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Nov 212014
 
Development Of Recreation Area To Benefit Residents And Visitors

By Linda Kor The City of Holbrook is in the process of providing a new amenity to residents of the community at very little cost. An area just north of Romero Street and south of the Little Colorado River is being developed as a bicycle and walking path. The walkways are already in place, paths Read More…

Nov 192014
 

By Tammy Gray A lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by a group of conservation and environmental protection advocates accusing the agency of the same basic failing that groups opposed to wolf reintroduction have complained about–lack of a plan. The suit was filed Nov. 12 on behalf of Earthjustice, the Read More…

Nov 192014
 

By Linda Kor Winslow will welcome the holiday season with its 68th annual Christmas parade beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. This year’s theme is Christmas Caroling Clan, and Navajo County District II Supervisor Jesse Thompson will serve as grand marshal. The parade provides residents and guests from all around the state a Read More…

Nov 192014
 

By Naomi Hatch Arizona Public Service Co. and Phoenix Suns Charities awarded Snowflake Junior High School a $2,270 grant for its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Robotics program. Carlynn Patton teaches at Highland Primary School, and two times a week she goes to SJHS for the STEM program. She made a presentation at the Nov. Read More…

Nov 192014
 

By Naomi Hatch Cindy Peterson of the Snowflake Unified School District’s Special Services Department reported on the Medicaid School Based Claiming Program audit at the Nov. 13 governing board meeting. She explained that Medicaid can be billed for physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy provided to students who have special needs and require these Read More…

Nov 192014
 
Together, Brothers Dedicate 100 Years Of Service To Park

By Richard Ullmann Brothers Johnnie and Bobby Morris recently announced plans to retire from the National Park Service, and their combined time will total over 100 years of dedicated service, all of that time spent at Petrified Forest National Park. They started work as laborers in 1962, when Petrified Forest was still a national monument. Read More…

Nov 192014
 

The second quarter Lobo Music Booster Club general membership meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Snowflake High School Choir Room. All current members and anyone interested in learning more about the club are invited to attend.  The boosters are dedicated to providing support for the various Read More…

Nov 192014
 
County Jail Expansion Is Nearing Completion

By Tammy Gray Rapid progress is being made on the final phase of a $4.5 million expansion at the Navajo County Jail. With the new medical facility and kitchen complete and in operation, attention has been focused on the new booking, transport and control center. The center should be complete by mid-December and in operation Read More…

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