This weekend’s Northern Gila County Fair has lots to offer. There are all the exhibits, shows and contests traditionally associated with this historic fair, but there are new attractions too.
This weekend, put aside your “to-do” list and get out to the Payson Event Center to celebrate the 60th Annual Northern Gila County Fair.
Makiah Taylor is not your normal 13-year-old girl — worrying about the way she looks and what she is wearing to school the next day. She is the daughter of Justin and Katy Taylor and has two younger siblings, Mayzee and Kelten. The family lives in Tonto Basin on what they call a “mini farm” with horses, chickens, dogs and cats and many other animals coming and going.
The Men’s Ministry at Ponderosa Bible Church cordially invites all men in the community to a delicious hot breakfast from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 6.
The 87 Mountain Biking Club meets at 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the 87 Cyclery shop, 907 S. Beeline Highway.
If September were a color, it would be gold — not the bright gold of early spring or the glaze of sun on new fallen snow, but a soft, mellow gold that matches this month’s gentle flow into autumn.
Careless campers pose danger
Labor Day weekend brought many visitors to Coconino National Forest, increasing the number of abandoned campfires typically seen on holiday weekends as compared to last year.
We would like to thank everyone who came to celebrate the life of our loved one, Dana Lacey.
The Healthy Foodie
Turns out, you’re a fathead. Don’t feel bad. So am I.
Attention Payson High School students: The first 1st Quarter event at Pizza Factory is Sept. 5 immediately after the football game.
Well said, Shirley. Your view is “responsibility” and I support that!
Traffic delays, errant shotgun blasts mark Labor Day holiday
Between an accident on Interstate 17 and a travel trailer rollover on Highway 87 south of 188, travelers on Friday had to wait hours on the road.
Hellsgate Fire District has a voracious appetite for taxpayer money.
Residents of Pine and Strawberry are being invited to a town hall at the Pine Cultural Hall at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3 to discuss the future development of Pine Strawberry.
Late ballots have limited impact
Payson council candidates Chris Higgins and Bob Lockhart appear headed for a runoff election in November, according to the count of 2,800 mail-in ballots released Friday afternoon by the Gila County Elections Department.
I was very disappointed to learn our esteemed editor of the Payson Roundup is what may politely be called “of the Authoritarian Persuasion.” I refer to his editorial “A mutant cockroach of a citizen’s right” Roundup, Aug. 26.
Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and other healthcare settings. But it doesn’t cover everything, and it’s useful to know what is and isn’t included.
Infective (bacterial) endocarditis (IE) is an infection of either the heart’s inner lining (endocardium) or the heart valves.
As you in the past have practiced censorship by virtue of not printing most of my letters repudiating the liberal side of any situation, I feel that this will not even merit an answer from you, let alone be published.
His first time running a major election, Gila County Elections Director Eric Mariscal said last week’s primary was a huge learning curve for him and his new staff.