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Is xylitol too good to be true?

The Healthy Foodie

So, you’ve met the perfect guy. No, I mean he’s so perfect you just know there’s got to be some deep dark secret he’s hiding.

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Out-patient therapy now available for bladder control issues

Choosing the Rim Country Health Therapy Team can play an important role in recovery

What do we know about bladder control problems?

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School bus totaled in crash

Track team, staff escape injury

Sitting forlornly in the transportation parking lot, a mangled activities bus awaits a fate far from Payson Unified School District.

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Defense helps Horns snag big win at Blue Ridge

Look beyond the 3-9 overall record and Payson’s baseball team shows promise.

Why good teachers leave

In the March 17 issue of the Payson Roundup there was a list (though not complete) of school personnel who recently left Payson Unified School District.

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Hughes fires 73, Anderson edges Manganiello

Tim Hughes fired a 73 to win the low gross championship at the Payson Men’s Golf Association’s Individual Low Net Tournament on Wednesday, March 25 at Payson Golf Course.

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Banner partnership focuses on improving health care in Rim Country

Residents and visitors in Payson can look forward to a new level of health care as Arizona-based Banner Health prepares to take over ownership of Payson Regional Medical Center.

Answer the call

Women and children who fled violent homes with nothing need someone to pick up food from the community food bank.

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Four rescued from Salome area

Four people were safely rescued from Salome Canyon Sunday night thanks to the efforts of several agencies that worked overnight to get them out.

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Community Almanac

The Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 4 at the Rumsey 2 Softball Field, near Taylor Pool on North McLane Road, and is for children ages 0 to 12 and youngsters with special needs.

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Clubs and Organizations

The Ladies of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, represented by Diane Baran, recently presented a $350 donation to Marion Cobo, administrator, and Durk Lynch, family nurse practitioner at Payson Christian Clinic.

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Holy Week Services

Many local churches have announced their schedule of Holy Week services.

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County Supervisors Association names Martin to represent state

The County Supervisors Association (CSA) Board of Directors elected Gila County Supervisor Tommie Cline Martin (District 1) and Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta (District 2) as Arizona’s representatives to the Western Interstate Region (WIR), an affiliate of the National Association of Counties organization (NACo) on March 19.

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Bomb threat closes Walmart Monday morning

Walmart was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat.

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David slays Goliath – with arrows, not slings

Pine archers prove the bigger they come the harder they fall

David slaying Goliath was a walk in the park compared to what Pine Strawberry School accomplished at the 2015 Arizona Archery in Schools State Championships held March 14 at Ben Avery Shooting Range near Phoenix.

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Volunteers make tax time pain free

There is a little less than a month to file taxes and local AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are still available to help residents file free.

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Forest restoration efforts increase

Fire budget threatens to sap maintenance, recreation programs

The Forest Service is struggling to increase the pace of forest restoration and thinning efforts, but the soaring cost of fighting wildfires threatens to “cripple” the agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resource and Environment Robert Bonnie this week told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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Disaster at thrift store develops into a blessing

A disaster at the Pine Community Center a little more than two years ago has become a blessing. And it’s a blessing with a delightful surprise.

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Volunteers pitch in to help community garden

What could be more fun than green mustard on St. Patrick’s Day?

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Hospitals, doctors fear a budget disaster scenario

Arizona hospitals and doctors face a potential disaster scenario this year, with lawsuits and state proposals pending that could hit them hard on the bottom line.