Feb 292016
 
April Dawn  Ferguson LeFevre

April Dawn Ferguson LeFevre, 38, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix from cancer. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, with visitation one hour prior, at the Holbrook Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 1127 Read More…






Feb 292016
 
Malcolm Nelson

Malcolm Moore Nelson, 48, of Greasewood tragically passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in Phoenix. Services were held Feb. 26 at the Faith Mission Church in Greasewood. Interment followed in the Greasewood Community Cemetery. Malcolm was born to the late Jesse and Fannie (Clah) Nelson on March 5, 1967, in Ganado. “If the people Read More…






Feb 252016
 
Job Opportunities For Native Citizens  With Criminal Records Are Touted

By Nolan Madden Attentions were turned to an historic American milestone, as Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of the raising of the American flag over Mount Suribachi by U.S. Marines in the battle for Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. The iconic photo of that captured that moment has become a symbol of victory for Read More…






Feb 252016
 

By Sam Conner Little Colorado Medical Center CEO Jack Dempsey gave the quarterly report on the hospital to the Winslow City Council Tuesday evening. He said that not long ago the auditor had been concerned that the facility might have to close. Improvements have been made and the hospital is doing well now and making Read More…






Feb 252016
 
Local Music Legend Recognized  As Part Of Black History Month

By Linda Kor Black History Month is winding down and with that, a special nod goes to Arizona blues legend Tommy Dukes. Dukes was born in Hattiesburg, Miss., and at the age of 10 took the train to Winslow, a place he’s called home ever since. Dukes has been a blues performer as long as Read More…






Feb 252016
 

By Nolan Madden Field Trip Fridays will now be referred to as Workshop Wednesdays, as Holbrook Chamber of Commerce Manager Billie Anne Perkins informed the city council Tuesday evening. The initiative was first announced by the chamber last month as a series of two- to three-hour guided group tours of city landmarks for local business Read More…






Feb 252016
 

The Holbrook High School Community Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in the lobby of Muñoz Gym on the school campus. Due to Zika Virus risk, people who have traveled to the Caribbean (including Puerto Rico), Mexico, or Central or South America in the past 28 Read More…






Feb 252016
 
Tighter Security Brings Upgrades,  Cost-Savings To Hidden Cove

By Nolan Madden A new security measure is in force at Holbrook’s Hidden Cove Golf Course, aimed at tackling its long-standing vandalism problem. “Recently we just spent $25,000 for new golf carts. We’ve already had about three or four cases of vandalism to them,” City Manager Ray Alley recently informed the city’s mayor and council. Read More…






Feb 252016
 
Petrified Forest National Park  Offers Many Events Next Week

Visitors to Petrified Forest National Park are invited to hike the path Albert Einstein traveled when he visited the park in 1931, the Old Trails Hike, at 10 a.m. on Einstein Day, Tuesday, March 1. Allow three hours for this two-mile hike originating at the Rainbow Forest Museum. Be prepared for a rugged, off-trail hike Read More…






Feb 252016
 
Barrel Race Winners Are Noted

Arizona District 04 of the National Barrel Horse Association hosted a barrel racing competition Feb. 20 in St. Johns. Results for Open Barrels follow. In 1-D competition, Megan Stock, riding Cash, won with a time of 16.573, earning $158, followed by Jody Heisler on Stella in 16.622, earning $95; London Willis on Macy Grey in Read More…