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Aug 302013
 

By Julie Wiessner Members of the Winslow Unified School District Governing Board approved the retirement of Superintendent Doug Watson at their Aug. 21 meeting, effective June 30, 2014. Watson began work 33 years ago in the 1981-82 school year at Winslow High School as a science teacher and became superintendent during the 2009-10 school year. Read More…

Aug 302013
 

A school supply drive will be underway in the coming week to assist Winslow schoolteachers in stocking up their classrooms. Teachers are supplied the necessary tools needed to educate Winslow children, but are in need of incidentals that assist them in offering a quality, well rounded and sanitary school experience. Needed items include tissue, wipes, Read More…

Aug 302013
 
Joel Ruechel Is Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Twenty-nine years of revered service prompted the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council (APAAC) to present Deputy Navajo County Attorney Joel Ruechel with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual ceremony this month. Ruechel joined Navajo County as a prosecutor in 1984. He quickly rose through the ranks to become the top trial attorney in the Read More…

Aug 302013
 
June Lottie Brewer

June Lottie Reidhead Brewer, 96, went to join her eternal sweetheart, Smith F. Brewer, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. She passed away peacefully at Flagstaff Medical Center after a short illness. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the funeral, which will be held at 2 o’clock this afternoon (Aug. 30) at the Read More…

Aug 302013
 

By Nick Worth The Holbrook City Council moved quickly through the two-item agenda of a special meeting held Tuesday evening. Vice Mayor Charles Haussman ran the meeting in the absence of Mayor Jeff Hill. Councilmen Phil Cobb and Richard Peterson were also absent from the meeting. One item was a suggestion to go back to Read More…

Aug 302013
 

By Greg Perkins For area teams, the scrimmages are over and the new football season kicks off tonight (Aug. 30) with Holbrook, Winslow and Snowflake all taking to the field for the first time. Joseph City opens its season on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 31. Holbrook travels to Winslow for another chapter of the I-40 rivalry Read More…

Aug 302013
 
Winslow Gains Recognition As An Emerging Arts Community

By Julie Wiessner Traveling along Second Street in Winslow, it is apparent that artistic hands are at work. The newly repainted Standin’ on the Corner mural by illusionist painter John Pugh beckons to visitors at the corner of Second Street and Campbell Avenue, with the Snowdrift Art Space just to the west and La Posada Read More…

Aug 302013
 

The Holbrook High School Youth Cheerleading Clinic will be held from 4:15 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at the HHS cafeteria. The clinic is open to boys and girls aged 4 to 16. Participants will perform at halftime of the Roadrunners’ football game with Lee Williams High School that evening. All are asked Read More…

Aug 302013
 
Barrel Race Winners Are Noted

An Arizona District 4 National Barrel Horse Association competition was held Aug. 24 at the Apache County Fairgrounds in St. Johns. Results for Open Barrels follow. In 1-D competition, Jody Heisler, riding Stella, won with a time of 16.489, earning $122; followed by Marisa Simpson on Pepper in 16.835, earning $81. In 2-D competition, Lisa Read More…