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Apr 092014
 

Two teens were killed and three more were airlifted to a Phoenix hospital after the vehicle they were in rolled over in Snowflake on Thursday, April 3. According to the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department, the one-vehicle crash took place at around 6:11 a.m. on Thursday on Tryon Road in the Snowflake Heights area. Police identified those Read More…

Apr 092014
 

Taylor Town Hall will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning May 5. The hours have been from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Staff feels it would be more beneficial to move the opening to 8:30 a.m.,” Town Manager Gus Lundberg noted at the April 2 council meeting, because it Read More…

Apr 092014
 

By Naomi Hatch There are six municipalities in Navajo County and of those, Taylor and Holbrook are the only ones that do not use Navajo County Elections Services to conduct local elections. HB 2826, which was passed in 2012, requires that all political subdivision and candidate elections must take place on even-numbered years on the Read More…

Apr 092014
 

By Naomi Hatch Michael Bethea and Alan Flake attended the April 2 Taylor Town Council meeting to request help with the problem of bullying at school bus stops and on the school buses. “A lot of families feel they’re getting lip service,” said Bethea, noting that several families feel the “town council doesn’t care.” Bethea Read More…

Apr 092014
 

By Tammy Gray It’s déjà vu all over again for the state of Arizona’s economic forecast, as a general fund shortfall is forecast for fiscal year 2016, despite revenues that are slowly, but steadily increasing. According to the Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC), revenues are projected to increase by 5.3 to 5.5 percent over Read More…

Apr 092014
 
Silver Creek Senior Center Is Buzzing With Activity

By Naomi Hatch Silver Creek Senior Center Executive Director Marilyn Radke recently gave an update on projects at the center. Kirk Brimhall is donating rock for the portion of the parking lot that was not paved with a recent grant. The Town of Snowflake will be doing one of its “Raise the Barn” projects at Read More…

Apr 092014
 

vcollision occurred at 5:17 a.m. on Friday, April 4, about eight miles north of Snowflake along State Route 77 at milepost 368.3. According to the Department of Public Safety, the vehicle was traveling south on SR 77 toward Snowflake when it left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason. The vehicle entered the Read More…

Apr 092014
 
SHS Fire Science Students Put Lessons To Good Use

By Naomi Hatch Six Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) Fire Science students competed in the Region 4 Skills USA competition recently, and did very well. Mariah Willis took second place, Daniel Grimsley came in third and Jeannine Clark was fourth. Also competing were Loren Claw, Dentrick Jones and Lane Turley. Students took a Read More…