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Jan 292016
 
58th Annual Hashknife Pony Express Ride

Photo by Linda Kor Hashknife Posse riders headed out on their 58th annual Pony Express Ride, with Wayne Ramey starting off on the first leg of the journey from the Holbrook Post Office. The ride finishes up today (Jan. 29) at the Hashknife Posse monument in downtown Scottsdale. Photo courtesy of Kellie Spangler The 58th Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Greg Perkins The Roadrunners cruised to victory in Flagstaff Monday night, coming home with an 83-52 win over an overmatched Northland Prep squad. Holbrook scorched the nets in the first period for 27 points behind six three-point shots, four of which came from Rhett Desiderio. Abrian Dickson scored 10 of his game high 26 Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Nolan Madden A new educational agreement between Northland Pioneer College and the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office was approved by county officials this week, with the goal of expanding NCSO’s in-house medical capabilities. Sheriff K.C. Clark explained the background of the proposal to the Board of Supervisors Jan. 26, noting, “We provide medical services in Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Linda Kor The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has unveiled its annual report regarding those who legally use marijuana under the state’s medical marijuana program. The report shows that medical marijuana users consumed over 19.2 tons of marijuana in 2015, nearly double the amount used the previous year. In 2015 there were a Read More…

Jan 292016
 

Two forest product sales were awarded after Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests officials identified additional “bridge” projects that would help continue a supply of wood within the White Mountain area. All of these bridge projects fall within the 4FRI footprint, but the contracts for implementation are separate from the Phase 1 Stewardship Contract (held by Good Earth Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council met Tuesday in a special session for City Manager Stephen Pauken’s performance evaluation, and gave him good reviews. The meeting was open to the public. In preparation for the discussion, the council had an eight-page report on a variety of topics from Pauken, which he had given to Read More…

Jan 292016
 

A special meeting of the Holbrook City Council will convene at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at city hall to meet with candidates to fill a vacancy on the council created by the resignation of Myron Maxwell. All qualified candidates must be present at this meeting to be considered for the position, and will Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Sam Conner Winslow City Manager Stephen Pauken reported on city activities and several other areas during Tuesday’s meeting of the city council. Pauken noted that there are vacancies on the Board of Adjustment, two on the Historic Preservation Commission, and three on the Planning and Zoning Commission, which threatens its ability to field a Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Linda Kor An early morning fire at the Navajo County Justice Court and Juvenile Probation facility located at 605 E. Third St. in Winslow started under suspicious circumstances, according to investigators. At 6:18 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, police and firefighters were called when smoke was spotted emanating from the east end of the Read More…

Jan 292016
 

By Nolan Madden Nearly six years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama introduced Let’s Move!, the national community-oriented fitness campaign aimed at addressing the factors that impact juvenile health by providing communities with simple tools to help kids be more active and get healthy. This past fall, the City of Holbrook undertook a similar endeavor, creating Read More…