I need to renew my driver’s license in 29 days. I almost forgot all about it until one of the clerks in one of our local stores brought it to my attention.
Christmas was a special time for Rim Country settlers to get together and find companionship with others in the hard task of wresting ranches from the wilds. Memories of families left behind brought many a tear for those who had forged a new life in this place.
As I said last week, if I took some of the unlikely events that have happened during my life and used them as plots in a novel or short story I’d be laughed at, but there’s one major exception: The most wonderful event of my life, one which happened one evening in Karachi, Pakistan.
A 16-year-old Valley teen was killed Saturday after rolling an all-terrain vehicle near Roosevelt Lake.
This Thanksgiving was a special one for several residents of Payson, who flew to Florida to pose for a five-generation photo.
A Pine home caught fire early Thursday morning due to some Christmas decorations on a fireplace mantel.
Several firefighters and a Payson police officer who went above and beyond the call of duty were recognized at the Nov. 17 council meeting.
Traveling to Flagstaff Saturday morning, wife Kay and I were puzzled by the large number of visitors we saw on our trip through the Coconino National Forest.
Christopher Creek is in the snow business following last Sunday night’s blanketing. Initially, there was three to four inches around town with reports from Susan Keown and the Colcord Road area detailing as much as eight inches.
December 2nd is National Mutt Day! When I looked up the word “mutt” in the dictionary, Merriam-Webster was so rude!
Warren Beatty has had one of the stellar careers in 20th century American cinema.
Santa and Mrs. Claus were busy the weekend after Thanksgiving with appearances at the Swiss Village Lighting and Pine Festival of Lights.
Mayor-elect Craig Swartwood said there are going to be a lot of changes when he takes office Dec. 15, from shaking up the police department to re-working fire codes and a new marketing campaign, Swartwood said he has a lot he wants to accomplish in the next two years.
The Roundup recently reported that the Gila County Board of Supervisors awarded a $71,940 contract to Woodson Engineering & Surveying of Flagstaff to provide pre-design services for site development alternatives focused on how to make the best use of the available property and existing buildings.
The pony ride at the 37th Annual Swiss Village Lighting had an early start on Friday, Nov. 25 and stayed busy throughout the evening as youngsters — both big and small — clamored to get a ride. The event also had a huge bounce house and more.