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The Snowflake Lobos football team made a statement Friday night by shutting out a good Blue Ridge team 41-0. The game started with a plethora of flags being thrown and an absence of points. The penalties all seemed to be against the offensive team preventing both teams from scoring in the op…

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Letters to the Editor

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This is in response to the article in the White Mountain Independent dated Sept 14 2021. The article states that the officer (Shelton) was att… Read more

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I would like to know who is responsible for the damage to all of the vehicles on the mountain who have had to pay for damage caused by these r… Read more

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The riot at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 was violent, deadly, costly, illegal and incited. It was an attempted Coup D’Etat, which is French … Read more

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It’s amazing how few people fly their flags on their trucks or put flag stickers on their bumpers anymore. Perhaps it has become so easy for p… Read more

Have a thought-provoking item of discussion? Let the White Mountains know what you're thinking. Submit a Letter to the Editor by clicking here.

Education

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Snowflake — After just two years of sweeping changes by school leadership, the George Washington Academy in Snowflake has gone from being ranked an F school to an A school by the Arizona Department of Education. One of the main reasons for GWA’s dramatic turnaround is implementation of the S… Read more

Local Entertainment

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Scary, creepy movies are not my cup of tea but people like to be scared or grossed out, so here we go. Read more

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I never heard of Neo Noir before I went to see “Reminiscence.” The classic period of film noir came in the 1940s and 1950s. Such memorable fil… Read more

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At first I thought this would be just a fluff film, something light and trivial to watch, laugh at and forget. Read more

Obituaries

Milton Ray Gonzales (64) of Snowflake, Arizona died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona from co…

Patricia Lou Roberts born March 17th,1958 and went too heaven on September 12, 2021. She was a dedicated wife and mother who always …

Louis "Jay" Redondo, 83, passed away unexpectedly in Show Low, AZ on Friday, September 10, 2021. He was surrounded with love by his …

Richard (Butch) Rholen Ramey returned to his heavenly home on September 7, 2021. Butch was born in Phoenix, Arizona on May 5, 1950 a…

Rosemary (Willett) Vance, age 88, passed away on August 7, 2021 in Chandler Arizona. Rosemary was born on December 11, 1932 on a far…

Danny Ray Scarrow, born April 21, 1954 in Des Moines, Iowa, passed away September 12, 2021.

Todd Bateman Wilhelm passed away Friday Sept 3, 2021, in Queen Creek, AZ. Todd was born to LaVerl and Linda Gore Wilhelm on April 13…

Nedra Fern Brown LeSueur, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by those who love her, Friday, September 10, 2021 in Mesa. She was …

Kirk Grugel Short, age 67, passed away September 6, 2021 at his home in Tucson Arizona. He was born in Fullerton, CA on July 31, 1954.

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