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Winslow Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs beat Holbrook Roadrunners at home

Both Winslow High School varsity basketball teams defeated the visiting teams from Holbrook at in Don Petranovich Gymnasium Jan. 11.

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Winslow Bulldogs boys and girls basketball schedules resume in Show Low in 2019

The Winslow High School basketball teams were successful in 2018 and expect to be playoff teams.

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Winslow Lady Bulldogs win two of three

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs won two of their three games last week, defeating Tuba City and Chinle but losing to Window Rock.

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Winslow active shooter held without bond

On Dec. 3, the Winslow Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 900 block of West Second Street in Winslow.

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Photo highlights: Winslow lights up for Christmas

Homes and businesses in Winslow dressed up in their holiday best for the Christmas season.

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Lady Bulldogs win Pepsi Tournament Dec. 8, defeat Flagstaff Lady Eagles 50-32

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Flagstaff Lady Eagles 50-32 to win the Pepsi Invitational Tournament in Flagstaff Dec. 8.

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Around the Rez: Week of Dec. 12

Around the Rez: Week of Dec. 12

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Jaken Todacheenie takes first in team roping

Holbrook High School junior Jaken Todacheenie captured first place at the National Team Roping rodeo Nov. 23 in Wickenburg.

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Council Delegate: Production of hemp on Nation could make up lost revenue

On Dec. 7, the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee (NIIP) received updates and discussed the Navajo Nation’s position of hemp production.

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Delegate Slim advocates for community involvement at Antelope Canyon

On Nov. 28, Council Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. met with the National Park Service regarding concerns of activities within the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Point, all areas located near Page, Arizona.

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Public expresses concerns to Navajo Police during first listening session

The Navajo Police Department heard from the public during the first of a six-listening sessions scheduled by the Office of Chief of Police.

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Begaye honors legacy of President George H.W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94.

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Winslow Bulldogs win three at the Red Rock/Pagos Pizza Classic tourney

The Winslow Bulldogs played well and won three games while losing one in the Red Rock/Pagos Pizza Classic Tournament at Sedona.

Winslow City Council approves human rights ordinance after lengthy public discussion

The Winslow City Council met Nov. 13 and adopted a human rights ordinance with a vote of 4-3.

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Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs kick off basketball season Nov. 20 against Flagstaff Eagles

The Winslow Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs will start their 2018-19 basketball seasons at Flagstaff Nov. 20 against the Flagstaff Eagles and Lady Eagles.

WIFA announces $5,100,000 loan closing for the city of Winslow

A $5.1 million loan with the city of Winslow will be used to replace and upgrade infrastructure at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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Winslow Bulldogs eliminated from playoffs

The Northwest Christian Crusaders defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 49-6 in the first round of the 3A Conference Football Playoffs Nov. 2 in Phoenix.

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Winslow Bulldogs head to state playoffs

The Winslow Bulldogs learned Oct. 27 that they will play in the Arizona State 3A Conference Football Tournament Nov. 2.

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Snowflake Lobos hand Winslow Bulldogs late loss, 23-0

The Snowflake Lobos defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 24-0 in Winslow Oct. 26 in Winslow.

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Candlelight vigil helps shed light on domestic violence in Winslow

The city of Winslow and Alice’s Place Violence Shelter provided a forum on the problem of domestic violence in Winslow Oct. 18.

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Niagara Rockbridge crowned Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019

President Russell Begaye met and congratulated Niagara Rockbridge, a member of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council (NNYAC) who was recently crowned Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019 Oct. 13.

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Arizona Meteorite Man history explained

Ken Zoll of Verde Valley Archaeology Center explains meteorite science history during an Arizona Highlights which is presented by Old Trails Museum in Winslow.

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Winslow Bulldogs defeat Holbrook Roadrunners 50-0, leaving team with playoff dreams

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Holbrook Roadrunners 50-0 Oct. 5 in Winslow. The win improved Winslow’s record to 5-3 and dropped Holbrook’s record to 1-5.

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Show Low Cougars defeat Winslow Bulldogs

The Show Low Cougars defeated the Winslow Bulldogs 35-18 Sept. 28 in Show Low’s homecoming game.

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Winslow Bulldogs defeat Tuba City Warriors, 47-0 during homecoming game

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Tuba City Warriors Sept. 21 in Winslow’s homecoming game. The win improved Winslow’s record to 4-2 and left Tuba City at 1-4.

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Winslow Bulldogs defeat Tanque Verde Hawks, 40-0; Homecoming Sept. 21

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Tanque Verde Hawks in Tucson Sept. 14 in Tanque Verde’s Homecoming game. The win improved Winslow’s record to 3-2 and left Tanque Verde at 1-3.

