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15th annual High Country Hummingbird Festival July 28
PINETOP — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is hosting its 15th annual High Country Hummingbird Festival Saturday, July 28, at Sipe Wildlife Area near Springerville/Eagar.The free, family-friendly festival will include: hummingbird banding by Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO); plant di
Man arrested after trying to crawl into woman's bed
Daniel Brubaker, a 25-year-old Snowflake man, allegedly tried to crawl into bed with a woman he did not know and was arrested.Photo courtesy of Show Low Police
Court ruling on medical marijuana creates confusion
ARIZONA — A June 26 ruling by an Arizona Court of Appeals judge on the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) is affecting local patients and vendors of medical marijuana, and causing confusion.An employee at Green Hills Patient Center in Show Low, Michael Lopez, and Chris Piehn, Manager of Kompo Care
Ex-clerk gets prison for stealing $32K from Pinetop-Lakeside
PINETOP-LAKESIDE, Ariz. (AP) — A former town clerk of Pinetop-Lakeside who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $32,000 from the eastern Arizona town has been sentenced to one year in prison.
FD: 5 kids, 2 adults hoFD: 4 kids, 2 adults hospitalized after crash in Tolleson near 91st/Superior avenues
A 12-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were listed in stable condition, while a second 10-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in unstable condition, a fire spokesperson said.
Town approves industrial hemp ordinance
SNOWFLAKE — Fyfe Symington Jr., owner of Copperstate Farms medical marijuana production facility, asked councilors to approve an industrial hemp ordinance as one of the topics at the Tuesday, July 3 regular council meeting.He said Snowflake is not the ideal place to grow industrial hemp, but he woul
Safeway evacuated — no gas leak
Police evacuated the Show Low Safeway grocery store Tuesday, July 10, after ta call about a possible problem with gas lines.Mike Leiby/The Independent
Changes and improvements made after Payson flood
PAYSON, AZ - One year after the deadly Payson flash flood, ABC15 has emails and reports from the days before the tragedy showing what National Forest Service officials knew about the danger.
Arizona man sentenced to 8 years in death of teen girlfriend - The Garden Island
In this May 2016 photo, FBI agents conduct a search in and around a pond for Katherine “Kat” Tortice in McNary, Ariz. Andre Hinton, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Tortice on the eastern Arizona reservation, is set to be sentenced Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
Man swinging machete arrested July 3
Spencer Peterson, 31, a homeless Show Low resident, was arrested July 3 after he allegedly threatened a man with a machete. He was also arrested on a warrant and booked into the Navajo County Jail Show Low Annex.
Show Low's Fourth of July parade winners announced
SHOW LOW — Choosing from 83 colorful entries in Show Low’s annual Fourth of July parade, judges chose three as the most outstanding: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, who won the Judges’ Choice award and a $500 cash prize; Show Low Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Best
WM Fly Fishing Club meets July 18
The White Mountain Fly Fishing Club meeting will be held Wednesday July 18, at the Timber Mesa Fire House in Lakeside. Social hour at 5:30 p.m. and raffle tickets sales with the business meeting starting at 6:30. The raffle is held immediately following the business meeting. This month’s guest speak
P-L Historical Society meets July 17
The Pinetop-Lakeside Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Timber Mesa Fire Department, 2922 White Mountain Blvd. Hwy. 260 in Lakeside. A potluck will be followed by speaker Bruce Owen who will talk on the “History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment.”
Little League Roundup: Continental 12s win over Show Low sets up ballgame with West Flagstaff
The Continental 12s All-Stars staved off a late-game scare and beat Show Low 10-7 in Winslow on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with West Flagstaff.Ryker Patten was 3 for 3 with an RBI, a triple and a team-high two runs scored for Continental, which held a 10-3 lead after four innings in part to a fiv
Politicians don't belong in parades
I have always viewed the self-promotion of those running for political positions as a pompous ploy to gain favor with the playful populace.We as a family rally with our children and grandchildren to witness a playful event (4th of July Parade) filled with the colors of national pride; our flag displ
Show Low library classes offered
The Show Low Public Library offers computer classes. The classes are free, but registration is required. To register and for more information, stop by the library or call the computer lab at 928-532-4065. Please leave a message, if no one is available to answer your call.Genealogy computer class
Darrin Reed Memorial Scholarship Awards banquet, auction set for July 21
The First Responders Legacy Scholarship Fund, Inc. invites the public to the Darrin Reed Memorial Scholarship Award Presentation Banquet and Auction Saturday, July 21, at Show Low Elks Lodge, 805 E. Whipple St.Five recipients will receive $1,000 to $2,500 each. The presentation is sponsored by the
Sewing up a storm for charity
SHOW LOW — Like many women growing up in the 1930’s and 40’s, June Mills of Show Low, learned to sew.
Clubs & meetings for July 10-16
Tuesday, July 10LAKESIDE: 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
NPC Board nominating petitions due August 8
Candidates to represent District 3 on the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board must submit nominating petitions by Aug. 8 to qualify for the Nov. 6 general election ballot.The successful candidate will serve a six-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2024. Nominatin