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Aug 202014
 

By Nick Worth Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest Supervisor Jim Zornes had some good news for the members of the Real AZ Corridor regarding funding at their monthly meeting last Thursday in Snowflake. “We know that the national forest, if we don’t treat it, it will burn,” said Zornes. For the past 10 years we have been Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Naomi Hatch Mark Ollerton, Business Manager, Snowflake Unified School District (SUSD) had good news for property owners at the Thursday, Aug. 14, school board meeting. Ollerton said that in June and July the tax rate for the proposed budget and adopted budget for fiscal year 2014-15 was presented at $5.97 per $1,000 of assessed Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Linda Kor Area schools have a number of board positions that will be filled this election year. In Winslow there are two four-year terms up for election, with candidates Josephine Montoya, Loren Sadler and Marilee Ervien vying for those positions. In Joseph City there are two vacancies. Incumbents Jim Edwards and Linda Kor-Fisher are Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Naomi Hatch The first step of the Northern Solution flood control project at the Snowflake Industrial Park was approved at the Aug. 12 town council meeting with the approval of Resolution No. 14-12. In working to implement the Southern Solution, town staff members were told of an opportunity to apply for a grant for Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Tammy Gray The Navajo County Treasurer’s Office collected 96.9 percent of all property taxes in fiscal year 2013-14, for a total of $82.4 million. Treasurer Manny Hernandez recently reported that the total collected has improved over the last few years. The total uncollected average was around five percent, then dropped to four percent, and Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Naomi Hatch Verizon Wireless received approval last week to construct an 80’ communications tower next to Snowflake’s Well No. 2, which is located near Second West and 11th South. Public Works Superintendent Terry Cooper said that Verizon was seeking approval to lease approximately 882 square feet, which is a portion of the property next Read More…

Aug 202014
 

By Tammy Gray Statewide primary elections are set for Tuesday, Aug. 26. Three local races will be decided in the primary. They include Holbrook Justice of the Peace, with Evelyn Marez (D) facing off against Robert E. Salabye (D); Winslow Justice of the Peace, with B.J. Little (D) facing off against Ray Rardin (D); and Read More…

Aug 202014
 
Jenny Oaks Baker Opens The New SCPAA Season

Silver Creek Performing Arts Association is kicking off the new season with a great lineup. The first performance of the season features Grammy nominated Jenny Oaks Baker, a world-renowned, highly acclaimed recording artist. She has released 12 albums since 1998 and sold over 250,000 copies. She gave a rousing performance at the Stadium of Fire Independence Read More…

Aug 202014
 

Holbrook’s Farmers’ Market is in full swing and offering visitors a chance to win one of three baskets filled with goods from local businesses. The baskets are valued at $550, $450 and $100 and include offerings from area businesses such as the Roxy Theater, Walt’s Hardware, Tate’s Auto, Denny’s, Black Diamond, Tractor Supply, Darby’s in Read More…

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