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Internet outages affect businesses

WHITE MOUNTAINS — Businesses in Navajo and Apache counties were greatly affected by the recent Internet, data and phone outages caused by vandalism to Frontier Communications fiber optic lines.

Superintendent’s new office to serve northern Arizona educators

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas has announced that a full-time position dedicated to serving the certification needs of northern Arizona’s education community has been established at the Arizona Department of Education’s Flagstaff office.

It's Real!

Some Apache County residents recently spotted the Great Big Idaho Potato on the road near Quemado, N.M. The truck hauling the fabricated giant potato passed through the area after leaving Pasadena, Calif., on July 12, driving to Winslow Arizona where it spent the night and continuing on to A…

Wish list

Lilly (from left), Sophie and Lucy Folsom spend time with Mr. and Mrs. Claus at the Christmas in July celebration held July 11 at the Show Low Senior Center. The Jolly Elf and his wife did some early wish-list taking and lap photos. The center thanked Charlie Frayer for donating his Santa ti…

4FRI's Good Earth Power still facing hurdles to thin forest

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles on the wood products industries in the White Mountains and the issues they are facing. This series is being run concurrently with a series on the Four Forests Restoration Initiative, or 4FRI, and how the thinning of the overgrown fore…

Navajo County replaces current emergency notification system

HOLBROOK — Severe weather, fires, floods and other live-saving situations require real-time information to members of our communities, Mary Springer explained to the Navajo County’s Board of Supervisors.