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Clubs & Meetings for May 21-27 | Community Beat  White Mountain Independent

Editor's note: The CLUBS & MEETINGS calendar runs every Tuesday. To submit a meeting or club activity, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box ...



Blue Ridge dedicates auditorium to legendary educator  White Mountain Independent

The Blue Ridge Unified School District board hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 20 for the remodeled, state-of-the-art, high school auditorium that was ...



Get Out for May 3-9 | Get Out Events  White Mountain Independent

Editor's note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to ...



Lakeside High School reunion reconnects, share memories | Announcements  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — Over 40 people, Lakeside High School alumni and their spouses, gathered in the Blue Ridge High School Cafeteria to reconnect and share ...



Blue Ridge ranked among the top high schools in Arizona  White Mountain Independent

The Best High Schools rankings for 2018 have been published by U.S. News and World Report and 120 Arizona schools received state ranking.



BRUSD steps up security for high school graduation  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — Roughly 100 people turned up at the Blue Ridge High School Auditorium last Wednesday to hear about safety measures being taken for ...



Innovative new class schedule announced for Blue Ridge High School  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — After 10 months of work a Blue Ridge School District committee has submitted recommendations for major changes in high school scheduling for ...



Blue Ridge High School loses well-respected teacher  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Sadness over the loss of a well-known and highly respected teacher hung like a pall over Blue Ridge High School this week.



Blue Ridge lockdown was not a drill  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Calling it the most serious recent threat the school has experienced, Blue Ridge School Superintendent Dr. Michael Wright said that last ...



Blue Ridge High School student art show opens at High Country Art Gallery  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — The White Mountains is home to many talented artists and it's easy to understand why after seeing the work produced by some of the students in ...



Blue Ridge ProStart team takes first place in Arizona  White Mountain Independent

The Blue Ridge ProStart culinary team will represent Arizona at national competition in May after placing first in the state. The winning team members were each ...



Youth skills basketball tournament | Sports Briefs  White Mountain Independent

The Town of Pinetop-Lakeside will host the Fourth Annual White Mountain Youth Skills Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 9, at Blue Ridge Elementary ...



AZ high school among NASA rover challenge winners  Kdminer

LAKESIDE – To come out a national winner in the first year of competition is pretty good. To receive that same award on an international level is even better.



Student arrested for making threat to Blue Ridge graduation event  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — Blue Ridge High School senior Matthew Schneider, 18, of Vernon, was arrested April 3 by Pinetop-Lakeside Police, charged with interfering with ...



BRUSD welcomes changes with new school year  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The halls of former Blue Ridge Junior High School on Porter Mountain Road were crowded once again as parents and their kids ...



Blue Ridge Football Hoping For Return To Greatness  Sports360AZ

Once a state football power, Lakeside Blue Ridge High is hoping to one day return to their past glory in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona.



Az Dept. of Education releases school A-F grades  White Mountain Independent

WHITE MOUNTAINS — Nine area schools in six districts earned prestigious “A” grades from the Arizona Board of Education's annual assessment of school ...



Blue Ridge hosts NFL suicide prevention night  White Mountain Independent

WHITE MOUNTAINS – Three special guests traveled over 1200 miles, one way, from Minnesota to Blue Ridge High School on Thursday, April 18 to participate ...



Fab Lab brings high-tech opportunities  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — There was a gathering at the old Blue Ridge Elementary School on White Mountain Boulevard in Pinetop-Lakeside last Thursday, and ...



Blue Ridge USD provides free food during summer  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — School lunches are often a staple of the high school experience, whether it's for better or worse.



Five area schools earn top grades  White Mountain Independent

WHITE MOUNTAINS — Five area schools in four districts earned prestigious “A” grades from the Arizona Board of Education's annual assessment of school ...



Clubs & Meetings for April 23-29 | Community Beat  White Mountain Independent

Editor's note: The CLUBS & MEETINGS calendar runs every Tuesday. To submit a meeting or club activity, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box ...



Remembering Coach Paul Moro  White Mountain Independent

I was deeply saddened to hear that my old high school football coach, Paul Moro, passed away last week.



Buttes, pines, ghosts: Arizona's coolest high school football stadiums  AZCentral

They separate themselves by structure, style, scenery, environment and ambience. Here are my coolest high school football stadiums in Arizona: ...



BRUSD considers technology upgrade  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — At the Jan. 16 meeting of the Blue Ridge Unified School District Governing Board, Superintendent Dr. Michael Wright was awarded a ...



Making sense of the BRUSD bond  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — With the general election on its way, voters will soon decide the fate of Blue Ridge Unified School District's $15 million-worth of critically ...



