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I’ve worked in law enforcement in Navajo County since 1987. I served as your Sheriff for 10 years, recently retiring. During more than 30 years as a cop I’ve patrolled just about every square mile of our county. I’ve met tens of thousands of you and I’ve accepted the responsibility of being … Read more

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As a healthcare leader and Navajo County resident, I would like to ask you to join me in voting Yes on Proposition 421 to protect our county’s… Read more

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It is my honor to issue this letter in support of Proposition 421, to create a tax increase that will provide significant benefits for the pub… Read more

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On the morning of August 5, My husband, who is disabled, and I had to take our dog, a Lab, to the vet. She could no longer walk. She had a bra… Read more

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What I find is so ironic with all our Christians in all our wonderful churches is that they are not actually practicing or conveying what Jesu… Read more

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When I ran for the Navajo County Board of Supervisors for District 1, I knew we would face some tough decisions. As someone who grew up in Whi… Read more

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Imagine my horror upon discovering fresh vandalism at 5 Mile Draw directly below the 1,000 year old petroglyphs. Read more

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I would like to offer a shout out to Show Low resident and Vietnam veteran, Tom Seals, for hosting a “Back To School Ice Cream Social” at his … Read more

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Do I believe that the closure of the mine and power plant will negatively affect the Navajo County revenue stream? Yes. Nonetheless, I am some… Read more

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It is appalling to see Arizona state officials supporting Sen. Sylvia Allen in response to criticism against the senator for making racist remarks. Read more

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I must commend Ms. Baker on her editorial about "Nuts...". Modern standards for those with mental issues is therapy, medication, and 'mainstre… Read more

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Thank you Leslie Baker for so simply and plainly speaking what needs to be said. Your Guest Column on "Nuts with guns and keyboards" was right… Read more

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One of the most important responsibilities Navajo County has to its residents is to keep our families safe. If our neighbors, young people and… Read more

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I’m a sportsman who has been hunting and fishing on public lands nearly my entire life. Many of the access points and large swaths of the land… Read more

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My wife Jane Dee Hull and I are part-time residents in Pinetop. We are more than familiar with forest fires and the damage and costs they can … Read more

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It seems strange to me the people who are in favor of the wolf recovery program seem to live in the places where there are no wolves! (re:Anne… Read more

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Sharon McReynolds letter to the editor regarding the lack of code enforcement really stuck a painful cord with us. Read more

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When I was elected as Navajo County Attorney in 2008, I took an oath to serve our community and to uphold the law. Doing so has meant not only… Read more

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After readingthe July 26 article in the White Mountain Independent, I am compelled to express my great disappointment in the Arizona Corporati… Read more

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The Arizona Corporation Commission's vote against the biomass conversion is deplorable. To all those who love our mountains and would like to … Read more

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Why won’t the Arizona Corporation Commission stipulate that 'X' amount of electricity generated by coal-fired plants be produced by burning bi… Read more

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I cannot understand why Highway 77 from Show Low to Holbrook is being resurfaced when it is in excellent condition. Recently Show Low lake Roa… Read more

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The Republican Primary in Arizona’s LD-6 Senate race has taken some unconventional twists and turns. Turns, because socialist State Senator Sy… Read more

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While staying in the Pinetop area, we needed a special light bulb and some other basic items. We went to ACE Hardware and were greeted at the … Read more

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I'm sick and tired of hearing our elected officials put our country down, especially a Somalian Muslim who should be overly grateful that she … Read more

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Thank you White Mountain Independent for printing the guest column, “Nobody cares about the national debt”! Read more

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On Tuesday, Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, announced that the state would be withdrawing financial incentives promised to Nike over the co… Read more

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