Saturday, August 18, 2018
Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

State Route 377 is closed due to multiple fires occurring between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard. Roadside fires have been reported along SR 277 as well. DeSpain Ranch Road was evacuated due to the fires and residents are being sent to the Navajo County Fair Grounds – Martinez Hall. Multiple agencies including Holbrook Fire, Heber Fire, Forest…

Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

State Route 377 is closed due to multiple fires occurring between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard. Roadside fires have been reported along SR 277 as well. DeSpain Ranch Road was evacuated due to the fires and residents are being sent to the Navajo County Fair Grounds – Martinez Hall. Multiple agen...
New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erupts

New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erup...

The Buzzard Fire (45 miles SE of Eagar) was reported by the Eagle Peak Lookout at approximately 3:00 p.m. today (5/22). An air reconnaissance flight over the fire occurred and estimated acreage is 800 acres. This start was initially about 3 miles northwest of the Eagle Peak Lookout. A Temporary Flight Restriction has been put…

New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erup...

The Buzzard Fire (45 miles SE of Eagar) was reported by the Eagle Peak Lookout at approximately 3:00 p.m. today (5/22). An air reconnaissance flight over the fire occurred and estimated acreage is 800 acres. This start was initially about 3 miles northwest of the Eagle Peak Lookout. A Temporary Fl...

COUNTRY NEWS

20 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina’s ‘I’m Alright’ Hits No. 1

20 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina’s ...

On Aug. 18, 1998, Jo Dee Messina landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "I'm Alright." The title track from Messina's second studio album, the Phil Vassar-penned "I'm Alright" features a woman who's down on her luck, but meeting up with an old friend (who perhaps might be an old flame)…
45 Years Ago: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn Hit No. 1 With ‘Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man’

45 Years Ago: Conway Twitty and Loretta ...

On Aug. 18, 1973, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart with "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man." Co-written by Becki Bluefield and Jim Owen, and produced by Owen Bradley, the song is the title track of the duo's 1973 LP. "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" describes the irresistible appeal of a…
14 Years Ago: Big & Rich’s ‘Horse of a Different Color’ Certified Platinum

14 Years Ago: Big & Rich’s ...

Fourteen years ago today, on Aug. 18, 2004, Big & Rich had something special to celebrate: Their debut album, Horse of a Different Color, was certified platinum, for sales of one million units. Horse of a Different Color, which was released on May 4, 2004, contains Big & Rich's platinum-selling hit "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)."…

LOCAL EVENTS

FREE ELECTRONICS, TIRES RECYCLIN...

A free residential electronic waste, used tire and newly added household hazardous recycling event will be held Saturday, August 25, from 8 a.m. to noon in the Show Low City Hall parking lot, 180 N. 9th Street in Show Low. Citizens may drop off a CRT-style television or monitor (limited to one per vehicle) and…

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Neighborhoods, community groups, apartment complexes, homeowners’ associations and trailer parks are invited to participate in the 35th annual National Night Out, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 7. National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships and citizen camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer and more caring.

TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES FOR ...

Youth, ages 12 to 19, interested in tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons—where players become involved in epic adventures and quests using storytelling and choosing the fate of the game—are invited to participate in a Tabletop Gaming event Saturday, August 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Show Low Public Library. This event will…

TRI IN THE PINES

The 23rd annual Tri in the Pines is a high-altitude, challenging sprint triathlon in the beautiful White Mountains, set for Saturday, August 11. The race will test your skills and endurance, beginning with a 625-yard swim at Show Low Family Aquatic Center, transitions to a 12.3-mile bicycle ride on city streets and ends with a…

Community Info

ENTER DRAWING FOR CORNHOLE BOARD...

For the next two months, competitors who love playing cornhole have a chance to purchase tickets to win two sets of custom-made cornhole boards, complete with bean bags. Tickets are $5 each or six for $20, available for purchase at 181 N. 9th Street during business hours. Winner will be notified to pick up the…

SHOW LOW TO HOLD PRIMARY ELECTIO...

Registered voters in the City of Show Low are reminded of the primary election on August 28 for three council seats and one ballot proposition regarding the 2018 General Plan. Voters may select up to three of four candidates. Show Low voters may vote at either the city campus gym at 620 E. McNeil or…

SHOW LOW’S FOURTH OF JULY PARADE...

Choosing from 83 colorful entries in Show Low’s annual Fourth of July parade, judges chose three as the most outstanding: Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, who won the Judges’ Choice award and a $500 cash prize; Show Low Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Best Use of Theme and a $300 cash…

SHOW LOW FIREWORKS IS CANCELED

Due to extreme fire danger, the fireworks display at Show Low’s annual FreedomFest celebration is canceled. Everyone is invited to enjoy the other city-sponsored July 4th events, including the parade along the Deuce of Clubs beginning at 9 a.m., the wet zone at Frontier Fields following the parade, and the FreedomFest celebration at the Show…

TMZ News

Backstreet Boys Concert Canceled After T...

Backstreet Boys Several Fans Injured in Tent Collapse ... Show Canceled 8/18/2018 7:08 PM PDT Breaking News At least 14 Backstreet Boys fans waiting for their show to begin were injured when nasty weather caused a structure to collapse ... according to various reports. The outdoor pavilion co...