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Nov 142014
 

By Francie Payne With all but 10 conditional provisional ballots cast in Navajo County for the Nov. 4 General Election counted, questions remain regarding one area race. According to the unofficial results, the budget override requested by the Winslow Unified School District passed with 917 votes for it and 889 against it. Carole “Nellie” Owens Read More…

Nov 142014
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo Election Administration has tentatively selected Dec. 23 as the date for voters to select the next president of the Navajo Nation. The election was postponed when candidate Chris Deschene was disqualified from running by a ruling that he did not meet the requirement of being fluent in the Navajo language. Read More…

Nov 142014
 

By Tammy Gray A transfer of the Northern Arizona Training Center (NATC) from five government agencies to a single one was unanimously approved by the Navajo County Board of Supervisors on Monday. NATC provides training for law enforcement and fire department personnel, and was created through a joint effort between several agencies. It now hosts Read More…

Nov 142014
 

By Naomi Hatch While Congress and president attempt to formulate a plan for dealing with the Ebola virus on an international level, Navajo County health officials have already started work, the board of supervisors learned during a meeting on Monday. “The EOC (Emergency Operations Center) has been activated since May,” said Emergency Services Director John Read More…

Nov 122014
 

Winslow will welcome the holiday season with its 68th annual Christmas parade 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 Winslow Christmas Parade provides residents and guests from all around the state a joyful holiday Read More…

Nov 122014
 

By Francie Payne A total of 1,324 early and provisional ballots cast in Navajo County for the Nov. 4 General Election, the majority of them provisional, still remained to be counted by midday last Friday, leaving the results of a couple of races in question. Complete results were expected by Monday. According to the unofficial Read More…

Nov 122014
 

By Naomi Hatch “Our expenditures are less than our revenues,” Taylor Town Manager Gus Lundberg advised the town council during a financial update given at the Nov. 5 meeting. He noted that the total revenue for the first quarter of the fiscal year was $695,297 and the budgeted amount for the fiscal year is $3,045,978. Read More…

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