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Oct 242014
 
Another $50,000 Is Added To Public Works Complex Budget

By Tammy Gray An additional $50,000 in contingency funds has been added to the budget for Navajo County’s $4.9 million public works complex currently under construction. The item was summarily approved by the board of supervisors as a consent agenda item Oct. 14. The approval authorizes the public works department to transfer $50,000 from the Read More…

Oct 242014
 
Wood Wins Barrel Racing Title At Senior National Finals Rodeo

By Tammy Gray “It was pretty awesome. It was very unexpected,” Pat Wood of Snowflake said of becoming a world champion in the Senior National Finals Rodeo for barrel racing. The finals were held in Las Vegas over the first weekend in October, and Wood did not think she had a chance of catching up Read More…

Oct 242014
 

By Linda Kor During a meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board on Tuesday, Northland Pioneer College Vice President of Student and Learning Services Mark Vest updated the board regarding the College Bound and Finish Line scholarships. The College Bound Scholarship provides for tuition costs for qualifying students who wish to enroll Read More…

Oct 242014
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board addressed an item Tuesday placed on the agenda by board member Frank Lucero. The item in question was the current agreement that Northland Pioneer College has with the Jake Flake Emergency Services Institute of Northeast Arizona Training Center (NATC) located in Taylor. NATC is Read More…

Oct 242014
 

By Linda Kor Among the items discussed at the Oct. 21 meeting of the Navajo County Community College Governing Board was a presentation by Betsyann Wilson for the Northland Pioneer College Friends and Family, formerly known as the NPC Foundation. Wilson, who is program director of the organization, reported that NPC Friends and Family has Read More…

Oct 222014
 
Management Plan Is Sought For Area Wolf Introduction

By Tammy Gray A heated meeting regarding the introduction of Mexican gray wolves south of Interstate 40 highlighted the efforts by the Arizona Game and Fish Department to push the federal government to create a management plan for the wolves. Winslow City Councilman Marshall Losey reported that the federal plan has no cap on the Read More…

Oct 222014
 

The annual Winslow Reunion Picnic for former and current residents will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the picnic area south of the Beardsley Recreation Center at Cabana No. 7, located at 12755 W. Beardsley Road in Sun City West. This is a potluck picnic, so those attending are asked to Read More…

Oct 222014
 

Terry Stratton has withdrawn his candidacy for the Snowflake Unified School District Governing Board, but his name will still appear on the November ballot.  The remaining candidates include incumbent Carole Owens, Beverlee Kay, Amy Johnson and Chuck Foote, who are vying for two four-year terms, and Cory Johnson, who is seeking a two-year term.

Oct 222014
 

By Naomi Hatch The Snowflake Town Council approved Snowflake-Taylor Police Chief Jerry VanWinkle’s Oct. 14 request to purchase two police vehicles budgeted this year. VanWinkle reported that he received three bids. Bids for a 2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor with all wheel drive were $27,473.49 from Winslow Ford and $26,596.72 from Show Low Ford. Hatch Read More…

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