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Jul 302014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council approved an emergency ordinance July 22 to set the property tax levy rate at $1.2831 per $100 of assessed property valuation, an increase from the previous rate of $1.1934. This item was removed from the last agenda, as not enough members were present to pass it as an Read More…

Jul 302014
 

By Sam Conner Former Councilwoman Judy Howell delivered an impassioned speech on the animal control facility during the July 22 Winslow City Council meeting. Howell noted that animals are not a political issue, but are special to her. She said that she will always fight for animals. The speech was given during the call to Read More…

Jul 302014
 

By Sam Conner Bill Bolin of the Rural Resources Center gave a presentation to the Winslow City Council July 22 regarding resources available for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Winslow Chamber of Commerce Director Bob Hall endorsed the Rural Resource Center and what it provides. The Rural Resources Center is funded by a U.S. Department of Read More…

Jul 302014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Bulldogs basketball team enjoyed a busy and productive summer while participating in tournaments and events at a number of locations. Coach Ricky Greer reported that the team had played at Mesa Community College, where the Bulldogs won two games and lost one; at Blue Ridge, where they went 3-2; at Read More…

Jul 302014
 

By Tammy Gray Voters in the upcoming primary election will find fewer polling places, but shorter check-in lines. Navajo County Elections Director Johnathan Roes explained during a presentation to the board of supervisors that the elections department has decided to consolidate some polling places in order to reduce costs and consolidate efforts. For Holbrook, Winslow, Read More…

Jul 302014
 
Community Tree Council Visits Snowflake

By Naomi Hatch Members of the Arizona Community Tree Council visited Snowflake July 21 to “honor our commitment to the Arizona Community Tree Council and Tree City USA by planting a tree at Fredrickson Park,” said Bruce Mighton, arborist for the Town of Snowflake. Ron Kemble is on the Arizona Community Tree Council board of Read More…

Jul 302014
 

Ruby Yellowhair, 75, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Lakeside. A prayer service was held July 26 at Madre de Dios Catholic Church in Winslow. Interment followed in Desert View Cemetery in Winslow. She was born on May 21, 1939, to John and Ella Mae Yellowhair in Low Mountain. Ruby was an accomplished Read More…

Jul 302014
 

A sing-a-bration memorial service for Margaret Snider, 76, who passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Faith Assembly of God in Holbrook. A potluck will follow the service.

Jul 302014
 

Hiram Scranton, 80, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Prescott Valley, surrounded by his family. No services will be held. He was born on Aug. 2, 1933. A resident of Joseph City, he was affectionately known as “Hy” to all his friends and family. He loved to fish, spend time out doors and Read More…

Jul 302014
 

Harold Polacca Jr., 57, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winslow. Traditional burial was held July 27 at Sand Hills Ranch, Polacca. He was born on Jan. 12, 1957, to Harold Sr. and Alice L. Polacca in Keams Canyon. Harold was a Kachina doll carver. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Read More…

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