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May 142015
 

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, we will have early deadlines for the May 27 edition of the newspaper. All news copy, and classified, legal and display advertising must be received by 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, for the May 27 edition. Our office will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25. We thank Read More…

May 142015
 

Because of the prediction of rain for this weekend, the painting project at the Holbrook Senior Center has been postponed. Volunteers are sought to help paint the exterior of the facility. For more information, contact Tracy Bouvier of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments at (928) 607-6661 or Jeff Johnson, president of the Holbrook Painted Desert Read More…

May 142015
 

  By Linda Kor Next month will bring a celebration of life along the Mother Road with Holbrook’s Route 66 Festival, It Ain’t Your Mother’s Road. The event will be held on Saturday, June 13, at Gillespie Park, located at the intersection of Navajo Blvd. and Hopi Drive, and will feature classic cars, a scavenger Read More…

May 142015
 

By Tammy Gray Holbrook City Manager Ray Alley offered his recommendations for the long-contested lodger’s tax budget during a city council meeting Tuesday evening. Representatives of the affected organizations and city council members discussed options for the upcoming budget year during a previous meeting, and Alley noted that he attempted to incorporate the directions given Read More…

May 142015
 
Nez Resigns From County Board  To Become Navajo Vice President

By Tammy Gray As anticipated following his election as Navajo Nation vice president, Jonathan Nez submitted his resignation as the District I representative to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors May 11. Board members formally accepted Nez’s resignation at the conclusion of the meeting, and held a special presentation to thank and honor him for Read More…

May 122015
 
SHS Prom King And Queen  Enjoy A Week Of Festivities

By Naomi Hatch Reigning as Snowflake High School’s 2015 Prom royalty were King Jay McRitchie and Queen Kirsten Prestwich, seniors in the self-contained special education class. “I didn’t expect to be queen. I was surprised,” said Queen Kirsten, whose goal is to walk at graduation. “I think it was awesome; it excited me a lot,” Read More…

May 122015
 

The Winslow High School Drama Club will present Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 15, and at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at the WHS Performing Arts Center. Admission is $3 per person. The story centers on a beautiful young woman who takes the place of her imprisoned Read More…

May 122015
 

By Greg Perkins Competing at the Division III state track meet over the weekend, Holbrook was represented well by the few athletes who qualified throughout the year. Darian Hollins finished second in the long jump, 10th in the triple jump and 20th in the 200 meter run. Marcel Young finished third in the 300 meter Read More…

May 122015
 

By Linda Kor Reading was a major topic at last week’s meeting of the Winslow School District Governing Board. Elementary school aides Corri Havlicek and Janice Arnold gave a presentation on the outcomes of using the Fast ForWord reading program. The information presented shows a marked increase in reading skills for those students in the Read More…

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