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Jul 262013
 

By Nick Worth Financial needs related to the construction of the renovated Navajo County Jail and the proposed construction of the new Navajo County Road Yard in Holbrook were the subject of a public hearing at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Finance Director James Menlove informed the board of up to $10.625 million of pledged Read More…

Jul 262013
 

By Nick Worth Arizona Public Service Company (APS) officials have responded to a May 23 letter issued by the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) in which the commission “…expressed a desire to receive and consider comments from any and all interested parties regarding whether it is in the public interest to implement retail electric competition in Read More…

Jul 262013
 

By Linda Kor Lack of funding for the nation’s largest forest restoration effort may delay plans to clear 300,000 acres across four northern Arizona forests. Last Friday, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it may approve the transfer of the contract to another company to conduct thinning on almost two million acres in northern Arizona Read More…

Jul 242013
 

By Naomi Hatch The Snowflake Unified School District Governing Board held a public hearing on the 2013-14 budget July 15. The board later approved the $14 million budget. Business Manager Mark Ollerton gave a presentation on the budget, noting that as a result of the district’s declining enrollment there is a tuition loss from state Read More…

Jul 242013
 

By Nick Worth Prospect Global Resources Inc. officials announced last week that a team of engineering and consulting firms has completed work on a pre-feasibility study for the company’s potash project in the Holbrook Basin. The study was performed by Tetra Tech Inc., a leading provider of consulting, engineering, construction management and technical services worldwide. Read More…

Jul 242013
 

Sharon Keith, 70, passed away in the early morning of Saturday July 20, 2013, in El Paso, Texas. It was unexpected, but she had grown ill over the last several years and now she can rest in peace. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at Owens Livingston Read More…

Jul 242013
 
Jim Colbath

James Stacey “Jim” Colbath, 79, of Winslow passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. A celebration of life was held July 22 at Norvel Owens Mortuary in Winslow. He was born in 1934 in Taylor. Jim’s passion for life was shown by his great love for family, his hard work and happy personality. He loved Read More…

Jul 242013
 
Journeys To Winslow Will Focus On Flying

The Old Trails Museum continues its Journeys to Winslow Speaker Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at La Posada Hotel with the free presentation of Coast to Coast in 48 Hours! Winslow and America’s First Transcontinental Airline Service. In addition, the Winslow Airport Commission, Winslow Rotary Club and Wiseman Aviation will host the Read More…

Jul 242013
 

By Julie Wiessner Holbrook Junior High School challenged its students during their summer school program for three weeks in June. The first week students were involved with a forensics crime scene unit, the second week, a microscopic exploration, and the third week, a robotics engineering mini project using Bee-Bots and Lego Mindstorm Robots. “The interesting Read More…