May 282014
 

The Arizona Game and Fish Department recently completed its largest stocking of warmwater fish in the Lakeside-Pinetop and Show Low areas in more than 20 years. Fool Hollow and Woodland lakes received about 6,000 sunfish (600 pounds) between the two lakes, and Rainbow Lake, Scott Reservoir and Show Low Lake shared roughly 4,000 catfish (3,500 Read More…






May 282014
 

By Tammy Gray High winds and increasingly dry conditions led Navajo County officials to impose stage two emergency fire restrictions, or moderate restrictions, in all unincorporated areas of the county, effective May 23. The county was already under stage one fire restrictions. Previously allowed activities, such as campfires in developed campgrounds, are now prohibited. Sheriff Read More…






May 282014
 
S/T Firemen And EMTs Practice Dispensing Drugs During Disaster

By Naomi Hatch The Snowflake and Taylor fire departments held an exercise May 20 in which they dispensed drugs to prepare for a disaster requiring the 12,000 residents of the community to take preventative medication to stop the spread of disease. “We ran out of papers, that’s how fast we did it,” said Snowflake Fire Read More…






May 282014
 

A co-ed softball tournament is scheduled this Saturday, May 31, at the Holbrook City Softball Fields at Hunt Park. The entry fee is $150 per team plus two No. 44 core balls. ASA rules and bats will be used. Prizes will be awarded for first through third places. For registration information, call Kendall Bakurza at Read More…






May 282014
 

By Linda Kor A former Holbrook resident who had moved to Tempe is being mourned after she was shot and killed last week in a domestic violence incident involving her ex-boyfriend. According to a report in the The Arizona Republic, Charla Faust, 33, was observed arguing with suspect John Brazel, 33, at a complex in Read More…






May 282014
 
Angela Florez Recognized For Leadership Excellence

By Linda Kor Former Holbrook resident Angela Florez is being recognized by Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 program. Each year the program recognizes 40 of the Valley’s up and coming business leaders. The honorees are noted as being dynamic leaders in career fields who strive to inspire, innovate and instigate change. Florez and her Read More…






May 212014
 

An Arizona District 04 National Barrel Horse Association competition was held May 17 in St. Johns. Results for Open Barrels follow. In 1-D competition, Michele Stock, riding Mikey, won with a time of 15.850, earning $86; followed by Lisa Johnson on Brice in 15.923, earning $65; London Willis on Macy Grey in 16.148, earning $43; Read More…






May 212014
 

By Greg Perkins Snowflake’s golf team placed 13th at the Division III state tournament held last Friday and Saturday at the Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott.  Valley Christian took the team title with 583 strokes.  Estrella Foothills placed second with 602 and Phoenix Country Day was third with 606.  Blue Ridge finished fourth with Read More…






May 212014
 

By Greg Perkins Snowflake’s bid for a state title in softball came to a close in the semifinal round last Friday night in Phoenix. Facing top seeded Payson, No. 4 Snowflake came up short, falling 6-2 in the Lady Lobos’ final game of the season. Payson started quickly, hitting a home run in the Lady Read More…






May 212014
 
Randy Pritchard

Randy A. Pritchard was called home to our Heavenly Father on May 14, 2014, after a long, hard battle with Leukemia. Randy was born on Nov. 13, 1958, in Ohio, to Thomas Pritchard Jr. and Lillian Pritchard. He was the baby of four boys. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Donna Pritchard Read More…