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Apr 022014
 

By Naomi Hatch Navajo County has agreed to partner with the Town of Snowflake in a chip seal project, and that partnership was approved by the town council March 25. The council approved an expenditure of $21,500 for asphalt millings transportation that were put on the unpaved sections of West Seventh South, Porter and Country Read More…

Apr 022014
 

By Nick Worth Passport Potash, Inc. announced a two to one reverse stock split, effective March 13. In the deal, holders of Passport common shares will now hold one share for every two shares they held before the consolidation. In simple terms, someone who held 1,000 shares of the stock would now hold 500 shares. Read More…

Apr 022014
 

By Tammy Gray Red tape that has the ability to undermine the Four Forests Restoration Initiative (4FRI) has captured the attention of U.S. Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain, both R-Ariz. In a letter dated March 24, the senators implore the U.S. Forest Service to make the success of the initiative, along with the White Read More…

Apr 022014
 
Mr. Water Curtis Winder Retires From Town Of Snowflake’s Staff

By Naomi Hatch Curtis Winder worked for the Town of Snowflake for 27 years, making sure that everyone had water. Now he has retired, and he was honored at the March 25 town council meeting. “Curtis is extremely dedicated and passionate about the water system,” said Snowflake Public Works Director Terry Cooper. “He really cares Read More…

Apr 022014
 

By Tammy Gray “No decisions have been made,” said Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) spokesperson Damon Gross late last week regarding the future of the Cholla Power Plant. “We are in the processes of determining the plan for the plant for the long-term.” Gross confirmed that employees at the Cholla station have been informed that Read More…

Apr 022014
 

The body of a missing Antelope Valley man was discovered on Saturday, March 29, just a mile from his home. According to Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Molesa, Bobby Yeats, 66, walked away from his home on March 26. When his wife was unable to locate him, she contacted the sheriff’s office, which Read More…

Apr 022014
 

By Nick Worth A special $2 million loan from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) to a foundation purchasing the Apache Railway has drawn the attention of lawyers from The Goldwater Institute, a non-profit public watchdog group. According to a press release from Charles Siler, media representative for the institute, attorneys from the institute warned the Read More…

Mar 282014
 

By Sam Conner Winslow City Manager Stephen Pauken advised the city council Tuesday evening that there would be a citywide survey in the next water bill to determine what priorities the citizens want addressed. This would be a way to direct council rather than a strategic planning session. Finance Director Teresa Foy gave the financial Read More…

Mar 282014
 

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin a project on Monday, March 31, to reconstruct Interstate 40 bridges at Ruby Wash, Maple Street and Transcon Lane in Winslow. The east and westbound bridges at each location, six total, will be improved during the $3.8 million project. Work includes replacing the bridge decks, new asphalt, and Read More…