was ended after 21 plays due to the danger posed by a lightning storm. Winslow ran 11 plays and reached the end zone twice. Camp Verde did not score in 10 plays. Read More…

Aug 212012
 

By Nick Worth In a move to upgrade the city’s sewer system and save money, the Holbrook City Council approved Ordi-nance 12-05 authorizing the purchase of a 90’x150’ lot from Mary Barker for $8,000. City Manager Ray Alley told the council purchase of the property would allow him to get rid of one of the Read More…

Aug 212012
 

By Greg Perkins The Snowflake Lobos open the football season on Friday night with a short trip to Holbrook, where they will take on a Roadrunner team hoping to pull off what would have to be considered a huge upset. The Lobos finished last season with an overall mark of 10-2, losing to Florence in Read More…

Aug 212012
 

By Sam Conner The Arizona Department of Corrections held a public meeting in Winslow last Thursday to complete one of the required steps before it awards a contract for building and operation of a private prison. Department of Corrections Director Chuck Ryan noted that it was one of five public meetings being held in communities Read More…

Aug 212012
 

By Sam Conner Winslow School District Assistant Superintendent Lance Heister advised the school board last week that the solar power projects being constructed at no cost to the district would save an estimated $400,000 in 20 years of use. Arizona Public Service (APS) Co. has received considerable federal money for grants such as the one Read More…

Aug 202012
 

Ernest John Thorpe passed away in the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in Snowflake after fighting a valiant battle with cancer. His funeral will be held today (Aug. 22) at Snowflake Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The viewing will be at 1 p.m., with the service beginning at Read More…

Aug 202012
 

The annual Navajo County Junior Miss Pageant will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Navajo County Fairgrounds. Girls aged 5-17 are invited to compete, and must attend workshops slated from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 1 and 8. There is a $45 fee for each contestant. The competition includes party Read More…

Aug 202012
 

By Linda Kor A ruling made by the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of a lower court to allow the one percent sales tax initiative to remain on the November ballot. The incident arose after Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s office received a photocopy of the initiative from supporters that omitted two Read More…

Aug 162012
 

By Nick Worth A hiring fair will be held only for employees of the Catalyst Paper Mill and the Apache Railway on Friday, Sept. 14, according to Judy Bratcher, Workforce Investment Act executive director for the Navajo and Apache Counties Workforce Partnership. The fair will run from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will be Read More…

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