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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 – Growing up with a father who was career Navy for 30 years, Sue Campbell has lived many places, including several places in Arizona.… 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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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The town council unanimously voted on Nov. 7 to dissolve the long-standing Advertising and Promotion Committee (Ad and Pro)… Read more

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Claire Prado, 5, visiting from Peoria, rides the new featured double zip line, installed and completed about 2 weeks ago, at the playground ar… 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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WHITE MOUNTAINS — In November and December we want to feed everybody. It’s the holiday season and we are consumed with the holiday spirit that… Read more

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NAVAJO COUNTY — A two-vehicle fatality collision on Bourdon Ranch Road in White Mountain Lake Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2, took the life of a 3… 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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NAVAJO COUNTY — James Mellen Sr., 85, of Heber, was indicted for allegedly shooting and killing his son, 58 year-old James Mellen, Jr. on June… Read more

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The Blue Ridge varsity soccer team hoist the 2A state championship trophy after a 3-0 win against Chino Valley Nov. 2. The Yellow Jackets fini… 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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PINETOP-LAKESIDE — In spite of a room full of area residents ready to claim the three minutes for public comment, the Oct. 24 Planning & Z… Read more

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