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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The town’s plan for the Feb. 8 temporary closure of Woodland Lake Park for bark beetle remediation and other construction p… Read more

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SHOW LOW — Illegal and sometimes deadly use of fentanyl that can kill in small doses is nothing new to the White Mountains. Read more

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Delineating a great story of brotherhood, a former Marine — Lawrence “Larry” Hust — was presented with a beautiful shadowbox (service medals) … Read more

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PINETOP-LAKESIDE – It was a June 1, 2019, letter from the Community Development Department to residents living within 300 feet of Vallery Lane… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS—The Independent has been covering a number of high interest criminal cases and below provides an update on some of them. Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — Every year firefighters and law enforcement have too many fires to deal with that could have been prevented with just a litt… Read more

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ARIPINE — A man and a woman in their mid-50s were arrested Feb. 4 at their home in the 2600 block of Maplewood Lane after Navajo County Sherif… Read more

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WHITERIVER — The daily post on the White Mountain Apache Tribe Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Facebook page for Sunday, Feb. 14 regarding C… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS—The Independent has been following a number of criminal cases that have generated much interest and below is an update about t… Read more

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Editor’s note: This is the second of three articles regarding Pension Obligation Bonds (POB) being considered by the PTLS town council for the… Read more

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HOLBROOK — This year will mark the 63rd ride of the Sheriff’s Posse — Hashknife Pony Express. The 200-mile route typically takes place every F… Read more

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On Feb. 15, 1909, a highly effective law enforcement agency was disbanded. It was in existence for only eight years, but it was directly respo… Read more

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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — It wasn’t love at first sight, nor was it like “When Harry Met Sally” for Clifford and Bonnie Drury who met at a single’s g… Read more

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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — To boost school spirit, Blue Ridge High School Student Council sponsored a spirit rock painting contest. Read more

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SHOW LOW — A Show Low man was arrested Monday for allegedly smoking fentanyl in front of a 1-year-old child he was supposed to be watching. Read more

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SHOW LOW — All those little things that we use every day but don’t think about can be real luxuries for people who don’t have the same means o… Read more

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When it comes to public opinion, as we shall see today, quite often being the underdog, and particularly a persecuted underdog gets everyone’s… Read more

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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Sadly, Rainbow Lake suffered greatly last summer from lack of runoff and rainfall and still has not completely recovered. T… Read more

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