Jan 282015
 

By Naomi Hatch “In spite of perception, there has never been a proposal to the governing board to close the Silver Creek Campus,” Northland Pioneer College President Dr. Jeanne Swarthout advised a group of citizens attending a Jan. 21 meeting at the campus. Swarthout answered questions and heard comments about reinventing the Silver Creek Campus, Read More…

Jan 282015
 
Hashknife Posse Leaves On Pony Express Ride Today

By Linda Kor Members of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Hashknife Posse are slated to leave this morning (Jan. 28) on the 57th Pony Express Ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale carrying the U.S. Mail. Each year the posse leaves Holbrook with bags of official U.S. Mail under the longest continuously sanctioned pony express mail contract held Read More…

Jan 282015
 
More Events Are Planned To Draw Tourism To Holbrook

By Tammy Gray Events to promote tourism were a success in 2014, Holbrook Community Development Director Kathleen Smith reports. In addition to hosting several tour groups, the City of Holbrook held events throughout the year, including the inaugural Route 66 Festival. “It was a big success,” Smith noted. “People came in from all over the Read More…

Jan 232015
 
Sergeant Richard Hodge Returns Home After Six Tours Of Duty

By Linda Kor A hometown hero has returned to Winslow after serving 13 years in the Army. Sgt. Richard Hodge was just 18 when he enlisted in the Army. By doing so he fulfilled a dream he’d had all his life, following in the footsteps of four generations of family members. “Even when I was Read More…

Jan 232015
 

By Linda Kor There was a full house at the monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board Tuesday as Snowflake-Taylor area residents came to listen and discuss the changes proposed for Northland Pioneer College’s Silver Creek Campus. A proposal was introduced to the public last month to re-invent the campus in Read More…

Jan 232015
 
College Board Officers Are Re-Elected

By Linda Kor The Jan. 20 meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board began with the swearing in of returning board members James Matteson, Prescott Winslow and Daniel Peaches, followed by the election of officers. By unanimous vote, Ginny Handorf retained her position as chair of the board and Daniel Peaches remained Read More…

Jan 232015
 

By Tammy Gray “We’re close to a one to one ratio of computers and electronic devices to students,” Joseph City School District Superintendent Brian Fields said. The district has been focusing heavily on using technology in and out of the classroom to improve learning opportunities for students. Devices such as iPads and Chromebooks have been Read More…

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