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Week looks interesting for high school hoops
In boys basketball, 2A North region play continues this week with St. Johns (1-3) at Whiteriver Alchesay (2-0) on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and Sanders Valley (2-1) at Eagar Round Valley (1-2).
Navajo County Sheriff's Office
The unincorporated areas of Pinetop-Lakeside, Show Low, Linden, Pinedale, Claysprings, Overgaard, Heber, Snowflake and White Mountain Lake areas are provided law enforcement services by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office.
NCSO gets another pot bust on I-40
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office made a substantial bust on Interstate 40 on Dec. 4 about 3:45 p.m., thanks to one of their K-9 officers. The vehicle was stopped at about mile 291, east of Holbrook, near the Sun Valley area. The dog, named Legend, alerted to the vehicle after it was pulled over.
No simple answer to recent school threats
SHOW LOW — There have been approximately 12 threats against area schools documented by the Independent in 2018. Of those 12, four occurred in the last three weeks and were a mixture of alleged bomb threats and gun violence.
Library friends holding Christmas baskets raffle
The Show Low Library Friends is having a Christmas baskets raffle through Dec. 21. Spend a dollar on used books and get a raffle ticket. The drawing will be held Dec. 21 at 9:30 a.m. There will be three baskets that have goodies and books. The first place winner will include a $5 voucher towards pur
Get Out for Dec. 7-13
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.
"Thank You" from the Community Fast Committee
SHOW LOW — The 6th Annual Show Low Community Fast of Compassion proved to be a historic one. During the week of November 11-17, participants donated their savings (and in many cases much more) from fasting one or two meals to a common fund to help those in need over the holidays.
NPC schedules auditions for spring play, Sense & Sensibility
SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for a playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel “Sense & Sensibility” will be Tuesday and Thursday, January 8 and 10, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., at Northland Pioneer College’s Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake/Taylor – Silver Creek Campus, 1611 S. Main St.
Council Delegate: Production of hemp on Nation could make up lost revenue
FARMINGTON, N.M. — On Dec. 7, the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee (NIIP) received updates and discussed the Navajo Nation’s position of hemp production.
Public expresses concerns to Navajo Police during first listening session
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Police Department heard from the public during the first of a six-listening sessions scheduled by the Office of Chief of Police. The sessions were open to the public with the intent to provide the people an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns to the
Book Review: Final novel by Evangeline Parsons Yazzie reveals suprsise ending
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s new book “Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home” is the last book in her “Her Land, Her Love” series and is available at Salina Bookshelf in Flagstaff.
Delegate Slim advocates for community involvement at Antelope Canyon
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On Nov. 28, Council Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. met with the National Park Service regarding concerns of activities within the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Point, all areas located near Page, Arizona.
Second Sequoia threat the result of prank phone calls
LINDEN — Last Wednesday, Sequoia Village School experienced its second school threat incident in one week. The first incident occurred last Friday, Nov. 30, and was initially described as a bomb threat but was determined to be unfounded and the school was deemed safe by Navajo County Sheriff’s Offic
Begaye honors legacy of President George H.W. Bush
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. “President George H.W. Bush demonstrated tremendous leadership in the highest office in the world,” said Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye. “I offer my sinc
Flagstaff History: City council declines expand Walnut Canyon
1893: W. A. & P. P. Daggs shipped twenty carloads of sheep from Holbrook to Kansas on Monday. Taxes become delinquent on Monday, Dec. 18 after which a penalty of five percent will be added.
Kentucky man makes court appearance in murder of Diné
The Burlington, Kentucky, man accused of killing a 26-year-old Diné woman appeared in a striped prison jumpsuit and in shackles during a preliminary hearing at a Boone County courthouse Friday morning. Now, this case will go before a grand jury.
Churches hosting free Christmas Musical
Grace Church Show Low and White Mountain Life Church have combined their talents to present a free Christmas Musical at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at 700 S. 19th Ave. in Show Low. The concert will showcase familiar Christmas carols and some new favorites.
P-L offers support in water litigation case
PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Saying that the town had not been doing its part to assist with the costs of a long-running water adjudication case, the Pinetop-Lakeside council voted unanimously in favor of an agreement with the Show Low Pinetop Woodland Irrigation Company on Tuesday night.
Giant auction starts today online
The Navajo County Public Fiduciary on-line winter auction starts today and continues through Dec. 17. All items are new or very gently used. Some items listed: Wii and Atari gaming systems, Wii games, Xbox, flat screen TVs, laptops, printers, guitar and amp, lots of home decorations and wall art, te
Concho house fire, one to remember for firefighters
APACHE COUNTY — A house-fire that broke out on Nov. 20 at about 7:30 p.m., on a side-road near Concho Valley, was big and tough to extinguish. The fire was three miles down the side road at mile marker 5 off State Route 61. Concho Fire Captain Roger Brown said that fire crews from Snowflake-Taylor,