Jun 252014
 

By Tammy Gray Navajo County officials plan to help balance the proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budget with a property tax increase. Due to a $2.1 million shortfall, the budget proposal assumes that the county will levy the full rate of 81.85 cents per $100 of assessed property value in the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Read More…






Jun 252014
 
Cholla Power Plant’s Fate Remains Unknown As Coal Battle Rages On

By Tammy Gray While the battle over coal generated electricity rages on, the future of Arizona Public Service Company’s (APS) Cholla Power Plant remains undecided. Proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, which were unveiled on June 2, would require the state of Arizona to reduce carbon emissions by 52 percent, one of the highest reductions Read More…






Jun 202014
 

Mayzee Lynn Rutherford was born and passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in the arms of her loving parents, Craig and Courtney Rutherford. Mayzee touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends. Thankfully, our little angel is in the arms of her Heavenly Father, where we know she is safe and Read More…






Jun 202014
 
William A. Burgan

William Albert “Bill” Burgan, 92, passed away peacefully in Lakeside on Saturday, June 14, 2014. A viewing will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday June 21, at the Owens Livingston Mortuary-White Mountain Chapel, located at 320 N. Ninth St. in Show Low. A graveside service will follow at 10 a.m. at the Read More…






Jun 202014
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board approved the annual contract Tuesday for Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout. The contracted salary is $165,388, which includes a two percent increase approved for all college staff. Swarthout’s salary remains the lowest among the state’s community college presidents. The board also reviewed Read More…






Jun 202014
 

With Independence Day just around the corner, the town of Joseph City is preparing for its annual celebration. To start things off, a baseball tournament will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, at the Joseph City High School softball field. Contact Rachelle Roberson Hansen for more information at (928) 587-7940. On Friday, Read More…






Jun 202014
 
Hulet Students Show Their Dedication To Excellence

By Samantha Edwards As the 2013-14 school year concluded, two students at Hulet Elementary School in Holbrook, Emely Trujillo and Ramon Liu, merited recognition for their excellent academic performance and kind dispositions. Emely, who was a fourth grader at Hulet last semester, recently moved to Pinetop. While attending Hulet, she was a student in Kim Read More…






Jun 202014
 

By Linda Kor During the June 10 meeting of the Winslow City Council, resident Judy Howell addressed the council with concerns regarding the capacity of the new animal shelter being built. The current shelter has 23 working kennels that, according to Howell, held two or more dogs each at the end of May. A free Read More…






Jun 202014
 

By Linda Kor The Holbrook Chamber of Commerce met last week to elect new members to the board and to authorize the hiring of a new executive director. Larry Hager was re-elected to the board. New to the board are Ron Scheuerman, Earl Kester Jr., Richard Nowell and Troy Klein, who are filling vacancies left Read More…