News

Mar 152016
 

By Nolan Madden Substance Abuse Prevention: New Paradigms & New Challenges was the headline topic of the ninth annual Northeastern Arizona Substance Abuse Prevention Conference, hosted this month by the Navajo County Drug Project Drug Free Community Coalition & Friends of Navajo County Anti-Drug Coalition, Inc. The forums were held as the country is at Read More…






Mar 152016
 
Staged Reading Of Unpublished Play By Playwright Lisa Jayne Is Planned

Lisa Jayne The Theatrikos Theatre Co. will present a staged reading to encourage further development of Lisa Jayne’s one-act play Pleiades Rising at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, at the Doris Harper-White Community Playhouse, located at 11 W. Cherry Ave. in Flagstaff. Author, playwright and director Darby Sue Winterhalter Löfstrand is directing the reading. Read More…






Mar 152016
 

By Naomi Hatch “The fire department is moving along, I think in a good way,” said Assistant Fire Chief Willie Nelson as he gave an update on Taylor-Snowflake Fire & Medical at the March 3, Taylor Town Council meeting and the March 8 Snowflake Town Council meeting. “The call volume continues to increase,” he said. Read More…






Mar 152016
 

By Linda Kor The City of Winslow’s curbside recycling program is set to go into effect on Monday, April 4, in an effort to reduce waste and save money. Each resident will be provided a container. Rather than having two trash pickups a week, one will now be to pick up recyclable items. City Manager Read More…






Mar 152016
 

Appropriately for St. Patrick’s Day, a potato bar fundraiser is being held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, at Peace Lutheran Church, located at 105 Svenson St. in Holbrook–and the community is invited! Baked potatoes will be available to “load” with a plethora of toppings from traditional butter and sour cream to Read More…






Mar 102016
 

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension office of Navajo County is entering its seventh year of promoting the Walk Across Arizona program, and is challenging Navajo County participants to “get moving” by joining people across Arizona in a friendly competition that tracks the number of miles walked in Navajo County. This eight-week program is designed Read More…






Mar 102016
 

The annual Joseph City Firefighter Association Barbecue will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, at the fire station at 4513 Main St. Barbecue will be served for $8 per plate. Call (928) 288-3311 for delivery of orders of 10 or more plates. The firefighters’ auction will start at noon. Read More…






Mar 102016
 
Whiting Clarifies His Stance On Wolf Release

Supervisor Jason E. Whiting By Nolan Madden Given the option to choose, it seems most animal lovers would pick the domesticated dog as man’s best friend. In 2013, when pet ownership was reported as at an all-time high in the United States, a Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association survey of American pet owners Read More…






Mar 102016
 

By Linda Kor Joseph City will hold its 140th annual Founders Day celebration on Saturday, March 26. For those who want an early start on the festivities, a Zumbathon will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at the old gym at Joseph City Elementary School. On Saturday, family and friends Read More…






Mar 102016
 

By Linda Kor Winslow citizens have voted to continue with the one percent sales tax, renewing the tax that has been in place for decades for five more years. The city had a 32 percent voter turnout March 8, with 692 voting in favor of continuing the tax and 345 opposing it. One ballot was Read More…