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May 202015
 

  By Linda Kor A report unveiled recently by the National Park Service shows that visits to Petrified Forest National Park are on the rise, with 836,800 people visiting last year, up from 644,800 in 2013. The report notes that last year those visitors spent roughly $51.7 million in communities within 60 miles of the Read More…

May 202015
 
Holbrook Is Well Represented  In Massachusetts Ragnar Relay

By Linda Kor Each year the Ragnar Relay Series is held in different locations throughout the country. The race involves 12-man relay teams taking part in a long distance run over a two-day period. Holbrook Assistant City Manager Randy Sullivan and his brother Mike Sullivan of Illinois recruited nine other teammates, including Holbrook city employees Read More…

May 202015
 
Holbrook School District Officials  Move Forward On Improvements

By Linda Kor The Holbrook Unified School District Governing Board awarded a contract to the S.J. Anderson Company for the replacement of air conditioning and evaporative coolers at Hulet Elementary School during a special meeting held May 14. The bid of $85,696.45 was approved and is being funded by the School Facilities Board. The district Read More…

May 202015
 

  By Tammy Gray Holbrook’s municipal airport is receiving some much-needed electrical maintenance and upgrades thanks to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant. City Manager Ray Alley explained that the city received a grant that will pay for the majority of the work being done at the airport. The FAA will pay $136,590, an additional Read More…

May 202015
 

  By Tammy Gray Navajo County has launched a new website that will make it easier for residents to conduct business with county staff and locate information online. The new site features easy-to-find forms and direct links to each department. It also now includes a drop-down menu for the most common services provided by the Read More…

May 142015
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council met Tuesday in a special meeting and work session to review and discuss the 2015-16 budget. City Manager Stephen Pauken noted that general fund revenue expectations had been made five percent lower than last year’s. He explained that the general fund has about an $8 million budget and Read More…

May 142015
 

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, we will have early deadlines for the May 27 edition of the newspaper. All news copy, and classified, legal and display advertising must be received by 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, for the May 27 edition. Our office will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25. We thank Read More…

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