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Apr 102015
 
Volunteers Wade Through Piles Of Material  To Improve Museum’s Displays And Records

By Tammy Gray Big changes are underway at the historical Navajo County Courthouse in downtown Holbrook, including new displays, easier access to research materials and a website. Volunteers have been spending hundreds of hours sorting through the Navajo County Historical Society’s storage areas, finding new items to display and cataloging them on an improved system Read More…

Apr 092015
 

By Linda Kor A battle between elected officials continues as State Senator Sylvia Allen of Snowflake responded to a recent article in The Tribune-News in which Navajo County Sheriff KC Clark accused her of being self-serving and using her political position, both as a senator and former county supervisor, to interfere with investigations and request Read More…

Apr 082015
 

By Naomi Hatch Taylor Town Manager Gus Lundberg gave the first comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for 2014 to the town council April 1. Lundberg noted that in the past he gave an annual financial report that was prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Hinton Burdick, Certified Public Accountants, has issued an Read More…

Apr 082015
 

By Naomi Hatch Taylor Town Manager Gus Lundberg’s contract was extended for two years, and his salary was increased from $78,000 annually to $85,000. The council first discussed the amendments to Lundberg’s contract in executive session on April 1, then returned to regular session to vote on the matter. “For one I really appreciate Gus…he’s Read More…

Apr 082015
 

By Tammy Gray With California facing unprecedented water restrictions this summer, area residents may be breathing a sigh of relief that Navajo County is located atop one of the largest groundwater aquifers in the nation. A long-term prediction by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers, however, points to Northern Arizona and New Mexico as Read More…

Apr 082015
 

By Tammy Gray Many of Winslow’s critical facilities, including the hospital, emergency dispatch center, fire department, schools and wastewater treatment facility, are vulnerable to flooding while the levee remains unrepaired, according to Navajo County Assistant Manager Homero Vela. Vela explained that although plans are moving forward to rehabilitate the levee and protect the town against Read More…

Apr 082015
 

By Linda Kor It was a record for the Arizona Legislature last week as they wrapped up business after 81 days, making it the shortest legislative session since 1968, according to records compiled by The Arizona Capitol Times. Bills that passed included Gov. Doug Ducey’s bill to abolish the Weights and Measures Department, with the Read More…

Apr 082015
 
Navajo County Historical Society Attracts Attention With New Billboard

Photo by Matthew Barger Michael Barela finishes placement of the new wrap featuring the Holbrook Museum at the historic courthouse on a billboard welcoming residents and visitors coming in to town from the south. Jim Gray donated two years’ use of the billboard, and the wrap was funded by using a portion of a new Read More…

Apr 082015
 
The Beautification Committee Brings Spring Fever To Taylor Town Square

Photo by Naomi Hatch The Beautification Committee, including Shirley Hatch (left) and Bobby Sue Solomon (right), is putting spring flowers in the pots along Main Street in Taylor. The four pots on the corners of Main and Center streets will highlight Taylor Square, where there will also be American flags. Several residents have volunteered to care Read More…

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