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Clubs & Meetings for Sept. 17-23 | Clubs And Meetings  White Mountain Independent

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Clubs & Meetings for Aug. 27-Sept. 2 | Clubs And Meetings  White Mountain Independent

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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 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.



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 ...



Blue Ridge FabLab team wins NASA competition  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Think about the skill set it would take to engineer and build something meant to operate on another planet. What would you need and ...



Lakeside High School reunion reconnects, share memories  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 to dedicate football stadium renaming in Paul Moro's honor in home opener  AZCentral

Paul Moro's legacy will live forever with Blue Ridge High School set to renamed its football stadium after the legendary coach who died Saturday.



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 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 ...



AZ high school among NASA rover challenge winners  Kdminer

High School Division. • First Place: International Space Education Institute (Leipzig, Germany), 91 points. • Second Place: Saint Thomas Academy (Mendota ...



35th annual golf tournament May 4 benefits Blue Ridge Scholarship Fund  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP — All golfers are invited to play the 35th annual Blue Ridge Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, May 4, at the White Mountain ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Clubs & Meetings for March 19-25 | Clubs And Meetings  White Mountain Independent

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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: ...



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.



Apache Culture Appreciation Week prelude to Evening of Apache Culture  White Mountain Independent

Native Women Scholars Inc., a local non-profit that provides scholarships to students from the White Mountain Apache Tribe and other tribes is teaming up again ...



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 ...



Rotary Club names five students of the month  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE —White Mountain Rotary Club honored four Show Low High School graduating seniors and one Blue Ridge High School senior as ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Blue Ridge grads receive awards scholarships  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — Six graduates of Blue Ridge High School have earned college scholarships from the Pinetop Country Club to further their higher ...



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 ...



Rotary Club names two students of the month  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — White Mountain Rotary Club honored Josiah Goode and Faith C. Young both from Blue Ridge High School as students of the month.



Overcoming obstacles  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 ...



Darrin Reed Memorial Scholarship Fund awards $10k to local students  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — There was a sold-out crowd of over 300 people at the third annual Darrin Reed Memorial Scholarship Dinner hosted by the First Responders ...



Get Out for Aug. 2-8 | 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 ...



Summit offering free flu shots  White Mountain Independent

Summit Healthcare will be providing free drive-thru free flu shots from to the community, you don't even need to get out of your car There will not be shots ...



Asa Julian Lavender III graduates from NAU  White Mountain Independent

Asa Julian Lavender III (Rocky) graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art/emphasis on painting in May.



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 ...



What the timeline for Census 2020 looks like  Arizona Education News Service

Preparing for Census 2020 begins long before Census Day and work continues until the counts are delivered to the president. Here is a timeline for some of the ...



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.



James Kear  White Mountain Independent

James Crawford Kear left the earthly realm June 15, 2019 at his sister's home in Pinetop. He was born Dec. 13, 1963, in Flagstaff.



Football participation in Arizona high schools up despite concerns  Cronkite News

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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.



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.



High Mountain Half Marathon coming in August | Sports Briefs  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE —The High Mountain Half Marathon 10K, 5K and Free Kids Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3. This year the goal is 1000 runners/walkers.



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 ...



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?



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Henderson caps undefeated season with 2nd state title  White Mountain Independent

Blue Ridge junior wrestler Adam Henderson had to be his best in winning a second consecutive state championship in the Arizona Interscholastic Association ...



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.



Cody Ryan McBride  White Mountain Independent

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



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 ...



Lakeside native named NPC's Outstanding Alumnus for Fall 2018  White Mountain Independent

Cindy Stirling has been acknowledged as one of the premiere traveling makeup artists and licensed hairstylists in the U.S. and internationally. Working with ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Valley of the Sun United Way's online tutoring program 'Vello' expands nationwide  Arizona Education News Service

There is a growing, national movement around literacy and community involvement in the classroom. Reading is the foundation for a child's educational success ...



Event coordinator needs academic decathlon volunteers  White Mountain Independent

PINETOP - Less than 30 days remain until high school students from across the state descend on our mountain to attend the Academic Decathlon hosted this ...



Sun Devil Send Off  White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE — Several members of the Arizona State University (ASU) White Mountain Alumni Chapter hosted an official “send-off” for scholarship recipients ...



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.



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.



Saguaro Football Ranks in the Top 50 in the Nation  Arizona Education News Service

Saguaro High School's football team is ranked in the top 50 high school football teams by Scout Top 50.



Kenneth Douros  White Mountain Independent

Kenneth (Kenny) Douros (Pasich), 28, of Show Low, died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, doing what he loved. He was born May 12, 1989, in Flagstaff.



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 ...



Mesa Public Schools Class of 2014 graduates  Arizona Education News Service

More than 3900 seniors graduated from Dobson, Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline, Westwood and East Valley Academy high schools.



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 ...



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.



Phoenix-based charter schools grow champions  Arizona Education News Service

Anthony Marquez was a common target of taunting and teasing by classmates in the third and fourth grade. But Anthony, now 18, and his parents soon found his ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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?



Greer residents to return home today; Wallow fire 51% contained  White Mountain Independent

Greer residents will be allowed home today, Monday June 20, 2011 beginning at 11:00 A.M., Only valid residents to the area will be allowed in. Residents of ...



Phoenix Indian Center honors Theresa Price as 2014 Woman of the Year  Arizona Education News Service

Theresa Price, director of Native American Education Program for Mesa Public Schools, was named 2014 Woman of the Year by Phoenix Indian Center.



Summit welcomes new doctors  White Mountain Independent

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



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, ...



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 ...



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; ...



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 ...



Juliet Wilhelm, Shannon Penrod win 10K's at Eagar Daze Run/Bike For Your Health  White Mountain Independent

Running and biking in the shadows and scares of the Wallow Fire, racers in the Eagar Daze Run/Bike For Your Health got a first-hand look at the devastation ...



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 ...



Decade later: Rodeo-Chediski still burns in our memory  White Mountain Independent

The Rodeo-Chediski Complex fire burned its way into our lives a decade ago in June 2002. By the time it was over it had, in 19 days, burned an area.



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 ...



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.



Arizona wildfires: 11 of the biggest since 2002  azcentral.com

Since 2002, wildfires have burned millions of acres in Arizona.



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.



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