Home’s feeling of happiness keeps customers coming back
Tucked among Pine’s antique shops is something new.
A bill to restore gas tax money for road projects to towns and counties has moved past the House Appropriations Committee en route to a floor vote.
The 2014 Taste of Rim Country event at the Payson Public Library is a sellout; so only the lucky ticket holders will delight in all the delicious entries from the area’s culinary experts.
Government meetings are not that exciting most of the time — at least not in a good way. Things might heat up if controversial hits the agenda, but that isn’t the “good” kind of excitement.
Decry coverage, pressure groups whose objections prompted governor’s veto
Many Republican lawmakers continue to defend Senate Bill 1062 in the wake of Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto, including Rep. Brenda Barton (R-Payson).
Another smashup at deadly ‘Corvair Curve’
A “horrific” motorcycle wreck at Corvair Curve Sunday afternoon closed southbound Highway 87 for several hours and landed a man in the hospital in serious condition.
Republicans successfully defanged a voter initiative on election reform last week, when Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill that repealed a bundle of election reforms that slipped through the Legislature at the end of last year’s session.
PUSD has no money for buildings, buses
The state Legislature has made it all but impossible for Payson schools to repair buildings, update facilities, keep up with technology or even replace aging school buses, the school board learned last week.
For the second month in a row, the Gila Community College Board (GCC) has punted on deciding whether to raise tuition, despite vigorous support from senior dean Stephen Cullen.
Around Rim Country the skies opened up over the weekend and gave everything a much needed bath, while filling up rivers and reservoirs.
This camp will be held at the Payson High School baseball field from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 12 and is open to all boys in the third-eighth grades.
Heartbreaking losses leave Payson 1-2
FOUNTAIN HILLS – An unbeaten season would have been fun.
March 4 at NAU Sky Dome Classic, 8:30 a.m.
So I’m huffing up this hill, thinking how gravity ain’t nearly as reliable a thing as Isaac Newton assumed. I haven’t done the measurements, but I’m pretty certain the gravitational constant has increased slowly, but steadily in the past 50 years.
Bobbie Staten has always had a reputation for being a talker and for being funny.
State rules could force town to drop fees used for parks, Blue Ridge pipeline
Payson in April will seek public input on impact fees charged to builders to pay for water, parks, fire, police and streets.
The lack of sleep can lead to all kinds of problems — from short tempers to brain fog to stress to actual health issues. So, to address these problems and present ways to solve them, the sponsors of the annual Women’s Wellness Forum are making sleep the focus of the event Saturday, March 29.
Payson may have to come up with hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result of a recent state Supreme Court ruling overturning the Legislature’s vote to decrease the inflation adjustment on retirement payments to judges, police officers, prison guards and firefighters, said Payson Mayor Kenny Evans.
The state Supreme Court just added another powerful incentive to carefully consider a merger or joint powers agreement for Rim Country’s valiant, but scattered fire departments.
Former PHS standout seeks donations
Mason Dacanay wants to give back.