The Mogollon Health Alliance and Banner Health on Friday completed their merger, with enormous implications for healthcare in Rim Country, the Payson university project and educational and health care charitable initiatives. Banner paid the newly created MHA Foundation a “significant eight-digit” sum.
The Alder Fire is burning west of Alder and east Chevelon Canyon, approximately 13 miles northwest of Forest Lakes. The fire is located in Coconino County east of Forest Service Road 34 and west of FSR 169 on Sand Point.
A lightning strike in the Mogollon Rim area caused the death of a young female and injured several others when they sought shelter underneath a ponderosa pine tree during a thunderstorm.
Two injured hikers were rescued off Kendrick Mountain and the San Francisco Peaks on Saturday June 27, 2015.
The EF High School Exchange Program relies on the support of the school districts and high schools that host the students each year.
Crews managing wildfire near Flagstaff
The managed Camillo fire continues to meet fire managers’ objectives by re-introducing fire into the ecosystem with low to moderate fire effects. Crews have worked successfully to keep historical sites and highway infrastructure from being damaged. Burning along the high voltage kV power lines is complete with no adverse effects or interruptions in service. Private property within the fire management area is being protected from fire impacts and residents are still allowed to access their property safely. Safety is always a top priority; there have been no injuries to firefighters or the public to date.
On Thursday 25 years ago, six wildland firefighters died battling the Dude Fire north of Payson near Bonita Creek Estates.
Calls for service rise, arrests drop
The number of violent crimes in Payson dropped 13 percent last year, despite a small increase in calls to the police.
Ponderosa Bible Church is entering a new phase of its growth — beginning a concerted outreach to unchurched senior citizens.
Arizona representatives blast decision
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the latest effort to overturn the Affordable Care Act, ensuring that thousands of Gila County residents won’t lose health care coverage.
Check our Little League All-Stars Scoreboard for the latest scores and game schedules as Payson teams compete in several baseball and softball age divisions and check the Roundup's print editions for stories and photos.
For the second time, Payson Police officer Michael McAnerny was named Northern Gila County Officer of the Year by the Rim Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Cheerful helpers patrol, make signs, educate and clean up
For Pat Shelton, it started with a skill saw and a bathroom remodel.
Firefighters on Friday struggled to contain the 30-acre Sampson fire and the seven-acre Richmond Fire near Globe
Although he only took office in January, the Arizona Supreme Court Thursday appointed Tim Wright presiding judge of Gila County.
Rim Country’s high temperatures of 96 to 99 degrees this week didn’t qualify us for the National Weather Service’s excessive heat warning issued for Phoenix, with highs over 110.
Hospital, Banner officials say impact minimal on existing physician shortage
At the recent Senior Connections Conference, one of the speakers, Dr. Michael Lowe, told the audience a lot of doctors are leaving the area.
Whiskey Rose will be the featured band at the next summer concert series event.
It was a busy day of calls on Wednesday, June 24, for the Payson Police Department, handling a suicidal subject and reports of a domestic situation at the Sawmill Crossing parking lot.
Action in the Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department’s Coach Pitch Baseball League for boys and girls ages 6-8 is heating up along with the temperature about midway through its six-week schedule.