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Pizza Factory joining fight against child hunger

SHOW LOW - One in six kids in the United States struggles with hunger, meaning that instead of worrying about being a kid, they are worried about their next meal. The good news: This problem has a solution. Pizza Factory, located at 100 N. White Mountain Rd., Show Low, is partnering with No Kid Hung

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Navopache Electric hosts five students for D.C. Youth Tour

LAKESIDE - Around 1,800 students selected from electric cooperatives around the country will participate in a week-long, all expense-paid educational trip June 7, 2018, to the nation's capital. Navopache Electric Cooperative Inc. will be host to five of that number from Navajo and Apache counties, a

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Fearless Fifteen Friday Football Forecast: Perennial champ takes two-game lead over rookie

The Independent Jenna Troutt went 13-2 last week and moved into a tie for third place after four weeks of our contest. Jordan Glenn, in his first year of the FFFFF, and myself each were 12-3 and we both passed leader Wiley Acheson. I lead Glenn by two games and Acheson and Troutt are one more game b

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Estranged husband kills wife, self with son in room

SHOW LOW - An estranged married couple are dead and their son without parents after an apparent murder-suicide around 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 in Timberland Acres. Police said Thomas E. Ward, 54, and Sandra J. Ward, 43, both of Show Low, died in the domestic violence-related shooting. Navajo Count

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 16:22:00

St Rita to commemorate the Fatima

St. Rita Catholic Church, 1400 E Owens St. in Show Low will be hosting the Tour of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima. On Oct. 3, St. Rita Catholic Church will host the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Library awarded Fiesta Bowl Charities grant

SHOW LOW - As the old cliche goes, "Third time's a charm!" After submitting three grant applications over the past few years, Show Low Public Library, through the Show Low Library Friends, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Fiesta Bowl Charities. The grant will fund an interactive playground

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Get Out! for Sept. 22-23

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 to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event. Friday, Sept. 22

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

And the 'Best Actor' Emmy goes to ...

Tony Tangalos' letter published Sept. 15, in The Independent, was an endless chortle of complaints and misrepresentative innuendo's accusing Navajo County Republic Committee Chairman, Steven Slaton of being mean, unfair, rude and unprofessional. He ultimately asks for his resignation as NCRC chairma

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

AAWM offering after school art program

SHOW LOW - Shelly Scott is conducting an after-school art program at the Center for the Arts, 251 Penrod Road, Show Low. Cost is $40 per month for a four-week session. Classes begin the first week of October and will run through May 2018. Grades 1 through 4 meet on Thursdays from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Grad

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Concho Elementary School gets additional federal funding

CONCHO - Ask parents in the Concho School District and some might say their rural school that typically operates on a shoestring budget is sometimes overlooked when time comes for education funding. That is why being part of a $2.1 million Homeless Education Services grant offerings to Arizona schoo

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Rim Country Senior Center menu

The Rim Country Senior Center, 2171 B St., Overgaard, offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. The salad bar is offered from 11:15 a.m. to noon. 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, cos

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Show Low Senior Center menu

The Show Low Senior Center, 301 E. McNeil, offers lunch Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu is subject to change due to availability of food items. Cost is $7 and includes beverage, salad, entree, and dessert. Reservations are recommended at least a day in advance. To make you

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Show Low library classes offered

SHOW LOW - The Show Low Public Library offers free classes in the library computer lab. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. To register for one or all of the classes, call 928-532-4065. If no one answers, leave a message with your name, phone number and title of the class. The foll

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Going with the flow: Australian musician returns to Laramie

Following a two-week U.S. tour in 1990, Australian blues guitarist and songwriter Michael Charles - an accomplished musician in his own country - said he decided to try his luck in America. He returned to the states soon after and it's been his home ever since. "I got myself permission to stay for s

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:00:00

Cheyenne Firefighters Shed Their Coats for 'Coats for Kids'

Cheyenne Firefighters have teamed up with Black Dog Animal Rescue to put out their first ever firefighters calendar. "Everyone's pretty excited for it," said spokesman Derek Pollnow. "It's something we've been pressured to do." The 2018 calendar features 15 firefighters from Cheyenne Fire and Rescue

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-09-23 02:17:00

Georgia Man Dies In Highway Accident Near Green River

Townsquare Media A Georgia man died in a head-on collision near Green River early Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Douglas Wolfgram, 34, was driving a pickup eastbound on Wyoming Highway 374 when for unknown reasons it crossed the center line into the

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-09-22 17:49:00

Tips to Throw the Best Movie Night Ever

Will it be a family-friendly night? Will the movies screened have a theme -- such as all being by one director or set in the same city? Know who your audience is and select movies that best fit the bill. 2. Get the real theater feel. Get the real movie theater experience in the comfort of your home

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

U.S. Rig Count Drops By One This Week to 935

HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by one this week to 935. That's still up from the 511 rigs that were active a year ago. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 744 rigs sought oil and 190 explored for natural gas this week.

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-09-22 20:30:00

Cheech Marin Brings His Chicano Art Collection to UW [VIDEO]

You may know him as one half of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, but Cheech Marin is also an art collector. Marin has amassed a considerable collection of Chicano art and also advocates for the recognition of Chicano art as an American art genre nationwide. The collection is now on display as a new

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-09-22 20:16:00

Cheyenne Welding Supply Store Burglarized [PHOTOS]

Cheyenne police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection to a burglary at Airgas last month. Officer Kevin Malatesta says the man entered the shop on the night of August 3 and stole equipment, including several welders. "It looks like he came to that business and le

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-09-22 19:09:00