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.
3D photo technology helps NAU archaeologists document historic sites
Imagine being able to look at a historical site from every angle, measure the smallest details on the interior and identify how to preserve it without ever touching it. Photogrammetry technology combines hundreds of overlapping high resolution images taken with a digital camera mounted on a pole to create a 3D color virtual model of a site. For an archaeologist, this is the future of documentation and a low cost alternative to laser technology such as LiDAR.
History of Rim Country's best known attraction
The fight for Tonto Natural Bridge to be open to the public is not a new one. As recently as the late 1980s this wonder of nature was private land. Here’s a look at the bridge and how it became an Arizona State Park.
If it seems a little crowded in Payson lately, it may be because August is the month chosen most frequently for vacations in the United States. With temperatures at triple digits in the Valley of the Sun, it is no wonder folks head north to Rim Country.
My 13-month-old daughter looked at us happily as she munched on sushi, until the wasabi hit.
The new Payson High School culinary arts instructor has wasted no time getting his advanced students out into the public and on the job.
Seeking peace on the East Verde
Making a sharp turn, I fled the demons of exhaustion and frustration.
Penny Navis-Schmidt is a living legacy to generations of grassroots social service. Instilled by her grandfather and mother, and now being carried on by her daughter, Penny lives her life around the principle, “If we have privilege it’s our responsibility to do service.”
I’ve lived in Payson for nearly 17 years, yet I still am surprised at all that goes on around town.
Outdoors Under the Rim
Many big game hunters have been anxiously waiting for the drawing results for antelope and elk for the state.
Many local churches have announced their schedule of Holy Week services.
We asked our readers to reveal their favorite dog friendly hikes – here’s what they suggested
Where are the best places in Rim Country to hike with a dog? Never has a Roundup Facebook post delivered so many comments from readers.
Ken Shepherd lay paralyzed in a remote canyon, his back broken in two places and his life dangling by the thread of a stranger’s courage.
I’ve lived in Payson for more than 40 years, and have been in the same house for 35 of those years. Even after all that time, every morning when I wake up and look out the window at the 20-or-so miles of the Mogollon Rim that I can see from my hillside home I realize how truly lucky I am to be able to live here.
Weekend trip reveals one woman’s bold artistic triumph
Rocking beneath a gold and turquoise stenciled ceiling in front of a warm fire, cocooned by the rumble of trains in the night and the strumming of a guitarist in the lobby, you can easily lose track of your century in Winslow’s La Posada.