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Navajo County Sheriff's Office
The unincorporated areas of Holbrook, Joseph City, and Winslow areas including Adamana, Goodwater, Sun Valley, Woodruff, and Chevelon Canyon areas are provided law enforcement services by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff's office gets donation of utility trailer
HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) has a new crime-fighting tool in its fleet of vehicles. It is a 2103 International tandem-axle trailer they are going to use for a multitude of purposes, not the least of which is to help solve and facilitate crime scene investigations. The traile
Around the Rez: week of Dec. 18
A Kayenta Middle School is hosting its annual Christmas Bazaar Dec. 19 from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Kayenta Middle School Student Council. More information is available by calling (928) 697-2300/2304.
14-year-old girl aspires to be first Navajo boxer to win Olympics
CHINLE, Ariz. — Even with modern technology, it’s nearly impossible to find the homemade boxing gym identified by a tattered wooden sign that reads, “Damon-Bahe Boxing Gym.” In and around this small town on the Navajo Reservation, house numbers rarely exist. And Google Maps can’t quite explain that,
NCSO gets another pot bust on I-40
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office made a substantial bust on Interstate 40 on Dec. 4 about 3:45 p.m., thanks to one of their K-9 officers. The vehicle was stopped at about mile 291, east of Holbrook, near the Sun Valley area. The dog, named Legend, alerted to the vehicle after it was pulled over.
Navajo County updates building code
Starting June 11, 2019, the construction requirements for new buildings will change in Navajo County. The county has adopted the 2015 International Building Code and International Residential Code.
Arizona man allegedly fatally shoots roommate over choice of music: report
Now he has to face the music. An Arizona man was arrested Friday after he allegedly fatally shot his roommate over an argument about the music selection playing in their Mesa apartment, reports said.
Twelve NPC students receive All-AZ Academic Team tuition waivers
Tuition waivers, valued at over $240,000, will be awarded to 12 All-Arizona Academic Team students from Northland Pioneer College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of Arizona three public universities. The Arizona Board of Regents awards the waivers, for up to 60 credits, to encourage the
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Arizona For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Arizona are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Arizona.
More teen boys in Arizona are dying of suicide
The suicide rate for teen boys in Arizona is alarmingly high and growing. Katey McPherson is an educational consultant and child advocate who speaks at schools about mental health issues.
Recalled cauliflower distributed to wholesalers in Arizona
The cauliflower recalled last week by a California farm because it may be contaminated with E. coli was shipped to wholesalers in Arizona, according to a release from the company.
Reward offered for a vintage WWII plane that crashed in Arizona
WHITERIVER — “It was quite a day on a sunny Sunday afternoon,” said Ron Carlson. That was the day he and his buddy jumped out of a vintage Navy warplane, as smoke and flames erupted from the engine, skimming over the forest east of Whiteriver.
Local Roundup: Page wrestling goes 4-0 at Joseph City multi
New to Division IV wrestling this season after making the move from D-III, the Page Sand Devils went 4-0 on Wednesday at the Joseph City multi-meet. Page and D-IV Northland Prep wrestlers locked horns at the meet, with the Sand Devils coming away with a 45-25 win over the Spartans.
Mark Brnovich explains why Arizona joined anti-Obamacare lawsuit
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Monday the state joined Texas’ lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act because the law also known as Obamacare was “constitutionally dubious.” “As the attorney general, I’m not a policy maker, but I am here to ensure that whatever branch of gover
Ending Arizona’s role in weapons exports to Mexico
Many southern neighbors are hopeful about the overwhelming victory in Mexico by new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who enjoys comparisons with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. But the logistical and political challenges that face López Obrador ar
Arizona couple wants same-sex Barbie doll wedding set
A same-sex couple from Arizona is lobbying toy giant Mattel, the makers of Ken and Barbie, to consider adding same-sex couples to their wedding sets. In a report from KNXV in Phoenix, Matt Jacobi and Nick Caprio are meeting with company officials this week. They are pushing for more diversity in the
Arizona should consider open divisions for boys and girls high school basketball
While the Arizona Interscholastic Association is taking on football as a separate animal, it might as well take a close look at basketball. There is serious talk about going to an eight-team open division in football starting next season. That would put the three big-school state champions -- 6A Cha
Get Out for Dec. 14-20
Editor’s note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to email@example.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.
NAU education student graduates after aiding fire-damaged school's reopening
On Wednesday, Aug. 22, Serena Horbaczewski was midway through the third week of her eight-week student teaching job when she woke up to a distressing call. A fire had broken out overnight at Navajo Elementary School in Scottsdale, where Horbaczewski was teaching second grade.
Former NAU professor, Arizona lawmaker John Wettaw dies at 79
PHOENIX – Longtime former Northern Arizona University professor and state legislator John Wettaw died Sunday. He was 79. Wettaw was born April 17, 1939, in Saint Louis, Missouri. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Southern Illinois University and doctorate from Michigan State.