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9 Reasons You’ll Fall In Love With This Arizona Mountain Town

Located in the northern part of Arizona, Pinetop-Lakeside is a small mountain community best known to the locals of Arizona as a mountain retreat. Only 3.5 hours from the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, it’s worlds away as far as the temperature and population. In all seasons, this area is an outdoorsman’s paradise, with almost any outdoor pursuit you can think of including hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, swimming, skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and more. It’s the perfect place to explore nature, savor local food and craft beer, and talk to genuinely lovely people. Here are my reasons you’ll fall in love with Pinetop-Lakeside.
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Spring 2022 White Mountain Campus Nursing Graduates

Twenty-three NPC Nursing Graduates were recognized for their achievements in a ceremony held Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the pavilion at Taylor’s Rodeo Park. Student class representatives Breanna Adams and Kariah Stewart kicked off the ceremony with a fun "candy award," presentation, giving heartfelt awards to each member of the class. NPC nursing faculty and keynote speaker Melinda Klug, addressed the graduates, encouraging them to "think back to what made you want to be a nurse." Think back to your why she said. "Compassion, empathy, advocacy, the desire to help others, and yes, to change the world - even if it's just one patient at a time." She continued, "Whatever is your driving force, don't let the winds of the harsh world of healthcare dim your fire. You guys are on fire right now. You are burning bright - you can remain bright for years to come if you take care of you. Nurture yourselves. You are ready for this. I am so very proud of you. You should be proud of you."
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Winslow senior Jett Jue comes home state champ

On May 10, at the Mesa Community College in Mesa Winslow senior Bulldog Jett Jue competed in Division III State Long Jump Competition after qualifying at the Snowflake Invitational with his first jump of the invitational being 23 feet. At state, each competitor gets three preliminary jumps and then the...

Snowflake/Taylor Police Report May 4-10, 2022

The following incidents were among the 240 handled by the Snowflake-Taylor Police Department (STPD) during the period of May 4-10. Persons who were cited, charged or arrested by STPD officers are accused of committing a civil violation or of criminal activity, but such accusations should raise no inference of guilt.

Blue Ridge football, track community shocked by death of beloved coach Frank Girardi

The Lakeside-Pinetop community is in shock after beloved Blue Ridge High assistant football and track and field coach Frank Girardi died Friday night in a motorcycle accident. Girardi was 46. The accident occurred near his home, according to Bob London, former head football coach at Blue Ridge, where he helped coach Girardi in the 1990s. ...

Hartley Webb

John Hartley Webb passed away May 9, 2022, at his home in Snowflake. He was born July 11, 1941, in Winslow to his parents, John Albert and Goldie Turley Webb. He spent his early years, as the youngest of five, in Joseph City, until the family moved to Taylor. He graduated from Snowflake Union High School in 1959.