Imagine waking to the sound of birds singing just outside the tent.
Includes short term closure on southbound 87, good news for the new interchange
As the Arizona Department of Transportation continues repair work on the slope that caused a landslide in March, crews will need to close one lane on State Route (SR) 87 in the construction zone.
Manager hopes to restore Natural Bridge lodge
From the safety of a fenced viewpoint atop Tonto Natural Bridge, the revelers down below looked tiny. The travertine bridge dwarfed them.
We conclude our look at the stories of pioneers who are buried in Rim Country graves by returning to our place of beginning, the Payson Pioneer Cemetery.
When, after years of work, an 800-pound, life-size bronze elk graces the roundabout that marks Payson's northern entrance, Jim (J.R.) Keller will be one happy man.
I frequently walk my dog in a wooded area near my home.
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The Payson Parks and Recreation Department's barrel racing event scheduled for tonight, July 16, has been canceled due to muddy conditions at the Payson Event Center.
Town rework ordinance with options for ‘vicious dogs'
Payson police now have a lot more options when it comes to dealing with scary dogs.
Four accidents within miles of each other caused multiple backups and headaches for weekend travelers along Highway 87 Sunday afternoon.
A Star Valley creek flooded Sunday night causing multiple roads to be closed.
What ever happened to front - or for that matter, back porches?
Six artists from Myra's Art Gallery in Pine have painted chairs for the Chair-ish Auction, which Take Pride is hosting to benefit the Pine library.
This year's race for county school superintendent pits incumbent Linda O'Dell against Debra Tapia-Blair, once-principal of Globe Education Center and once an employee of O'Dell's.
"I'm frustrated. It's been a year, and we've got 10 pages" worth of guidelines on how Payson ought to look, said Jeanie Langham, member of Design Review Board (DRB), at the July 8 meeting.
School starts on July 30. New students will need their birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residence to register. A utility bill or rental agreement will suffice for proof of residence.
Going to trial is never a fun process for anyone, let alone a child.
Threatened lawsuits, bad publicity and new policies have prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider whether it should list as endangered a rare Rim Country snake that hunts fish in Tonto Creek and the Verde River
For Bob Mayer, PhD., marriage includes "the joy, the dance and the silence."
The quality of water concerns everyone around the globe.
Proposal limits fence heights to four feet when facing streets and restricts colors
If a fence ordinance falls over in a public hearing and no one hears it -- did it make a sound?
Cardinals open camp July 25
Hoping to score a much-needed fix following a summer of withdrawal, football junkies annually make the pilgrimage to Flagstaff where their gridiron addictions can be soothed on the sidelines of an Arizona Cardinals' practice.
May sales bring seasonal bump, Payson better than rest of region
Home sales in Rim Country declined by one-third from last year's figures during the first five months of 2008, according to information compiled by the Central Arizona Board of Realtors.
The Payson Softball All-Stars looked like they were going to tear up the field against Blue Ridge when they closed the first inning with a 7-0 score.
Action in one of the Payson Women's Golf Association's most prestigious tournaments teed off July 8 at Payson Golf Course.
Those unversed in the finer points of links play might not know what a "six-six-six" formatted tournament is.
For those who missed the first two television broadcasts of the Summer Gold Motocross races held June 28 and July 5 at Payson Event Center, they will air again on Fox Sports Net on July 16 (12:30 p.m.) and July 19 (noon).
Two detention sergeants have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the Gila County Detention Centers.
The closing date of a property does not always fall on the most convenient date for the buyer or seller.
... is realizing your child is hooked on drugs, or in this case, meth.
Recreation board and town council meet on a sunny afternoon to
Four members of the town council met with Payson's Parks and Recreation Board on a perfect summer Wednesday in a Rumsey Park ramada to talk about bad communication and worse budgets.
Despite weekend storms bearing lighting, forest firefighters reported not a single blaze in the Payson Ranger District over the weekend -- thanks to the onset of one of the best, early monsoon seasons in years.
Despite concerns about barking dogs, crushing cans, Humane Society's 61-kennel facility on McLane wins use permit
A jubilant band of Humane Society dog lovers won planning commission approval for a new 17,487-square-foot, 61-kennel facility on McLane Road, just off the Main Street commercial and tourist district.
The $19 million school budget the Payson Unified School District Board passed Monday night featured cutbacks and some expansions, many of which, canceled each other out.