With the help of local officers, a large outdoor marijuana grow site was busted in Cibecue recently. The identity of the growers remains unknown.
Tailings could cover 4,400 acres, leave 1.8-mile-wide, 1,000-foot-deep hole
The Tonto National Forest will start gathering information on the environmental impact of what may become the world’s largest copper mine — not to mention a humongous hole in the ground.
Last week, Republican voters were slightly ahead of Democrats in the number of ballots returned to the Gila County Recorder’s Office for the primary election.
Polls still open for ballots not mailed
It’s Election Day folks. If you haven’t mailed in your ballot, you need to get to the Gila County Recorder’s Office, a vote center or polling place to drop it off. Ballots are also being collected at the Payson Town Hall until 5 p.m., Tuesday.
With the primary election upon us, the latest round of campaign spending numbers have been released.
Environmental group seeking long-delayed ruling on 417 species
Rep. Paul Gosar this week renewed his war with the Center for Biological Diversity, blasting the Flagstaff-based group for filing lawsuits on behalf of endangered species.
The Tax Foundation recently produced a report showing the “Real Value of $100 in Each State.” It shows $100 is not the same everywhere.
A few months ago I mentioned that if you go abroad you should plan on a few small surprises — and maybe a few not-so-small ones. We talked about some of the screwy things that happened to me during my 12 years overseas, but we had to leave out most of them, so here are a couple more.
John and Lorian Roethlein love Payson because of the great connection to the outdoors.
Are you as fed up as I am about the rash of robo calls from the politicians?
Tim Ernst fired a 145 for 36 holes to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Club Championship at Payson Golf Course on Aug. 17. The two-week major tournament started on Aug. 10.
With just one week until Arizona’s primary election, political spending to affect legislative races paid for by outside groups that don’t disclose the source of the money amounts to almost half a million dollars.
They looked like the Clampetts from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” but they weren’t headed to California.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek had a small but significant role in a tragedy, which played out on Sept. 5 and 6 back some 46 years ago. Other Rim Country creeks, Tonto, Horton and Dick Williams with Christopher swept away 15 souls on a trip to eternity that fateful and tragic weekend
No riders able to last eight seconds
The name Milk Man doesn’t do him justice. The prized Salt River Rodeo Co. bull could just as easily be called Demon Beast, Terror Train or Big Bully.
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