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Aug 272014
 

By Tammy Gray Navajo County Attorney Brad Carlyon has struck a pre-emptive blow against a movement to put legalization of recreational marijuana on the 2016 ballot. “We’ve stayed silent and perhaps lost the public’s perception because only one side has been speaking out,” Carlyon said during a presentation seeking an official county resolution opposing legalization Read More…

Aug 272014
 
All Seasons 4-H Club Hosts Pre-Fair Practice Show

By Naomi Hatch The All Season’s 4-H Club hosted a pre-fair practice show Aug. 16 at the Taylor Rodeo Grounds. Recently All Season’s 4-H Club, with members from Taylor, Snowflake, Pinetop, White Mountain Lakes, Lakeside and Show Low, was revamped and now offers a wide array of projects ranging from livestock to poultry and archery, Read More…

Aug 222014
 

Navajo County voters who have received an early ballot, but have not yet voted, may still vote their early ballot, and either drop it off at one of the secure drop off locations around the county or at a polling place by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Aug. 26. If for some reason you Read More…

Aug 222014
 

The Sun Valley Indian School Warriors will begin the cross country season with a meet at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. Anthony’s, followed by meets at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Sequoia, 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, at Payson and 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, at Vernon. The Read More…

Aug 222014
 

The precinct committeemen of Arizona’s Legislative District 6 will meet on Saturday, Aug. 30, in Flagstaff to select a replacement Republican nominee for the state senate to appear on the general election ballot for Nov. 4. Senator Chester Crandell, who passed away on Aug. 4, was running unopposed for the GOP nomination in the Aug. Read More…

Aug 222014
 

By Tammy Gray With more than 90,000 parcels to review and value for tax purposes, the Navajo County Assessor’s Office is turning to new technology to simplify the process. The assessor’s office, with the approval of the board of supervisors, entered into a contract with Pictometry, a company that provides a new type of aerial Read More…

Aug 222014
 
Wanda Sue Baird

Wanda Sue Baird passed away on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at her home in Cornville after a long struggle with lung disease. 

A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Taylor Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 309 W. Willow, with services to follow Read More…

Aug 222014
 

By Linda Kor In a meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board Tuesday, Vice President of Administrative Services Blaine Hatch looked to the board for support to move ahead with funding campus improvements. The board gave approval for an additional $2,852 for pavement improvements at the Northeast Arizona Training Center in Taylor. Read More…

Aug 222014
 

By Tammy Gray A medical marijuana cultivation facility under construction at the former Golden Eagle warehouse at the west end of Holbrook is expected to employ at least 20 people when operations begin. City Manager Ray Alley explained that he has been working with representatives from Natural Herbal Remedies to issue the proper building permits Read More…

Aug 222014
 

By Linda Kor The apparent suicide of an inmate at the Navajo County Jail in Holbrook has been reported by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office. According to information provided by Chief Deputy James Molesa, at approximately 6:25 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, the body of Vaughn George, 54, was discovered in his cell, where he Read More…

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