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Jul 312015
 
Det. 2 Radar Site Reunion Draws  USAF Retirees ‘Home’ To Holbrook

Many Air Force retirees enjoyed a picnic at Hunt Park in Holbrook, including these who stopped to pose under the reunion banner provided by Kevin Romo and Golden Eagle Distributors.  Lt. Col. John Kingston, Retired, (right) dedicates the plaque commemorating the service of those assigned to the radar site in Holbrook as MSgt. Ray McDonald, Read More…






Jul 312015
 
Holbrook Expands Offerings  For Summer Fun Activities

Photo by Linda Kor City of Holbrook employee Michael Young (left) and Assistant City Manager Randy Sullivan work their way through the concrete layout of the city’s latest addition to the splash pad located behind the city offices on First Avenue. The nine-hole mini golf course is expected to be complete next week, allowing for Read More…






Jul 312015
 

  By Linda Kor A young Holbrook man died following a crash Tuesday evening on Interstate 40. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, at approximately 9:56 p.m. on July 28, Sheldon Silversmith, 20, of Holbrook was driving a Ford truck east on the interstate between Winslow and Joseph City. Near mile marker 263 Read More…






Jul 312015
 

By Linda Kor A federal judge has ordered that a 2014 Arizona law banning the display of nude images will not be enforced. The ruling came after a joint settlement was reached between the Arizona Attorney General and a coalition of photographers, book and newspaper publishers, and librarians who filed a lawsuit regarding the implementation Read More…






Jul 312015
 

School begins on Monday, Aug. 10, at Joseph City Elementary School and teachers are gearing up for a new year. An open house will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, at the school. Parents are encouraged to attend, meet their child’s new teacher and take an active roll in their Read More…






Jul 302015
 

By Nolan Madden Holbrook tourism took an exciting shape this week in the form of a new Welcome to Holbrook promotional campaign. The tourism promotion was introduced to city council members Tuesday evening by Community Affairs Director Kathleen Smith. Smith said the project is designed to encourage visitors to extend their visits to the city Read More…






Jul 302015
 

  By Nolan Madden Members of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday the acceptance of funds from the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) to replace some high-mileage county law enforcement vehicles. The board’s approval poises the GRIC to review the proposed grant to fund the purchase of three 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 model Read More…






Jul 302015
 
Colin Henderson Receives Award

Photo by Nolan Madden The Holbrook Police Department this week recognized the efforts of Colin Henderson for his five years of dedicated service as a volunteer to the animals and staff of the Holbrook Animal Control Shelter. Chief Mark Jackson praised Colin as “always there to help, one of those smiling faces you see every Read More…






Jul 292015
 

By Nolan Madden As part of a process that began six months ago, on July 14 members of the Navajo County Board of Supervisors reviewed and approved a tentative $120 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16. As the most important component of the plan, Finance Director James Menlove summarized for the board what he called Read More…






Jul 292015
 

  Young ladies ages 5 to 12 are invited to a Teacup Masquerade hosted by the newly organized Miss Navajo County Princess Program on Saturday, Aug. 15. The princesses will receive a tiara, a sash, a princess T-shirt and a ticket to the Miss Navajo County Pageant. They will appear onstage with contestants for the Read More…