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Jun 282013
 

By Linda Kor A request by Dixon Oates to obtain commercial zoning for property he owns approximately 10 miles east of Snowflake off the Concho Highway was denied by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors after concerns over the use of the property to grow medical marijuana were presented by not only two residents in Read More…

Jun 282013
 

By Linda Kor During Tuesday’s meeting of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors, a number of items were brought forward for approval including more than $1.2 million in health related services to be provided to residents throughout the county. While the items were approved, one supervisor expressed concern regarding the services being provided. Those items Read More…

Jun 282013
 
Wildlife Photography Brings Peace, Solace To Anita Strawn de Ojeda

By Nick Worth Anita Strawn de Ojeda has a way with wildlife. The Holbrook photographer, teacher and freelance writer has spent the last two years with her camera, capturing both landscape photos of the American West and close-up shots of wild animals and birds. Ojeda uses a Canon 60D digital camera body, coupled with a Read More…

Jun 262013
 

The June 19 meeting of the Winslow School District Governing Board was cancelled due to lack of a quorum. A special meeting to authorize the proposed district budget for the new school year will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 28. Agenda items from the June 19 meeting will also be addressed at Read More…

Jun 262013
 

By Naomi Hatch The Taylor Town Council met in special session June 19 to discuss potential litigation with Hancock Cattle Co., LLC. Though Eddie Hancock was not present to represent Hancock Cattle, the council went into executive session for nearly an hour. Upon returning to regular session, the council unanimously agreed to table the item. Read More…

Jun 262013
 

By Naomi Hatch “We feel something should be recorded to show why you have a 65’ easement on Center Street,” said Velma Perkins. She and her husband, Gayle Perkins, submitted a letter to the Taylor Town Council, the mayor and town administration in 2002 requesting the town enforce its public roadways so the Perkins would Read More…

Jun 262013
 

The Holbrook Summer Blood Drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, in the Bloodmobile parked at the Navajo County Governmental Complex off of South Highway 77. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-827-4376 or go online to www.BloodHero.com (Sponsor code: Holbrook). All donors will receive a ticket to the Read More…

Jun 262013
 

By Nick Worth Science teachers in Navajo and Apache counties are going to be getting some help this fall. On June 7, the Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) unveiled the results of a study conducted among educators in Arizona’s 13 rural counties, which, according to the foundation, yielded “alarming” results. According to the foundation’s press release, Read More…

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