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Apr 092014
 

vcollision occurred at 5:17 a.m. on Friday, April 4, about eight miles north of Snowflake along State Route 77 at milepost 368.3. According to the Department of Public Safety, the vehicle was traveling south on SR 77 toward Snowflake when it left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason. The vehicle entered the Read More…

Apr 092014
 
SHS Fire Science Students Put Lessons To Good Use

By Naomi Hatch Six Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) Fire Science students competed in the Region 4 Skills USA competition recently, and did very well. Mariah Willis took second place, Daniel Grimsley came in third and Jeannine Clark was fourth. Also competing were Loren Claw, Dentrick Jones and Lane Turley. Students took a Read More…

Apr 092014
 

Taylor Town Clerk Kelly Jones attended her last council meeting on April 2. She has been with the town of Taylor for 28 years and will be retiring at the end of the month. Members of the community are invited to stop by town hall on Tuesday, April 29, to thank her for her service.

Apr 092014
 

By Linda Kor Members of the Navajo County Fair Board discussed plans for the upcoming county fair April 2, with entertainment director Mina Henning reporting that the entertainment for the event is already lined up. In addition, a truck division has been added to the Demolition Derby. Improvements to the grounds for the upcoming fair Read More…

Apr 092014
 

By Linda Kor The City of Winslow is investigating an incident in which a local woman, who was buried in the city cemetery in January, was inadvertently buried in the wrong gravesite. When Teresa Jaramillo passed away, her daughter, Catherine Estudillo, went to the city offices to purchase a plot for her mother, then decided Read More…

Apr 092014
 
Students Send AIMS Test Off In Style And In Song

By Tammy Gray Holbrook schools have taken a different approach to gearing up for the Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) testing this year. In place of lectures and admonishments from teachers to rest well, eat healthy and stay relaxed for the test, junior high students were treated to a “Rock the Aims” concert by Read More…

Apr 042014
 

By Tammy Gray Continued legislative wrangling over the state budget has left the issue of skipped inflation payments to public schools largely drowned out in the battles over child welfare, private prison and charter school funding. In order to meet a voter-mandated inflation increase, which the legislature ignored during the recession, the budget needed to Read More…

Apr 042014
 
Mother Road Calls To New Generation

By Linda Kor There’s no more iconic road trip in the U.S. than the one taken along historic Route 66. Although there are only remnants remaining of what was once the most heavily traveled highway in the country, the attraction to the kitschy aspects that remain along the still existing portions of the road hold Read More…

Apr 042014
 

By Nick Worth The Holbrook City Council unanimously approved a resolution for a one-time override of the state imposed expenditure limitation during a special meeting Tuesday night. The override election is set to take place on May 20. According to City Finance Director Randy Sullivan, the override is necessary in order to allow the city Read More…