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Election results impact Arizona outdoor recreation activities

The presidential election results will have an impact on many outdoor recreation activities right here in Arizona.

Black Team wins in men's golf

The Black Team beat the White Team 12-11 in the Payson Men’s Golf Association Black & White Tournament on Nov. 9 at Payson Golf Course.

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Mentors with chronic conditions work with state health profession students

A one-year inter-professional mentorship program is bringing together health profession students from Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix to better understand and improve the patient’s experience.

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Myth of food, family & healing – or maybe there’s something there

As a kid, I remember getting dressed up to eat Thanksgiving dinner. I hated it.

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Trio from Payson win Punt, Pass & Kick Section

Three Payson residents won their divisions in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Sectional Competition at Rumsey Park on Saturday, Nov. 12.

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Returning to the roots of medicine

Do you remember back when you had a sore throat, cough and runny nose and you just went to the doctor? Maybe you called first, but you were able to see your provider on that same day or the following day.

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Getting the most out of your health care

Today’s health care system is often times overwhelming to residents of our mountain community.

Game and Fish manages all wildlife in the public trust

The Arizona Game and Fish Department conserves and protects Arizona’s diverse wildlife and promotes safe, compatible outdoor recreation.

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Six busted on drug charges in SV

Suspecting drug sales were occurring in a Star Valley mobile home park, officers searched three trailers, arresting six people on drug charges.

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Star Valley mulls roads projects

The Star Valley Town Council on Nov. 15 discussed whether to spend an estimated $260,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant money on a low-water crossing at Moonlight Drive or drainage issues.

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Guess who's coming to town

A real beard & real tears of joy in a season for giving & loving

Go ahead, give his stomach a pat. Tug his beard a little. You’ll find it’s as real as Santas come. There isn’t anything fake about Roger Freeman, Payson’s very own Santa Claus, especially not his spirit.

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Holiday events launched this week

The holidays are at hand and so is the need for extra help from the community to assist the less fortunate, with pleas for volunteers and donated turkeys in Payson, Pine and Strawberry.

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Importance of Affordable Care Act for rural America

National Rural Health Day brings attention to the unique challenges and opportunities for health and well-being in rural communities.

Elks say thanks

Editor: The Payson Elks Lodge would like to thank the following merchants for their generosity with donations made toward our very successful Veterans Day program:

Payson school district ponders specifics of civics test

The Payson Unified School District Governing Board had concerns about the mandatory civics test needed for graduation at its meeting on Nov. 14.

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Evans leaves a list

With only a few more weeks left as mayor, Kenny Evans said the town has more than two dozen projects still in the works.

Evans passes on the torch

The indefatigable Payson Mayor Kenny Evans is spending his final months in office trying to pass along the long list of tasks he took on in more than eight years as our mayor.

Hot times

So, here’s one late-breaking tidbit that didn’t fit into our story reporting that 2016 was the hottest year ever recorded — topping even 2015, which now ranks as the second-hottest year.

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2016: Sets records as hottest year ever recorded

Average global temperatures are poised to set another record in 2016, including Arizona temperatures 3-4 degrees (F) above the long-term average.

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Payson Jewelers closing 3 decades

If you are going to go out, go out with a bang — or in this case — a sparkle.