Enrollment jumps 8 percent, transfers up 13 percent
Arizona State University’s enrollment jumped 8 percent this semester to a record 82,000 students. Kent Hopkins, ASU Vice Provost for Enrollment Services said, “The Sun Devil family grows stronger every year and we are looking forward to seeing what our students envision and accomplish.”
Any walk down a Payson neighborhood street provokes a cacophony of barking dogs or a loose mutt bounding out of its yard.
Ten firefighters from Rim Country fire departments are heading to school thanks to a recent grant.
Parone named Arizona Marketing Educator of the Year
Five years after establishing a business training program at Payson High School, teacher Joe Parone was honored as the Arizona Marketing Educator of the Year at the Arizona Career and Technical Education (ACTEAZ) Summer Conference.
Pint-sized riders know where there’s a wool, there’s a way
The under 4-foot crowd gathered below the announcers dressed for their performance: helmet with face guard, black vest and a black number on a white background.
Missoula Children’s Theatre returns
Call out to all Rim Country thespians of any age — the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) is coming to town.
Payson struggles to explain drop on AIMS, school grades
A sobered Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board heard a report on declining school grades and AIMS scores from Director of Student Achievement Brenda Case.
Pine Strawberry Superintendent/Principal Cody Barlow attributes a share of the school’s rise from a grade of C to a grade of B on the state’s rating system to a small school population.
Arizona State University mascot Sparky came to Julia Randall Elementary School Aug. 13 to talk about what it takes to have good character.
Stakes high for Payson schools
How do you predict disaster without sounding, well, negative?
Rodeo parade personality
What would a rodeo parade be without horses? But what about sheep, dogs, donkeys and even a beetle?
Campground confrontation escalates
Mormon Lake A standoff between two armed campers Monday resulted in conflicting 911 calls to the Coconino County Sheriff's Department from a campground near Flagstaff.
Police are searching for a man they believe may have assaulted his girlfriend with a hammer late last night and then set fire to a ranch near Rye.
Cyberattack steals PRMC records
A health company that owns Payson Regional Medical Center and other rural hospitals announced Monday computer hackers stole 4.5 million patient records earlier this year.