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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…

Jan 292016
 

Photo courtesy of Holbrook High School Last weekend, members of the Holbrook High School Spirit Line made their fifth consecutive trip to the Arizona Interscholastic Association State Spirit Line Championships at Grand Canyon University. Holbrook competed in Division II Co-Ed. Both the partner stunt team of Violet Case, Patrick O’Brien and Jose Luna, and the Read More…

Jan 282016
 

Photo courtesy of the Walton family Reanna Walton of Winslow is seeking a sponsorship from Champion Auto Parts to support her endeavor as a junior drag racer, and is asking residents to support her by going to championautoparts.com, register, then vote for Reanna Walton. A vote can be made once a day through Tuesday, Feb. Read More…

Jan 272016
 

Photo by Naomi Hatch The Young Single Adults of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held their inaugural talent show Jan. 18, drawing participants and audience members from Snowflake and Taylor, as well as Flagstaff, Winslow, Joseph City, Holbrook, Woodruff and Show Low. Josh Nicole (right) joined the Debate Club when he was Read More…

Jan 262016
 

By Linda Kor The house was packed Jan. 19 as the Joseph City Water Board convened in its office to discuss a topic that has struck a nerve with residents. The issue involves the town’s transfer station, which provides sanitation service to residents, but experienced a loss of $13,700 in 2015, prompting board members to Read More…

Jan 262016
 
Spelling Bee Winners

Photo courtesy of Snowflake Intermediate School Kira Johnston, a fifth grader in Kelly Mortensen’s class at Snowflake Intermediate School, took first place in the school’s spelling bee, which was held Jan. 14. Daylen Webb, a sixth grader in Jodi Flake’s class was second, and Baylee Bowman, a student in David Adam’s sixth grade class took Read More…