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ST JOHNS—Accused murderer Dave Allen LaPorte, 54, appeared in the Apache County Superior Court last Wednesday for a probable cause hearing in front of Judge C. Allan Perkins. LaPorte was arrested on Nov. 2 on three charges including first degree murder, a Class 1 felony, concealing a dead bo… Read more

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NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES — The grades are out for the Arizona schools for the 2017-18 school year. Read more

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ST. JOHNS – Construction in St. Johns is about to became easier and more affordable, thanks to a new start-up company that is coming to the ci… Read more

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NAVAJO & APACHE COUNTIES — Unemployment in Apache and Navajo counties has dropped nearly one percentage point in the past year – but still… Read more

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PHOENIX—Alpine property owner Kevin Scott Wynn’s tax evasion trial is set to start Dec. 3 in the U.S. District Court in Phoenix. In December o… Read more

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SHOW LOW — About 50 area children will have a brighter holidays season thanks to the return of the White Mountain Clothe-a-Child non-profit. Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — We’re all like a happy family on a late summer day, splashing about in the clear, cool waters of the East Verde River – in t… Read more

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ST JOHNS — Sixteen year-old Joshua Richardson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Apache County Superior Court on Nov. 4. He was originally … Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — People gathered across the region to mark the sacrifices made by fellow Americans serving in the military. Some made the ult… Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — Bad news: Wildfire smoke contributes to 15,000 premature deaths every year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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APACHE COUNTY — Show Low resident Greg Foster, 60, was found dead near a Forest Service road near Big Lake Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 6. He had… Read more

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CONCHO — A 16-year-old Queen Creek boy is waiting in a Missouri juvenile facility to see what will happen to him for alleged attempted robbery… Read more

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ST JOHNS — On Nov. 2, the St. Johns Police Department arrested 54-year old Dave Allen LaPorte for first degree murder in connection to the dea… Read more

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CONCHO — In a phone conversation with the Independent last week, Sergeant Dayson Merrill of the Apache County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that … Read more

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ST. JOHNS — A new industry will be growing in St. Johns, which will bring much-needed jobs and economic opportunities to the city: industrial … Read more

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Round Valley Cares Food box distribution will be held from 9-11 a.m. Nov. 14 and 25, and Dec. 12 and 19, at 109b C St. in Springerville. Read more

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APACHE COUNTY — The Apache County Board of Supervisors is struggling with a vexing question: How can the county avoid getting stuck with the b… Read more

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With the shortened hours of day light, comes the shortened hours of operation at the Second Knoll Target Range. Starting today (Nov. 1) hours … Read more

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Jack Huff Jr. performs every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Fire Stone Pizza Bar & Grill in Concho, 7 CR 5100. Read more

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CONCHO – Last Monday, Oct. 21, residents in a Concho neighborhood discovered 6 to 10 dead dogs in a storage container on a residential propert… Read more

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