Aug 292014
 

By Francie Payne Holbrook Justice of the Peace Evelyn Marez won re-election in Tuesday’s primary and B.J. Little won the race for Winslow Justice of the Peace, according to unofficial results available Wednesday morning. Marez defeated Robert E. Salabye in the Democratic primary, 778 votes to 596. There were three write-in votes. She faces no Read More…






Aug 292014
 

By Tammy Gray The sheriff’s office will now be able to collect debts incurred by inmates without the necessity of additional staff or funding, thanks to an agreement approved by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Advent Financial Systems will now be responsible for collecting the bills run up by inmates who are booked Read More…






Aug 272014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow High School football hosted preseason scrimmages with Camp Verde and Payson at Emil Nasser Stadium on Friday. The bleachers on the west side of the stadium were filled with Bulldog fans there to see the team perform against competition from other schools. Under the controlled conditions coaches were on the Read More…






Aug 272014
 

By Tammy Gray Holbrook water customers recently received the good news that the city’s water supply tests revealed that it remains safe to drink. No contaminants were found to be above acceptable levels put in place by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A few contaminants did register in the tests, but at low enough Read More…






Aug 272014
 
Taylor’s Sweet Corn Festival Celebrates Golden Harvest

By Naomi Hatch Things will be popping this weekend as residents and visitors alike make their way to the 30th annual Taylor Sweet Corn Festival. The celebration will kick off with the Ranch Horse Competition at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, at the Taylor Rodeo Arena, followed by the Rancho Rodeo at 7 p.m. Read More…






Aug 272014
 

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






Aug 272014
 

By Naomi Hatch Snowflake Unified School District has been celebrating the recently announced school ratings. “It’s a tribute to the hard work put in by our staff,” said District Superintendent Hollis Merrell. “We look forward to a very good year,” he continued. “It’s pretty neat the things that are happening.” Merrell pointed out that they Read More…






Aug 272014
 

By Greg Perkins Snowflake returns six players with varsity experience from last year’s final four run as the Lady Lobos get the volleyball season underway next weekend with their season opening scrimmage contest.   All five seniors, Shayna Austin, Aubry Flake, Sydney Olson, Emma Tenney and Shelby Reidhead, along with junior Melissa Eich, return to a Read More…






Aug 272014
 

By Greg Perkins Forty-two names are listed on the varsity roster for head coach Ron Tenney as he and his staff prepare the Lobos for the upcoming gridiron season. Nineteen of those forty-two are seniors who hope to once again lead the Snowflake team to the post-season. The Lobos are perennial favorites to reach the state Read More…