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Arizona medical worker admits to sexually assaulting sedated woman, police say

An Arizona medical worker admitted he sexually assaulted a sedated female patient at a pain treatment center, police said. Xavier Perez, 38, was arrested Wednesday following a monthslong investigation into the June 2018 incident at Integrated Pain Consultants in Scottsdale, FOX10 reported.


Tucson Unified teachers honored at Arizona Athletics / UA Online High School Southern Arizona Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to two amazing Tucson Unified School District teachers who were finalists and the winner of the Arizona Athletics / UA Online High School Southern Arizona Teacher of the Year.


Proposed Arizona bill would alleviate state's physician shortage

TUCSON, Ariz. — Doctors are in high demand in Southern Arizona. A proposed bill moving through the state house could help alleviate that shortage. Tucson Medical Center says Arizona has less than half the primary care doctors it needs - based on the state's population.


Arizona's Attempt To Pass A Seat Belt Law Hits Dead-End

Efforts to require everyone in the car wear a seat belt has hit another dead-end. Rep. Bob Thorpe tried to convince the Committee on Health and Human Services to support his bill that would require back seats to also wear seat belts.


Arizona Seatbelt Bill Dies, Passengers In Back Can Stay Unbuckled

PHOENIX, AZ – If you're in the backseat and you like riding without a seatbelt, you don't have to worry. About getting a ticket, that is. A bill that would have required people to buckle-up, regardless of where they are sitting in a vehicle, was killed by the state senate. It didn't even make it out


Iconic Pizzeria Grimaldi’s Is Now Owned by an Arizona Chain

Independent New York City restaurants lose another with the sale of iconic pizzeria Grimaldi’s to an Arizona chain of the same name. The coal-oven pizzeria opened in Brooklyn in 1991, growing to a national chain over the last 28 years. But the prized Dumbo location, at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridg


New Circle K to break ground this spring

SHOW LOW — Last spring a conditional use permit was approved for the construction of a new Circle K store in Show Low. Well, it’s still on the economic development menu for 2019.


Group presents free parent education night on social media effects

SHOW LOW — A local group will be presenting a free, adults only parent-education night March 28, from 7-9 p.m. at the Show Low Council Chambers, next to the Public Library to teach adults about social media, phone security and how to understand what goes on in their children’s phones. The group plan


Code Blue: The band with a feel good treatment plan

WHITE MOUNTAINS — Author Jack Canfield described the call of musicians to their craft perfectly when he said, “It’s not an accident that musicians become musicians and engineers become engineers: it’s what they’re born to do.”


Five years later: Merger that formed Timber Mesa is a success

SHOW LOW — Five years ago, the struggling, fragmented, crisis-ridden fire districts around Show Low faced a big problem and a tough decision. Should they sacrifice their independence in hopes of improving services?


SL EMS renovating office space for training

SHOW LOW — Show Low EMS, the ambulance service company that now shares an overlapping service contract area with Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District is still alive and kicking.


Where did my lost pet go and how do I find it?

1. Arizona Revised Statute 11-1013 states "Each stray dog or any cat impounded shall be kept and maintained at the county pound for a minimum of 72 hours or 120 hours for an animal that is wearing a license, unless claimed or surrendered by its owner." This statute means your stray pet may have as l


Darrin Reed Memorial Scholarship dinner & auction tickets on sale

SHOW LOW — The First Responders Legacy Scholarship Fund, Inc. would like to invite the public to their second annual banquet and auction at the Show Low Elks Lodge on Sat., April 27 at 4:30 p.m.


Library presents adult cooking class March 21

SHOW LOW — Enjoy a free cooking demonstration by Liz Turner, owner of Blue Apron Cooking School in Lakeside, and learn to make delicious, nutritional meals on a budget at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Show Low Public Library, 181 N. 9th Street. The class is limited to 30 adults (ages 18 years an


P-L receives long-awaited appraisal for Woodland Lake Park

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The new appraisal for the purchase of Woodland Lake Park came in from the U.S. Forest Service after it had been requested by Save Our Park (SOP) through the town council on Oct. 1, 2015. The price is now 75 percent lower than the appraisal done in 2009, which occurred before the r


County makes another run for a jail district

NAVAJO COUNTY — In the November 2018 election, Navajo County voters rejected a proposal to establish a jail district that would have been funded by a 1/3 cent per dollar sales tax on all non-grocery purchases.


Special needs school opened in Snowflake

SNOWFLAKE — In January, Nicole Alexander of Snowflake and Margo Parker founded the White Mountain Academy for Gifted Individuals. Nicole’s husband, David Alexander, is the CEO and principal of the new school.


Residents fear additional delays with cabin project

SHOW LOW — In early February, the Independent reached out to Bill Haltom of Creative Development about the status of the cabin above White Mountain Road. The unfinished frame of a two-story, 1,152 square foot cabin overlooks the Show Low Bluff meadow.


Former participant now runs art competition

In 1997 contemporary Diné painter Peterson Yazzie won the high school art contest held by Northland Pioneer College, which earned him a scholarship to the school and eventually led him to become a teacher. Now the two-dimensional art instructor and faculty member helps run the same annual art compet


Paradise lost and found in Show Low

SHOW LOW — Paradise Trailer Park on 4th Avenue, south of Show Low Junior High School on Old Linden Road began redevelopment into Paradise Acres Apartments last March. The trailer park had been deteriorating, and was considered by some to be an area of blight.