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Aug 132014
 

By Naomi Hatch The Taylor Sweet Corn Festival will be held throughout the Labor Day weekend. The celebration will kick off with the Ranch Horse Competition at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Taylor Rodeo Arena, followed by the Rancho Rodeo at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for ages 12 and up. Kids under Read More…

Aug 132014
 

By Tammy Gray Nearly 72 percent of students in kindergarten through sixth grade in Navajo County passed the reading portion of Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test, placing the county ninth when compared to results from the 14 other counties in the state. Statewide, an average of 75 percent of students passed the test Read More…

Aug 082014
 

This weekend Historic Route 66 through Holbrook will come alive with the city’s Route 66 Festival: It Ain’t Your Mother’s Road. Among the events that will take place will be an old fashioned Sock Hop scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9. The dance will take place at West End Park and Read More…

Aug 082014
 

By Linda Kor The Arizona Department of Education has issued the 2013-14 A through F grades for schools throughout the state, and while several schools in the area have shown improvement, there were also some that dropped a grade since the previous year. Joseph City School District topped the list with Joseph City High School Read More…

Aug 082014
 
Holbrook Route 66 Festival Will Open This Afternoon

By Linda Kor This weekend will bring a celebration of life along the Mother Road with Holbrook’s Route 66 Festival, It Ain’t Your Mother’s Road. The event will be held today and Saturday (Aug. 8 and 9) at West End Park, located at the west end of Hopi Drive. Today’s schedule begins at 4 p.m. Read More…

Aug 082014
 

By Tammy Gray A new healthcare facility in Holbrook, initially designed to serve county employees, is now open to the public. The High Desert Healthcare clinic is the result of a partnership between Navajo County and Summit Healthcare. The county is providing the clinic space, as well as utilities and maintenance, while Summit supplies equipment Read More…

Aug 082014
 

Kelly Wood, a 2014 graduate of Winslow High School, has been selected as a running back for the Northern Arizona University Lumberjack football team. Wood was a four-year letter winner at WHS. He was a three-year captain and starter for Coach B.J. Little. He made First Team All-Selection in 2012-13, Second Team All-State in 2013 Read More…

Aug 082014
 

By Tammy Gray When students return to Joseph City schools on Monday, Aug. 11, they will be using a new learning tool that may be familiar to them, but adults might not expect to find in the classroom. As part of a U.S. Department of Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, the schools Read More…

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