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Aug 232013
 

John Butler Penrod, 85, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Flagstaff. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Lakeside Cemetery in Pinetop-Lakeside. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel in Winslow. He was born July 25, 1928, in Read More…

Aug 232013
 
Louise M. Guffey

Louise Movine Guffey, 89, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at her home in Snowflake. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 o’clock tonight (Aug. 23) at Owens Livingston Mortuary in Snowflake. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Burton Baptist Church, with Reverend Matt Gaston officiating. Read More…

Aug 232013
 

By Nick Worth Reacting to rumors about the disbanding of the Holbrook Police Department, an overflow crowd of concerned citizens jammed the city hall meeting room Monday night for a city council meeting held to approve the Holbrook property tax rate. The crowd was too large for the meeting room, and people were standing inside Read More…

Aug 232013
 
Ed Seal Takes Cholla’s Helm

By Nick Worth After a lifetime career in the Navy, Ed Seal was looking for a new challenge when he retired from the service on May 31 after 30 years in the submarine service. During his time in the Navy, Seal held command of two nuclear-powered submarines, as well as a surface ship responsible for Read More…

Aug 232013
 
Annual Navajo County Fair Is Just Around The Corner

By Linda Kor The 82nd annual Navajo County Fair is slated for the week of Sept. 11-15, bringing with it a host of entertainment. Featured performers include Darkness Dear Boy on Sept. 12 and 13, and Madison Rising performing Sept. 13 and 14. Other entertainers throughout the week along the midway include the Walking Tree Read More…

Aug 232013
 
College Board Learns Of NALETA Success

By Julie Wiessner During the Aug. 20 meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board, members heard a presentation by Navajo County Sheriff KC Clark and Chief Deputy James Molesa about the success of the graduates in the first Intensive Police Academy class held at the Northeastern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy in Read More…

Aug 212013
 

By Sam Conner A group of approximately 20 persons met Aug. 15 at the Winslow Police Station for a strategic planning session on how to handle the problems related to alcohol and drug abuse. At the meeting were Winslow police officers, including Chief Steve Garnett, Fire Chief James Hernandez, representatives of Community Bridges led by Read More…

Aug 212013
 

By Naomi Hatch The annual Taylor Sweet Corn Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, with most events taking place at the rodeo grounds. The celebration opens at 6:30 a.m. with the Sweet Triathlon, which starts at the Snowflake Swimming Pool. For more information, contact Drew Griffin at (928) 243-5502. Breakfast will be served Read More…

Aug 212013
 

A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Snowflake Unified School District by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report. An Award of Finance Reporting Achievement was awarded to Business Manager Mark Ollerton for preparing the annual report. Superintendent Read More…

Aug 212013
 

By Naomi Hatch “We have great news on tax rates,” Snowflake Unified School District Superintendent Hollis Merrell advised the governing board Aug. 15. The total tax rate for 2013-14 is $5.7807 per $100 of assessed valuation, an increase of just 5.52 cents overall. Merrell noted that the secondary tax rate is a debt service and Read More…