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Good Morning Winslow: county budget in a crunch

On Sept. 5, Navajo County Manager Glenn Kephart and Sheriff Kelly “KC” Clark were presented by the Winslow Chamber of Commerce during a monthly mixer.

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Winslow Bulldogs defeat Chinle Wildcats 26-0

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Chinle Wildcats 26-0 in Winslow Sept. 7. The win evened Winslow’s record at 2-2 and left Chinle with a record of no wins and three losses.

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A look inside Winslow Justice Court and Winslow recidivism rates

Winslow’s Justice Court is in Precinct 2 and overseen by Judge B. J. Little.

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Winslow Bulldogs top Monument Valley Mustangs, 43-28

The Winslow Bulldogs journeyed to Kayenta and met the Monument Valley Mustangs on Aug. 24, defeating the Mustangs 43-28. Because of lightning, the game had a late start.

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In stitches: Quilt Guild members gather at Hubble

Members of Winslow’s Quilt Guild worked in the Hubble building Aug. 22-24.

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McCain remembered by Navajo leadership

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) extended their condolences to the family of U.S. Sen. John McCain, the Republican lawmaker from Arizona who died Aug. 25 at age 81.

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Blue Ridge Yellowjackets hand Winslow Bulldogs first loss of season, 28-0

The Winslow Bulldogs met the Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets at Emil Nasser Stadium Aug. 17.

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Why do you want to be Navajo Nation president?

The Navajo-Hopi Observer asked all 18 presidential candidates why they wanted to be Navajo Nation president. Of the 18, six presidential candidates responded.

The Navajo-Hopi Observer asked all 18 presidential candidates why they wanted to be Navajo Nation president. Of the 18, five presidential candidates responded. Their responses are listed below in alphabetical order by last name.

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Winslow Bulldogs kick off 2018 season against Blue Ridge

The Winslow Bulldogs will start the 2018 season on the familiar turf of Emil Nasser Stadium against the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17.

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Piccadilly craze hits Navajo reservation

Maxine Foster has been selling Piccadillys and snow cones along Highway 89 in Cameron, Arizona since October for tourists and residents alike to cool off in the northern Arizona heat.

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Sixth annual Blues and Brews returns to Flagstaff June 9

On June 9, thousands of people will descend on Flagstaff to enjoy the cool air and world class blues artists at Arizona’s largest blues festival.

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Winslow Dorm hosts Native craft show

On May 11, the Winslow Residential Dorm hosted a Native Crafts Show.

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New dental clinic opens at Indian Health Care in Winslow

On May 4, a grand opening was held for a new dental building at Winslow Indian Health Care Center.

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Apache and Navajo counties enter Stage III restrictions

With fire severity extraordinarily high and much of Arizona in extreme drought conditions, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management will close state lands in Apache and Navajo counties to recreational use.

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Winslow coaches prepare teams for summer sports camps

Winslow High School coaches have all their athletes doing something to prepare for the next season.

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Tom McCauley wins close election for mayor May 15

A new mayor and three new council members were elected following the May 15 general election in Winslow. Ricky Jackson, Samantha Crisp and Robin Boyd were elected as councilmembers and Tom McCauley was elected as mayor.

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Armed forces members honored at annual Lori Piestewa honor ride

On May 17, during the opening ceremony for the 16th annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride, Speaker LoRenzo Bates and Council Delegate Tom Chee laid a wreath in remembrance of fallen men and women of the Armed Forces.

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Sahuarita Lady Mustangs defeat Winslow Lady Bulldogs to take the 3A Conference

The Sahuarita Lady Mustangs defeated the Winslow lady Bulldogs 10-4 in the 3A Conference Championship Game in Tempe May 8 to take the title.

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Bulldogs baseball ranked 15th at 14-11, but loss to Flagstaff Eagles may hurt playoff chances

The Winslow Bulldogs were ranked 15th going into their game in Flagstaff April 21, but their 13-1 loss to the Eagles may have hurt their seeding in the conference playoffs.

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Winslow softball 14-6 after wins near playoffs

The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Snowflake Lady Lobos 11-1 in Winslow April 10. They defeated the Page Lady Sand Devils 15-2 in Page April 12.

Winslow council declares April ‘fair housing’ month

The Winslow City Council met March 27 and announced April as Fair Housing Month.

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Winslow baseball and softball put up wins with few losses at start of season

The Winslow High School baseball season has started well and won nine of their first dozen games.

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Beloved Diné artist Bahe Whitethorne Jr. passes away March 26

The art world in Flagstaff and around the Navajo and Hopi reservations reeled in sorrow as Bahe Whitethorne Jr.’s family announced he passed away March 26. The cause of death is currently unknown.

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Winslow schools eliminate one week intersession schedule

Beginning in school year 2018-19, the Winslow School system will remove one week of the two week breaks in the spring and fall schedules.

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