We’re excited that Payson officials have so quickly moved to support a volunteer effort to boost Rim Country’s economy by creating a network of trails for mountain bikers and others.
Eric Mariscal, director of the Gila County elections department, this week requested the supervisors approve an order establishing vote centers and polling places and appoint poll workers and election board members for the May 17 special election.
In honor of Earth Day, the Buckhead Mesa Landfill will accept greenwaste at no charge on Saturday, April 23.
The Payson Town Council Thursday night approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the town, Star Valley and the Rim Country Educational Alliance for legal services.
Mountain bikers, mayor hope trails will create biker heaven
Within hours of contacting Mayor Kenny Evans, Michael Bonnette, president of the Rim Country Mountain Biking Association and Mick Wolf, treasurer, met to start turning Payson into a world-class destination for mountain bikers.
The Payson Unified School District board voted to add Mesa Distance Learning to the mix of options available to students at PUSD.
Fire season looming already
The National Weather Service has issued a RED FLAG WARNING for today for northern Arizona including portions of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests due to strong winds and low relative humidity. This Red Flag Warning is in effect today from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. MST.
Beloved Payson school teacher Julia Randall considered her family to include all the many children that passed under her tutelage.
Rattlin' the Rim
A vote for Prop. 123 on May 17 is a vote for Arizona’s most precious resource — our children.
After a lot of activity in Tonto Village the past few weeks, the forest looks a bit sparse. There has been a logging company, Tri Star Logging from Snowflake, harvesting logs from around Tonto Village and Thompson Draw II. The project is under the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek is home to lions and tigers and bears, oh, my! (perhaps tigers not so much). Should you run into a bear in the woods, it may give you pause. This little pun came true a week ago last Thursday.
I would like to acknowledge the passion, dedication and commitment of Payson and Pine Girl Scout volunteers!
Are you aware that our state Legislature is currently evaluating the transfer of our precious federal public lands (i.e., national forests, BLM lands, etc.) to the state?
This column had its birth when I ripped up a finger and used some of the handy things we all have around the house to fix the mess I had made — a little peroxide, a Band-Aid, some antibiotic cream, and — especially — a pair of handy-dandy nail clippers.
Horns carry 11-game win streak into final 3 games
Payson beat visiting Phoenix Central 20-2 in a four-inning mercy stopped early because of the run rule on Monday, April 18.
Suspended after 10 inn. by darkness
Payson’s baseball team is tied up in a wild game in Holbrook.
Few things stay the same over five decades.
Wow. What a century. Kind of eye opening — even for us.
It sure looks to me as if she is exactly what the “framers” had in mind (except maybe her gender, of course) when they created our republic, a citizen-servant who steps up and puts oneself on the line.