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County attorney named president of State Bar

For the first time, an attorney from Gila County is heading up the State Bar of Arizona.

Teachers need some new tools

Take a breath, everyone.

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School tempest

Much ado about curriculum, texts

Three years ago, the Payson Unified School District adopted Beyond Textbooks.

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County eyes $6 million in projects

There might be a light at the end of the tunnel for the crowded county facilities in Payson.

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Little League All-Stars Scoreboard

Check our Little League All-Stars Scoreboard for the latest scores and game schedules as Payson teams compete in several baseball and softball age divisions and check the Roundup's print editions for stories and photos.

Trump for president!

Despite the reaffirmation of the dreaded Obamacare by the Supreme Court;

We need a highway bypass

The failure to do anything to control the dangerous traffic on the highway going through Payson endangers residents and the economy.

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Battle against Alzheimer’s poses difficult choices

Expert discusses diagnosis, and treatment as toll of disease rises

As baby boomers age — with the youngest turning 50 in 2014 — experts say the number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease will also inexorably rise.

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Strong finish lifts foursome to victory in tight men’s golf battle

A dozen men battled it out tooth and nail and 18 holes didn’t settle a thing.

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Rec Roundup

Kids ages 5-12 are eligible to sign up now through July 10 for the Payson Youth Flag Football League.

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Evolution of Payson’s hospital & MHA

The progression of The Mogollon Health Alliance to the MHA Foundation is on track. The board had a plan and worked it.

Absolute power corrupts absolutely

The recent Supreme Court decision to uphold Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission is indeed good news for our state.

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Slather, slap, slurp & soothe: Saving the skin

The Healthy Foodie

I overdid it on the Fourth of July weekend.

Remember their sacrifice

When we see our current legislators taking so much for granted and selling us out so they can be re-elected we need to remember what the brave men who made the move to make us free sacrificed to do so.

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Game and Fish seeks comments on guidelines

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking public comment on draft proposed hunt guidelines for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 hunting seasons.

Common Core Standards are inferior and age-inappropriate

Those who have pushed back the curtain on Common Core (renamed Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards by former Gov. Jan Brewer) know they are inferior.

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Always put safety first when outdoors in Rim Country

Rim Country Fishing Report

Campsites at most lakes and streams are near capacity during the summer months.

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Community Almanac

Rim Country Cosmetology Academy currently has availability for four full-time students.

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Visitors leave less trash in the forest

Overall, the July 4 weekend in the forest went pretty well, according to Chris Welker, recreation officer for the Payson Ranger District.

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Voden sentencing hearing delayed

The sentencing for a Payson man convicted of killing his neighbor has been delayed.