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Aug 282013
 

By Julie Wiessner Alyson Bottke, Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) teacher for the Winslow Unified School District, presented information to the district governing board Aug. 21 meeting explaining how the program is facilitated in the Winslow Schools and received approval for changes in qualifying for the program. At the elementary schools students enrolled in GATE Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Julie Wiessner Winslow utilities rates rose again on Aug. 22 within 28 days of the first increase, after five years of remaining fairly stable. The monthly water rights surcharge has also been raised on each customer’s bill. The first increase in utilities rates went into effect July 25, and included water and sewer base Read More…

Aug 282013
 

The third annual Sweet Tri Triathlon will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31, as part of the Taylor Sweet Corn Festival on Labor Day Weekend. With individual and relay categories in the main event and a youth duathlon (run, bike, run) race for the kids, the Sweet Tri has something for the whole family. Entries Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Naomi Hatch Taylor’s first Labor Day festival, the Cucumber Festival, was held in 1948 to celebrate the cucumber business, recognizing the importance of cucumber production to the local economy. The Cucumber Queen won her title by selling the most tickets to the Labor Day dance. One of the prizes included a watch, which was Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Naomi Hatch Taylor residents will be rolling out the golden carpet for family, friends and visitors coming to town for the annual Sweet Corn Festival on Saturday, Aug. 31. This year’s theme is Growing With Pride, and most events will take place at the rodeo grounds. The celebration opens at 6:30 a.m. with the Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Greg Perkins Head Coach Darwin Rawlins has to replace several seniors lost through graduation, but still has high hopes for the 2013 version of the Lady Lobo soccer team. “This will be a rebuilding year because we lost seven starting seniors, but we expect to get to the playoffs and do well,” stated the Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Greg Perkins The Lobos will open the gridiron season on the road on Friday, Aug. 30, traveling to Mingus where they will face a Marauder team coming off an 8-4 season. Last season Snowflake, which went 10-3 before losing out in the state semi-final round, dominated this match-up, winning 37-17 and more than doubling Read More…

Aug 282013
 

By Nick Worth Passport Potash Inc. announced last Wednesday it has signed a further amendment to the option agree-ment with Twin Buttes Ranch, LLC. This is the third time Passport and Twin Buttes have amended the option, which allows Passport to pur-chase the Twin Buttes Ranch. The original Aug. 28, 2009, option agreement was subsequently Read More…

Aug 282013
 
John T. ‘Jack’ Harrison

John T. “Jack” Harrison, 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Snowflake. A graveside service will be held in Provo, Utah, where he will be interned with his late wife, Lynn. He was born Sept. 4, 1919, in Manti, Utah, to James Eugene and Blanche Evelyn Bird Harrison. The family moved to Read More…