The Payson Area Singles will meet at Jake’s Corner from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 16 to celebrate March birthdays.
Area churches are now holding Lenten Services Wednesday evenings. The Lutheran churches and Payson United Methodist Church all have announced services and each is also offering a soup supper preceding the service.
A bill sponsored by Rim Country’s state legislative delegation that would have required federal law enforcement personnel to register with local sheriffs and turn over half of their fines to the counties has died in committee.
It took the county’s citizens’ committee only two meetings to decide voters should extend the existing half-cent transportation excise tax another 20 years.
Five Payson students will represent the school district at the Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair, March 31 through April 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Rim Country senator pushes bill to put propositions back on ballot every eight years
The Senate Elections Committee on a party-line vote has approved a bill sponsored by Sen. Chester Crandell (R-Heber) that would require voters to re-approve ballot measures every eight years.
For the second year in a row, tickets are sold out to the annual A Taste of Rim Country fund-raiser Saturday, March 8 at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road.
Just wanted to let you know how great our paper delivery person is.
Are you kidding me? If there is anyone who lives in Arizona besides me who wonders why the Legislature is so consumed with passing useless bills that have no meaning, please remember who these “public servants” are come election time.
The family of Allyson Rene Randall wish to thank all those involved with the planning of her beautiful service. We are also very grateful to those who were able to attend the Celebration of her Life.
Visions of picnics, park benches and horseshoe pits had the Star Valley Town Council bubbling with excitement Tuesday as it approved spending $40,000 to build its first public park.
Public defender loses court contract because of messages
After reportedly carrying on a sexting relationship with a client, defense attorney Robert Standage lost his contract with Gila County Superior Court.
The proposed adoption of a fire building code for new home construction set off a firestorm of opinions at a Payson Town Council study session Tuesday, with most councilors adamantly against the idea.
Prosecutors, judge can’t agree on plea
A Gila County judge is standing behind his decision to reject a restrictive plea deal negotiated by the Gila County Attorney’s Office.
Senate nixes bid to limit federal standards
A slew of bills before the Arizona Legislature that would allow school districts to opt out of federal Common Core Standards, but this week the Senate spiked the first of those bills — Senate Bill 1310.
More Than a Game
This just isn’t working.
We’re hoping the Payson Town Council study session on adopting a wildland-urban interface fire code was some kind of very elaborate joke.
Softball team routs Mingus
It didn’t take long for this year’s edition of Payson High’s varsity softball team to begin showing why Longhorn supporters are so excited about the possibilities for this season.
It is a shame that some of your readers often believe Raymond Spatti actually knows what he’s talking about. Here are some facts to set the record straight about HB2587:
I’m writing in response to two letters to the editor: Lawrence Hoffenberg’s Feb. 28 letter and Jeannette Sindik’s March 4 letter. As a member of Rep. Paul Gosar’s staff, I can say with absolute certainty that these letters were misleading and completely misrepresent the facts.