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Mr. Tom O’Halleran, once a Republican now a Democrat, represents LD 1 in the US House of Representatives. Tom is the White Mountain’s sole Hou… Read more

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The Food and Drug administration had published a warning about the use of anti-depressants for children and adolescents in Oct. ‘94 as a facto… Read more

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In the wake of recent mass shootings, President Joe Biden managed to avoid being blown over by a gentle breeze in the White House Rose Garden … Read more

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From birth to five-years of age, the amount of growth that takes place is phenomenal. It is amazing how much these children learn. Studies hav… Read more

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I disagree with Dr. Gregory Jarrin's response to Lee Hendrickson's letter to the editor about gun control. If those peoples' right to own guns… Read more

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The road construction on Papermill Road in Taylor has been going on for several months and does not appear to be even close to finished. The f… Read more

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Having read the letter by a surgeon from Whiteriver, I am reminded of Brandolini's Law: The amount of energy needed to refute bull (poop) is a… Read more

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During research for my sister who had a sort of a breakdown at her workplace. She was extremely upset because she said it wasn't like her, she… Read more

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After fighting in Afghanistan for more than 20 years, the United States will pull all forces from the country by Sept. 11, President Joe Biden… Read more

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The term “gaslighting” has returned to common parlance possibly as a consequence of our pandemic isolation. Hermit though I am, I know of two … Read more

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Hats off to this newspaper for printing that article about the sexual activities of kindergarten students at the Coronado School in St. Johns.… Read more

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“United we stand, divided we fall”, Abraham Lincoln, 1858, “And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, every kingdom divided against i… Read more

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The United States, at the direction of President Biden and his Healthcare Team, has increased the availability of COVID-19 vaccinations. More … Read more

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This is almost too easy but I can’t resist. I was actually going to write a column about President Biden’s dog, Major, biting people; also amo… Read more

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As parents of three teenage daughters, my wife and I expend a lot of our leisure time managing other people’s laundry. Because our children ar… Read more

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As a General Surgeon trained in New York City, I understand first hand the impact of firearm violence on individuals and families. To suggest … Read more

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The March 30 issue, front page, shows 80 balloons released into the air in memory of those lost to the COVID-19. Summit Healthcare should have… Read more

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I have a growing concern about the need of so many drivers in our area who are compelled to get there such in a hurry. As I come into Show Low… Read more

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It’s a quiet morning. The television is off and the phone is in another room. I’m left alone with my breakfast, the view out of the window and… Read more

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While Phillip and I have several “favorite” restaurants on the hill, there is one that’s our go-to place for good food and friendly service. Read more

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I can't take credit for this research but it's too important not to pass on. A little history on gun control, and please don't think it couldn… Read more

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The American Rescue Plan was just signed into law by President Joe Biden and passed with a 76% approval rating in the polls. This tells us Ame… Read more

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Can you imagine if a parent were to send their child to a movie with no idea what language, violence, dark tones, and other inappropriate thin… Read more

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SHOW LOW — Most of us would have to give it a lot of thought if we were asked to describe ourselves in only one word, but not Teri Voth Raymon… Read more

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You’ll have to be my age or older to appreciate this tale. Read more

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Turns out Democrats have been doing it all wrong. They have been fighting to get a majority in the US Senate for all these years. But Senator … Read more

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On Tuesday, April 6, I will be giving away all of the COVID-19 stimulus monies I have received, and all those I have yet to receive. My family… Read more

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I am writing regarding your recent article in the White Mountain Independent dated March 5th about the Tribe’s rural water system. I appreciat… Read more

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The American Rescue Plan Act (aka Covid relief bill) has passed both the House and the Senate and not a single Republican voted to help the Am… Read more

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Your 3/12 issue contained a letter from local leftist lemming Wayne Pearce titled "Compromise must be part of your game plan." Read more

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It’s been a long twelve months, wouldn’t you agree? It was just last March when we recorded our very first confirmed COVID-19 case in Arizona.… Read more

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