The National FFA Organization recognized the Payson High School FFA chapter in its 2015 National Chapter Award Program at its convention on Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, Ky.
OK – no looking back – the holiday season has arrived and it gets a little mind-boggling when you start trying to just list (chronologically) all the events planned for the next several weeks ... and the school stuff isn’t even included ...
Ranching has deep roots in Gila County — there were ranchers making a living off the land long before there was even a Gila County.
When Terry Gould inherited money after his brother, Roy, died, he wanted to do something positive with some of it.
Long emergency room waits and staff struggles with a new electronic record keeping system produced a rough start for Banner Health Systems’ takeover of the Payson Regional Medical Center four months ago.
Are we addicted to incarceration?
The ASU Morrison Institute’s State of the State conference keynote speaker former Police Chief of Mesa and current District Attorney of San Francisco George Gascon believes so.
Gila County Supervisor Tommie Cline Martin (Dist. 1) was selected by her colleagues as president-elect of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) at the Nov. 19, 2015 meeting of the CSA Board of Directors.
Country club elk fence debated
Plans to put an elk fence around the upscale golf community Chaparral Pines went forward Thursday night despite the plea of several residents who said the fence won’t work if it ends up with gaps where the homeowners association cannot secure the easements.
Scores far below national average
Fourth-graders in Arizona read at one of the lowest levels in the country; only nine other states are worse. In the eighth grade, their reading improves slightly, but still falls below the nation’s average.
Input sought on background hiking, camping plan
The National Park Service (NPS) announced today another opportunity for the public to weigh in on revisions to Grand Canyon National Park’s Backcountry Management Plan (BMP). The NPS began developing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for this plan in 2011 in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). More than 580 public comments were submitted during the initial phases of the development of this DEIS.
Last Thanksgiving deadliest on the highways
The Arizona Department of Transportation on Tuesday advised motorists to not speed on their holiday travels, in hopes of avoiding last year's carnage -- the deadliest in a decade on the state's highways.
On Nov. 13, Payson High School art teacher George Conley trundled over to Payson Elementary School to teach the children about Impressionism.
Due to scheduling conflicts and time constraints, there will be no Tamales for Toys drive this year, but organizers are still holding a toy drive.
Debate rages on about largest forest restoration effort in U.S. history
The largest forest restoration project in history continues to make progress — and spur criticism.
The Payson Community Christian School honors students each month for showing different types of character for the month.
This article deserves a hilarious opening, but for me, humor only hurts when I laugh.
Just in time for winter, a local church has made a donation of smoke alarms to the Payson Fire Department.
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