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Man sentenced to 50 years in killing of 2 women outside Holbrook courthouse
Salomon Diaz, 48, of Snowflake-Taylor, was sentenced to consecutive 25-year terms for the fatal shooting of Ashley Utley, 25, the mother of his two grandchildren, and her mother, Sherry Quintero-Davenport, 45, outside Navajo County Superior Court in Holbrook on June 28, 2016.
Winslow Bulldogs, 5-3, other regional teams, fight for playoffs
WINSLOW, Ariz. — The Winslow Bulldogs are 5-3, and like most of the region, they are looking for a playoff berth.
Forest Service investigating two horses found shot near Heber-Overgaard
HEBER/OVERGAARD — Two free-roaming horses were found dead Thursday and Friday off of Forest Service Roads 51 and 50 in the Apache-Sitgreaves Nationals Forests. The horses appear to have been shot but that information has not been confirmed by the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests representatives.A
Out to lunch? Apache County supervisors spend thousands of taxpayer dollars dining out
At the April 17 meeting, District I Supervisor Joe Shirley Jr. and District II Supervisor Alton Joe Shepherd voted to approve the override measure, but former District 3 Supervisor Doyel Shamley voted against it.
Five FUSD schools receive improved letter grades
Leupp Public School moved up from a D to a C, Cromer Elementary School and Knoles Elementary School both improved from a C to a B, Sechrist Elementary went from a B to an A, and Kinsey Elementary –with the biggest increase – moved up from a D to a B.
As Ranchers Face Drought, Trump Administration Cuts Back a Critical Program
SNOWFLAKE, Ariz. -- Billy Elkins' pickup rumbled through miles of barren rangeland and came to a stop near an old black cow. "She's just thinner, not doing so good," he said. "She's going to go. She'll be hamburger somewhere."
Attorney: Resolutions Against Prop 127 Illegal Use Of Public Resources
At least six local governments have taken formal positions opposing the measure after elected officials deliberated in a public meeting:Greenlee,GilaandNavajocounties, as well asHolbrook,Pinetop-LakesideandSnowflake.
Get Out for Oct. 19-25
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 email@example.com mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event.Friday, Oct. 19PINE
Lane restriction on SR 277 through Nov. 1
Drivers who use State Route 277 between Snowflake and Heber should plan for continued lane restrictions and delays through Thursday, Nov. 1, for pavement preservation work.Since the project began earlier this month, work has been delayed because to rain and other weather conditions. The maintenance
Social media used for good by White Mountain neighbors
Who is my neighbor?In the White Mountains, everybody is considered a neighbor. In the big city, and sometimes in the rural areas, people do not know their neighbors. Two area women have found a way for people connect in a most neighborly fashion.Last April, Billie Bowlin created a Facebook page, “Ne
Authorities investigating deaths of 2 wild horses in Arizona
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Black Mesa Ranger District plans burn at Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site
SPRINGERVILLE — The Black Mesa Ranger District plans to conduct a prescribed burn within the Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site on Forest Road 488F Rd in Township 12N, Range 17 East, and Section 16 starting Monday, Oct. 15, just north of Overgaard on State Highway 277. Smoke will be seen from Highways
Heber horse herd: Trotting a thin line
In late May several local residents, horse advocates, small businesses and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Black Mesa Ranger District worked together to bring thousands of gallons of water to the free-roaming horses there. Devastating pictures of horses suffering severe dehydration and starva
Museum of Northern Arizona offers free admission to NAU students
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Starting this fall, all full-time Northern Arizona University students can visit the Museum of Northern Arizona just by showing their student id — Grand Canyon visitors will receive a 20 percent discount, too.
Novo Power has concerns with Prop 127
Prop 127 is creating similar pressures. But the development of 60 megawatts of biomass energy in the state, as is currently under consideration, is less than one percent of the power produced in the state on a daily basis. It is widely accepted that the beneficial impact to our state and national fo
Pile burns tomorrow may affect Happy Jack, Blue Ridge areas
Fire managers will be conducting slash pile (34.611454N, -111.188796W) and Bly Pit (34.667317N, -111.110080W) burns tomorrow (Tuesday) near the Mogollon Rim Ranger District office.Smoke is expected to disperse toward the north/northeast and will be visible to motorists along U.S. Highway 87 and near
The newest member of the Navajo County Community College Governing Board
Photo by Linda Kor Winslow resident Elias Jouen (right) was sworn in by Navajo County Superintendent of Schools Jalyn Gerlich (left) as the newest member of the Navajo County Community College Governing Board on Oct. 12. Jouen is also employed as the business manager for the City of Winslow. The ter
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
Duo tries, fails to donate to O'Halleran campaign bid
Two men tied to the Northern Arizona Republican Party tried to make a cash donation to Tom O’Halleran’s re-election campaign with fake names and false ties to the communist party, seemingly in the hopes of bringing negative attention to the Arizona congressman.The men, who are believed to be GOP sta
Get Out for Oct. 12-18
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, Oct. 12LAKE