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Apr 092014
 

By Linda Kor Members of the Navajo County Fair Board discussed plans for the upcoming county fair April 2, with entertainment director Mina Henning reporting that the entertainment for the event is already lined up. In addition, a truck division has been added to the Demolition Derby. Improvements to the grounds for the upcoming fair Read More…

Apr 092014
 

By Linda Kor The City of Winslow is investigating an incident in which a local woman, who was buried in the city cemetery in January, was inadvertently buried in the wrong gravesite. When Teresa Jaramillo passed away, her daughter, Catherine Estudillo, went to the city offices to purchase a plot for her mother, then decided Read More…

Apr 092014
 
Students Send AIMS Test Off In Style And In Song

By Tammy Gray Holbrook schools have taken a different approach to gearing up for the Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) testing this year. In place of lectures and admonishments from teachers to rest well, eat healthy and stay relaxed for the test, junior high students were treated to a “Rock the Aims” concert by Read More…

Apr 042014
 

By Tammy Gray Continued legislative wrangling over the state budget has left the issue of skipped inflation payments to public schools largely drowned out in the battles over child welfare, private prison and charter school funding. In order to meet a voter-mandated inflation increase, which the legislature ignored during the recession, the budget needed to Read More…

Apr 042014
 
Mother Road Calls To New Generation

By Linda Kor There’s no more iconic road trip in the U.S. than the one taken along historic Route 66. Although there are only remnants remaining of what was once the most heavily traveled highway in the country, the attraction to the kitschy aspects that remain along the still existing portions of the road hold Read More…

Apr 042014
 

By Nick Worth The Holbrook City Council unanimously approved a resolution for a one-time override of the state imposed expenditure limitation during a special meeting Tuesday night. The override election is set to take place on May 20. According to City Finance Director Randy Sullivan, the override is necessary in order to allow the city Read More…

Apr 042014
 
Retirement Won’t Slow Down Coach Mendoza

By Tammy Gray Technically, Holbrook High School head basketball coach Raul Mendoza is retiring, but in reality, he is just taking on different challenges than in the past. “I’m not really going to retire. I’m just going in a different direction,” Mendoza said. “There’s a lot more to do.” While Mendoza doesn’t plan on working Read More…

Apr 022014
 

Robert S. Welch, a resident of Snowflake, will be available to sign copies of his book, Reaching Out, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at Johnny & Dee’s Picnic Basket, located at 436 E. White Mountain Blvd. in Pinetop. Welch felt like he was slipping away; as a young husband he felt Read More…