Blood donors needed | Pinetop Lakeside  White Mountain Independent

Even though the skies are blue in Arizona, much of the country is still recovering from winter weather, and now, spring flooding. The recent severe weather ...



How to survive an active shooter event in a school  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — In 2018, the Independent reported on approximately 12 threats against area schools. Of those 12, four occurred in a three-week period and were ...



SL High School's new admin team is invested in student success  White Mountain Independent

Show Low High School principal Ben Marchant is as local as they come. He was born and raised here in Show Low and graduated from Blue Ridge High ...



Overcoming obstacles | Announcements  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — Jaden Ornelas,18, is a Lakeside resident and a senior getting ready to graduate from Blue Ridge High School this May. At the age of 3, Jaden ...



Steven Piccoli Jr.  White Mountain Independent

Steven George Piccoli Jr., 54, of Show Low, went to be with the Lord Feb. 18, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born August 3, 1964 to.



Country club awards $74000 in scholarships  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP — The Pinetop Country Club gave a huge helping hand to its younger employees who want to attend a university, a college or technical or vocational ...



Run to the Pines Car Show-Fall Festival fast approaching  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The 35th annual Run to the Pines Car Show, in conjunction with the Fall Festival, will be held Sept. 28-30 this year and promises to be ...



First 4-H Fab Lab Opens in Arizona  UANews

Blue Ridge School District's old library is filled with the excited murmur of students' voices and the sound of machines whirring as they churn out laser-cut signs ...



Cellular One celebrates 25 years dedicated to serving the underserved Do you know the story?  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — When we set up shop in Show Low 25 years ago, I don't think anyone truly knew what to expect. Life has never been the same since.



Rotary Club names two students of the month  White Mountain Independent

White Mountain Rotary Club honored Garrett David Winn from Show Low High School and Tanner Douglas Shumway from Blue Ridge High School as students ...



Top 14 teams with most Arizona high school football state titles since 1974  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Blue Ridge High School football program has won 15 state titles since 1974, leading all schools in Arizona.



High Mountain Half Marathon coming in August  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE —The High Mountain Half Marathon 10K, 5K and Free Kids Fun Run will be held Aug. 4. This year the goal is 1000 runners/walkers. This event is a ...



“Taste of the Mountain” - Food With Purpose  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP — Many people consider “Taste of the Mountain” as one of the most delicious events they'll encounter in the area.



Pinetop-Lakeside Police | Pinetop Lakeside | wmicentral.com  White Mountain Independent

Oct. 22 — Pinetop-Lakeside Police responded to Blue Ridge High School, where an officer took a report of vandalism in which someone wrote drug graffiti on a ...



Cheer USA Hawaii selects two Blue Ridge students for summer camp  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Cheer Hawaii USA holds a summer leadership camp each year for a select number of cheerleaders chosen from all 50 states. This year ...



Blue Ridge leads nation with 15 Academic All-Americans  White Mountain Independent

Blue Ridge High School led the nation with 15 student-athletes selected 2012 National High School Coaches Association High School Academic All-Americans ...



Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...



Bordow: Poston Butte coach Paul Moro dealing with difficult times  azcentral.com

There's one downside to winning 300-plus games and 13 state championships, as Paul Moro did at Pinetop-Lakeside Blue Ridge High School. You don't get ...



Year in review: Top stories of 2015  White Mountain Independent

Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series reviewing the top stories of 2015. These are for the months of January through June. Look for July through ...



Students at Phoenix and Surprise schools collect water from businesses for Texas  Arizona Education News Service

Highland Prep High School in Surprise and Madison Highland Prep in Phoenix have collected more than 200,000 bottles of water for Hurricane Harvey victims ...



Bordow: Top 10 Arizona high school football venues  azcentral.com

What makes a great venue for high school football games? That's a heck of a question. Is it the stadium itself? The location? The fans? The quality of the teams?



Kellie Velde | Obituaries | azdailysun.com  Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona lost one of its most precious gems on June 26th. Kellie Velde, our free spirted and true lady, made it her life's mission to be a friend to all.



Cody Ryan McBride  White Mountain Independent

Cody Ryan McBride, 20, died April 23, 2017, in Tucson. He was born Sept. 6, 1996, in Phoenix.



Verizon Wants New Tower in Pinetop Neighborhood  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — A subcontractor to Verizon Wireless has asked the Pinetop-Lakeside Board of Adjustment for a variance to the town code so they can ...



