The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will provide $76,000 to help do the studies and planning for a project to protect the watershed of the 64,000-acre C.C. Cragin watershed with a combination of thinning projects and controlled burns.
The Rim Area Gardeners invite residents and visitors to a special tour of beautifully crafted landscapes each summer. This year the group is limiting the excursion to a single, breathtaking site in its 2016 Country Garden Stroll.
Finally. The tiger trout are now in the waters of Willow Springs and Woods Canyon, two of the most popular fishing spots in the state.
The Payson Unified School District board recognized Dr. Charlie and Amy Beier as Heroes of Education at its May 23 meeting.
Morris speaks at Fire Safety Technology Forum
The Pine-Strawberry Fire chief recently went half way around the world to help a community build safer buildings for firefighters.
17 teachers have 278 years worth of experience
The Payson Unified School District board recognized 17 longtime teachers and staff at its meeting on May 23.
The libraries in both Payson and Pine will have plenty of activities to keep youth busy this summer.
Armed with a set of stickers with three colors — yellow, pink and green — parents, grandparents, students and teachers of Payson Community Christian School wandered past three different class groupings of art projects to vote on their favorite.
The class of 2020 received a spirited send off as they graduated from Rim Country Middle School Thursday afternoon.
Wildfire a benefit, not a bane in cool weather
Firefighters continued to monitor and direct a 2,500-acre fire burning near Young that has put out so much smoke the Forest Service has closed a large area of the forest and set up guide cars to move people safely along smoky roads.
Pivot fire near Pine now 1,600 acres
Fire managers with the Coconino National Forest continue to make use of three lightning-caused fires to benefit the landscape and maintain a healthy ecosystem.
Summer in Rim Country starts this weekend — yes, we know, the season “officially” starts June 20 — but with all the activities planned this weekend, it just feels like summer has arrived.
Between the Star Valley Town Council and Gila County, voters will have a chance to vote on 13 seats in the August primary and the November general election.
The Forest Service is bracing for a busy Memorial Day weekend, with rangers out in force to help visitors and remain on guard for careless use of fire, with its potentially devastating consequences.
A Payson man will spend two years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing a set of antlers.
Payson resident Derek Elliot Perkins, 29, will do 1.5 years in prison for trespassing and a probation violation.
A San Tan Valley man is in custody after police say he went on a shooting spree Tuesday night, striking six vehicles, including a police cruiser on the Beeline Highway near Fountain Hills.
Seems one of the greatest byproducts of the Memorial Day holiday is trash.
I love to hear the updates on the accomplishments of the Pine students.
Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell is happy to announce that Erika Flores of Globe and Kevin Mart of Young have been selected as the 2016 Gila County Teachers of the Year.