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Nov 122014
 

By Linda Kor State education officials have announced their selection for the new set of standardized tests that students will be required to take beginning this spring. The AzMERIT (Arizona Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching) assessment will be replacing the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards tests for reading, writing and math beginning in Read More…

Nov 072014
 
Winslow Reunion Draws A Good Crowd

The 15th annual reunion of former Winslow residents now living in Phoenix and the surrounding area drew approximately 103 people to Beardsley Park in Sun City West on Oct. 25. Those attending enjoyed a potluck and plenty of time for reminiscing. Andrew Rutter, an English teacher at Winslow High School from 1957 to 1965, drove Read More…

Nov 072014
 

The American Legion will host a Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the gazebo on the grounds of the Historic Navajo County Courthouse in downtown Holbrook. Everyone is invited to attend to support and honor all veterans. A potluck will follow at the post, located at 290 E. Iowa St.

Nov 072014
 

By Francie Payne The fate of a budget override question posed to voters in the Winslow Unified School District remained unclear Wednesday morning. Unofficial results showed the measure failing by the slimmest of margins, 777 votes to 776. There will be a recount of the votes, as well as a canvass of the precincts involved. Read More…

Nov 072014
 

Many area businesses will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, including all city and county offices, the Holbrook and Winslow post offices, Northland Pioneer College, the Holbrook, Joseph City and Winslow schools, the Holbrook and Winslow senior citizens centers, Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of the West. The Tribune-News office Read More…

Nov 072014
 

By Tammy Gray Holbrook City Council members are already looking toward the next election, unanimously approving sending the question of an alternate spending limit to the voters this spring. The council held a public hearing and special meeting Tuesday night to consider whether the issue should appear on the ballot. There were no comments from Read More…

Nov 072014
 

By Tammy Gray A movement is underway at the Holbrook Animal Shelter to increase adoptions, and to decrease the number of stray and surrendered animals that wind up at the shelter. Friends of Holbrook Animal Care, Control and Shelter is a new group dedicated to improving the shelter’s 50 percent euthanasia rate. Rachel Dorsey has Read More…

Nov 062014
 

The Winslow Historical Society will host its 2014 annual meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Winslow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post, 523 W. Second St. The event is free to everyone, and the museum especially encourages current and potential Winslow Historical Society members to attend. Your memberships are a reflection Read More…

Nov 062014
 

The 2014 Taylor/Shumway Heritage Foundation Hostess Dinner will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Taylor Stake Center, located at 309 W. Willow Lane. The theme for the annual fundraiser will be The Amazing and Amusing in Taylor/Shumway. Everyone in Taylor, Shumway and the surrounding areas is invited to attend. Dinner will Read More…

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