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I am grateful to be an American, born in Arizona and living and raising my family in Navajo County. I love our country and the freedoms it pro… Read more

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On February 12, 2019 the Navajo County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to bring the question of approving a jail district before vo… Read more

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As I begin this column, our country is reeling from two more mass shootings. Concurrently, the 2020 Presidential election is in full swing. Th… Read more

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A phone scammer made a mistake when he called my mother. The young male caller pretended to be her grandson. He said he’d been arrested for fi… Read more

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Mueller, schmueller. What a charade THAT was! While I join the many congressmen who thanked him for his military service to our country, I fou… Read more

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Earlier this week a forest fire started burning above the city of Flagstaff. The Museum Fire has now grown to over 1,800 acres and is threaten… Read more

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Robert Mueller, Special Counsel who led the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election testified publicly befor… Read more

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We have been very fortunate here at the Independent to bring on two new voices to share with our readers. They will help us improve our covera… Read more

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After reading “Six American Children” and “Shall We Overcome,” I wondered what happened to the Democrat party. The writer states that our coun… Read more

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Last week, I described six American babies, born on July 4: a blond white boy, red-headed white girl, daughter of undocumented Mexican parents… Read more

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Six babies are born in the U.S. on July 4, 2019. One is a blond white boy, one is a red-headed white girl, one is the daughter of undocumented… Read more

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The Phoenix paper recently published a Letter to the Editor from a very concerned fellow. You could just see his furrowed brow and feel his ha… Read more

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In Arizona, a small parcel of land in the Heber area was designated a wild horse territory in 1974 as prescribed in the Wild Free-Roaming Hors… Read more

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In 1998 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service turned the first Mexican grey wolves into the wild in the Blue Range Primitive Area of eastern Ariz… Read more

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Since October 2018 the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (ASNFs) has experienced the tragic loss of 19 horses. We share the public’s sadness … Read more

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“I believe that this church offers the carefully discerning such cause for admiration,” the 14th-century French philosopher Jean de Jandun wro… Read more

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I just read through a long list of shootings and terrorist attacks (from foreign and domestic sources) in the United States, starting with Abr… Read more

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