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Jan 282015
 

District IV Navajo County Supervisor David Tenney has been named by Governor Doug Ducey as director of the Arizona Residential Utility Consumer Office (RUCO). “David Tenney has an active and extensive career representing Arizonans,” said Governor Ducey. “… I’m confident he will continue to represent and protect the interests of those he serves, and I’m Read More…

Jan 282015
 
White Mountain Community Freehold Believes In Neighbors Helping Neighbors

By Naomi Hatch The White Mountain Community Freehold “is all about neighbors helping neighbors,” according to Snowflake-Taylor Chapter President Ascyna Talking Raven. John Sequoia is the chapter’s vice president of Give Me Shelter, Cary Packer is vice president of the Food Division, Patricia Wallin is treasurer and Linda Groman is secretary. Freehold is a community Read More…

Jan 282015
 

By Tammy Gray A state budget proposal by Governor Doug Ducey could leave cities and towns still struggling to meet both the demands of the state government and the needs of residents. For the last several years, the state has diverted funds away from cities and counties, and also charged to provide certain services, such Read More…

Jan 282015
 
Telescope Donation Aims To Stir New Passion In SJHS Students

By Naomi Hatch Nick Schienski represented the Little Colorado River Valley Astronomy Club at Snowflake Junior High School recently, demonstrating his telescope during a two-day outreach spending two days in Mike Eilertson’s science class. He explained that he had contacted Eilertson, as well as teachers at various schools in the area, and Eilertson responded. Schienski Read More…

Jan 282015
 
Northern Arizona History To Be Highlighted Saturday

The Old Trails Museum continues its History Highlight series when Dr. Bill Peterson presents From Territory to Today: Northern Arizona’s History Through Its Objects. This free visual presentation will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, at La Posada Hotel, 303 E. Second St. in downtown Winslow. To celebrate its 150th birthday, the Read More…

Jan 282015
 

By Naomi Hatch “In spite of perception, there has never been a proposal to the governing board to close the Silver Creek Campus,” Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout advised a group of citizens attending a Jan. 21 meeting at the campus. Swarthout answered questions and heard comments about reinventing the Silver Creek Campus, Read More…

Jan 282015
 
Hashknife Posse Leaves On Pony Express Ride Today

By Linda Kor Members of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Hashknife Posse are slated to leave this morning (Jan. 28) on the 57th Pony Express Ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale carrying the U.S. Mail. Each year the posse leaves Holbrook with bags of official U.S. Mail under the longest continuously sanctioned pony express mail contract held Read More…

Jan 282015
 
More Events Are Planned To Draw Tourism To Holbrook

By Tammy Gray Events to promote tourism were a success in 2014, Holbrook Community Development Director Kathleen Smith reports. In addition to hosting several tour groups, the City of Holbrook held events throughout the year, including the inaugural Route 66 Festival. “It was a big success,” Smith noted. “People came in from all over the Read More…

Jan 232015
 
Sergeant Richard Hodge Returns Home After Six Tours Of Duty

By Linda Kor A hometown hero has returned to Winslow after serving 13 years in the Army. Sgt. Richard Hodge was just 18 when he enlisted in the Army. By doing so he fulfilled a dream he’d had all his life, following in the footsteps of four generations of family members. “Even when I was Read More…

Jan 232015
 

By Linda Kor There was a full house at the monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board Tuesday as Snowflake-Taylor area residents came to listen and discuss the changes proposed for Northland Pioneer College’s Silver Creek Campus. A proposal was introduced to the public last month to re-invent the campus in Read More…

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