Mar 272015
 

Two groups from the Eastern Arizona Music Department, Fourté and GuyZ, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 30. At the George Gardner Performing Arts Center on the Holbrook High School campus. All are welcome to attend the free concert.






Mar 272015
 

By Tammy Gray Construction of a splash pad park behind city hall has begun, and the Holbrook City Council approved an expenditure of $75,961 Tuesday evening to order parts and water features. City Manager Ray Alley explained that staff members started making the necessary water and sewer connections on Tuesday morning, and are nearly ready Read More…






Mar 272015
 
Time Capsule Burial

Photo by Linda Kor Navajo County employees, elected officials and residents took part in the official burial of the time capsule at the Holbrook Public Works facility March 24. The capsule will be sealed under concrete and will be re-opened in 2065. Those attending included (front row) Brandon Andrews, Erik Jacson, Christine Segovia, Navajo County Read More…






Mar 272015
 
Joseph City Founders Day Celebrations

Photo by Talaina Fisher Joseph City celebrated 139 years of community during Founders Day festivities last weekend with games, food and dance. Creating balloon animals for kids during the event were (left to right) Rachel Laden, Kristin Hughes, Mary Laden, Julie Clifford and Christina Bushman.






Mar 272015
 
Communication Ranching

Photo by Matthew Barger Navajo County has its roots in ranching and it remains an important part of our communities. Some things have changed, though, like the ability of this cowhand with J Bar S Ranch to communicate with his boss on a cell phone while he herds cattle from one location to the next Read More…






Mar 272015
 
Joseph City Celebrates  Its 139th Founders Day

By Linda Kor Joseph City celebrated Founders Day last weekend, bringing generations of families together in appreciation of their community and their heritage. Colonists from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints founded the town in 1876 along with three other colonies in the area. Of the four, only Joseph City remains. Originally settled Read More…






Mar 272015
 
Our Heritage In Pictures--Arizona Rancho Still Stands

Postcard from The Tribune-News archives This postcard from the 1940s shows an artistic rendition of the Arizona Rancho in Holbrook built in the early 1880s. In a story written for the Holbrook Tribune-News in 1984, owner Henry Taylor was quoted as saying, “The Arizona Rancho is probably the largest adobe structure of its type still Read More…






Mar 252015
 
Isidro David Garcia

Isidro David Garcia, 68, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low under the care of Hospice. Services were held March 21 at Our Lady of the Snow Catholic Church in Snowflake. Survivors include five children, Steven Garcia of Oregon, Roy (Christy) Garcia of Maricopa, Karlee Garcia Read More…






Mar 252015
 

Our beloved mother, sister, aunt and grandmother Rita Rose Ben, 67, went home with the Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Phoenix. Services were held March 23 at the Leupp Presbyterian Church. She loved playing Bingo. Survivors include her daughter, Alexandria Ben-Yellowman; and sons, Anthony Ben Sr., Al-Shonnie Ben Sr. and Larry Shonnie Ben Read More…






Mar 252015
 
Almira M. Graham

Almira Montano Graham went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 19, 2015. For all who loved “Mira,” services will be held on Thursday, March 26, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Holbrook. Rosary will be at 9 a.m. and the service at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Holbrook Read More…