Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Sat, Oct. 31

Learn how to apply for a U.S. Forest Service Job

The Kaibab and Coconino forests will host two workshops to discuss applying for U.S. Forest Service jobs. The first workshop will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Nov. 1, at the Gap/Tsinaabaas Ha'bitiin Elementary School, which is located two miles east of Gap Trading Post on Highway 89. The second workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Tuba City Workforce Development Learning Center, which is located behind the Tuba City Community Center.

Interested citizens can visit anytime during the workshops to receive guidance and training in applying for Forest Service jobs. Current employees will be available to help lead individuals through the application process.

The workshops are intended for anyone interested in applying for Forest Service jobs. However, to be considered for employment, applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time they begin work. "If you are interested in working in fire, range, silviculture, recreation or any other area of the Forest Service, you should attend this workshop," said Susan Brown, workshop coordinator. "This is the first step in applying for temporary or permanent employment with the agency."

For more information, please contact Susan Brown at (928) 635-8383 or

Fall Carnival and Bazaar

St. Jude Church in Tuba City will hold its Fall Carnival and Bazaar from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the parish hall. Games, arts and crafts and Navajo tacos will be featured. For more information or to reserve a table call (928) 283-5190. Tables are $15 each.

Greyhills Academy High School Parent/Teacher Conference

The Greyhills Academy High School will Parent/Teacher Conference will be held today, Oct. 24, from

1 - 5 p.m. (DST) and 6 - 8 p.m. Dinner will be provided for parents.

2007 annual DV101 Mini-Training for Domestic Violence Friday in Kayenta

Tohdenasshai Shelter Home, a non-profit organization, will host the 2007 Annual DV101 Mini-Training for Domestic Violence Awareness Month from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, in Kayenta.

The public is invited to this day-long presentation provided by the staff of TSH to gain knowledge about the dynamics of domestic violence. Seating is limited and registration is open.

With questions contact TSH AT

(928) 697-3635/8691.

Early ballots available through Friday for Tuba City School District Special Election

The Coconino County Elections Office would like to remind registered voters living in Tuba City that early ballots are now available for the Nov. 6 Tuba City Unified School District special election. The deadline to register for the special election has passed, so only voters who have already registered are eligible to vote in the special election.

Voters who would like to request that a ballot be mailed to them should call the Coconino County Elections Office. Written requests can also be sent to Coconino County Elections, 110 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 or requested online at and clicking on the "Early Ballot Request" link. The deadline to request an early ballot is Friday, Oct. 26.

Voters may also vote early in person between now and Friday, Nov. 2 at the Tuba City Voter Registration/Elections Office located in the basement of the Tuba City Library on Main Street in Tuba City. People can vote on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at this location between 8 a.m. and

3 p.m. People can also vote at the Coconino County Elections Office, 110 E. Cherry Ave. Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The deadline for early voting in person is Friday, Nov. 2.

For more information, call the Coconino County Elections Office at (928) 779-6589 or toll-free at (800) 793-6181.

Red Ribbon Week in Kaibeto

The Kaibeto Department of Behavioral Health Services, Social Services and Special Diabetes will sponsor Red Ribbon Week in Kaibeto this week to raise awareness about drug, alcohol and other substance abuse. There will be activities everyday. Oct. 24 is Red and Purple Day at the Social Service parking lot. Oct. 25 is Community Resources Day at the Kaibeto Chapter House. Oct. 26 is Spiritual Awareness Day at the Behavioral Health Building. Saturday, Oct. 27 is Graffiti and Trash Clean-up Day at the Kaibeto Market Park area. Oct. 31 is Open House/Trick or Treat Day at the Behavioral Health/Special Diabetes and Social Service Building. Choose a day to celebrate Red Ribbon Week. Call (928) 673-3267 for more information.

St. Michaels Chapter to hold planning meeting

The St. Michaels Chapter will hold a planning meeting at 9 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at the St. Michael's Chapter House. Call (928) 871-7842 with any questions.

Extreme Makeover Home Edition-Pinon to air Saturday

The airdate for the Extreme Makeover Home Edition airdate for the Pinon, Navajo Nation, Arizona episode has been moved to Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. on ABC. The episode will feature the construction of this unique 100 percent "green" Hogan. The Yazzie hogan is a sustainable and modern version of the traditional Navajo hogan designed by Foster Architects of Scottsdale and constructed by HomeLife Communities of Mesa and hundreds of volunteers from all over the U.S. and Navajo Nation.

Fuel Excise Tax Road Funds Orientation at Chinle Chapter House

The Navajo Department of Transportation (DOT) invites the public, chapter officials and all local Navajo leadership in the Chinle Chapter Agency to attend a Fuel Excise Tax Toad Funds Orientation from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., today, Oct. 24, at the Chinle Chapter House. For more information call the Navajo DOT at (928) 871-6498 or call the Chinle Chpater LGSC at (928) 674-2250.

Howl-o-ween fun

Who says Halloween is just for kids? The City of Flagstaff Parks and Recreation if hosting their second annual

Howl-o-ween event at the Thorpe Bark Park. Dress yourself and your four-legged friend in costume and join Second Chance Center and Flagstaff Parks and Recreation for a dog-friendly Halloween celebration. There will be costume contests, bobbing for doggy bones, treats for tricks, pet-related merchants, pet adoptions and more! This free event will take place from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. For more information call Flagstaff Parks and Recreation at (928) 779-7690 or visit

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