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SL Chamber partners to bring ‘Jobs for Youth’ program

SHOW LOW — The White Mountain Business Owners Roundtable generates a number of ideas for the business community and was the incubator for the new “Jobs for Youth” program launching in June.

Supervisor Nez resigns to take on Navajo Nation role

FORT DEFIANCE — The Navajo Nation is embarking on an “awakening of a new dawn” with the newly elect Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez.

Town hall on child care: What works, what doesn’t

EAGAR — A child care town hall in Eagar resulted in some good ideas of how things need to change in Apache County.

DOGhouse Thrift Shop moves to new location

WHITE MOUNTAINS — The DOGhouse Thrift Shop has moved to the old Hawkeye Feed Store (it used to have a Humpty Dumpty on the roof) located at 3002 Highway 260.

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• The Independent inadvertently left off part of the latest story in the Jo Baeza “Looking Back” series headlined “David Foil Jr. to be presented with Distinguished Flying Cross,” published Tuesday, May 19. The Independent apologizes for the error.

Joy rides

Carnival workers with A Great Northern A'fair out of Glendale set up tents in the empty lot on Main Street in Eagar, next to VFW Post 8987, in preparation for the Memorial Day weekend that promises to be a fun time for all. The carnival boasts a number of rides sure to thrill old and young a…