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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

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Get Out for Aug. 17-23

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 tocruiz@wmicentral.comor mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.Friday, Aug. 17ALPI

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NPC hosts ‘Make-a-Thons’ for Empty Bowls project

SHOW LOW — One in four households in Navajo County and one in three households in Apache County are considered food insecure. Feeding America estimates over 46,500 people in these two counties fall below the 185 percent poverty level for SNAP and other nutrition program eligibility.Northland Pioneer

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Show Low to hold primary election Aug. 28

SHOW LOW — Registered voters in the City of Show Low are reminded of the primary election on August 28 for three council seats and one ballot proposition regarding the 2018 General Plan. Voters may select up to three of four candidates—incumbent council members Mike Allsop, Brent Hatch and John Leec

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Schapira has seen education from all angles

Schapira, of Tempe, says that he has already been involved in the state’s public education system from nearly every angle. A third generation Arizonan, Schapira has been a student in the state’s schools, a teacher, a school administrator, a member of the Tempe Union High School District Governing Bo

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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

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Full plate lifestyle cooking class to be held Sept. 9

The Show Low Seventh-Day Adventist Church is holding a four-week Full Plate Lifestyle cooking class Sept. 9. Learn important nutrition principles with plant-based foods to help shed weight. and learn to make healthy meals for the whole family to enjoy. There will be cooking demonstrations and health

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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Tamra Reidhead named 2018 deputy clerk of the year

SHOW LOW — Tamra Reidhead, deputy clerk for the City of Show Low, was named “2018 AMCA Deputy Clerk of the Year” by the Arizona Municipal Clerks’ Association at the organization’s annual conference held July 24 in Fountain Hills.Reidhead’s efforts as deputy clerk were lauded by AMCA President and Yu

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Chamber's Outdoor Expo is tomorrow

If you love the outdoors, you’ll find plenty to interest you at the third annual Outdoor Expo sponsored by the Show Low Chamber of Commerce. The Outdoor Expo will he held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park Pineway Shopping Center.Whether it’s fishing, hunting, camping hiking or other outdoor

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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?

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