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Celebrating National Mutt Day

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December 2nd is National Mutt Day! When I looked up the word “mutt” in the dictionary, Merriam-Webster was so rude! 

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Donate to local humane society on Giving Tuesday

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, GIVING TUESDAY.  Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back designed to combat the sometimes excessive greed of the holiday season.

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Reminders for a pet-safe Thanksgiving celebration

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Thanksgiving is an eventful holiday for many people. From all the delicious food you make and eat, to spending time with family and showing your thanks for all the blessings in your life, this is one of the busier holidays we celebrate.

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DJ Craig’s images of birds at Green Valley Park win in state wildlife photography contest

Payson photographer Craig Miller this year won a nature photography award and two honorable mentions from the Arizona Game and Fish Department for images of eagles, egrets and osprey, mostly shot at the Green Valley Park lakes.

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Conference leads to realization that worship is rehab for sinners

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Most often when one thinks of worship, one may have memories of large choirs with various octave ranges in voice singing in harmony ... particularly and oftentimes during the Christmas and Easter season.

Market on the Move is stomping out food waste

Get ready for a new way to get your fruits and veggies — MOM. Actually, that’s the acronym for Market on the Move, but moms always wanted to get more fruits and veggies into their kids anyway.

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Searching for gold on the Arizona Trail

Still looking for that magical fall color, the Payson Packer C Group met on a cool Tuesday morning to head north to Pine.

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Community Gardeners feast on bounty

After a year of hard work, Payson Community Gardeners gather each year to celebrate their harvest and good works. At the dinner, the gardeners had much to celebrate. “We donated 9,000 pounds to the food banks this year,” said Garden secretary Linda Croy.

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Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

November 6-12 is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. This week was designed to celebrate local animal shelters and help in their efforts. All of us at HSCAZ have created a list of ways to celebrate:

Payson won't waive fees for Expedition Church

Worried it would set an unfair precedent, the Payson Town Council recently elected not to waive fees for a church to set up a coffee shop.

Moina Shaiq braves anger to plead for peace and understanding

Moina Shaiq has lived in the United States since 1978, but she originally came from Pakistan.

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Who will be in the dog house?

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On Friday, Nov. 4, the Humane Society of Central Arizona will be “impounding” members of our community for a fundraiser.

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Veterinary techs appreciated year round

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October 16-22 is Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week. All of us at HSCAZ are very lucky to have an extremely intelligent and hard-working medical team. They work with the dogs and cats that come into the shelter every single day.

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The Love of God

Some of you may have heard the phrase “For God so loved the world …” Perhaps you have seen this scriptural reference in the stadium of almost any athletic event.

Judge lets woman out of health plan after doctor, hospital drop contract

Beat the system

A Rim Country resident has won the right to apply for health insurance mid-year on the Affordable Care Act Health Exchange — because the insurance she purchased didn’t cover local doctors.

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