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Dog owners ignoring laws about pooches in markets

The man carried his Labrador retriever puppy into the grocery store, found a cart and sat the dog in the space designed to hold toddlers and easily damaged food.

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Rim Country Mountain Bike Association partners with trails app

Score another win for Michael Bonnette and the Rim Country Mountain Bike Association — now recognized as the mountain bike club of the Rim Country area on MTB Project’s website and application.

Man gets 1.75 years for lying to Police about identity

A man who tried to avoid arrest by giving police the wrong name was sentenced to prison earlier this month for criminal impersonation.

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Goosing Traffic: Rush hour jam – Payson style

Roundup reporter Michele Nelson was rushing her daughter to school when she got stuck in traffic. She honked. The geese honked. Standoff. So she took a photo while she waited at the goose crossing — counting her blessings and enjoying the Payson lifestyle.

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Town of Payson award program begins with airport manager, donor

In an effort to recognize town employees who go above and beyond, the Town of Payson has started a Hero of Payson award program.

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Future small projects may bypass Payson Planning & Zoning

The Town of Payson is making the abandonment process a little easier.

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Corporation Commission hopefuls defend stance on dark money

Two of the three former Arizona legislators with their hats in the ring for election to the Corporation Commission spoke to the Payson Tea Party Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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Roosevelt Dam Hike

Clouds don't scare hikers away from beautiful views

The sky was overcast and spits of rain could be felt. We had all checked the forecast that morning, like good little hikers, and the lake area was supposed to be dry

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Clowns, Camels & Cowboys, Payson Rodeo Parade has it all

The annual Rodeo Parade draws folks back home to watch friends and family on floats or horses, in cars or on foot.

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Valley man sentenced for weapons misconduct

A Valley man will spend the next two years in prison for resisting arrest and weapons misconduct.

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Payson crafts rules for community districts

Although the process to pass a Community Facilities District would be as lengthy as Main Street is long, the Payson council Thursday night approved a way for a developer to get funding for improvement work.

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Hoover Dam power deal could save Payson $1.8M

Thanks to an allotment of hydro-electric power from the Hoover Dam, Payson should save at least $1.8 million over the next 50 years.

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Visit old Payson through pictures

The images of Payson, mostly from the 1950s, have a certain familiar feel to them

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Payson Longhorns Coach: ‘There’s a lot to work on’

Starting the season a week early in order to get a week off prior to the 3A East Region opener against mighty Show Low seemed like a good idea weeks ago.

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New water in Roosevelt contributes to healthy fishery

Rim Country Fishing Report

Congratulations to two of our local professional Bassmaster Elite anglers. Both Clifford Pirch and Brett Hite finished in the top 12 on the Potomac River event recently.

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Payson’s Pirch finishes 12th in bass shoot-out

Snags big fish of tournament

Fishing in the shadows of the White House and Lincoln Memorial might intimidate some, but not Payson pro Clifford Pirch.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Includes Gila County

Expect low to moderate grade monsoon conditions this week. Isolated flash flooding will be the primary hazard. For more details, please see the update link in story and attached weekly weather briefing from the NWS Flagstaff office.

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Michael Hansen named Payson Police Officer of the Year

He handles everything from attempted murder to counterfeit cases. Last week, Payson Police Det. Michael Hansen was recognized as the Officer of the Year.

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Tea Party hears from more Star Valley council candidates

The Payson Tea Party heard from more Star Valley Town Council candidates Aug. 16. Incumbent councilor George Binney and challenger Bobby Davis spoke.

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Lightning strikes home in Ellison Creek

A home in Ellison Creek caught fire Thursday night after it was struck by lightning, damaging the electrical system and leaving burn marks throughout the home.