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Navajo County Press Releases

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Second Navajo County Leadership Academy Graduates 38 Students

Holbrook, AZ (October 29, 2014)—The second iteration of the Navajo County Leadership Academy graduated a class of 38 County employees on Wednesday, October 29. The diverse group of employees has spent the previous 9 months undergoing intensive training on subjects including county finance, human resource management, conflict resolution, hiring practices, customer service, managing in a political environment, leadership, and ethics.

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Campground updates on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

Springerville, AZ—October 27, 2014—Some of the campgrounds on the Apache-Sitgreaves (A-S) National Forests are closing for the season. Dispersed camping is still allowed throughout the forests. Please remember the 14 day stay limit is applicable year round. Also, dispersed camping is with no water or trash services – so they are “pack it in and pack it out.”

Sheriff

Sheriff Announces New Detention Agreement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs

Holbrook, AZ (October 17, 2014)—The Navajo County Board of Supervisors convened a Special Board meeting to consider an agreement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), which would allow the Sheriff's Office to house inmates from the tribal communities in the County's adult detention facility. Sheriff KC Clark, and a team of his staff, have been working with County Attorney Brad Carlyon, and the BIA, to finalize this agreement, and upon hearing that the final details were complete, Chairman Jesse Thompson asked the Board to meet and consider the proposal.

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VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS MAILED TO VOTERS

Holbrook, AZ (October 14, 2014)— Navajo County Recorder Laurette Justman would like to let everyone know that approximately 21,000 vote-by-mail ballots were mailed last week for the 2014 General Election for all voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL).

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Navajo County Board of Supervisors Select Jason Whiting to Fill Vacant Seat

Holbrook, AZ (October 14, 2014)—In a unanimous action, the Navajo County Board of Supervisors chose Jason Whiting to replace Supervisor Sylvia Allen as the Navajo County Supervisor for District III. Supervisor Whiting will fulfill the remainder of Mrs. Allen's term which concludes in 2016.

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Springerville Ranger District planning prescribed burns

Springerville, AZ (October 08, 2014)— The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests fire managers on the Springerville Ranger District are planning to conduct a prescribed burn during the week of October 13, 2014 weather conditions permitting.

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Governor Brewer Announces Judicial Vacancy in Navajo County

Phoenix, AZ (September 26, 2014)— Governor Jan Brewer today has begun accepting applications for a vacant judicial position on the Navajo County Superior Court. The governor’s appointment will replace Judge John Lamb, whose retirement is effective January 2, 2015.

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DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS APPROACHING

Holbrook, AZ (September 22, 2014)— Navajo County Recorder Laurette Justman would like to announce that the cut-off to register to vote in the November 4th, 2014 General Election is rapidly approaching. The cut-off is midnight MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014.

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Early Voting & Mail Delivery Locations in Teesto & Dilkon

Holbrook, AZ (September 15, 2014)— Recent structure fires at the Teesto and Dilkon Chapter Houses on the Navajo Nation have forced the relocation of mail delivery and early voting services to other venues in the communities.

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Navajo County Seeking Candidates for Board of Supervisors District III Seat

Holbrook, AZ (September 10, 2014)— Navajo County District III Supervisor Sylvia Allen's resignation to run for the Arizona State Senate has created a vacancy on the Navajo County Board of Directors, so the County is now seeking potential candidates to serve the remainder of Allen’s term, which ends in 2016.

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