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Community Almanac

The Payson Fire Department is implementing fire restrictions starting at 8 a.m., Friday, April 18 in the Town of Payson.

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Clubs and Organizations

The Library Friends of Payson will host Roundup editor Pete Aleshire at the Monday, April 21 meeting.

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Don't miss Sunset Sounds and Wine Auction May 9

The Humane Society of Central Arizona is gearing up for their upcoming fundraiser and is grateful for the sponsors supporting this event.

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Plea deal rejected

Judge balks at minimum term

A Superior Court judge Monday rejected a plea deal offering the shortest possible prison sentence to a man who allegedly damaged dozens of local businesses and shoplifted repeated times.

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Fire danger rises

Starting today, campers will only be allowed to roast marshmallows over a campfire if they are staying in a developed campground in the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto National Forests.

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Pine water committee recommends budget changes

The eight-member Pine Strawberry Water Improvement District Citizen Budget Review Committee has formulated a fiscal year budget it will recommend to the Gila County Board of Supervisors and the new PSWID governing board when it is elected May 20.

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Residents say tearful goodbye to two beloved men

The Village

An impressive and heart-wrenching flag ceremony was held at station 21 in Star Valley for Lt. Bobby Mollere and former fire board chairman, Larry Cory at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 15.

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Some people are born with a natural sense of humor, Part 2

Your Turn

I’ve already told you about Roger, one of the NCOs in my small outfit overseas in England. Roger had a knack for saying the right thing at the right time — and usually breaking everyone up with it.

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Meet candidates for water board

Rattlin' the Rim

As a retired math teacher, I’ve told students that when writing 2-column geometry proofs, “Givens” are the foundation that someone laid for you.

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Enjoying Creek visitors old and new

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek visitors come in a variety of packages. Some are first-timers; some are old-timers. We enjoy ’em all!

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The wonderful world of Payson

DJ's Music Trivia

“I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom, for me and you. And I think to myself, What a wonderful world.

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Eat your words: Why not write a cookbook?

Have a box of family recipes to share? Passionate about cooking healthy foods? Do your specialty dishes always get rave reviews? Maybe you should write a cookbook.

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Let the trout stocking begin

Fishing season starts in Rim Country lakes and streams

Oh my. Oh my. It’s a stocking truck!