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Feb 222013
 

By Linda Kor Anyone contemplating getting a GED (General Education Development) diploma may have an added incentive to complete the testing this year. According to Blaine Hatch, vice president of Administrative Services for Northland Pioneer College, as of January 2014 the cost to complete that test is likely to increase substantially. During the Feb. 19 Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Naomi Hatch E-Rate vendors were approved by the Snowflake School District Governing Board last week. E-Rate is a federal program that provides discounts on telecommunications and Internet access to schools and libraries across the nation. The proposals were presented to the board by the district’s information technology director, Kent Drugge. He explained that proposals Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Greg Perkins After earning a bye in the first round of the Division III State Basketball Tournament, the Lobos showed no signs of rust with a 66-43 rout of Morenci in round two. Facing 20th seeded Morenci, the fourth ranked Snowflake squad moved on top quickly, gaining a 10-point edge through the first eight Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Nick Worth Prospect Global Resources, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary American West Potash LLC, has submitted applications for two key permits with the State of Arizona. The company filed its draft mineral development report with the Arizona State Land Department as part of an application to convert some of its state exploration permits Read More…

Feb 202013
 
California Trip Is OK’d For SHS Broadcasting Students

By Naomi Hatch After missing the annual field trip to California last year, students in Denice Westover’s broadcasting class at Snowflake High School will be making it this year, thanks a unanimous vote of the Snowflake School District Governing Board last week. Zarine Estelle spoke during the call to the public at the Feb. 14 Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Sam Conner Results of the City of Winslow’s curbside recycling survey show that many of citizens are not aware of the bulk pickup services provided by Waste Management in its contract with the city. Of the 176 responses to the survey, 147 noted that they had never used the service and most of those Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Sam Conner The Valley Christian Trojans ended the season for the Winslow Bulldogs by defeating them 62-49 in the opening round of the Arizona Division III State Basketball Tournament Feb. 11 in Chandler. The loss eliminated Winslow from the tournament and finished the Bulldogs’ season with a 16-13 record. Valley Christian held an 11-10 Read More…

Feb 202013
 

By Greg Perkins The Lady Wildcats appear to be on a collision course with top ranked Salt River after winning their second round state tournament game in convincing fashion over Pima. The fourth ranked Joseph City squad earned a first round bye and didn’t see much competition in the second round with a 49-16 win Read More…

Feb 202013
 
Teens Learn Dangers Of Distracted Driving

By Linda Kor How dangerous is it to text while driving? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it’s deadly. The average driver takes his eyes off the road 4.6 seconds to text, which is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field while blindfolded. In a presentation hosted by Cellular Read More…