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.
The potsherds, charcoal, stone tools and glass-sharp arrowhead have lain in the implacable dirt for centuries, scattered puzzle pieces.
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.
Thursday, July 30 marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid in the United States.
Backyard hens around Payson did the chicken dance last week with news the town council may consider lessening restrictions.
Barry Cromer pointed to the 365-day calendar that filled a considerable space on one of the mostly-empty walls in his new office.
Sheriff deputies arrested a Pine man Sunday after he reportedly fled on a stolen off-road vehicle.
In regards to the ammunition plant choosing not to expand …
Part skill and part luck.
Senior Circle is at 215 N. Beeline, Payson, (928) 472-9290, operating from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-Th, 9 a.m. to noon, F.
The Healthy Foodie
Anyone else have trees white with juniper berries, poised to rain down on the porch?