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Feb 122016
 
Handmade Hearts For The Holiday

Photo by Linda Kor Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, Feb. 14, and that means lots of cards, candy and flowers will be shared. Amber Begay (left) shows a paper heart she created to her friend Alexis Morales in Nicole Moyte’s first grade class at Park Elementary School in Holbrook. The girls and their classmates spent Read More…






Feb 122016
 

By Nolan Madden A meeting was held this week to establish release sites for the reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf into Navajo County, District III Supervisor Jason Whiting advised fellow supervisors and staff on Tuesday. “We’ve been hearing about it for a long time, but last night I attended a local meeting regarding some Read More…






Feb 122016
 
City Of Holbrook Unveils New Logo

By Nolan Madden The City of Holbrook will soon present a new face to the world, courtesy of a refreshed official logo that was unveiled this week. On Tuesday, Community Development Co-Director Michael Nilsson explained to Mayor Bobby Tyler and the city council what inspired the redesign. “We’ve been feeling the need for a new Read More…






Feb 122016
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council approved a revision to City Manager Steve Pauken’s contract Tuesday evening, increasing his annual vacation time from 200 hours to 240 hours. The council did not go into executive session for legal advice regarding the Waste Management contract, as City Attorney Ellen Van Riper said that the problems Read More…






Feb 122016
 

By Linda Kor A split-decision by the Supreme Court has stopped President Obama’s controversial new regulations regarding power plants, at least for a while. In a 5-4 decision the court stopped enforcement of the plan until legal issues are resolved. The plan is an effort by the administration to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at existing Read More…






Feb 122016
 

Many area businesses will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day. All city and county offices, the Holbrook Post Office, the Holbrook Schools, the Joseph City Schools, the Winslow Schools, the Holbrook and Winslow senior citizens centers, and Bank of the West will be closed. Northland Pioneer College, Wells Fargo Bank Read More…






Feb 122016
 

At 4:31 a.m. on Sunday Feb. 7, officers from the Winslow Police Department and the Winslow Fire Department responded to the scene of a reported vehicle fire in the area of Papago Blvd., where they found a WPD patrol vehicle in flames. After the firemen extinguished the fire, police officers conducted their investigation and concluded Read More…






Feb 122016
 

A Winslow boy was placed under arrest after allegedly stating he was going to “shoot up the school,” indicating that Winslow High School was his target. Working together with school officials, officers from the Winslow Police Department conducted a series of interviews, which led to the decision to arrest the juvenile. At 3:15 p.m. on Read More…






Feb 122016
 

At 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, officers from the Winslow Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle in the 1000 block of West Hillview Street. Evidence from this discovery led to the initiation of a joint operation with the Navajo County Major Crimes Apprehension Team. At 2:23 p.m. on Feb. 2, detectives served a search Read More…






Feb 122016
 
Ashley Jeffers-Sample Represents Arizona At YFRC Discussion Meet

Ashley Jeffers-Sample This weekend Ashley Jeffers-Sample of Holbrook will represent the state of Arizona at the American Farm Bureau Federation and Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee’s National Collegiate Discussion Meet in Kansas City, Mo. Last fall Ashley competed on the state level, where she was selected to represent Arizona at this national meet. The discussion Read More…