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Jul 292015
 
Snowflake Salutes Community Builders At Pioneer Days Parade

Photos by Naomi Hatch The Snowflake 4th Ward earned first place in the 2015 Pioneer Days Parade for this entry following the theme, Snowflake’s Community Builders–Past, Present, Future. The Best Patriotic Entry Award went to U.S. Army West. Car enthusiasts attending the Pioneer Days Car Show had a wide variety of cars and trucks to admire. Read More…

Jul 292015
 

  Petrified Forest National Park paleontologist Bill Parker has been finding fossil bones every time he goes into the park for the last 15 years. He identifies them, makes a judgment as to their importance to science, and, with seasonal employees or paleontology interns, digs out the most important ones to preserve them. Left in Read More…

Jul 292015
 

  By Naomi Hatch Northland Pioneer College’s Silver Creek Campus office will not be closing, according to NPC President Jeanne Swarthout and Vice President for Administrative Services Blaine Hatch. Dr. Swarthout clarified that there were temporary contracts given for a short-term basis that are coming to an end. “Some will be extended, and we are Read More…

Jul 292015
 

  The 2016 Miss Navajo County and Miss Navajo County’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, Moonlight Masquerade, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Joseph City High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 per person, and seating will begin at 6:30 p.m. Area residents are invited to become a member of the Miss Read More…

Jul 292015
 

The White Mountain Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 2015-16 season from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Center in Snowflake. All strings, flute, trumpet, trombone, oboes, bassoons and percussion musicians are welcome to attend. Go online to www.wmso.webs.com for more audition information. The symphony Read More…

Jul 282015
 

  By Linda Kor With just six weeks until the Navajo County Fair, the fair board is making final arrangements to ensure a great time for everyone who attends. This year the fair is scheduled to run from Sept. 16-20, with the theme Ridin’, Rockin’ and Livestockin’. There is a definite excitement about this year’s Read More…

Jul 282015
 

Shasta & Company Rodeo Events held a Snowflake Pioneer Days barrel race qualifier July 23 at the Linden Valley Arena. Results for Open Barrels follow. In 1-D competition, Megan Stock, riding Cash, won with a time of 17.959, earning $221.13, followed by Shasta Van Cleave on Pokey in 18.080, earning $165.85; Kallie Brannon on Nitro Read More…

Jul 282015
 
Roadrunner alumni challenged

Photo by Kelli Spangler/spanglerpics.com Roadrunner alumni challenged the 2015-16 Holbrook High School basketball teams last weekend at Muñoz Gym and won both games. The final score of the girls’ contest was 64-49, while the boys game into two-minute overtime before the alums earned an 89-85 victory. Alumni as far back as 1964 were in attendance, Read More…

Jul 282015
 
While Focusing On Family, Owen  Has A Good Time Making A Buck

  By Naomi Hatch Writer and illustrator James Owen wants most to be remembered as “an awesome dad. That’s the goal and the focus; the rest of it’s just having a good time and trying to keep the bills paid.” Owen is executive director of Coppervale International art studio in Taylor. His most recent project Read More…

Jul 282015
 

The City of Holbrook will begin burning its green waste pile today (July 29) and continue for two weeks. The city is implementing a new burn plan in an effort to alleviate the duration of the burn and the effects of the resulting smoke. If you have any questions, please call the city offices at Read More…