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Taking domestic violence seriously

We must be missing something here.

Support teachers

Daria Mason is leaving.

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Dirt bike, ATV race roars into Star Valley

Saturday’s race to take over Houston Trail

Anyone planning on hiking either Houston Trail or the Houston Loop Trail on Saturday should make other plans.

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Sports Briefs

A Kids Fit Camp designed to promote healthy living and fitness in a fun and encouraging environment is open to those ages 5-13. It will be held at Julia Randall Elementary gym and Green Valley Park. The fee is $35.

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Cromer steps down as Payson High athletic director

Rich Ormand to replace him; new boys hoops and mat coaches named

Changes abound for the Payson High athletic department.

Sponsors support helps sick children

Because of the love and generosity of our donors, sponsors, golfers and volunteers, the Ninth Annual Gracie Lee Haught Golf Tournament was a huge success!

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School district upgrades textbooks

The Payson Unified School District board voted to purchase new reading textbooks for elementary- through middle school-aged students at its June 13 meeting.

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White Mountain Publishing new owners of Roundup

The Simons family of Lawrence, Kansas, owners of WorldWest Limited Liability Company, which owns the Payson Roundup, has reached an agreement to sell the newspaper to White Mountain Publishing LLC, a division of Kramer Publications based in Show Low.

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Waste Management closes recycling site

Responding to abuse of the program, Waste Management recently shut down its recycling program near the Payson Airport.

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Zermeno screamed at ice cream (store)

A drug-crazed man who yelled and screamed at customers at Scoops Ice Cream and the Giant Gas Station on South Beeline Highway will spend six years in prison, after pleading guilty to several felonies.

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PUSD improvements funded through energy savings

The Payson Unified School District board will improve the football field and add lights under the terms of a contract with McKinstry Essention.

Orlando: Is more gun control the answer?

It should come as no surprise to anyone by now that every liberal politician’s knee-jerk reaction to any shooting is to call for more stringent gun control laws, whether it’s terrorism or a Saturday night drive-by, as if jihadis and gangsters will obey a new law.

Book Festival author creates vivid world

The revolution in publishing that has made it much, much easier for an author to get his words into print has resulted in a deluge of books.

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Man stabbed over RV

A Payson man is recovering after being stabbed Tuesday night.

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Woman, husband sentenced for abuse

A woman who with her husband sexually abused children between 1989 and 2003 will spend the next 52 years in prison, under the terms of a sentence imposed by Gila County Superior Court Judge Timothy Wright.

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East Verde River offers rewards, challenges for anglers

Life on the Fly

The East Verde River is a great place to try some stream fishing for trout less than 10 minutes from Payson.

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US 60 remains closed near Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside as Cedar Creek Fire continues

Show Low evacuations still possible

US 60 remains closed between Show Low and State Route 73 on the White Mountain Apache Reservation due to the Cedar Creek Fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Wildfire near Show Low explodes to 5,300 acres

Residents warned to prepare for evacuation

Show Low residents may have to evacuate if the now-5,000-acre Cedar Fire continues to spread out of-control. Police will ask residents to evacuate if the fire reaches Forest Road 65, about nine miles from Show Low.

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Fishing license sale for father's day

Give him the gift of the great outdoors this year. If you purchase a general fishing license online any time from June 16-19, you’ll get $5 off the regular price. That means an Arizona resident license will cost only $32 and a nonresident license will be $50.

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Take Precautions during Extreme Heat

Health Department issues advisory

Excessive heat is expected throughout much of Arizona over the next several days. Temperatures in Northern Arizona are expected to be well above average. Highs in Flagstaff are forecasted to reach 93 degrees and Page may reach 107.