Officers warn of congestion
Crisp, juicy apples are one of this country’s favorite fruits. Fresh and whole, sliced up with dips or baked into treats — there are hundreds of ways to enjoy a good apple. And there are a dizzying number of varieties to choose from.
Tickets for the annual Taste of Rim Country event to benefit the Payson Public Library are a hot item. With the event only a little more than two weeks away, time is growing short to get your entry into the culinary celebration. Only 250 tickets will be sold.
Archaeology group recovers pieces of past in area digs
They work with some of the oldest elements of the Rim Country. But the organization is one of the newer groups in the area, in spite of celebrating its 24th anniversary at its meeting Feb. 20.
In Payson the big story when it comes to the state budget is the potential closing of the Tonto Natural Bridge, but for historians and genealogists the threat to history research centers like the state archives has been a point of concern. Recently I did a little research at the Arizona State Archives and at the Arizona Department of Mining and Mineral Resources. Here’s a sense of what is happening there.
The Iditarod, Iditarod Sweep Tour, and Ice Road Trucker Tour
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race started with a dream by Joe Redington Sr., known as the Father of the Iditarod, to commemorate the role played by sled dogs in Alaska’s history and culture. Throughout the history of the native people of Alaska, sled dogs have served as the only viable means of transportation in a frozen wilderness.
If you’re like most Americans, one of your concerns may be lack of storage space. For added room, sometimes all you need to do is more fully utilize what you already have.
A bouquet of random thoughts
My garden might never ever look good, but the indoor plants are going gangbusters. One of my orchids is in bloom, another has a new flower stem developing, and all of the African violets have bloomed. Even the broad-leafed (angelsomethingorother) plant has a new leaf since I moved it to a sunnier place.
The Polynesian people have populated the South Pacific islands for almost 2,000 years. On these islands, known as French Polynesia, and more properly called Tahiti or the Society Islands, the Polynesian people have created island paradises that are hard to equal anywhere else in the world.
The 2010 census is underway and Rim Country residents can soon expect to receive a letter from the director of the U.S. Census Bureau advising them that a census taker will be coming to homes to deliver a census form to be filled out and mailed back.