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Jun 182015
 

  By Linda Kor The people of Winslow are seeking public support to help them win their own dog park. The Bark For Your Park competition organized by PetSafe will award the city with the most votes $100,000 to build a PetSafe dog park. The runner-up city in each small, medium and large population category Read More…

Jun 182015
 

  By Tammy Gray With the end of the fiscal year coming June 30, most local governments will be able to report a modest increase in sales tax revenue over last year, with Navajo County reaching pre-recession levels for state sales tax income. Sales tax revenues, including both state and local taxes, are one of Read More…

Jun 182015
 
Splash  Pad Park  Opening  Is Nearing

By Tammy Gray Just one vital piece of the new splash pad in Holbrook remains to be installed before the park is officially opened to the public. “We’re waiting on the chlorination system to arrive,” City Manager Ray Alley explained on Monday. “I’m hoping it will get here today or tomorrow, and we’re shooting for Read More…

Jun 182015
 

  By Linda Kor The district governing board gave approval last week to hire former Indian Wells Elementary School Principal Jeri McKinnon as principal at Holbrook Junior High School. The move would fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Tim Newton-Pender. Dr. McKinnon resigned as principal of Indian Wells Elementary School last year, Read More…

Jun 182015
 

By Tammy Gray Public comments are now being sought regarding a proposal to override a federal plan to reduce carbon emissions. If successful, the proposal would allow Arizona Public Service (APS) Co.’s Cholla Power Plant to continue to operate longer than it would be able to under the federal plan, but it would still be Read More…

Jun 172015
 

  By Linda Kor The Navajo County Community College Board heard a report from Northland Pioneer College Vice President for Learning and Student Services Mark Vest Tuesday that showed summer enrollment at Northland Pioneer College has increased substantially with the reduced summer rates, scholarship opportunities and Kids College. According to Vest, the enrollment for Kids Read More…

Jun 172015
 

  Navajo County sheriff’s deputies located the skeletal remains of an unknown person after being called to the area of milepost 11 on the Concho Highway east of Snowflake at 4:28 p.m. on Sunday, June 14. The case was turned over to criminal investigations, and the scene was secured overnight to complete processing the area Read More…

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