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Laurie Nelson (Tisdale) class of 84 Bringing Hope to the world

November 13, 2015 by Dave Nelson (Register to contact)

Laurie Ann Nelson grew up in Show Low and graduated in 1984 from Show Low High School. But the small-town girl is living far from the tall pines and the mountain air -- she now lives in the exotic desert coastal city of Abu Dhabi in the Untied Arab Emirates. Laurie is on a mission of hope and strives to make a valuable contribution to cancer awareness in the fast growing middle eastern country where awareness and conversation are not openly promoted. She is on a mission to provide a safe and open conversation in an effort to promote early detection and provide hope for those who are in the midst or just beginning their journey of treatment. You see Laurie herself is a survivor of stage 3 brain cancer.
Laurie has documented her experience in a book "When Gray Becomes a Primary Color". In it she details how her hectic and face paced life was turned upside down with the diagnoses giving her 2 years to live. Twelve years later, Laurie has a mantra "Cancer is just a term it does not define you". Laurie spends her time giving inspirational meetings and raising funds for cancer research and patient support.

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November 23, 2017

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Jack Marland Wade, 82

November 22, 2017 by Arizona Silver Belt

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the White Mountain United Methodist Church, 261 North 5th Street, Show Low, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White Mountain Cloth-A-Child, P.O. Box 1837 ...

Clubs & Meetings for Nov. 21-27

November 21, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW: High Country Barbershop Chorus meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Show Low Senior Center, 301 E. McNeil. If interested in a cappella ... VERNON: Vernon School Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the school. For more information, call Paula ...

School board recognizes 'Legendary Staff'

November 21, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentLegendary Staff pictured in the front row, from left, are: Mark Chavez, of Show Low Junior High, Samantha Torrez-Baca, of Nikolaus Homestead Elementary, Alex Deitering, of Whipple Ranch Elementary, Isela Quintana, of Linden Elementary, Stacy Anderson, ...

'Every student is someone's heart and soul'

November 21, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentTorrez is the Special Education teacher at Nikolaus Homestead Elementary School which serves about 500 third- through fifth-grade students in Show Low. She and her team .... A: I was raised in Lakeside and graduated from Blue Ridge High School in 2000.

'Feaste of Carols' tickets now on sale for December events

November 21, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentSHOW LOW — Hearken Ye as the Show Low High School music department welcomes one and all to the 33rd annual "Feaste of Carols." ... “'Feaste of Carols' is the students' favorite time of the school year and mine as well,” said Director Cynthia Whipple.

Nothing sweeter than ice cream and veterans

November 17, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentThis is the fourth consecutive year that grandfather and granddaughter have attended the Show Low Junior High Ice Cream Social. Leavens is 85 and ... Show Low Junior High School hosted its fourth annual Veterans' Ice Cream Social on Nov. 8 in the upper ...

Dying to lose weight: The lucrative ties between border surgeries and US middlemen

November 16, 2017 by AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comThe claim contends that companies and individuals with Arizona ties have made money by arranging patients' trips to Mexico for weight-loss operations and by receiving referrals from Mexican surgeons to see patients when they return home. While website ...

Rose Marie Hartnell

November 14, 2017 by Eastern Arizona Courier

Eastern Arizona CourierShe grew up in Central and attended Central School, attended Thatcher High School and attended Eastern Arizona College. She was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary in Show Low and Safford. She loved playing darts at the American ...

Clubs & Meetings for Nov. 14-20

November 14, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

LAKESIDE: Grief Support Group — You Are Not Alone “offering hope to those who grieve” meets every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at 1789 W. Commerce Dr. (near Blue Ridge Junior High). Free and open to ... SHOW LOW: NAMI Family Support Group meets from 6 ...

Northern Arizona 3A teams fall in state playoffs

November 14, 2017 by Navajo-Hopi Observer

The Show Low Cougars, ranked ninth in the conference, lost to Northwest Christian (8) on their home field in Phoenix, in the first round Nov. 4. The team ... 18 at 6:30 p.m. The State 3A Conference Championship will be at Campo Verde High School Nov.

Get Out listing for Nov. 10-16

November 10, 2017 by 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 cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include ...

An Officer and a Gentleman

November 7, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentAfter his service, he moved to Show Low in 1988, where he worked in wholesale supply and the Show Low School District. While attending the police academy he worked as a security officer at the paper mill at night and also volunteered with the sheriff's ...

Get Out listing for Nov. 3-9

November 3, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW: Fish Fry from 4:30-7 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. (bingo cards can be purchased at 5:45) at the Show Low Elks Lodge, 805 E. Whipple St. For more information, call 928-537-4901. SPRINGERVILLE: American ... ALPINE: Alpine Community ...

Show Low Police

November 3, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

Police at Show Low High School cited and referred to juvenile authorities a 15-year-old boy, charged with having a bottle of 99 proof alcohol. A 14-year-old boy was cited and referred to juvenile authorities, charged with underage drinking. Police said ...

Rotary Club names two students of the month

November 3, 2017 by White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentRotary Club President Matthew Williams presented student of the month awards for October to Anna Alder of Blue Ridge High School and Rosie Burr of Show Low High School. Alder plans to attend BYU to study dental hygiene. Burr plans to attend ASU to ...

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