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May 212015
 

By Tammy Gray Tim Dixon was elected to the Holbrook City Council by a wide margin during the city’s general election Tuesday, according to unofficial results. Dixon received 292 votes while David Newlin received 120. City Clerk Cher Millage noted that a total of 415 votes were cast in the election, 17 were rejected and, Read More…

May 212015
 

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for the illegal killing of a pronghorn antelope doe that was likely left to waste on Sunday, May 10. The antelope was found in the Sierra Pines residential area in Show Low. The backstraps were taken and the rest Read More…

May 212015
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Community College Board gave final approval Tuesday to a $38,472,753 budget for the coming fiscal year after a public hearing in which no comment was received. According to Northland Pioneer College Vice President of Administrative Services Blaine Hatch, the preliminary budget reflects a 6.7 percent decrease from last year’s Read More…

May 212015
 

  By Linda Kor A public hearing was held Tuesday before the Navajo County Community College Governing Board to receive comments from the public regarding the proposed property tax levy increase. College district officials proposed raising the primary property taxes two percent for a total increase of $284,808, with the proposed increase excluding increased property Read More…

May 212015
 

By Linda Kor Members of the Class of 2015 at area high schools will be honored at commencement exercises tonight (May 22) and next week. Holbrook Holbrook High School commencement exercises will begin at 7 o’clock tonight at Roadrunner Stadium. The guest speaker for the evening will be Holbrook Junior High School social studies teacher Read More…

May 212015
 

By Tammy Gray An insurance safety inspection at the historic Navajo County Courthouse in downtown Holbrook revealed a long list of deficiencies that must be corrected in order to maintain insurance on the building. “We have to fix these deficiencies so the county can keep insurance on the building,” Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley said. Read More…

May 202015
 

By Naomi Hatch “The state legislature did hurt education this year,” pointed out Snowflake Unified School District Business Manager Mark Ollerton as the district’s budget was discussed at the May 14 governing board meeting. “The district received its final calculation in February 2015 for the District Additional Assistance reductions (cuts) for the year, which totaled Read More…

May 202015
 

By Brad Click A dream came to me. As I was reviewing my dream in my mind, I thought of all the work people put into the Taylor Veterans Monument and that we need to honor those who served, including the remarkable 90 percent of the men in Taylor who served in World War II. Read More…

May 202015
 

  By Naomi Hatch The Town of Snowflake received a windfall a decade ago in the form of payment of life insurance proceeds from a former employee, but the insurer now says that was an error and repayment is sought. In 2005, the town received a $73,446.60 payment from First Colony Life Insurance. Town Manager Read More…

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