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This woodsy Arizona hike reveals a sinister backstory
The bucolic pastures and quiet backwoods of Vernon, Arizona — population 122 — is the last place you’d expect to be the scene of a vile triple homicide. It happened, though and the sad story is standard fare in local lore.
Candidate Forum scheduled for Pinetop-Lakeside on Monday
PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The White Mountain Rotary Club is sponsoring a public forum for candidates in the election for Pinetop-Lakeside town council and mayor. The forum will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the Timber Mesa Fire Station No. 13, 2922 W. White Mountain Boulevard, located across the hi
Unity of WM celebrates full moon with entertainment
Unity of the White Mountains presents The Luna Tunes Café from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 26, Sept. 25, and Oct. 24, at 257 N. Woodland Road in Lakeside.
Put on your dancing shoes this fall
Country Waltz is a basic, forward-moving 1-2-3 step dance with easy turns, much like a traditional waltz. The NPC Country Waltz class (reference HPE 099x) meets on four Monday evenings, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 through Sept. 24, at NPC’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, in t
Family-friendly 'Movie at the Airport' tonight
SHOW LOW — The Show Low Regional Airport is hosting a free Movie at the Airport Friday, Aug. 17, featuring Disney’s PG-rated family-friendly animated comedy/adventure, “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” The fun starts at 7:30 p.m., with a paper airplane race for ages 1-13 years old. The paper airplanes will b
Hatch Toyota donates two new cars to Driver's Ed program
Greg Schubert, SLUSD business manager, (pictured front, from left, Tonya Butler, driver education teacher, Shawn West, SLUSD transportation director, Shad Housley, SLUSD superintendent. Back row, Jerry Butler, SLUSD Driver Education Teacher and Chaz Hatch, Owner Hatch ToyotaStaff photo/ The Independ
Authorities looking for missing White Mountain Apache woman
Rebecca Ivins, 55, went missing July 22 while cutting wood near Carrizo. Searchers recently came across a body in the search area. Authorities have not commented further.Photo courtesy of NCSO
Linden transfer station will end recycling drop off
“The materials that were being dropped off as recyclable were heavily contaminated – mixed with food, liquid and trash – which ruined the quality of any recyclable materials,” explains Jennifer Rivera, Waste Management Communications Director of the Four Corners area, which includes several areas wi
Police arrest 12-year-old in connection with school threat
SHOW LOW — Police arrested a 12-year-old Lakeside boy Monday, Aug. 13, in connection with what police called a credible threat."On Aug. 13, 2018 a report was made to Show Low Police Department of a seventh grader at Show Low Junior High School making threats," Show Low Police Department Cmdr. Brad P
Slow-flow Vinyasa Yoga classes start Aug. 22
Learn to combine breathing, flowing postures and meditation designed to unite mind, body and spirit in “Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga” noncredit classes at Northland Pioneer College’s Show Low – White Mountain Campus, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, on Wednesdays, Aug. 22 through Dec. 5, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the As
Don't stand for the NFL
If NFL football players won't stand in honor of the National Anthem and the flag of the USA (purchased by blood) then fans, please don't stand:Don't stand in line to purchase tickets; don't stand in line to enter the park; don't stand in line to buy an Oscar Meyer, a Coke, a Pepsi, or a Budweiser. D
Meet and greet at Trumped Store Aug.18
White Mountain Conservatives welcomes Tiffany Shedd, candidate for CD-1, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Trumped Store, 1041 E. Deuce of Clubs in Show Low. Come meet Tiffany and have a free coffee.
Fuelwood permits now available on Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests
SPRINGERVILLE — The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will again be selling personal fuelwood permits for various types of trees. Permits can be purchased at most Ranger District offices. Most permits can be purchased through Dec. 31. Personal use fuelwood permits have a limit of ten cords per pers
McNary Reunion set for Aug. 25
The annual Old McNary Reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Woodland Lake Park in Pinetop. Enjoy a sub sandwich and cold drinks at no charge. Donations are always accepted so this tradition may continue. If you have never come and wonder who does?
The hidden impact of screen time on your family
Alone Together: The Hidden Impact of Screen time on your Family will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Show Low Auditorium, 500 W. Old Linden Road in Show Low. The event is free.
Clubs & Meetings for Aug. 14-20
Tuesday, Aug. 14LAKESIDE: Flying Rook board game night meets from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at 476 W. White Mountain Blvd. #7. For more information, call Jeff Robinson at 928-242-4208.LAKESIDE: Grief Support Group — You Are Not Alone “offering hope to those who grieve” meets every Tuesday from 3:30-4:3
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet coming Aug. 18
HON-DAH — The 26th Annual Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet is slated for Saturday, Aug. 18, this year. The annual event is held to invite new members and to raise money for the foundation and its wildlife conservation efforts. It starts at 4:30 p.m. at Hon-Dah Resort and Casino located at 777 H
Eagar Days-Let the chips fall where they may
One of the teams trying for a win at Saturday’s Eagar Days logging competition gets best time in a round sending them to the next round in the hand saw competition.
Forest Service using lightning-caused fire to conduct controlled burn near Pinedale
NAVAJO COUNTY — A lightning strike on July 27 started a fire about two and a half miles south of Pinedale on the Lakeside Ranger District. The Hob Point fire is in an area of the Rodeo-Chediski Fire burn scar that hasn’t had any fires in the last 16 years. As of Tuesday, Aug 7, it was at 2,882 acres
Where there's smoke there's (no) fire
Dreamer Ward doesn’t seem to mind the smoke as she grills up hamburgers and hot dogs for folks at the very successful Vernon Days annual celebration of summer held this year Saturday, Aug. 3. The event is held every year in Vernon Park across from the fire station to help raise money for the park.