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Director rejects judge's decision, Timber Mesa awarded ambulance services contract

PHOENIX – In an unexpected turn of events, Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona Department of Health Services Director, has overturned Judge Thomas Shedden’s May 21 decision which denied Timber Mesa Fire & Medical District's application for an overlapping Certificate of Necessity (CON), to provide ambulance ser

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 20:00:00

ADOT Reconsidering Hwy 260 Expansion

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who sent an e-mail or made a call to ADOT to resurrect the Hwy 260 plan for four lanes between Show Low and Heber/Overgaard.The staff at ADOT told me that they were overwhelmed by the large number and quality of support that you expressed and your comments

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Feeding wildlife: Local ordinances and what you need to know

We are in full swing of the active bear season in the Pinetop-Lakeside and Show Low areas. Most of the bear calls that come into Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) have one thing in common — bears are finding food sources that are being made available by people.Bears spend a majority of their

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Yard sale to benefit local veterans

An Indoor yard sale to benefit local veterans will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, at Show Low Elks Lodge, 805 E. Whipple. Cost for a table is $10 and you keep your own sales.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Taylor Triple Crown entries sought

Taylor Triple Crown of Barrel Racing offers open 4D NBHA format, $50 entry fee, $400 added each round. Buckles to the average winner of each D of the open at the end of the series. Youth, 3D, one second, two second time splits. Entry fee is $35, $100 added each round for 16 and under as of Jan. 1, 2

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Sears Hometown Store named National Premier Store

SHOW LOW – The Sears Hometown Store of Show Low, AZ, has been named a 2018 “Sears Hometown Premier Store” for consistently offering the highest level of customer service, as well as outstanding store performance and quality standards.Located in the Park Pineway Plaza at 4551 S White Mountain Rd, Sui

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Edward Jones among Fortune 500 again

Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500, according to Hyrum Cottrell, a financial advisor in Snowflake. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by FORTUNE magazine.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Get Out for June 22-28

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, June 22CONC

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Tickets for Deuces Wild Rodeo on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the 13th annual Show Low Deuces Wild Rodeo to be held Friday, June 29. Tickets are $5 for kids, $10 for adults and $25 for a family of five and can be purchased in advance at the following locations: Boot Barn, 4481 S White Mountain Rd #4 in Show Low; Show Low Chamber of

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Judge rules in favor of Show Low EMS ambulance services contract

SHOW LOW — In an nearly three-year court battle that’s been more akin to a boxing match, Show Low Emergency Medical Services (SLEMS) appears to have won the bout with Timber Mesa Fire and Medical District, which has been seeking certification to take over ambulance services currently offered by Show

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

SL JCPenney partners with NPC Friends & Family

One usually does not find the Show Low JCPenney store open for business early on a Sunday morning, but on June 10, it was open, exclusively for two deserving Northland Pioneer College graduates.Janet Lann, who completed the Cosmetology program at NPC’s St. Johns Center, and Justine Cluff, who earned

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Four candidates to compete for three Show Low council seats

Three of the four candidates that have submitted nomination papers are Show Low city council incumbents – Mike Allsop, Brent Hatch and John Leech, Jr. The fourth candidate running for an open council seat is newcomer Kevin Weaver of Show Low.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

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.”


WM Conservatives hosting meet and greet, fundraiser in July

The White Mountain Conservatives will host a meet and greet with CD-1 Candidate Tiffany Shedd from 4-6 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Torreon. Call Julie Marsland at 480-688-5844 for reservations and gate number to attend.

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Stakes rise in Navajo County JP race

Joseph Clark has raised more cash than his rivals in the upcoming Navajo County Justice of the Peace primary, according to campaign finance records. Clark listed total receipts of $12,025 for the race in the first quarter, while one his opponents, Shirley Patterson, has raised $2,400.Jarom Lewis is

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Rim Country Senior Center menu

The Rim Country Senior Center, 2171 B St in Overgaard, offers lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. The salad bar is offered from 11:15 a.m. to 12. 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, c

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

Balloon festival rescheduled for October 13

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Last weekend’s rained-out White Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, according to Tony Alba, community services manager for the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside.The balloon festival was postponed due to heavy thunderstorms caused by Tropical Storm

WMI CENTRAL - 2018-06-22 12:00:00

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.


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


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