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Jan 142015
 

By Tammy Gray The deadline to file as a write-in candidate for the Holbrook City Council is two weeks away, and at least one seat will be filled by a write-in candidate. Thursday, Jan. 29, is the last day that write-in candidates can file the necessary paperwork in order to be considered for a seat Read More…

Jan 142015
 

By Linda Kor Anticipation is increasing as members of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Hashknife Posse gear up for their 57th Pony Express Ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale carrying the U.S. Mail. Each year the posse leaves Holbrook with bags of official U.S. Mail under the longest continuously sanctioned pony express mail contract held with the Read More…

Jan 142015
 
Elkins, Huish And Browning Elected To County Fair Board

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Fair Board held its annual meeting Jan. 7, adding new board members to fill all seats on the board and selecting officers. The fair board consists of 21 seats and 18 of those seats had been filled. Last Wednesday the board filled those three seats left vacant by the Read More…

Jan 142015
 

By Tammy Gray Navajo County intends to use its 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to purchase new emergency dispatch consoles and equipment. CDBG funding is expected to total $369,726 this fiscal year. In past years, community block grant funds have been used for community facilities and public services such as improvements to senior Read More…

Jan 092015
 

By Tammy Gray Proposed changes to the Mexican wolf reintroduction plan by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are not sitting well with the Arizona Department of Game and Fish. The state agency issued a notice of intent Jan. 6 to sue the federal agency over the plan, or the lack thereof. The notice of Read More…

Jan 092015
 

By Tammy Gray State and local sales tax revenues are up for Navajo County and Holbrook at the halfway point of the government agencies’ fiscal year. Navajo County received a total of $5.5 million in state sales tax revenue between July and December 2014, according to the Office of the Arizona State Treasurer. During the Read More…

Jan 092015
 

By Linda Kor The Holbrook Chamber of Commerce is planning to entice more businesses in the coming year with opportunities for marketing and growth. Executive Director Michael Nilsson explained that now is the ideal time to join with the chamber as they promote new membership options and still maintain a low membership price. “We’ve always Read More…

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