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Jan 262016
 
Spelling Bee Winners

Photo courtesy of Snowflake Intermediate School Kira Johnston, a fifth grader in Kelly Mortensen’s class at Snowflake Intermediate School, took first place in the school’s spelling bee, which was held Jan. 14. Daylen Webb, a sixth grader in Jodi Flake’s class was second, and Baylee Bowman, a student in David Adam’s sixth grade class took Read More…

Jan 262016
 

By Naomi Hatch The annual Snowflake Groundhog Breakfast will be held from 6 to 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Snowflake High School cafeteria. The event is hosted by the town, with members of the Snowflake Town Council serving the free breakfast of ground hog (sausage) and gravy cooked by the Snowflake Fire Read More…

Jan 262016
 

Over the past three weeks, the Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Northern Operations Communication Center in Flagstaff, has received multiple 911 calls from a man falsely reporting various emergencies along northern Arizona highways. Two of the calls reported that his vehicle had been shot at and hit by a passing vehicle. The man provided Read More…

Jan 262016
 

By Nolan Madden One of the best measures of performance is the passage of time and a peek into the results of what develops afterward. Recent Internet activity data have revealed some positive news about the City of Holbrook: that the locale has trended often on the radar of area travelers within recent years. According Read More…

Jan 262016
 

By Linda Kor The Navajo County Health Services District is embarking on a new program that is expected to not only help residents lower incidents of nutrition-based diseases, but assist them in living better, eating smarter and creating a stronger community. Allison Hephner, community outreach specialist for the district, is heading up an endeavor to Read More…

Jan 262016
 
WJHS To Host Book Signing For Winslow Author Mark Bordner

By Linda Kor Winslow Junior High School will host a book signing with Mark Bordner, author of The Mighty First series from 5 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the school library. Bordner, who lives in Winslow, will be signing copies of his newly released fourth book of the series The Mighty First, Read More…

Jan 262016
 
Two Suspects Are Arrested In  Connection With Mail Thefts

Jordan Lewis Eudora Gibson By Linda Kor The thefts of a large quantity of mail from mailboxes in the Snowflake and Show Low areas have been under investigation by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Postal Inspection Service, and two suspects are now in custody. On Jan. 11, Show Low Police arrested Read More…

Jan 262016
 
Bashas’ Plans Grand Re-Opening As Recent Remodel Nears Completion

Lady Cats Suffer Losses To Piñon, Valley And Fredonia By Naomi Hatch Bashas’ in Taylor will host a grand re-opening in conjunction with Senior Discount Day on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The store’s opening in 1989 brought new shopping opportunities for the area, something long sought by residents. In 1985 there was very little shopping available Read More…

Jan 212016
 

Photo by Steve Pauken Hundreds of people attended a memorial Tuesday night in Winslow for Glen Frey, founder of the band the Eagles and co-author of the song Take It Easy, a song synonymous with city. Flowers, balloons, candles and wreaths were left at the bronze statue of a lone guitarist hoping to hitch a Read More…

Jan 212016
 

By Linda Kor Members of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Hashknife Posse are slated to leave on the 58th Pony Express Ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale carrying the U.S. Mail on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Each year the posse leaves Holbrook with bags of official U.S. Mail under the longest continuously sanctioned pony express mail contract held Read More…