Mar 102016
 
In The Park

Photo by Linda Kor It’s beginning to feel a lot like spring as blossoms come out, and people take to the parks for leisurely walks and entertainment. Hunt Park in Holbrook had numerous visitors earlier this week, including this traveler, who performed on his drum while enjoying the warm weather.

Mar 102016
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow City Council approved a resolution Tuesday evening amending an intergovernmental agreement between the city and the State of Arizona as a pass through agent between the state and La Posada Hotel for funding of the La Posada Train Depot Rehab Project. City Manager Stephen Pauken said that La Posada officials Read More…

Mar 102016
 

By Linda Kor The victim of a shooting that occurred Feb. 29 near Snowflake has been identified as Darrell Richey, 56, of Snowflake. According to the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office, Richey went to 40-year-old Gabriel Barnes’ residence at 9801 Juniper Berry Trail, where the men engaged in a gunfight. Richey sustained gunshots to the torso Read More…

Mar 102016
 

Billy Mills, an Oglala Lakota (Sioux), was raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. An Olympic gold medalist and Running Strong’s national spokesperson, he has dedicated his life to serving American Indian communities. Mills will visit Winslow on Wednesday and Thursday, March 16 and 17, hosted by the Winslow Unified School District. Read More…

Mar 102016
 

By Linda Kor Joseph City will hold its 140th annual Founders Day celebration on Saturday, March 26. For those who want an early start on the festivities, a Zumbathon will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at the old gym at Joseph City Elementary School. On Saturday, family and friends Read More…

Mar 092016
 
Dual Artists Will Headline  Depot Art Show On Friday

Photos courtesy of Ellen Simper and Cate Erbaugh Holbrook portrait artist Ellen Simper and Petrified Forest National Park March 2016 artist-in-residence Cate Erbaugh will display and demonstrate some of their works from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 11, at the historic Holbrook Train Depot. By Nolan Madden Two artists are on tap for Read More…

Mar 092016
 
Zika Virus  Precautions  Are Noted

Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control, CDC.gov/zika The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an ongoing alert for travel to areas where Zika fever, an extremely rare disease caused by Zika virus that is spread through mosquito bites, is spreading. Travelers who are pregnant or who are considering pregnancy are urged Read More…

Mar 092016
 

By Naomi Hatch The Taylor Town Council approved a sewer construction agreement with the Arizona Water infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) Oct. 8, 2008, and authorized the town manager to execute and deliver loan documents in connection with the sewer construction agreement in Resolution No. 2008-16. Town Manager Gus Lundberg explained to the council March 3 Read More…

Mar 092016
 

By Naomi Hatch The Taylor Town Council approved the call for the Aug. 30 primary election and the administration of the election by the Navajo County Elections Office last week. Town Manager Gus Lundberg explained to the council that the last election was held in the spring of 2013. “Due to legislative changes at the Read More…

Mar 092016
 

By Naomi Hatch “Thanks for the time spent goes to Bobbie Sue Solomon and Shirley Hatch,” Taylor Councilman David Smith said last week as he noted that they recently resigned as members of the town’s Beautification Committee. Smith said that the two ladies had maintained the pots on Main Street, changing them each season, and, Read More…