Feb 272015
 

By Greg Perkins Despite snow on the ground earlier this week, baseball season has arrived for the Holbrook Roadrunners. Coach Brady Pond has a strong veteran group of returning players who officially took the field for the first time on Thursday at the Fountain Hills Tournament. After facing Camp Verde and Fountain Hills on Thursday, Holbrook Read More…






Feb 272015
 

A 25-year-old Houston, Texas, man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a traffic stop on Wednesday, Feb. 18, on State Route 77 south of Holbrook. At 8:32 p.m. an officer with the Arizona Department of Public Safety was leaving the Navajo County Governmental Complex in Holbrook when a vehicle sped by on SR 77 Read More…






Feb 272015
 

By Tammy Gray The Navajo County Board of Supervisors approved spending up to $36,000 on additional lobbyists at the state legislature Tuesday. A 12-month contract with Clarus Companies, at a rate of $3,000 per month, was approved by the board. Clarus has previously been retained by the county and was submitted to the board as Read More…






Feb 272015
 
‘To Light A Candle’ Documents Education Under Persecution

Iran stops Baha’is from teaching and studying at universities. But they do teach. And they do study. To learn more about persecution and commitment to learning, come to the Holbrook Public Library to view the free film To Light a Candle at 7 o’clock tonight (Feb. 27). To Light a Candle chronicles the lives of Read More…






Feb 252015
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Palo Verde Lady Titans 51-44 in an Arizona Division III State Championship Tournament game last Friday. The win improved Winslow’s record to 27-4 and advanced the Bulldogs to the next round against Thatcher on Thursday, Feb. 26, in Glendale. Palo Verde ended its season with a Read More…






Feb 252015
 

By Sam Conner The Snowflake Lobos defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 79-58 in the Arizona State Division III Tournament last weekend to end Winslow’s season with an impressive 20-9 record. Snowflake advanced to the next round on Friday, Feb. 27, against the Cortez Colts, 77-66 winners over Yuma Catholic. Snowflake held a 16-14 lead after the Read More…






Feb 252015
 

The Warriors of Sun Valley Indian School were edged by St. Anthony’s of Show Low last week in a Desert Pine Sports League matchup between undefeated teams. The Warriors held a slim lead in the first, then a commanding 25-18 lead at halftime. The third quarter was not so kind, as the Warriors only made Read More…






Feb 252015
 

By Naomi Hatch A request to rename Snowflake High School’s North Hall (behind the library), Rooms N1 to N89, Cunningham Hall was presented to the Snowflake Unified School District Governing Board last week. Cunningham dedicated 39 years of her life to SHS, and passed away just two weeks before she began her 40th year at Read More…






Feb 252015
 
Celebrations’ Sinkhole Reveals Early Snowflake Infrastructure

By Naomi Hatch Last Thursday, a vehicle driving in the parking lot north of Celebrations in Snowflake broke open a two-foot hole in the asphalt. No one was hurt and there was no damage to the vehicle, but it did open a 10-foot mystery. A brick structure was under the small hole that appeared to Read More…