The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review Friday that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project. The Forest Service now has...
White Mountain DUI Task Force will be conducting their Annual White Mountain DUI detail as an ongoing effort from December 24th to January 1st, 2021. The detail will work the highways from Hondah Casino to Snowflake, including the area from Show Low to Linden and Show Low to Cibecue. The...
In accordance with Governor Doug Ducey’s Executive Order 2020-59 dated December 2, 2020, the City of Show Low has implemented the following measures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 during the Show Low Shines Christmas parade, which will take place beginning at 6:00 p.m. along the Deuce of...
Holbrook, AZ: On January 2, 2022, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation after receiving information of a possible explosive device at a residence north of Snowflake on Park Lane. Deputies arrived and spoke with Mark Blake (61), of Snowflake. Mark advised the Deputies that he had a live grenade...
Although this does not currently look to be too impactful of a weather system from Wednesday night into Thursday, areas of slick roadways are possible along the Mogollon Rim and in the White Mountains during this period. Make sure to secure any outside belongings by Friday mid-morning, especially in...
Due to extreme fire danger and historically dry conditions during a time when firefighting resources are stretched thin, the entire Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests will close for public safety, beginning Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 a.m. A full forest closure means that the public is prohibited from entering any part of...
The Arizona Department of Health Services website had a glitch on Tuesday that temporarily allowed anyone to register for a COVID-19 vaccination. Various sources told AZ Family that people outside of Phase 1A were able to register for the vaccination. The website allowed anyone, those who who were not over the...
On March 21, 2021, at about 1:17 pm, a Sergeant with Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop for several traffic infractions on Interstate 40 at milepost 273 in the Joseph City area. After further investigation, the Sergeant deployed K-9 Zolton for a vehicle...
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office, Apache County Sheriff’s Office, Show Low Regional Public Safety Communications and White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department have just rolled out a new instrument to keep our citizens safe and all have the capabilities to support Text-To-9-1-1 Services in our Emergency Communications Centers (ECC’s)....
Expect breezy, cooler weather Thanksgiving Day and Friday. Snow showers will beginning Early Thanksgiving evening on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and will spread southeast to the White Mountains overnight into Friday. Most areas could see anywhere from a dusting of snow up to an inch by...