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Already we’ve had our first snow of the year. And in October, no less. While it wasn’t much, an inch or so, and didn’t last long, it was still… Read more

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Editors Note: The White Mountain Independent has invited area high school students an opportunity to be published and this is one of the submi… Read more

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John C. Handy was born in Newark, New Jersey, on Oct. 30, 1844, and moved with his family to California in 1853. He graduated from Cooper Coll… Read more

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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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Who doesn't love a good sword fight movie? There have been some great ones (“Robin and Marian” comes to mind.) We love the armor, the up-close… Read more

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One of the best-selling musical artists of all time (or at least some of their biggest fans) will be in the House Saturday evening. Read more

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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


Kristopher Aaron Scott passed away on November 2, 2021, at his home in Show Low, Arizona, with his mother at his side after a prolon…

Dorothy Louise Brooks, 91, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 in Springerville. She was born May 5, 1930 in Henryville, Indiana…

Loretta Peterson Shumway will be remembered as a woman of faith, love, and service. Loretta passed away peacefully on November 18, 2…

Jerry David Delap passed away on November 18, 2021, in Show Low, Arizona. He was born to Elmer and Nellie Delap on November 19, 1939…

Ken Coplan, 93, of Mesa, AZ peacefully passed away on October 25, 2021, with his family by his side. Ken was born in Lakeside, AZ on…

Jackie Leon Cook, 75, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 in Show Low. He was born October 14, 1946 in Lake City, Arkansas, the so…

Derek H. Clarke of Lakeside, Arizona passed away on November 15, 2021 in Show Low, Arizona. He was 86. Derek was born on May 28, 193…

Brian Wayne Merriweather, 78, of Eagar, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, November 21, 2021 in Eagar. He w…