Dec 242014
 

By Tammy Gray Nearly $1.5 million in federal funding has been secured for Navajo County, thanks to an omnibus bill passed by Congress and signed by the President on Dec. 18. The Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding had been in question and county officials decided not to rely on it in the current Read More…






Dec 242014
 
Kidney Transplant: An Unbeatable Christmas Gift

It’s going to be a great Christmas for former Winslow resident Cary Boyle and his family. Cary, who worked for BNSF, received a kidney from an anonymous donor on Dec. 3, and he is doing great. The kidney was a very good match and his anti-rejection medications have already been lowered three times. He still has Read More…






Dec 232014
 

Nathaniel John Larson, 35, entered into rest on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Flagstaff. Nate was diagnosed with end stage renal disease in 2000. A memorial service was held Dec. 19 at Desert View Baptist Church in Winslow. He was born on Jan. 28, 1979, in Flagstaff. Nate enjoyed performance arts; he was in numerous Read More…






Dec 192014
 

By Tammy Gray After more than seven years, funding to complete the final stage of the Winslow levee feasibility study has been approved. Congress passed an omnibus bill that includes $670,000 for the study. As of press time, the bill was awaiting the President Obama’s signature. The funding will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Read More…






Dec 192014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Elks Lodge has announced the winners of the recently completed hoop shoot competition who will represent the lodge at the North District Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 3, at Camp Verde Middle School. A spokesman said that the turnout of contestants at Winslow was small due to inclement weather and Read More…






Dec 192014
 

By Linda Kor Senator-elect Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, is preparing for the upcoming legislative session and looking forward to getting started on the important issues facing rural Arizona. When asked what she believes the priorities are at this time, she said the budget is first and foremost. “The budget is a critical issue. The projected revenues Read More…






Dec 192014
 

The Sun Valley Indian School Warriors upset the No. 1 seed in the Desert Pines Sports League volleyball tournament, but fell in the championship game to the No. 2 St. Anthony’s Eagles. The Warriors looked great coming out of the gate in the semifinals of the tourney Dec. 12, jumping to a 20-7 lead over Read More…






Dec 192014
 
Doris Liljenquist

Doris Lee Wellard Liljenquist, 81, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Blackfoot, Idaho. Funeral services were held Dec. 17 at the Century Ward Building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pocatello. The concluding graveside service will be held at 12 noon today (Dec. 19) at the R.V. “Mike” Ramsay Read More…