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Payson High Varsity Sports Schedule

Find out when all the Payson High varsity sports teams are in action by date.

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3A East boys basketball standings

Check out our 3A East boys basketball standings

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3A East girls basketball standings

Check out our 3A East girls basketball standings.

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Pony Express arrives in Pine Feb. 8th

Hashknife Pony Express riders have for more than a decade thrilled Pine Strawberry School students by thundering into town to re-enact, with much fanfare and pomp, an exchange of mailbags much like the original Express riders did in the American West from 1860 to 1861.

Man sentenced after scuffle with Payson officer

A man was given a year of probation after he reportedly shoved a Payson officer on his back porch after police had gone to check on him.

Governor's budget boosts universities

But could complicate Payson's bid for a campus

Gov. Doug Ducey’s budget plan would provide the state’s three universities with about $37 million annually to cut into a huge maintenance backlog — with $7 million taken from local government.

Beefing up PUSD technology

The Payson Unified School District Governing Board voted to put a bid out for phone and Internet technological needs at its Jan. 9 meeting.

Reported drug dealers arrested

After another drug investigation, police arrested two reported drug dealers last week.

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Antelope and Elk permit application deadline approaching

It is that time of year again; the application process for antelope and elk permits for the 2017 fall season is upon us.

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Girls post key win to keep hope alive

Payson girls basketball coach Miles Huff wants to see his team finish strong.

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Good work by Gila County crew prevents road loss in Village

“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day” is a saying I have heard since I was a little girl. The saying is very apropos to our deluge of precipitation at least for the past month or so.

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Slow time of winter have arrived in Christopher Creek

Christopher Creek ... the last place on the way to somewhere. That is how it seems the last couple of weeks. Not much has been happening and not many folks have been around. So, what do we talk about without making stuff up?

Zane Grey's Rim Country years

Back When

Chapter 3 – The Lodge During Zane Grey’s first several hunting seasons in Arizona he stayed with the Anderson Lee Haught family in their cabin near Tonto Creek.

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Change a Pet's Life Day is Jan. 24

January is the first month of the New Year; a time to look ahead and work toward making the rest of the year the best it can be.

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The importance of a living trust

If a person owns more than $50,000 of property in Arizona, it’s time to consider a living trust, explained Gene Adams president and founder of Alpha Omega Family Services.

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Wondering about water once again on lots of minds

The hot topic of discussion in the post office, market, cafes and waterin’ holes the past week has been the status of the two original Milk Ranch wells.

Payson faces fire danger

After years of inaction, Payson hopes to overhaul its fire codes and spur community education and action in clearing brush and creating a Firewise community.

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Thorpe: Ban studies of 'Social Justice.'

Rep. Bob Thorpe’s (R-Flagstaff) bill to prevent schools and universities from offering classes touching on “social justice” met with a quick end.

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How I became an 'artist'

Your Turn

Part 2 Last week I told how it came about that we had a base house on RAF Upper Heyford in England filled with empty walls, but couldn’t find anything to hang on them that we could afford.

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Wrestling tournament postponed

Payson restores mat tourney moniker: Tim Van Horn Memorial back

The Tim Van Horn Memorial Wrestling Tournament scheduled for Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 has been postponed because of the expected winter storm. The tournament has been rescheduled as a one-day event on Friday, Jan. 27.