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Jul 162015
 

  An article in the July 10 edition of The Tribune-News recounting the background of those receiving Lifetime Achievement awards included misinformation on the late Lloyd Henning. Though he was a member of many civic organizations, the Holbrook Elks Lodge was not one of them, as it was not founded until long after his death. Read More…

Jul 162015
 
Riley Perkins Wins Title As  Cinderella’s Overall Tot

  Seven-year-old Riley Perkins of Taylor won the Overall Tot title at the Arizona Cinderella State Pageant held June 13 at El Conquistador Resort in Tucson. She competed with 33 other girls ages 3-7 over the course of a full week. Areas of competition included an on stage, unrehearsed five-minute interview, and an on stage Read More…

Jul 152015
 
Invasion Of Beetles Is Blamed For  Dying Tamarisks Along The River

By Linda Kor It’s been more than 80 years since the tamarisk, also known as the Saltcedar, took root along the Little Colorado River that winds through the communities of Winslow and Holbrook. The non-indigenous shrubs and trees were introduced to the area after settlers who came to the area needed access to water. They Read More…

Jul 152015
 

  By Naomi Hatch Dual enrollment for students in the Snowflake Unified School taking classes at Northland Pioneer College has frequently been a topic of discussion, especially in public meetings held earlier this year by NPC regarding proposed changes at the Silver Creek Campus. The governing board approved an intergovernmental agreement for dual enrollment with Read More…

Jul 152015
 

By Naomi Hatch      Following a budget hearing July 9 to allow the public to ask questions regarding the Snowflake Unified School District 2015-16 fiscal expenditures budget, and truth and taxation, the district governing board approved both.      No one was present to ask questions, but District Business Manager Mark Ollerton explained the purpose of Read More…

Jul 152015
 

  By Naomi Hatch A public hearing to present the Snowflake Unified School District’s plan for proposed additional assistance reductions was held last week, and the plan was then approved by the district governing board. Business Manager Mark Ollerton explained that state law requires all school districts to hold such hearings, and they must also Read More…

Jul 142015
 

  The Arizona Game and Fish Department, together with the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation, will induct four individuals and one organization into the Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame during the 18th annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Chaparral Suites Scottsdale. The inductees for this year’s event include Navajo Read More…

Jul 142015
 
Holbrook Council Hosts Meet And Greet

  By Nolan Madden Holbrook elected officials’ first ever meet and greet event met with resounding success on Thursday, July 9. City council members Tim Dixon, Francie Payne, Richard Peterson and CJ Wischmann joined Mayor Bobby Tyler in welcoming the turnout in the courtyard of the Historic Navajo County Courthouse. Those attending included Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen, Read More…

Jul 142015
 

  By Linda Kor A three-vehicle fatal collision occurred at 3:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, on Highway 180 near mile marker 308 in Holbrook. According to the Department of Public Safety three individuals, Justin Breed, 26, Valare Peralta, 32, and an infant, all from Buckeye, were in one vehicle and were pronounced dead at the Read More…