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Forest Service plans camping crackdown along Arizona 260 and Salt Mine Road corridor

CAMP VERDE – As cooler weather approaches Arizona, visitors begin to flock to the Verde Valley to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities. Many of these visitors enjoy dispersed camping in the Verde Valley on forest lands.

CVBUGLE.COM - 2018-12-15 20:08:00

Arizona county sees spike in hepatitis A cases

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Health officials in southern Arizona are reporting an increase in hepatitis A cases in Pima County, prompting a partnership among local health agencies to boost vaccinations and awareness.

12NEWS.COM - 2018-12-15 18:50:00

How Arizona members of Congress voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how Arizona members of Congress voted on major issues last week. Five-Year Farm Bill: The House on Dec. 12 voted, 369-47, to extend farm, nutrition and anti-hunger programs for five years at a projected cost of $87 billion annually. The bill (HR 2) would renew the federal sugar a

TUCSON.COM - 2018-12-16 01:00:00

10 animal experiences in Arizona to try

Here are 10 places in Arizona where you can experience animals up close and personal, as featured in the latest issue of Experience AZ magazine. Things to know: The employees at Out of Africa stress one thing — this place is not a zoo. Rather, it’s an immersive experience that allows one the sensati

AZBIGMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-16 03:00:47

Week looks interesting for high school hoops

In boys basketball, 2A North region play continues this week with St. Johns (1-3) at Whiteriver Alchesay (2-0) on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and Sanders Valley (2-1) at Eagar Round Valley (1-2).

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-12-11 10:30:00

Clubs & Meetings for Dec. 4-10

EAGAR: Eagar Town Council held on first and third Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Eagar Town Council Chambers, 22 W. 2nd St. Note: The second regular meeting of the month may be cancelled depending on whether there is business to be conducted.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-12-04 12:00:00

CBS '48 Hours' revisits Arizona connection in missing Jodi Huisentruit case

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - “You’re watching News Channel 3 Daybreak, the time is 6 o’clock, its 68 degrees and light showers.” This was the last time viewers would see Jodi Huisentruit anchor the Mason City, Iowa news.

AZFAMILY - 2018-12-15 03:51:00

Arizona has one of the nation’s highest depression rates according to a study

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - According to a study done by USA Today, Arizona ranks as a state with some of the highest depression rates in the country. Rates of major depression were measured in each state across the country in 2017. Researchers from the University of Washington’s Institute for He

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-12-14 23:51:00

Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl To Resign At The End Of The Year

Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning. Kyl wrote in a letter to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey he plans to step down from his position at the end of the year. He said in part, "It has been an honor and a privilege to again serve the people of Arizona."

WTMJ.COM - 2018-12-14 17:03:00

Arizona judge strips activist of green card, orders her deported to Mexico

An Arizona judge has stripped a prominent Washington-area immigration and reproductive rights organizer of her green card and ordered her deportation. The Washington Post reports the immigration judge on Tuesday also denied 33-year-old Alejandra Pablos' petitions for asylum, saying the Mexican-born

KVIA - 2018-12-14 19:42:00

Cloudy but warmer weather moves into Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Pretty nice weather for mid December is expected this weekend with temperatures a few degrees warmer than normal. For Friday through Saturday, high pressure will keep conditions dry but allow high clouds to increase across Arizona as an area of low pressure develops around

AZFAMILY - 2018-12-14 10:45:00

The feds have laid the smack down on water. How will Arizona respond?

Opinion: Arizona has until Jan. 31 to sign a drought contingency plan. And we have a mess of work to do before then. The feds have laid the smack down on plans to keep lakes Mead and Powell from tanking.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-12-14 13:10:00

Get Out for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Editor’s note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-11-30 12:00:00

No simple answer to recent school threats

SHOW LOW — There have been approximately 12 threats against area schools documented by the Independent in 2018. Of those 12, four occurred in the last three weeks and were a mixture of alleged bomb threats and gun violence.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-12-11 12:00:00

Concho house fire, one to remember for firefighters

APACHE COUNTY — A house-fire that broke out on Nov. 20 at about 7:30 p.m., on a side-road near Concho Valley, was big and tough to extinguish. The fire was three miles down the side road at mile marker 5 off State Route 61. Concho Fire Captain Roger Brown said that fire crews from Snowflake-Taylor,

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-12-04 12:00:00

Fabok still awaiting trial on charges of sexual conduct with student

HOLBROOK — Judy Fabok, the 46-year-old former Show Low classroom paraprofessional accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage student, is still waiting to go to trial on charges of sexual conduct with a minor.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-11-30 12:00:00

Teen arrested for making social media threat at Eagar high school

EAGAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)-- The Eagar Police Department arrested a teenager after he made a social media threat against Round Valley High School Sunday. According to Eagar police, A 16-year-old girl tipped officers about a photo that was posted on popular social media application Snapchat, showing a lo

AZFAMILY - 2018-11-26 13:00:00

Teen arrested after Eagar high school Snapchat threat

Bivins was booked into the Apache County Jail on charges of acts of terrorism, disruption of an educational facility, threatening and intimidating, and more.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-11-26 12:07:59

Round Valley teen arrested for threatening schools

Eagar Police officers notified the Round Valley School District and they assisted in the investigation. Also, with the help of Apache County Sheriff's Office Special Crimes Enforcement Team, deputies from the area and Springerville Police, Bivins was located and arrested.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-11-26 01:11:00

Apache County Sheriff's Office

The unincorporated areas of Vernon, Greer, Springerville, Eagar, Nutrioso, Alpine, McNary (Patrol District I), Saint Johns, Witch Wells, Concho, Hunt, Show Low Pines (Patrol District II), Sanders and the Navajo Nation (Patrol District III & IV) are provided law enforcement services by the Apache Cou

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-11-23 12:00:00