‘Celebrations’ mark end of season in Rim Country
School started this week in the Rim Country, so, to say ‘so long to summer’ there are lots of celebrations planned around the area this weekend and beyond.
It has been a few years since our last cruise to Alaska and we decided this was the year to once again cruise the northlands. We flew to Vancouver the day before our cruise departure.
In 1918, western author Zane Grey visited the Payson area for the first time. Soon he wrote a number of books about the area. Meanwhile, silent movies were going strong in Hollywood and it was only natural that some of Grey’s books would be turned into movies.
School day mornings are typically busy mornings. Getting the kids out of bed is one thing, but managing to whip up breakfast, pack lunches and get everyone out the door on time requires planning and preparation.
Great film for little ones
For three-year-olds, “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (aka Ice Age 4) will seem new and fresh. After all, they haven’t been to many movies. The tale, as most of us know by now, is about an unlikely band of mammoths, saber tooth tigers, sloths and assorted smaller animals that are caught up in the sudden onslaught of the last ice age.
Don’t let summer stressors ruin your landscape’s good looks. Instead give your plants’ natural defenses a boost and keep both vegetable gardens producing and flowers blooming.
In the July 18 edition of The Rim Review, the cover story was on the upcoming season of the Tonto Community Concert Association. A critical piece of information was inadvertently left out of the story — how to get a subscription to the series.
What is the procedure for removing a tick attached to your skin? Can you remove it yourself, or should it be removed only by a physician?
The 128th August Doin’s Rodeo Parade will take place Saturday, Aug. 18, beginning at 9 a.m. on Historic Main Street. The theme for the parade will be Celebrating Arizona’s Centennial.
The Rotary Club of Payson will host a program on living in Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico at noon, Wednesday, July 25. The speaker will be Louis Adams, Rotarian and owner of Adams Business Dimensions, Inc. There will be a visual presentation as well as commentary.
Parents and students, get ready for the biggest backpack giveaway ever! Payson McDonald’s restaurant, 107 E. Highway 260, will host Backpack Saturday at 8 a.m., July 28. The first 100 children who visit the restaurant will receive a free backpack.
All fireworks prohibited year-round
All campfire, smoking, and target shooting restrictions affecting the Tonto National Forest are being lifted, effective 8 a.m., Wednesday, July 25. The fire restrictions, which covered the entire