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Mar 272015
 
Joseph City Celebrates  Its 139th Founders Day

By Linda Kor Joseph City celebrated Founders Day last weekend, bringing generations of families together in appreciation of their community and their heritage. Colonists from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints founded the town in 1876 along with three other colonies in the area. Of the four, only Joseph City remains. Originally settled Read More…

Mar 272015
 
Our Heritage In Pictures--Arizona Rancho Still Stands

Postcard from The Tribune-News archives This postcard from the 1940s shows an artistic rendition of the Arizona Rancho in Holbrook built in the early 1880s. In a story written for the Holbrook Tribune-News in 1984, owner Henry Taylor was quoted as saying, “The Arizona Rancho is probably the largest adobe structure of its type still Read More…

Mar 252015
 

By The Tribune-News Staff Navajo County has an interesting history, beautiful and varied scenery and climate, and some of the best people you’ll ever meet. It is my hope that none of that has changed when the time capsule buried this week by county officials is unearthed in 2065. Holbrook’s history comes alive with stories Read More…

Mar 252015
 

By Linda Kor State Senator Sylvia Allen, a Snowflake Republican, is catching backlash for a bill she introduced to the Senate that is currently under consideration in the House. Senate Bill 1467 is aimed at providing law enforcement officers with more due process during administrative investigations, but the perceived motive behind the bill has the Read More…

Mar 252015
 

Families who have military members currently serving from Taylor, who would like to have their names added to the Veterans Memorial Monument are asked to call Brad Click at 243-3527. There is a cost of $45 per name, which must be in by April 20.

Mar 252015
 

The next garden meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, at the Holbrook Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics will include square gardening, taught by Desirae Brewer, who is very experienced with this type of gardening.  There are several advantages to gardening this way. Straw towers will Read More…

Mar 252015
 

By Tammy Gray A $30,000 grant application could result in a new roof for the historic Navajo County courthouse in downtown Holbrook. Navajo County staff members are working on a grant submission to the National Park Service’s Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. The program offers financial assistance to further the goal of “preservation of the Read More…

Mar 252015
 
Adorable Doggies Due For Adoption

Photos courtesy of the Holbrook Animal Shelter Among the animals ready for adoption at the Holbrook Animal Shelter are (left to right) Dogee, a miniature Lab mix, about 5 years old. He’s teeny, about half the size of a regular Lab, but with the same demeanor and sweet spirit that a Lab has. He is Read More…

Mar 252015
 
St. George’s Episcopal Church  Welcomes Vicar Debbie Royals

On March 1, The Rev. Debbie Royals became the new Vicar at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 168 W. Arizona St. in Holbrook. She is a member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe, and will lead services at St. George’s at least once a month. She also serves as a physical health faculty member for the Church Read More…

Mar 252015
 
Chamber Awards Dinner Honors Communities’ Many Volunteers

By Naomi Hatch A very successful, well attended 2014 Snowflake-Taylor Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held March 17, honoring the many volunteers who work for the communities. Chamber Executive Director Charlotte Hatch welcomed the crowd and introduced dignitaries. Snowflake High School cast members of Cinderella entertained as youth served the dinner prepared by Johnny Read More…

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