Mar 302016
 

By Naomi Hatch United States District Court Judge for the District of Arizona G. Murray Snow granted a motion filed on behalf of the Town of Taylor, 16 defendants who served the town as council members and previous town manager Eric Duthie to dismiss on all charges brought against them by Gary Solomon. Solomon filed Read More…

Mar 302016
 

By Nolan Madden The economic downturn, labeled by some analysts as The Great Depression of the 2000s, has hit the hospitality and tourism industries hardest over the past seven years. Data in a March 2015 study published by Sage Publications on behalf of the Travel and Tourism Research Association revealed that in 2008, spending by Read More…

Mar 302016
 

By Naomi Hatch The Snowflake Unified School District Governing Board approved an increase in salary for district employees in a special work session held March 24. Superintendent Hollis Merrell and Business Manager Mark Ollerton presented three proposals to the board. The amount of increase is dependent on passage of Proposition 123 in the May 17 Read More…

Mar 302016
 

The Holbrook Deport Art Series will continue next week, featuring the art of local artist Richard Gorman and guest artist Jacob Warner, as well as Petrified Forest National Park artist-in-residence Sue King. The free event is slated from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the Historic Holbrook Train Depot on the corner Read More…

Mar 302016
 

Dawn Of The Dinosaurs Event Planned Saturday At La Posada Dawn of the Dinosaurs will be featured during a presentation, film screening and book signing planned from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at La Posada Hotel in Winslow. The day of the dinosaurs had a dawn, the Late Triassic was it, and Read More…

Mar 292016
 

By Linda Kor A Winslow woman has died following an officer involved shooting that took place on Sunday, March 27. According to the Department of Public Safety, Loreal Tsingine, 27, was involved in an altercation with officers from the Winslow Police Department around 4 p.m. on Sunday. During the encounter, Tsingine reportedly threatened officers with Read More…

Mar 262016
 

By Nolan Madden The first financial shockwave of Cholla Power Plant’s looming closure is now being felt, Navajo County Finance Director James Menlove advised the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. “Of note, for this month in particular, is that our local county sales tax continues to struggle. For this past month, we were 6.6 percent Read More…

Mar 262016
 

By Nolan Madden Holbrook citizens will have a host of new reasons (14, to be exact) to smile beginning next week, as Friday, April 1, will usher in the inaugural Happy Holbrook Month. The city’s community development director, Kathleen Smith, introduced the initiative to Mayor Bobby Tyler and the city council on Tuesday with a Read More…

Mar 262016
 
Joseph  City To Honor Founders

This photo of Mary Richards, Emma Hansen, Sophia McLaws and James Edward Shelley was taken in the late 1930s in Joseph City. Joseph City was a bustling community in the early years when Route 66 was the only road through town. This photo was taken looking west down Route 66 near where the old LDS Read More…

Mar 262016
 

By Greg Perkins Playing in Flagstaff on a blustery Tuesday afternoon, the Roadrunners of Holbrook tried to dig themselves out of a four-run hole through the first two innings, but came up two runs short, falling 11-9. The Eagles jumped out early with three first inning runs, then added a fourth in the second. Holbrook Read More…