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Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - January 8, 1988, Winslow, Arizona CORP. USPS 247-li>0 Second Class Postage paid at Ariz. 86047 Published on Wednesdays and 2 Sections 1 1894 Volume 93 Number 94 January 8, 1988 Copy 25 Wet Conditions Dominated 1987's of officers was on the agenda during Wednesday night's meeting of the Winslow School Selected as president for the coming year was Sue Hancock Joe Benham was tabbed as the clerk and Wayne Metzger was named vice Lucy Horner from served as the president last year and relinquished the reins of leadership to Board member Edna Garner was absent Wednesday by Mike Elections Slated In 1988 Francie lack of a clear cut leader in both the Republican and Democrat camps of presidential candidates makes the 1988 general election seem far but Navajo County voters would be well advised to don their thinking caps and sharpen their pencils as they may be called to the polls many times this voters will lead the parade with a Feb. 1 primary to fill three council The mayor's slot will also be but incumbent Elzey is running The general election is slated for Mar. 8. 9 is devoted to school as voters in the District will be asked to decide whether or not the district should be split to create a new That same the Whiteriver School District will ask voters to approve three separate override The three include a maintenance and operations override of 10 percent over revenue control a five percent excess to be used for a kindergarten through third grade improvement and million for capital If the funds would be taken from the district's cash as it has no tax a three month workers will be busy again in Secretary of State Rose announced Monday that enough signatures had been validated to call for the recall of Gov. The earliest date such an election could be held is May 17. County supervisors will broach the subject of a tax override to balance the budget next If such a move is the election would also be held May 17. School override questions may also come before voters in three reservation districts on that though none have been formally No districts are expected to call for budget as all but Snowflake and Blue Ridge are currently operating under existing the recall and override elections remain somewhat iffy for May 17, Show Low voters can count on being called to the polls that Four seats on the city council will be up for primary race for 21 offices will be held on Sept. 13. Those offices and the incumbents U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini of U.S. Representative Jon Kyi of State Senators Tony Gabaldon of James Henderson Jr. of Window Rock and Hardt of This Paul Editor and the number of projects either underway or being this new year should be an interesting one in the central Navajo County just this week the CSO Academy for the new state prison south of Winslow was also learned this week that the more than million in federal funds for the levee project in Holbrook was included in the new budget signed by the help bring all the projects into we will be publishing a special progress edition on Jan. 22. are trying to reach everyone in the business community regarding this if we have not made contact with you as please give our office a call if you would like to have an ad in this will be printing a number of extra copies for use m promoting development in truly was a miracle that those two young Valley women ladder of success may now be an but it's still alive after 11 days stuck in the snow south of We know that a great many prayers have gone up and will continue for their speedy good friend of who well older than 40 let's was recalling the time when she approached her 40th told me that life began at 40so I and waited and a story I am that happened early in the school a few weeks in the first the young boy told his think I'll quit I've had all the education I here's another about a grandson who was out at a restaurant with his grandparents the other The young boy was learning to and he noted that there were three at the makes us the three the grandfather the grandson think we're the three you got used to writing 1^8 on your It generally takes me about a month before I can get my mind in the right Representatives Karan English and John both of Benjamin Hanley and Jack C. both of Window Jack A. Brown of St. Johns and Rosenbaum of Corporation Commissioner Dale Morgan of and State Mine Inspector James H. McCutchan of county offices will also be on the primary Those offices and the incumbents Supervisors Percy Marlin Larry Pete Shumway and David County Attorney Dale Treasurer Assessor Cecil Recorder Jay Superintendent of Schools Sheriff Glen and Division II Superior Court Judge Jay M. of the clerk of the the justices of the peace and the constables will be held in 1990, along with most state showdown for the presidency and the state and county offices previously better known as the general will be held Nov. 8. who have changed addresses since they last cast ballots are required to reregister in order to qualify to Further information on voter registration is available from the Navajo County Office by calling 524-6161. Teenager Charged With Winslow man was arrested Tuesday Jan. 5, and charged with murder in connection with an October beating death of a Leupp William 19, was arrested following an investigation conducted by Lt. Larry Baldwin and Jim Currier of the Winslow Police has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Alvin 33, of whose beaten body was found on the morning of Oct. 4, by a Winslow resident in the vacant building immediately west of the former Habbell Trading Post in the 500 block of W. Second St. row of apartments has since been made his initial appearance Wednesday Jan. 6, in front of Judge Johnny Butler of the Navajo County Justice No bond was set for Thomas and he is being held in the Navajo County Jail awaiting a trial The case should be presented to the Navajo County Grand Jury within the next according to Sgt. Wayne Mike five year trend of lower than normal daytime temperatures and warmer than usual overnight readings continued in 1987. year's average daytime high was 68.2 more than two degrees below the yearly norm of 70.6. the average low reading was 40.6, a degree and a half above the yearly standard of 39.1. mean temperature for 1987 was 54.4 degrees as opposed to a normal mean of 54.9, making last year the second coldest of this decade with only 1985 being colder at 53.7. the last five all of which have had cooler than normal daytime the average daytime high in Winslow has been 68.7 degrees but those lower than normal daytime readings were offset by nighttime temperatures that have averaged 41.4 During that span of five years average daytime five years average daytime temperatures have in 10 months of last year the average daytime high was below normal with only April