Warming days from near freezing temperatures dominate our weather pattern as of late. Highs are reaching near the 70-degree mark with lows at or near the lower 30s. The weather outlook is the same, with clear skies and peak color change of aspens and oaks near the Mogollon Rim.
The Heber-Overgaard Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Bison Ranch, is sponsoring the 5th Annual “Trunk or Treat” on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Bison Ranch. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and last until 7 p.m. There will be free hot dogs, chili, hot chocolate and candy. A costume contest will be held at 6 p.m. for age groups that include 1 to 5 years old, 6 to 12 years old, and 13 to adult age. Also there will be a cake walk for age groups 1 to 5 years old and 6 to 12 years old. And there will be hay rides as well.
Christmas tree permits are now being issued for commercial vendors and individual permits and can be purchased from select forest service offices. The rules are as follows:
Each Christmas tree permit is $15. One Christmas tree permit allowed per household and permits are for individual use only. Trees must be cut in designated cutting-areas. Trees may be cut between Nov. 19 and Dec. 25. There are no refunds on Christmas tree permits.
For more information, please contact the Christmas Tree Hotline at (928) 333-6267.