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NPC hosts career panel Oct. 30
WHITERIVER — What skills are federal, state and tribal employers looking for in potential workers? Find out at a free Career Panel from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Northland Pioneer College’s Whiteriver Center, 720 S. Chief, across from Alchesay High School.Representatives from the Arizona
Wind farm here could power 100,000 homes
The Great Divide Wind Farm, which has been proposed by Boulder, Colo.-based renewable energy developer Scout Clean Energy LLC, will be in the southern tail of the county, 14 miles east of Lordsburg. As envisioned, the wind farm would involve the construction of 60 to 100 wind turbines on land owned
Prescribed burns planned on Fort Apache Reservation
If weather conditions are favorable, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the White Mountain Apache Tribe will begin prescribed burning Monday, Oct. 22.Approximately 28,000 acres are targeted to be treated by either pile burning or broadcast burning.
O' Halleran visiting district,working for CD1
Our Congressman, Tom O'Halleran, has held numerous Town Halls all over our district. If you haven't gone to one, you've really missed out.I've attended his Town Halls at the Show Low VFW, The Stanford General Store in Vernon, and in Pinetop-Lakeside. Many veterans and others have spoken up to plead
Controversial Wyoming agriculture lawyer joins Interior Department
Cheyenne lawyer Karen Budd-Falen has spent three decades championing ranchers, ticking off conservationists and fighting the federal government. Next month, she’ll work for it, bringing no small controversy to a job that most people don’t spend much time thinking about: a legal counselor to the Inte
Heinrich seeks bipartisan appeal in New Mexico race for U.S. Senate
PIE TOWN — There are not many voters in Pie Town. In fact, there are not many voters in all of Catron County — 2,865 as of late last month. And most of them are Republicans.So, Martin Heinrich, a freshman Democratic senator, kept it short.Speaking at the community’s annual Pie Festival earlier this
Forest Service investigating two horses found shot near Heber-Overgaard
HEBER/OVERGAARD — Two free-roaming horses were found dead Thursday and Friday off of Forest Service Roads 51 and 50 in the Apache-Sitgreaves Nationals Forests. The horses appear to have been shot but that information has not been confirmed by the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests representatives.A
Silver City man guilty of federal gun charges
ALBUQUERQUE – Michael Scott Freeman, 42, of Silver City, pleaded guilty last week in federal court in Las Cruces to violating the federal firearms laws by unlawfully possessing a firearm. The firearms at issue allegedly were stolen during a home burglary in Grant County in August 2017.
35th annual Apache Jii in Globe
Admission is free to the celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in front of the courthouse, at the corner of Broad and Oak Streets, one block east of Highway 60.
Housekeeping items addressed by DUSD board
DUNCAN — During his report to the Duncan Unified School District governing board, Superintendent Eldon Merrell announced that Cassidy Waters will receive her national farmer degree at the National FFA Convention this month. Merrell said if his recollections are correct, she will be only the fifth Du
Purse auction and silent auction to benefit PEO
SILVER CITY - Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Fossil, Vera Bradley – You could be the new owner of these name brand purses. Silver City P.E.O. Chapter BR will host the 7th annual Purse and Silent Auction on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the First Presbyterian Church and Fellowship Hall, 1915 N. Swan Street, in Silv
Silver City Police blotter Oct. 11-15
Battery: A caller in the 2500 block of Yucca Street reported he was beaten up last night and left in a ditch behind the SCPD. The 51-year-old suffered a head injury, cuts to his hands, and chest pain.
Snow falls on Flagstaff, high country early Tuesday morning
An upper low over southern Arizona interacted with a cold (and initially dry) low-level air mass from the northeast, according to a weather service forecast for Flagstaff. "Moisture is flowing northwestward over the cold air, with additional cooling from evaporative effects causing lowering snow lev
ATF increases reward in pawn shop owner's murder to $10,000
PINETOP, Ariz. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who killed Michael Sattinger on March 5 of this year.
Black Mesa Ranger District plans burn at Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site
SPRINGERVILLE — The Black Mesa Ranger District plans to conduct a prescribed burn within the Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site on Forest Road 488F Rd in Township 12N, Range 17 East, and Section 16 starting Monday, Oct. 15, just north of Overgaard on State Highway 277. Smoke will be seen from Highways
Flood advisory in Pima County means turn around, don't drown
The flood advisory is in effect for Cochise, Pima, Pinal and Santa Cruz counties. Casa Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Sierra Vista and Tucson are also under the advisory.
Former town employee charged with embezzlement to go to trial
A former town of Silver City purchasing agent charged with embezzling $12,000 from the town by allegedly using her city credit card to buy gifts, concert tickets, and thousands of dollars’ worth of makeup for her personal business selling Younique products will head to trial after she was declined f
Authorities investigating deaths of 2 wild horses in Arizona
HEBER, Ariz. (AP) --Authorities are investigating the deaths of two wild horses in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in northern Arizona.The Heber Wild Horse group says two stallions were found dead Saturday along Forest Service Road 50 and had gunshot wounds.Warning-images are graphic... see he
'Show Low Shines' parade applications available now
SHOW LOW — Parade applications for Show Low’s annual Christmas Light Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1, are available at Show Low City Hall (180 N. 9th Street), Family Aquatic Center (1100 W. Deuce of Clubs) or by email@example.com. Parade entry fee is $20, with a registration deadline of Nov.
Ex-deputy no-show at contempt hearing
Former Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Sanchez failed to appear for his arraignment in Silver City District Court on Friday morning on a contempt ..