Flagstaff students among Dorrance Scholarship winners | Local  Arizona Daily Sun

The Arizona Community Foundation recently announced that Adam Carl, a student from Coconino High School in Flagstaff; Mason Turney from Saint Johns ...



Football participation in Arizona high schools on the rise despite concussion concerns  Cronkite News

Many high schools are shutting down football programs because of falling participation numbers. However, most high schools in Arizona are increasing.



Cedar Fire jumps containment line, winds moving it southward; fire grows to 26k acres  ABC15 Arizona

A shift in wind direction is moving the Cedar Fire in the opposite direction of its previous movement. Come Monday, the fire grew to 26,739 acres and more ...



Jake Belshe to take reins of BR football program  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — Blue Ridge High School's four-month-long search for a new head football coach has come to an end.



Blue Ridge graduate slides into the co-anchor chair at KTAR  White Mountain Independent

WHITE MOUNTAINS — One of the White Mountain's own slid into the co-anchor seat at KTAR for the radio station's four-hour “Arizona's Morning News” show on ...



Sequoia Village Schools kicks off grad season | Navajo  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — Sequoia Village School became the first in the White Mountains to officially launch the high school graduation season.



Pinetop Country Club provides $50000 in scholarships to 10 'outstanding' students  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP — The Pinetop Country Club awarded $50000 in scholarships this week to 10 students who have distinguished themselves in their academic studies ...



Rotary Club honors Ironside, Orona as 'Students of the Month'  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — The White Mountain Rotary Club honored Kara Ironside from Show Low High School and Emily Orona from Blue Ridge High School as ...



Cedar Fire update: Wildfire in northern Arizona grows to more than 26,000 acres  ABC15 Arizona

A wildfire in east-central Arizona that has doubled in size to nearly 42 square miles is burning in an area with more sparse vegetation.



Pinetop-Lakeside ponders building synthetic ice rink  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Pending the confirmation of the town budget July 6, the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside wants to put in a synthetic ice rink in Mountain ...



Richardson deemed competent to stand trial  White Mountain Independent

ST. JOHNS — Fifteen-year-old homicide suspect Joshua Richardson has been found to be psychologically capable to stand trial after reviewing of testimony ...



'Click it for a Ticket' reminds students to buckle up  White Mountain Independent

As Blue Ridge High School students left for lunch Feb. 1, they passed through a checkpoint to determine that everyone in the car had their seat belts buckled.



WMAT recognizes students with 4.0 GPA at banquet  White Mountain Independent

WHITERIVER — The White Mountain Apache Education Department honored students with a grade point average of 4.0 during the annual National Native ...



Flodin signs on with Sun Devil track team  White Mountain Independent

When Hannah Flodin accepts her diploma at the Blue Ridge High School graduation on June 2, she will officially end an affiliation with the school as one of its ...



Lisa Massey  White Mountain Independent

Lisa Massey died June 10, 2015 in Pinetop. Lisa was born May 2, 1978 in Mesa to Steven and Robin Massey.



White Mountain Apache Tribe's January students  White Mountain Independent

The White Mountain Apache Tribe announces its January students of the month representing Alchesay High School, Blue Ridge High School and Dishchii'bikoh ...



Cougar wrestlers win D3 state championship  White Mountain Independent

PRESCOTT VALLEY — For the first time in 14 years, the Show Low Cougars are back at the pinnacle of Division 3 wrestling.



Goza rallies on Day 2 to finish second at state golf tournament  White Mountain Independent

Cody Goza of Blue Ridge HIgh School wrapped up a successful junior season on the golf links by finishing second at the Arizona Interscholastic Association's ...



Todd Michael Leonard  White Mountain Independent

Todd Michael Leonard, 47, resident of Mesa and a native of Arizona, died April 29, 2016, in Mesa. He was born May 25, 1968, in Mesa. He attended Blue Ridge.



WMAT Ed Dept. announces first quarter Students of the Month  White Mountain Independent

WHITERIVER — The White Mountain Apache Tribe announced the Students of the Month for the first quarter, which includes August, September and October, ...



Yellow Jackets dominate Holiday Classic  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — The strength of the host team came to the fore in last weekend's CellularOne White Mountain Holiday Tournament at Blue Ridge High School.



Blue Ridge students bring King Henry V to life with medieval feast  White Mountain Independent

Seniors in Judy Peterson's English class were inspired to travel back 600 years in time to bring famous kings and nobles back to life following the reading and ...



Register for Pinetop/Lakeside's Youth Basketball Skills Program  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP/LAKESIDE — Registrations are now being accepted for the Youth Basketball Skills Program which begins with a clinic on Saturday, Jan. 11.



