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Aug 272014
 

By Tammy Gray Holbrook water customers recently received the good news that the city’s water supply tests revealed that it remains safe to drink. No contaminants were found to be above acceptable levels put in place by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A few contaminants did register in the tests, but at low enough Read More…

Aug 272014
 
Taylor’s Sweet Corn Festival Celebrates Golden Harvest

By Naomi Hatch Things will be popping this weekend as residents and visitors alike make their way to the 30th annual Taylor Sweet Corn Festival. The celebration will kick off with the Ranch Horse Competition at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, at the Taylor Rodeo Arena, followed by the Rancho Rodeo at 7 p.m. Read More…

Aug 272014
 

By Naomi Hatch The first Labor Day festival, called the Cucumber Festival, was held in Taylor in 1948 to celebrate the cucumber business, recognizing the importance of cucumber production to the local economy. The Cucumber Queen won her title for selling the most tickets to the Labor Day dance. One of the prizes included a Read More…

Aug 272014
 

By Naomi Hatch Snowflake Unified School District has been celebrating the recently announced school ratings. “It’s a tribute to the hard work put in by our staff,” said District Superintendent Hollis Merrell. “We look forward to a very good year,” he continued. “It’s pretty neat the things that are happening.” Merrell pointed out that they Read More…

Aug 272014
 
Support Being Sought To Mandate Two-Man Crews For Freight Trains

By Linda Kor Concerns over public safety and railroad jobs are prompting members of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation (SMART) Union to reach out to the public for support for H.R. 3040, also known as the Safe Freight Act. The effort is to ensure that no freight or light engine train is operated Read More…

Aug 272014
 

The Navajo County Public Fiduciary’s online auction is underway now and will continue through Wednesday, Sept. 3.      Auction items include a motorcycle, cargo trailer, vintage Boles trailer, tools, collectible sports cards, motorcyle parts and gear, outdoor living and gardening items, camping equipment, TV’s, collectible knives, bicycles, furniture and much more. Please visit the Public Read More…

Aug 272014
 

By Linda Kor Winslow has long been known for its association with the Jackson Browne song Take It Easy. In fact, a good portion of the city’s identity is based on the concept of “standin’ on a corner in Winslow, Arizona.” Although the song was made famous by the Eagles, it was Browne who penned Read More…

Aug 272014
 

It’s almost Navajo County Fair time, and the pre-sale tickets for the demolition derby and rodeo are now on sale for $10 each, which includes admission into the fair and into either the demolition derby or the rodeo. Also available are pre-sale carnival tickets at $18 each, which are good for 10 rides any night Read More…

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