Aug 272015
 
Dirty Bird 5K Mud Run

Photo by Linda Kor There will be plenty of fun in the mud during the City of Holbrook’s Dirty Bird 5K Mud Run on Saturday, Aug. 29. City employees (left to right) Pat Serna, Chris Young, Landen Hunt, Jose Agramont and Moe Serna spent time this week preparing for the event, which will include an obstacle Read More…






Aug 262015
 

  By Linda Kor The railroad has been an integral part of life in northern Arizona for more than 100 years. On average a train passes through the communities of Winslow, Joseph City and Holbrook every 15 to 18 minutes, transporting everything from food grains and raw materials to coal and hazardous chemicals. The federal Read More…






Aug 262015
 

  By Greg Perkins Head coach Alan Ramage leads a veteran volleyball squad into this season, led by six returning varsity players from last year’s Snowflake team, which went 34-11 before closing the season in the second round of the Division III State Tournament.  This year seniors Sydney Olsen, Melissa Eich, Shelby Reidhead and Eilee Read More…






Aug 262015
 

  By Greg Perkins The Lobos came up just short in last year’s title game, finishing the season 12-2 as the Division IV state runner-up in football.   With a new head coach this year in Kay Solomon, the Snowflake squad started quickly with an opening week 40-0 shutout win over Amphitheatre on Friday. Coach Solomon Read More…






Aug 262015
 

  Joseph City 42, Ft. Thomas 18. Snowflake 40, Amphitheater 0. Hopi 1, Rock Point 0. Show Low 34, Round Valley 7. Blue Ridge 8, St. Johns 6. Payson 58, Window Rock 6. Page 29, Tuba City 8.






Aug 262015
 

By Greg Perkins The Wildcats opened the 2015 gridiron campaign with a decisive 42-18 road win over Ft. Thomas on Friday night. This year’s team is under the tutelage of new coaches Eldon Larsen and Shawn Layden, who guided their troops to the first week’s win. Hayden Hendricks completed nine of 15 passes for 53 Read More…






Aug 262015
 

  By Greg Perkins Head volleyball coach Leslie Baldonado of Holbrook High School returns just five players from last year’s squad, which posted an 18-11 overall record before bowing out in the first round of the state tournament to Coconino. Seniors Alex Jeffers-Sample, Shayna Carlson and Darian Hollins, along with juniors Alishea Kee and Adriana Monroe, Read More…






Aug 262015
 
County And State Activities  Are Outlined At Town Hall

Photo by Naomi Hatch Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce President Patti Matyas (left) welcomes State Senator Sylvia Allen and District 3 Navajo County Supervisor Jason Whiting to a recent town hall sponsored by the chamber.   By Naomi Hatch District 3 Navajo County Supervisor Jason Whiting updated the small crowd attending a town hall last week on Read More…






Aug 262015
 

Photo courtesy of the Snowflake Unified School District The Snowflake Unified School District cleanup project organized by Dr. Chad Brimhall was a great success. The Aug. 19 event drew more than a thousand volunteers, who went to the school sites, including the Snowflake High School campus pictured here, to clean up the grounds.






Aug 262015
 
Beverly L.  Decoteau

  Beverly L. Decoteau passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at her home in Snowflake with her devoted husband of 56 years, Wayne, by her side. She was born June 25, 1934, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, to Merrill and Catherine Smith. In Beverly’s earlier years, her hobbies were teaching tap and ballet, raising Read More…