If you’ve wanted to sharpen your skills identifying backyard birds by their field marks, their birdcalls and behavior, sign up soon for the Arizona Field Ornithologists gathering planned for Oct. 3-5 at Bullion Plaza Auditorium, 150 N. Plaza Circle in Miami, Ariz.
GLENDALE - Ruben Estrada scored on a 49-yard hook-n-ladder play to break a tie game with 21 seconds left in the first half and Wyatt Chapman ran for a 68-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage in the second half and visiting Payson shut out Glendale in the second half to beat the Cardinals 36-22 in football on Friday night.
Combat veteran walks 2,241 miles & counting to help comrades
Day 96 and mile 2,241: That is how far veteran Marine sniper Justin Kuhel had come Friday when he walked through Payson on a cross-country journey to raise money and awareness for wounded veterans.
Victoria Farnsworth hopes to fill a niche.
Officer uninjured, details sketchy
Clints Well, Ariz. – A law enforcement officer with the Coconino National Forest was involved in a shooting this afternoon after contacting an individual in the forest near the Mogollon Rim area, according to a Forest Service release at 4 p.m. on Friday.
Volatile student test scores dropped at Julia Randall Elementary (JRE) from last year, perhaps reflecting administrative upheaval.
Override failure may force cuts
With a yes vote on the Payson Unified School District override in November, Rim Country residents can offer direct support to local teachers.
College cosmetology building nearly done
Gila Community College (GCC) has just put the finishing touches on the cosmetology building and hired an instructor.
DJ's Music Trivia
There were 32 teams competing; with an average of 12 girls per team; an average family size of four. Figure in friends and relatives.
Rattlin' the Rim
The Fourth Annual Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race was a fantastic event that drew raves from racers and spectators alike.
Christopher Creek is again the site of an event of historical significance, perhaps. This locale is rife with history such as the arrival of the pioneer families, the murder of John See’s wife, the escapades of our neighbor and famous author Zane Grey, the Apache raids, the crash of the plane carrying the MGM lion, the proximity of the Battle of Big Dry Wash, the nearby Pleasant Valley War, and the Battle of Middle Columbine.
Tonto Village got a royal soaking on Monday afternoon. Not only did the Village get rain, but hail the size of marbles.
Lt. Pat O’Brien, an American volunteer who served in the Royal Flying Corps in WWI, was shot down over hostile territory, escaped, and wrote a book about it.
Two polished and articulate candidates clashed in a gaff-free governor’s debate last week, revealing sharp differences — especially when it comes to education.