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U.S. DOT awards Show Low Airport $2M grant
“If you want a strong transportation system, you have to invest in airport infrastructure,” said Secretary Chao. “Airports are the backbone of aviation. These communities are going to reap greater safety, efficiency and economic dividends for years to come.”
Show Low offers 'girl power' self-esteem program in June and July
The City of Show Low is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to encourage girls, ages 10-14 years, to develop a positive relationship with beauty, raise their self-esteem and enable them to realize their full potential.
9th annual Fishing Derby at Fool Hollow Lake June 23
Arizona Game and Fish will have a limited number of fishing poles, tackle, and bait available to borrow during the event. No fishing license is required during event hours when registered for the derby. The derby is only for kids up to 16 years of age, but anglers of all ages can fish without a lice
Do you support the forest closures?
Latest StoriesFormer Show Low Fire Chief stripped of awardsFire destroys hotel, damages two other businessesOld trunk holds historical treasureA brain matter: Former Cardinals among those in concussion lawsuit against NFLFracking leases possible on BLM land near HolbrookTrump plan to boost coal eyed
Senior Center does not serve drop-in diners
On Thursday, June 14, I walked into the Show Low Senior Center for lunch. I sat down with a couple of old fellers and shot the breeze for a few minutes.Feeling a bit hungrier than when I arrived, I asked the chef if there was room for a walk in … could I have lunch?
Fryer focused on connecting with voters
PINETOP — Kelly Fryer sees herself as a David in a world of political Goliaths.The feisty 56-year-old former midwest Lutheran minister introduced herself to Democrats at the local party headquarters in Pinetop last week.Fryer is running in the gubernatorial primary against fellow Democrats state Sen
Pinetop-Lakeside to hold election for mayor, council members
PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The town council primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, for the purpose of electing candidates for mayor and two council seats.Candidates that receive a majority of the votes during the primary election will be declared elected without having to run in the general ele
Clubs & meetings for June 19-25
Tuesday, June 19EAGAR: 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.LAKESIDE: White Mountain Rotary Club meets at no
Cedar Hills hosting swap meet, bazaar, open house and free lunch
Cedar Hills Senior Center, 9419 Concho Highway (near mile marker 12) will host a swap meet and bazaar, annual open house and free lunch from 7 a.m. to close Saturday, June 23. To reserve swap spaces, contact Manager Barbi Lupien at 928-536-6839.
Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center partners with Miles Eye Center
PHOENIX — Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, an affiliate of American Vision Partners, has recently announced a partnership with Miles Eye Center to improve the quality of eye care for patients in the communities of Show Low and Lakeside. “This partnership presents an opportunity to bring together t
2 dead, 5 injured after wrong-way driver crashes with Apache Junction church van
HOLBROOK, Ariz. - A wrong-way driver collided head-on with a van carrying members of an Apache Junction church Saturday on Interstate 40, killing two people and injuring five more.
Former Show Low Fire Chief stripped of awards
Last year, Bingham, the former Show Low Fire District administrator who embezzled nearly $1.8 million in fire district funds, was sentenced to seven and one-half years in prison.
Bears on the move – one released, one euthanized by AZGFD
According to AZGFD, bears can be attracted to bird feeders and bird food and will sometimes tear down feeders to get the seeds. If you live in an area where bears may live, it’s a good idea to remove the feeders at night to reduce the temptation for bears or other unwanted wildlife that could become
Fracking leases possible on BLM land near Holbrook
HOLBROOK — A group of Navajo County residents has urged the Navajo Board of Supervisors to help challenge leases for oil and gas fracking on Bureau of Land Management land. Most of the leases would be located near the confluence of Silver Creek and the Little Colorado River near Woodruff. Others wou
The water in Woodland Lake does not belong to the public
Laurie James and many newcomers to the White Mountains obviously have no understanding of surface water rights law in Arizona. Arizona's surface water law is based on “first in time, first in right.”Woodland Lake was built in early 1900's as part of an irrigation system that provided water to it's m
Mystery experience for adults planned June 28
SHOW LOW — Mystery-loving adults, 18 years and older, collaborate to unravel the clues to the suspicious disappearance of a renowned professor at another Mystery Experience, “Curse of the Mummy,” from 10 a.m. to noon or 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Show Low Public Library, 181 N. 9th Street. Tw
Many forests not returning after wildfires
The increasing failure of forests to bounce back after wildfires promises sweeping vegetation changes throughout the West — especially in dry forests like those surrounding Payson, Pine, Show Low and Springerville, according to a growing body of research.The latest research adds an ominous twist to
Should hot air balloon festival be held?
This letter was difficult for me to send because we all want our communities to prosper. On the other hand, we all want our communities, homes, businesses and lives to be preserved.On Saturday, June 16, Pinetop-Lakeside is hosting a hot air balloon festival in Mountain Meadows Park in Lakeside. I'm
Summer drive to save lives
A blood drive will be held from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the Cultural Hall at LDS Show Low Stake Center, 1401 W. Deuce of Clubs in Show Low.
Get Out for June 15-21
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 firstname.lastname@example.org mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.Friday, June 15ALPI