Will Arizona Native Zella Day Ever Achieve Pop Stardom?  Phoenix New Times

Arizona native Zella Day is poised for pop stardom—will she ever get her big break?



WMAT January students  White Mountain Independent

The White Mountain Apache Tribe recognizes its students of the month for January from Blue Ridge High School, Alchesay High School and Dishchii'bikoh High ...



Nine seniors to benefit from Navopache Electric Co-op scholarship program  White Mountain Independent

Scholarships play an important role in a student's future and for many years NEC's scholarship program has been helping students in continuing their education.



Patriot's Pen winner has no shortage of confidence  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — What does patriotism mean to you? In answering that question, Amber Grothe has earned $200 so far in the VFW Patriot's Pen essay contest.



Church services, religious study groups  White Mountain Independent

Former Mormon support group in the White Mountains area. A place to learn about the Bible, ask questions or just talk with former Mormons who have found ...



Apache County Sheriff's Office | Police Reports  White Mountain Independent

The unincorporated areas of Vernon, Greer, Springerville, Eagar, Nutrioso, Alpine, McNary (Patrol District I), Saint Johns, Witch Wells, Concho, Hunt, Show Low ...



Do you know these Arizona veterans? Project aims to put a face to every name in Vietnam memorial  AZCentral.com

She starts with a name. Gerald Martin Lubbehusen. This one is unusual, Sharon Johnston thinks, which should make the search easier. She has a date of birth, ...



Summit welcomes new doctors  White Mountain Independent

Summit Healthcare welcomes Dr. Michelle Mulder and Dr. Elizabeth W. Bierer.



Pearce alleges board trying to keep him quiet  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — Saying the Show Low Unified School District Board has shut down the reports normally on the agendas to keep him quiet, Joy Pearce came to ...



Wallow Fire Update - Alpine residents return home; 38% containment, 500409 acres burned  White Mountain Independent

Wallow Fire Update, June 18, 2011 8:00 a.m.. As of 10 a.m. today, the evacuation order for Alpine will be lifted and residents will be allowed to return. Prior to ...



Inaugural NPC Friends and Family Scholarship Disc Golf Tournament a Win for Veteran Students  White Mountain Independent

Veterans of the U.S. military enrolled at Northland Pioneer College will benefit from a new scholarship fund created with proceeds from the first NPC Friends and ...



WME Theaters thriving despite economy  White Mountain Independent

When Teddy Croney went bowling with a girlfriend one night in Scottsdale, she started a trip that has brought her to ownership of 11 movie screens in Show Low ...



Three students take home inaugural Smith Bagley Scholarship  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — This spring Cellular One invited students throughout its coverage area to participate in its first annual Live Connected Scholarship Challenge; ...



Falcons take region tourney crown  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE - Fans at the 3A East Region basketball tournament got a good dose of playoff atmosphere last weekend at Blue Ridge High. The gym was packed ...



Fire restrictions expand across Arizona  AZCentral

Fire restrictions in Arizona have started early this year thanks to persistent drought and warmer-than-normal temperatures. As of Friday, April 20, campfire and ...



Senior English students study apartheid  White Mountain Independent

McKay Berges shared his fourth-grade level book about sports in South Africa with members of his senior English class. Berges was inspired to write the book ...



Wallow Fire: 'Absolutely frightening'  White Mountain Independent

Within days of its ignition, the Wallow Fire was being compared to the Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002.



Biggest wildfire in Arizona history couldn't burn Fort Apache Reservation  AZCentral.com

Heavy winds started the biggest wildfire in Arizona history in June 2011. Once burning, the Wallow Fire grew, pushed by the winds, across hillsides and into ...



A refuge and memories go up in smoke as another backcountry paradise burns away  AZCentral

The Tinder Fire, which scorched over 12500 acres of Arizona forest, also wiped out a favorite fishin' hole.



Pinetop-Lakeside hosting kids' summer camp through July 28  White Mountain Independent

Once again, the Pinetop-Lakeside Parks and Recreation Dept is hosting Kidz Nature Kamp, Monday through Thursday, through July 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...



Nature is clearing more forest than people can. That may be a good thing  AZCentral.com

'Box and burn': The feds have struggled to thin thousands of acres of forest. Nature may be doing it instead.



A dog named Hope recovers from wounds  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — She came into the Humane Society of the White Mountains “in the worst case of porcupine quills any of us had ever seen.”



Fishing report, 6/3/16 | Go Fishin  White Mountain Independent

updated May 26. White Mountains. Previous reports: Spring fishing is here, which means great fishing is here. Rainbow Lake, Show Low Lake, and Fool Hollow ...



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