Outdoors Under the Rim
The calendar says fall is here, the days are shorter and the early morning temperatures are noticeably cooler.
Tim Ernst owned Payson Golf Course on Sept. 23.
Another broken cable kills Internet, cellphone service
Payson, Pine, Strawberry, Camp Verde and up to Whispering Pines lost most cellphone and Internet service for 12 hours Monday and Tuesday due to an “accidental cut” in a fiber optic cable causing an outage, according to a Suddenlink technical support representative.
Salt River Project focuses on forests and watersheds
Arizona business leaders, government partners, scientists, researchers, the forest industry and those interested in forest heath will gather at the third annual “Healthy Forests, Vibrant Economy” conference, hosted by Salt River Project.
Look for delays in travel
US 93 traffic switch planned for Thursday north of Wickenburg for widening project Motorists to travel on new southbound lanes as work continues on existing northbound lanes
Rim Country's Rep. Gosar issues statement
Editor’s note: U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after participating in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Hearing investigating Planned Parenthood’s Taxpayer Funding:
Helicopter swoops in for one false alarm and one rescue
Rescuers have mounted two rescue operations in the area of the Paria slot canyon in recent days -- including one false alarm and one distressed hiker.
Newspaper of the Year & Reporter of the Year
The Payson Roundup won honors as the non-daily Newspaper of the Year Saturday night from the Arizona Newspaper Association.
Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials announced today that several cases of influenza have recently been confirmed in Coconino County. All are recovering. This marks the beginning of the 2015 – 16 flu season in Coconino County.
Rim Country’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers willing to do anything from build houses to run its thrift store.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is handing out waterproof Project Life Saver (PLS) devices that GCSO Sgt. Dennis Newman describes as “ugly watches.”
On Saturday, Sept. 19, Mount Cross Church, Jerry Carlson, members of the community and many businesses joined together to recognize and show their appreciation to Rim Country first responders.
The annual autumn Community Health and Care Fair is in November this year.
The man who deserved the award didn’t get his name on the plaque.
I’ve read a number of letters expressing opposition to a university in Payson. Let’s consider the facts about the likely economic impact to Payson.
Very much admired Pete Aleshire’s piece on Canyon de Chelly.
There is a place you can go to burn 350 to 550 calories that is not a gym. It is a place where exciting things are often found in plain boxes or bags and you get first pick.
Tips on how to have important conversations about care wishes
According to a national survey by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, more than 90 percent of people think it’s important to talk about their loved ones’ and their own wishes for end-of-life care, but fewer than 30 percent of people have actually had the conversation.
September is national Pain Awareness Month. One of the major issues policymakers, health care providers, and average citizens alike need to focus on is how to improve pain management among older Americans.
The Healthy Foodie
My mornings are certifiably crazy, especially since I’ve made the commitment to provide healthy food for my daughter.