David Douglas Gowan was born in Scotland in 1843 and raised by his fisherman family to be a man of the sea.
Hard to believe summer is passing by and fall isn’t really that far off. Many people stay home during the summer months and wait until fall to travel when the crowds thin out and prices are sometimes less. We’ll explore here some ideas that may tempt you for your next vacation.
At the Movies
This one might surprise you. It looks like just another massive special effects driven summer film to delight and amaze the watchers in the dark.
I stole a couple of minutes of time from Carol Osman Brown, one of the committee members who arranged the magnificently successful Payson Book Festival.
At the Movies
Amy Schumer has penned the best first time script since Diablo Cody wrote the screenplay for “Juno” a few years ago. Her writing sparkles, dances and shines. She made me laugh over and over again.
As a wannabe author I stood in awe of the 60 accomplished, successful authors at the Payson Book Festival.
This year’s bountiful harvest at the Payson’s Community Garden will yield fresh produce not only for gardeners, but some of the community’s needy.
Payson Community Kids and Rim Country Literacy teamed up to offer a summer program as part of their RimKids Project.
Exchange a bag of trash for a lottery ticket.
Town hails new firms, rising sales
Payson’s economic director Bobby Davis was buzzing with excitement last week as he delivered an update to the council on the area’s growth.
Tucked in under a granite monolith on a ridge overlooking the Granite Dells, a team of archaeologists from the Valley last week removed buckets of dirt and screened the rubble for clues to a vanished past — in the process clearing away a key roadblock to Payson’s future.
Backyard hens around Payson did the chicken dance last week with news the town council may consider lessening restrictions.
Sheriff deputies arrested a Pine man Sunday after he reportedly fled on a stolen off-road vehicle.
Four people were taken to the hospital Saturday after their vehicle rolled off Houston Mesa Road, just outside of Mesa del Caballo.
The Rotary Club of Rim Country recently raised $1,000 to benefit ShelterBox, a humanitarian relief charity that assists survivors of disaster and humanitarian crises around the globe.
Daily log of police activities from the Payson Police Department and Gila County Sheriff's Office.
There are mud runs, turkey trots, triathlons and now something a little more colorful.
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