Tucked in under a granite monolith on a ridge overlooking the Granite Dells, a team of archaeologists from the Valley last week removed buckets of dirt and screened the rubble for clues to a vanished past — in the process clearing away a key roadblock to Payson’s future.
The potsherds, charcoal, stone tools and glass-sharp arrowhead have lain in the implacable dirt for centuries, scattered puzzle pieces.
I would like to respond to the letter about wildlife habitat around Green Valley Lake.
Rim Country Fishing Report
I’m starting off this column with a huge congratulations to two Payson High School Bass Club anglers Layne Chitwood and Spencer Herrera who competed against 172 teams that qualified for the national high school bass fishing championship earlier this month.
The Rotary Club of Rim Country recently raised $1,000 to benefit ShelterBox, a humanitarian relief charity that assists survivors of disaster and humanitarian crises around the globe.
Barry Cromer pointed to the 365-day calendar that filled a considerable space on one of the mostly-empty walls in his new office.
Thursday, July 30 marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid in the United States.
It is a shame that Green Valley Park, where I used to take all my visitors, has now become a dog toilet.
Green Valley Lake: An extraordinary, well-maintained place and a most happy discovery for me since my arrival to this area 10 years ago.
Members of the Payson Phantoms 14-and-under and 13-u club baseball teams showed just how much playing the sport means to them by working in the hot sun for two days last weekend to raise money.
In regards to the ammunition plant choosing not to expand …
Part skill and part luck.
Senior Circle is at 215 N. Beeline, Payson, (928) 472-9290, operating from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-Th, 9 a.m. to noon, F.
Sheriff deputies arrested a Pine man Sunday after he reportedly fled on a stolen off-road vehicle.
The Little League mission: “Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being.
Four people were taken to the hospital Saturday after their vehicle rolled off Houston Mesa Road, just outside of Mesa del Caballo.
The Healthy Foodie
Anyone else have trees white with juniper berries, poised to rain down on the porch?
Backyard hens around Payson did the chicken dance last week with news the town council may consider lessening restrictions.
Boost your brain health at this free event from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 21 at The Center, 514 W. Main St., Payson.
An annual brain/mind check should become as routine as any other aspect of a yearly physical.