Jun 302015
 

  By Tammy Gray A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday represents a temporary victory for the State of Arizona and advocates for affordable energy, but the potential long-term effect on the planned closures at Cholla Power Plant in Joseph City remains to be seen. The court found that the Environmental Protection Agency Read More…






Jun 302015
 

  Due to the Independence Day holiday, we will have early deadlines for the July 8 edition of the newspaper. All news copy, and classified, legal and display advertising must be received by 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, for the July 8 edition. Our office will be closed on Friday, July 3. We thank Read More…






Jun 302015
 

  By Nolan Madden If you are in central Navajo County this weekend, you have plenty of activities to choose from to celebrate Independence Day. Winslow The 4th of July Freedom Festival opens with a 5K Color Fun Run starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. Participants are asked to arrive at First Street Read More…






Jun 302015
 
Winslow Council Adopts  $20.718 Million Budget

  By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council adopted a final budget of $20,718,110 for fiscal year 2015-16 Tuesday evening following a public hearing on the matter. The tentative budget was adopted May 26, putting the city well ahead of the required timeline of adopting a final budget by the third Monday in August. An Read More…






Jun 302015
 
Paul A. Sanchez

Paul Anthony Sanchez, 33, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015, in Flagstaff. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 25 at Madre de Dios Catholic Church in Winslow. He was born Dec. 23, 1981, to Raymond and Josie Sanchez in Winslow. Paul served as an altar boy growing up. He played baseball, and enjoyed Read More…






Jun 302015
 
Reuben Jewkes

Reuben LaDell Jewkes passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Flagstaff due to natural causes. Funeral services were held June 24 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in St. Michaels. Graveside services with interment will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (June 26) at the Orangeville Cemetery in Utah. He was born Read More…






Jun 302015
 

  Nika Lynn Carmouche, 41, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Winslow. Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock this morning (June 26) at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ Church in Winslow. A viewing will precede the services from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow Read More…






Jun 302015
 

  Three Area 1 Little League tournaments will get underway early next week. The 11 and 12-year-old Boys’ All-Star Baseball Tournament opens Monday, June 29, in Winslow. Page and Holbrook will play at 5 p.m., followed by Winslow and Payson at 7:30 p.m. Also in the field are West Flagstaff and Continental. The final game Read More…






Jun 302015
 

  By Tammy Gray Two new police vehicles purchased this fiscal year will ease budget constraints in the upcoming year, according to Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley. City council members unanimously approved the purchase of the vehicles during a meeting Tuesday evening. The 2016 Dodge Ram four-wheel drive pickup trucks will replace two aging Dodge Read More…






Jun 252015
 

No Decision On Lodger’s Tax As City Approves Tentative Budget By Tammy Gray A $10.7 million tentative budget was adopted by the Holbrook City Council Tuesday evening. The tentative budget sets a guideline for spending within city departments as the new fiscal year begins on July 1, but allows the council to continue to make Read More…