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Feb 272013
 

By Julie Wiessner Several residents of a Winslow neighborhood interested in promised sidewalk work in their area want to keep the City of Winslow on track with what they believe is a pledge given to them in 2011. These residents include former councilman Tom Chacon, Pelagio (Joe) Ortiz, Jerry Ortiz and Richard Smith. City Manager Read More…

Feb 272013
 

By Sam Conner Members of the Winslow Unified School District Governing Board approved the moving of all third grade classes to Bonnie Brennan School and all fifth grade classes to Washington School for the next school year at their Feb. 20 meeting. Superintendent Doug Watson explained plans for the next several years regarding class placements. Read More…

Feb 272013
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Lady Bulldogs’ new softball coach, Kelli Fifelski, is looking forward to a good season. She noted that after two weeks of practice and a scrimmage with Payson she has seen a lot of talented, devoted, hardworking, well disciplined young ladies. She says that they have the skills, heart and determination Read More…

Feb 272013
 

The names of those who qualify, but have not yet been listed on the Taylor Veterans Memorial must be submitted by Friday, March 15. Qualifications are to be born and raised in Taylor, or have lived in Taylor 10 years prior to 2001 and served during wartime only. New recruits must have lived in Taylor Read More…

Feb 272013
 
Twin  Arrows  Casino To Open In May

By Linda Kor The Twin Arrows Casino and Resort is set to open its doors in just a few months, and the $130 million, 170,000-square foot facility promises to offer plenty of entertainment. This is the Navajo Nation’s fourth gaming venture, and it is being promoted as one of the most elaborate casinos in the Read More…

Feb 272013
 

By Nick Worth A school safety bill that would allow a designated school employee to be trained and armed for the purpose of defending a campus has been introduced in the Arizona House of Representatives, but it finds no support among Interstate 40 corridor school superintendents. The bill is sponsored by Representative David Stevens (R) Read More…

Feb 272013
 

By Naomi Hatch Members of the Taylor Town Council reviewed applications submitted for the interim town manager position during a special meeting held Feb. 19. Council members and Town Attorney Sterling Solomon went into executive session to discuss and consider employment related issues regarding the positions of interim town manager and town manager. Approximately an Read More…

Feb 272013
 
Eight Candidates Seeking Election To Taylor Council

By Naomi Hatch Eight candidates are seeking election to one of four seats on the Taylor Town Council, including Vice Mayor Jane Lee, Councilman Alan Ramage, and Erin Amos, Ron Bish, Jason Brubaker, Carl Cosper, Lynn DeWitt and Dave Smith. Following are the candidates’ statements. Erin Amos “I appreciate the opportunity that I have to Read More…

Feb 272013
 

Candidate forums are slated next week to provide the voters of Snowflake and Taylor an opportunity to hear the views of those seeking election to their town councils. The Snowflake Candidate Forum will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the Snowflake Fire Department. The Taylor Candidate Forum will be held at Read More…