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Feb 052016
 
APS To Power Down Cholla  Units 1 And 3 For Winter

Cholla Power Plant. Photo Courtesy APS By Nolan Madden Arizona Public Service Company has informed The Tribune-News that the utility will power down Units 1 and 3 at Cholla Power Plant at Joseph City seasonally, to be operated conditionally only during the summer months. The decision follows an internal meeting of APS executives on Feb. Read More…

Feb 052016
 
Kester  Named To  Holbrook  Council

Photo by Nolan Madden Earl Kester Sr. was appointed to the Holbrook City Council Tuesday night, and was sworn by City Clerk Cher Reyes. By Nolan Madden In a special meeting held Tuesday evening, Mayor Bobby Tyler and the Holbrook City Council heard statements from qualified candidates who applied to fill the council vacancy created Read More…

Feb 052016
 

By Linda Kor A new voice for children victimized by sexual molestation is being heard at the state level and revisions to an old law may bring changes that will help protect vulnerable young children from convicted sex offenders. In Arizona, the laws that determine the level of danger a child molester is to the Read More…

Feb 052016
 

By Greg Perkins Holbrook High School will be hosting the Division V Section 1 basketball tournament beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Girls’ teams which could possibly compete include Valley Sanders, Rock Point, St. Michael, Red Mesa, Piñon, Cibecue and Rough Rock. They will be joined by boys’ teams which potentially could include Piñon, Many Farms, Read More…

Feb 032016
 
House Fire Leaves Family  Of 10 Without A Home

Photo by Naomi Hatch The Damms family lost everything in a house fire Jan. 24 in Snowflake. Wade Damms (from left), and sons Hunter, Ayden and Darien were at the scene two days later to try to salvage some of the family of 10’s belongings. By Naomi Hatch A family of 10 is looking for Read More…

Feb 032016
 

By Linda Kor The Center for the Future of Arizona, a non-profit organization that focuses on issues and topics critical to the state, has unveiled a report titled Vision 2025: Arizona Comes of Age that provides insight into the state’s current condition and details its future needs. The report shows that despite the size of Read More…

Feb 032016
 

By Sam Conner Winslow City Manager Stephen Pauken was evaluated by the Winslow City Council in a special meeting held Jan. 26. He had given the council a document listing areas in which the city has progressed, much of it due to his leadership. The eight-page document listed a variety of areas in which there Read More…

Feb 032016
 

Four skeletons collected by paleontologists at Petrified Forest National Park over the last decade reveal the presence of a new species of extinct reptile. The technical paper in which it is first described was recently published in the journal PeerJ, which is freely available online at https://peerj.com/articles/1583/. Scutarx deltatylus (SKOO-tarks del-tuh-TIE-lus) roamed what is now Read More…

Feb 032016
 
Newest STPD Officer Brings  Fresh Perspective To Force

Amity Crunk By Naomi Hatch Amity Crunk, the newest officer with the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department, began her career with STPD in August 2013 as a dispatcher. “My eyes were opened as the amount of work a police officer does,” said Crunk. “Seeing the caliber of officers I worked with, and because I was able to Read More…

Feb 032016
 
FEMA Rezones 900 Homes  In Winslow Levee Study

Photo by Nolan Madden Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IX flood mitigation engineer Bob Bezek (right), District II Navajo County Supervisor Jesse Thompson (left) and local officials informed homeowners last Thursday of significant floodplain map changes for the Winslow levee reconstruction. By Nolan Madden Federal Emergency Management Agency, Navajo County and City of Winslow officials Read More…