The months-long debate among members of the Star Valley Town Council over its Rainy Day Fund may finally reach a conclusion at its next meeting.
Kaitie’s Closet is once again looking for clothing, shoes and donations for area school children. The demand is greater than ever this year, so please help us help the children here in Rim Country.
built through the efforts, dedication and generosity of the many citizens, businesses, organizations and volunteers of Payson, surrounding communities, the state of Arizona and beyond.
Over the past several months the four candidates for Gila County sheriff, two Democrats and two Republicans, have presented their qualifications to the public.
I recently volunteered for the Payson Area Habitat for Humanity in support of their annual benefit golf tournament held at Chaparral Pines.
With his refusal to reveal his tax returns (and the 2010 form was not complete), it leads us to wonder what he is hiding.
The farce continues. It took an Arizona Supreme Court Justice about 20 minutes to throw out Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s ridiculous attempt to prevent voters from deciding whether to extend a recently imposed one-cent sales tax hike earmarked for schools and highways.
Contenders line up to challenge lone incumbent and seek two open seats
Ten people have taken out paperwork to fill seven board seats throughout school districts in Rim Country — despite the difficult financial woes of schools and agonizing decisions facing board members as budgets shrink.
While most community colleges face flat budgets and enrollment gains, GCC suffers 10 percent enrollment drop
Question: What’s the best thing about getting beat with a stick? Answer: It feels so good when they stop.
All campfire, smoking and target shooting restrictions affecting the Tonto National Forest were lifted, effective 8 a.m., Wednesday, July 25.
A dash through Sedona thunderstorms reveals the dark side of vortexes
A clap of thunder and a flash of light sent two-dozen frightened people scurrying down Cathedral Rock. A monsoonal cell had formed overhead, interrupting a peaceful, meditative hike on one of the area’s most popular picture spots. My initial, delighted awe turned quickly to terror as the lightning ripped through the sound barrier almost directly overhead.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service and Apache County have launched a first-of-its-kind management plan to thin more than 90,000 acres of forest in hopes of preventing catastrophic fires like last year’s record Wallow Fire.
Congressman’s bill would waive environmental laws, push grazing, logging, to reduce forest densities
Rep. Paul Gosar has introduced a bill that would streamline forest thinning projects in areas facing a high risk of wildfires, which would include much of central Arizona.
The 2012 Rescue Roundup is scheduled for Saturday, July 28. We’ll be at Wheeler Park in Flagstaff again and look forward to seeing you there! Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Rescue Roundup! What is the Rescue Roundup?
The Payson Junior Little League baseball team’s run through the postseason was nothing short of magical. The team opened pursuit of a state berth by winning the Area 1 championship in Payson.
Although a Green Valley Lodge-sponsored foursome was first and a Mesa Buckhorn team took second at the Elks’ Clothe-a-Child golf tournament, the real winners were the more than 1,200 children around Arizona that will receive much-needed clothing this school year.
Have you ever gone to Young? We have been thinking of making the trip for quite a while, so we decided to make the trip this past weekend, which was a perfect time.
I can’t think of a better way to start the day than with a friend, and that’s what happened Monday as the Friends of the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library gathered for their monthly meeting.
On July 16, 2012, at the age of 92, country singer Kitty Wells died at home in Madison, Tenn., from complications of a stroke. She certainly will be missed by all of us who appreciated her music.
Adrenaline rushes, stomach butterflies and eager anticipation will be fueling aspiring young football players tomorrow, July 28, when they report to Northern Arizona Youth Football League coaches for preseason drills and the annual draft that places the athletes on the teams they will play for throughout the 2012 season.
While some Payson Men’s Golf Association members battled in the annual club championship, others locked horns in a series of three low net tournaments
The annual Lady Longhorn alumni vs. varsity soccer matches almost always turn into barnburners capped by pulsating, nail-biting finishes. In last year’s clash, with the scored dead-knotted 2-2 and the game clock winding down to the final few seconds, April Quinlan scored on a dazzling clutch goal that gave the alumni a 3-2 win over the varsity.
The summer season might be winding down, but there are still plenty of events taking place around the community.
Hello again, fellow Creekers. We spoke with Linda at the Christopher Kohl’s Fire Department on Wednesday morning and all fire restrictions have been lifted as of Wednesday, July 25.
The Payson Flycasters Club will meet Saturday, July 28 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m.