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Accused murderers Richardson and Wilckens appear for hearings

ST. JOHNS - Fourteen year-old Joshua Cade Richardson, who is facing murder charges in the death of 54-year-old TerriLynne Collins after an incident that occurred last Oct. 3 in Concho, appeared in shackles in court Monday, March 19, for a status hearing. At the hearing Phoenix-based lawyer William C

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Silver Creek Senior Center menu

The Silver Creek Senior Center, 1658 S. Main St. in Snowflake offers lunch. Cost is $5 for over 60 years of age or $5.50 under 60. Soup and salad bar only is $3. Lunch is served from 12-1 p.m. All meals come with beverage, dessert, salad bar and soup. The thrift store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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AZ Town Hall holds community outreach program

PINETOP - How should we fund preK-12 education? Show Low area residents are being asked to share their thoughts and ideas during an interactive community discussion. Sponsored by Arizona Town Hall in the conjunction with TRACKS, the program will take place from 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Dar

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GLH Softball Classic a success once again

High school softball fans got a treat once again during last week's 14th Annual Gracie Lee Haught Softball Classic. Seventy-eight games were played on six fields at Rumsey Park and Payson High. Twenty-four games were played Thursday, March 15, with 54 contested over the final two days of the 24-team

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SLUSD bond committee considers security upgrades

SHOW LOW - "First and foremost on everyone's mind is school safety," said Shad Housley, Superintendent of Show Low Unified School District (SLUSD). "We have to provide an environment that is safe and that meets our needs and is within our budget," he added. "After the Florida school shooting, I had

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Rim Country Senior Center menu

The Rim Country Senior Center, 2171 B St in Overgaard, offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. The salad bar is offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12. Cost for lunch is a $6 donation for over 60 and $7 for under 60. Children under 10 years old is $4. Just to get salad and fruit bar, c

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Park horses enjoying retirement at Equine WellBeing Rescue

Buy Now Ranger Jamie Mercado stands next to Trooper at the Painted Desert Inn, where the horse worked as a mounted unit service horse since 2007. Trooper and Gus worked in the Petrified Forest National Park simultaneously. They now have a new home in Snowflake with the non-profit organization, Equin


Celebrate spring at 'The Shoppes' April 13-14

SHOW LOW - Celebrate spring at a Spring Fling shopping spree at The Shoppes from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, April 13, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Show Low City Campus gymnasium, 620 E. McNeil.This free event, co-sponsored by Show Low Main Street and the City of Show Low, featur

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City begins sewer project March 19 along S. White Mountain Road

Beginning Monday, March 19, a contractor for the City of Show Low will begin constructing a sewer line extension on the east side of South White Mountain Road from Ellsworth Road to Hidden Way. Work will be done during daytime hours, requiring closing the outside lane along the northbound section o


Open and shut: restaurant businesses coming, some going

WHITE MOUNTAINS - No matter how you slice it, dice it or price it, there are no guarantees in the restaurant business. The most successful restaurant owners will tell you that this isn't a "get rich quick" industry. Instead, it's more akin to a "work hard and make a living" industry. Right now there


Trumped Store vandals strike again

SHOW LOW - Co-owner of the Trumped Store on the Deuce of Clubs in Show Low near downtown, Steve Slaton, said he is arming himself in the wake of what he considers a death threat against himself and his co-owner Karen McKean. Slaton said when he opened the store at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 15, he foun


March For Our Lives event planned for Show Low

SHOW LOW - A local woman is planning a demonstration that will mirror a major march on Washington, D.C., and other demonstrations across the globe. Jacqueline Day, the mother of a 14 year-old daughter, said she want to stand in support of the students at Marjorie Stoneman-Douglas High School, of Par


Early data indicates possible spike in child fatalities in Navajo County

Data from the 24th Annual Report by the Arizona Child Fatality Review Program shows number and percentage of deaths among children by county of residence. In 2016, a total of 13 children under the age of 18 died in Navajo County which is a reduction of 50 percent when compared to the total of 26 in


Teachers in Arizona are underpayed

Here's a pop quiz for you: Answer: Beginning elementary or secondary teachers in the public schools of Arizona. A person who has earned a bachelor's degree, has taken the necessary courses to be certifiable as a public school teacher, has passed the required test(s) and is ready to take on the respo


33 school board seats up for election in Navajo County

HOLBROOK - There will be 33 school board seats up for grabs this fall for Navajo County public school districts and tech schools. The school board elections will be conducted simultaneously with the General Election on Nov. 6. The positions are non-partisan and unpaid. In Snowflake, board seats held


Local man arrested in connection with school lockdown

SNOWFLAKE - A report of a man, possibly with a gun, on the Taylor Intermediate School campus last Wednesday afternoon, prompted police to quickly get rolling. Snowflake Unified School District Superintendent Hollis Merrell said it was students who first spotted the man carrying what they thought as


Arpaio will visit Show Low in April

Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, will be visiting Show Low on April 11. Arpaio 85, is widely known as "America's Toughest Sheriff," and served Maricopa County from 1993-2017, when he was unseated by Paul Penzone, a Democrat. He announced his candid


Police release few details in death of pawn shop owner

PINETOP-LAKESIDE - Police are investigating the death of White Mountain Pawn shop owner, 62-year-old Michael Charles Sattinger. Sattinger was found dead in his shop, located at 857 E. White Mountain Blvd., in Pinetop, Monday, March 5, after police responded to a suspicious circumstance call. Police


Winslow's Vargas baseball field opens after reconstruction for 2018 baseball season

WINSLOW, Ariz. - A ribbon cutting ceremony rededicating Vargas Field was held March 6 in Winslow. Mayor Robin Boyd cut the red ribbon and threw out the first pitch, starting the first Winslow High game of 2018. The baseball infield was completely flattened and leveled, a new pitcher's mound was buil


'Pat's Place' was the center of Irish celebration in Show Low

Years ago, the place to go in Show Low for St. Patrick's Day was Pat's Place. The popular restaurant is closed down now, after the retirement of it's owner, Pat Schaffery, but Pat's Place was the center of celebration and shenanigans for that big Irish day. The restaurant was located at the intersec