Dec 232015
 
Gloria J.  DesRochers- Wiseman

Gloria Jeanne DesRochers-Wiseman, 91, passed away on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the Carriage House in Snowflake. Private services are planned. She was born to the late George and Lillian (Pelletier) St. Francois in Nashua, N.H. Gloria moved to Show Low in 2003, and prior to was a lifetime resident of New Hampshire. Survivors include Read More…






Dec 232015
 
Stuart Couch Sr.

Stuart W. Couch Sr., 79, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at his home in White Mountain Lake with his family by his side. Memorial services were held Dec. 19 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9907 in Show Low. He was born July 4, 1936, in Providence, R.I., to West Couch and Read More…






Dec 232015
 
New Pumper Truck Joins  The WFD Response Fleet

Photo courtesy of Steve Pauken The City of Winslow has added a new 3,000-gallon pumper-tender truck to its fire response fleet. City Manager Steve Pauken (behind the wheel) says the unit is an integral part of the plan to upgrade the city’s fire protection services and is “also a great Christmas present to the city.” Read More…






Dec 232015
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office has completed its investigation into allegations by a Holbrook woman that Deputy Michael Kennedy failed to investigate an incident involving a subject who was then involved in a crime that caused thousands of dollars in property damage and a risk to public safety. No wrongdoing could be Read More…






Dec 232015
 
First-Ever Hashknife Parade  Is In The Works

Photo by Nolan Madden The Navajo County Sheriff’s Hashknife Posse placed the first mail barrel for the 58th annual Pony Express Ride at the Holbrook Post Office Dec. 14. On hand for the informal ceremony were(front row, left to right) Kashlie Bielefeldt, Ella Palffy, Waylon Perkins-Miller, Mariah Kelley, (back row) posse member Jim Mobley, Posse Read More…






Dec 232015
 

By Naomi Hatch Taylor Councilman Gary Solomon has amended the complaint he filed this summer against the town, and several present and past officials. The defendants responded by asking the court to grant their motion to dismiss the case. The original complaint was filed Aug. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Read More…






Dec 232015
 
Plaque Honors Those Who Contributed  To Navajo County Historical Museum

Photo by Linda Kor This plaque, Black Austrian Pine and petrified wood have been placed on the lawn of the Historic Navajo County Courthouse in Holbrook to commemorate those individuals who worked to preserve the county’s history at the museum located in the courthouse. A Black Australian Pine tree and memorial plaque have been placed Read More…






Dec 232015
 
Newest DARE Sponsors Are Honored By STPD

Photos courtesy of the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department (Top Left) School Resource Officer Jaren Adams (left) of the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department presents a plaque to Nick Bryce, owner of and pharmacist at Silver Creek Pharmacy, in thanks for supporting the department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. (Top Right) School Resource Officer Jaren Adams (left) of the Read More…






Dec 232015
 

Starting at 12:01 a.m. MST on Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, visitors to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, can watch Santa make preparations for his yuletide flight. NORAD’s “Santa Cams” will stream videos on the website as Santa makes his way over various locations. Then, at 4 a.m. MST, Read More…






Dec 232015
 
Can-Tree Campaign Brings In More Than 2,200 Food Items

The annual White Mountain Community Freehold Can Tree campaign brought in more than 2,200 cans of food that will be donated to Shepherd’s Kitchen in Snowflake. Cash donations were also received, allowing the organization to give $100 to the Silver Creek Senior Center and Our Lady of Snow Catholic Church to go toward their United Read More…