Powered by Max Banner Ads 
Jul 222015
 

  By Nolan Madden Navajo County has launched a revamped mass emergency notification system, Ready Navajo County. The upgrade replaced the previous Reverse 911 system to communicate county alerts to citizens and businesses during emergencies and other critical events effective July 1, with several significant improvements. The previous system compiled a data feed from Frontier Communications based on public Read More…

Jul 222015
 

  By Naomi Hatch The Snowflake Academy renovation has been nominated for a 2015 Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award “in recognition of the long-term commitment, perseverance and work to preserve, restore and repurpose this 1913 building,” according to the nomination. The Town of Snowflake purchased the building from the Snowflake Unified School District in 2000 Read More…

Jul 212015
 

  By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council approved a resolution Tuesday evening authorizing a grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for rehabilitation of a runway at the Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport. This grant will be for $2.7 million, enough to pave two-thirds of the runway. Jerry Sullivan of the U.S. Forest Service spoke on Read More…

Jul 172015
 
Holbrook Celebrates Wild West Days

Photo by Talaina Fisher Publisher Matthew Barger (far right) presented Marlin and Joni Gillespie with The Tribune-News Lifetime Achievement Award during Wild West Days. The Gillespies are the first recipients of this award for their continued service to the citizens of Holbrook. Photo by Talaina Fisher The Desierto de Colores Ballet Folklorico dancers entertained people Read More…

Jul 162015
 

  By Linda Kor The Holbrook School District will be utilizing a new assessment program in the coming year. Superintendent Robbie Koerperich presented the new assessment to the governing board Tuesday evening. In his presentation, he informed the board that the assessment will be conducted through the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measure of Academic Progress Read More…

Jul 162015
 

  By Nolan Madden Members of the Holbrook City Council discussed updates to the memorandum of understanding with the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce Tuesday evening. City Manager Ray Alley noted that it is similar to the agreement approved for fiscal year 2014-15, listing $50,000 to be paid by the city to the chamber in monthly installments Read More…

Jul 162015
 
Winslow Man Is Arrested  Following Street Shooting

  By Linda Kor A Winslow man has been arrested following a June 27 shooting that left one man injured. At 3:08 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, officers with the Winslow Police Department responded to a call reporting two men involved in a verbal dispute followed by the sound of gunfire in the area of Read More…

Jul 162015
 

  By Linda Kor The Winslow Police Department arrested a Winslow man on Thursday, July 9, after he allegedly fired two rounds from a Ruger pistol following a domestic dispute. According to the dispatch report, the suspect, Dwain Chapman, 58, was taken into custody following a report at 8:04 p.m. that shots had been fired Read More…

Jul 162015
 

  By Nolan Madden Following a split vote and tense public hearing deliberations, the Navajo County Board of Supervisors granted approval Tuesday for construction of a secured 6,000-square foot medical marijuana cultivation facility in Snowflake. The decision allows state regulated and licensed medical marijuana dispensary Kompo Care to build and operate its off-site cultivation productions approximately six miles Read More…