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Jun 302015
 

  Due to the Independence Day holiday, we will have early deadlines for the July 8 edition of the newspaper. All news copy, and classified, legal and display advertising must be received by 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, for the July 8 edition. Our office will be closed on Friday, July 3. We thank Read More…

Jun 302015
 

  By Nolan Madden If you are in central Navajo County this weekend, you have plenty of activities to choose from to celebrate Independence Day. Winslow The 4th of July Freedom Festival opens with a 5K Color Fun Run starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. Participants are asked to arrive at First Street Read More…

Jun 302015
 
Winslow Council Adopts  $20.718 Million Budget

  By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council adopted a final budget of $20,718,110 for fiscal year 2015-16 Tuesday evening following a public hearing on the matter. The tentative budget was adopted May 26, putting the city well ahead of the required timeline of adopting a final budget by the third Monday in August. An Read More…

Jun 302015
 

  By Tammy Gray Two new police vehicles purchased this fiscal year will ease budget constraints in the upcoming year, according to Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley. City council members unanimously approved the purchase of the vehicles during a meeting Tuesday evening. The 2016 Dodge Ram four-wheel drive pickup trucks will replace two aging Dodge Read More…

Jun 252015
 

No Decision On Lodger’s Tax As City Approves Tentative Budget By Tammy Gray A $10.7 million tentative budget was adopted by the Holbrook City Council Tuesday evening. The tentative budget sets a guideline for spending within city departments as the new fiscal year begins on July 1, but allows the council to continue to make Read More…

Jun 252015
 

  Walmart officials have awarded a contract to build the firm’s new Taylor store to MW Builders, a national general contractor. Further details were not available at press time.

Jun 252015
 

  A 3-year-old California boy who had reportedly been abducted was rescued by a Navajo County sheriff’s deputy last week. At 10 a.m. on Friday, June 19, the deputy, who was on traffic detail, noticed a black Ford Crown Victoria with California plates exceeding the speed limit on Interstate 40 near milepost 290 just north Read More…

Jun 252015
 

  By Tammy Gray A report that state budget cuts will delay rehabilitation of the Winslow levee is not entirely accurate, according to Navajo County Manager Jimmy Jayne. “The levee is still moving forward. It’s not slowing,” Jayne said. The county does have plans to use funds from the special flood control taxing district to Read More…

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