and October exceeding the In overnight readings were above normal in nine of the 12 months with only August and September being sub year began and ended in the same and The high temperature on the first day of 1987 was 28 and it was 29 degrees on the year's final Both January and December had snow totals much above In fact January was the snowiest first month of the year on record with 11.3 inches of the white The previous January snow mark was 10.6 inches in 1949. December was the recipient of 11.4 inches of snow which was topped only by the 1967 December snowfall of 39.6 inches all-time record monthly snowfall contained eight days in which the mercury failed to reach the freezing while there were 11 such days in The similarity between January and December continued in the number of sub zero with January containing a trio and December having Among the January sub zero readings was the year's coldest minus five on the 22nd. was not a single 1(X) degree temperature recorded last summer with the highest reading of the year being 99 on July 23. In there were scarce few days of 90 degree readings in 1987. The thermometer rose to the 90 degree level on 48 well below the normal of 68 such occurrences are normally six 100 degree days in Winslow each two in June and four in January's terrible start was the coldest January since 1979), February did not provide much relief from the conditions as it was the coldest Valentine's month of the decade and the snowiest in 10 6.6 continued along the same path blazed by January and snowy and The 2.8 inches of snow brought the winter's total to 20.7 inches was no snowfall recorded in December 1986), making it Schedules Winslow Arizona University has designated Jan. 16, as Winslow Night as the Lumberjacks host the University of Montana in a Big Sky Conference Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Walkup tickets are available at the Winslow Chamber of Commerce office located in the Visitors regular meeting of the Joseph City School District's governing scheduled for Jan. 5 has been rescheduled for Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. The session will be in the district's board cloudy Friday and Saturday with a slight chance of showers on It should turn sunny on Daytime highs through the period should be in the low 40's with overnight readings in the mid 20's. winter in 10 brought a pleasant change with temperatures rising considerably above normal and only a trace of precipitation being tying the record for the driest For the the mean temperature was three degrees above normal at 56.0. a one month respite from the wetter there was a return to the in Precipitation for the month totaled of an nearly double the normal for the which is traditionally the driest of the Daytime readings averaged 2.9 degrees below normal at 77.0. was almost on the money as far as temperature and rainfall were The mean reading was 73.0, one degree above and precipitation totaled of an slightly off the June norm of weather made a dramatic change in July with the average daytime high being only 90.1, or 4.4 degrees below The nighttime readings were also considerably sub par causing the month to be the coolest July on record in Winslow with a monthly mean temperature of 74.5. The July norm is 78.5. The previous mark for the coolest July was 74.6 in 1941. rolled on in the same manner as July with the daytime average temperature reaching a mere 86.5 4.6 below unlike was also wetter than normal with 1.88 inches of rain compared to a normal August rainfall of 1.41. showed little improvement over the preceding two but it was vastly better than the previous two which had been the coldest and third coldest on Even though better than 1985 and 1986, September was still 1.5 degrees cooler than normal with the mean reading being 67.5. year's biggest departure from normal on the positive side occurred in October with an average daytime high of 74.6, 1.5 above and a mean reading of 60.1, 3.5 above reverted to the wet conditions that dominated the year's Even though the month's mean temperature was only of a degree below daytime readings were 2.4 degrees less than 55.4 compared to 57.9. More than three times the normal precipitation pelted Winslow in the 1.39 while the norm is with of an inch of snow the Winslow received 9.77 inches of while the normal is 7.64, It was the eighth straight year of above normal with the last year of sub par precipitation being 1979 when the total was 6.15 University Scheduled Jan. 28 Chapter I which has held monthly parent workshops in the has planned a special one night event complete with 23 different topics of appeal to all primarily presented by 38 local aides and Parent University is scheduled for Thursday Jan. 28, at Washington with the session starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no advance registration and best of there is no Event Barbara is hoping to have 400 parents attend the unique one night event is being billed as a university because a variety of topics will be offered for each 50 minute time Just as in a an individual must choose one class to Parents will be faced with the decision as to which class to Any will be the right one as all the classes promise to be One important difference between a regular university class and these classes are there will be no as at a range from general ones of family interest to specific ones geared to a certain age group or certain will even be a bookstore featuring handouts in place of expensive The handout material will come complete with a guarantee that they can be easily read and which cannot always be said of a college featuring will be open during a brief break between as universities have visiting professors who are generally individuals noted in their the Parent University will host a trio of David Greenberg of will spend the day with Winslow students and His Your Kids Excited About Language opens the Dennis returns to Winslow to share stories and story telling tips with He was at Jefferson School last year and presented a program for more than 300 The final visiting instructor will be Dr. John of Northern Arizona He will be assisted by his His topics deal with family communications and talking with He is a dynamic and informative is the case at a graduates will receive a with graduation ceremonies slated for 9 p.m. Parents attending two classes will receive a P.D. The certificates will be awarded by local school board as well as Superintendent Wayne Peters and Assistant Superintendent Bob as at a it is the students that make the institution a who share and learn a little or a hope 400 of our Winslow parents will make our Parent University on Jan. 28 a Arthur recently received her bar and an award for volunteering 400 hours of service as a Candy Striper at Winslow Memorial Making the presentation were Cathy HIrsch Candy Striper and Kent WMH
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