Feb 232016
 

By Greg Perkins With the close of the winter sports season, Holbrook High School rolls right into the spring sports, with baseball, softball, track and golf slated to begin soon. The Roadrunner baseball team will get things underway this weekend with action at the Falcon Invitational in Fountain Hills. Head Coach Brady Pond will lead Read More…






Feb 232016
 

By Nolan Madden Navajo County Emergency Management is the region’s tireless watchman. The team, which monitors and communicates real-time public crisis information year-round, scopes beyond city limits and calendar seasons with an eye on the county’s rural and forested areas to be well-prepared for rare emergencies, like wildfires. Wildfire season typically begins in April. And Read More…






Feb 232016
 

By Greg Perkins In an offensive display from both teams last Friday night, the Holbrook Roadrunners’ basketball season came to an end by a final of 92-89. The 12th seeded Roadrunners fell to fifth seeded Mingus in a game in which the two teams combined for 28 three-point shots. Holbrook’s Abrian Dickson accounted for 11 Read More…






Feb 222016
 
Duane Martineau

Duane Martineau passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Viewings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Silver Creek Mortuary Chapel, located at 745 Paper Mill Road in Taylor, and from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, Read More…






Feb 192016
 
Rancher Brantley Baird Speaks Out  On Coyote Management Dilemma

Photo by Nolan Madden Third-generation Joseph City cattle rancher Brantley Baird says the legal hunting of wild predators, such as coyotes, in the region should be considered as more than simply an issue of environmental ethics. By Nolan Madden Over the past decade, Brantley Baird has welcomed tourists from around the world to see relics Read More…






Feb 192016
 
Peter D. Shumway

Peter D. Shumway passed away on Wednesday, the 17th day of February, 2016, in Taylor at age 82. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at the family’s home at 430 Lovelake Road in Taylor. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27, with a viewing from Read More…






Feb 192016
 
Dorothy Ray Hatch

Dorothy Ray Hatch, 91, of Apache Junction died on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at her home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2520 E. Old West Highway 89 in Apache Junction. Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m., followed by the funeral Read More…






Feb 182016
 

By Greg Perkins Holbrook’s Roadrunners survived a slow first period, then rallied from a two-point halftime deficit to send Poston Butte home for the season with a 57-45 loss in the first round of the state basketball tournament. Elliot Pete played well early on for the Birds, who struggled from three-point range in the first Read More…






Feb 182016
 

By Sam Conner The baseball and softball schedules for the Winslow High School teams are out, and they are far different than any in recent memory. On only one date are both playing the same opponent at the same place. Tournament information has not yet been provided. The Bulldogs will host Scottsdale Christian Academy on Read More…






Feb 182016
 

By Linda Kor Northland Pioneer College administrators outlined the proposed budget plan for the coming fiscal year for members of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board Tuesday, and discussed concerns regarding the unanticipated reduction in revenues due to closures at the Cholla Power Plant in Joseph City under the operation of Arizona Public Read More…