Oct 302015
 

  By Nolan Madden Among the fiscal tools slated for consideration in Arizona State Legislature session opening Jan. 11, 2016, including education funding cuts, one item in particular is forecasted to impose a significant and negative impact on community colleges, according to Arizona community college lobbyists. “Community colleges in the State of Arizona are going Read More…






Oct 302015
 

By Sam Conner Former Winslow High School science teacher, boys’ basketball coach, assistant baseball coach and assistant football coach Ricky Greer has been hired as activities coordinator at Hopi Junior/Senior High School in Keams Canyon. He was allowed out of his Winslow Unified School District contract by the administrative team and governing board, and assumed Read More…






Oct 302015
 

By Greg Perkins The Wildcats entered the Division VI State Baseball Tournament as the 12th and final seed, and the Joseph City squad had to go on the road last Saturday for a matchup with fifth seeded St. David. The Tigers had just two losses on the year, and those losses came against the top Read More…






Oct 302015
 

Jean Porter went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at her home in Heber. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Heber Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There will be a visitation with the family one hour prior to Read More…






Oct 302015
 
William Callis Eagar

William Callis Eagar, 85, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at his home in Snowflake. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, in Eagar. Interment will follow in the family plot at Eagar. He was born Dec. 15, 1929, in Eagar to Orson P. (Tobe) and Delila (Lila) Eagar. Read More…






Oct 302015
 

  By Linda Kor Arizona’s public schools may receive a portion of the funding owed to them by the state in the near future. An agreement has reportedly been reached between the parties involved in the K-12 inflation funding lawsuit originally filed in 2010 seeking payment for funds owed to schools since 2008 totaling over Read More…






Oct 302015
 
HPD Visits Head Start Kids

Photo by Linda Kor Thanks to funds allocated by the city council, members of the Holbrook Police Department were able to visit Head Start Preschool earlier this week to talk to the kids about gun safety, stranger danger and knowing when to dial 911. Each young student was given a coloring book and other items Read More…






Oct 302015
 

By Nolan Madden Many changes are in the air in Holbrook this fiscal year. One of the billowing changes involves abatement of the city’s green waste, commonly known as weeds, and along with them the pungent smoke emitted as they burn. Both were issues addressed by City Manager Ray Alley to Holbrook’s council Tuesday evening. Read More…