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Aug 292014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council approved an amendment of the city code extending the one percent tax for capital improvements for 20 years Tuesday evening. The council also discussed the animal care facility, as requested by Councilman Curtis Hardy. No action was taken, but discussion led staff to pursue making plans to renovate Read More…

Aug 292014
 

By Sam Conner Winslow Librarian Docia Blaylock reported to the city council Tuesday evening that the library is celebrating its 45th year at its current address, 420 W. Gilmore St. The library had been on Cherry Street by the old Women’s Club before moving to its current location. There are plans to move the facility Read More…

Aug 292014
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council met as the Winslow Public Housing Authority before its regular meeting on Tuesday and adopted five resolutions. All were related to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) and its requirements of the local agency. After approving minutes of its July 8 meeting, the authority passed a Read More…

Aug 292014
 

By Francie Payne Holbrook Justice of the Peace Evelyn Marez won re-election in Tuesday’s primary and B.J. Little won the race for Winslow Justice of the Peace, according to unofficial results available Wednesday morning. Marez defeated Robert E. Salabye in the Democratic primary, 778 votes to 596. There were three write-in votes. She faces no Read More…

Aug 292014
 

By Tammy Gray The sheriff’s office will now be able to collect debts incurred by inmates without the necessity of additional staff or funding, thanks to an agreement approved by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Advent Financial Systems will now be responsible for collecting the bills run up by inmates who are booked Read More…

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…

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