The Mogollon Rim rises more than 1,000 feet above the general landscape with rock cliffs that form a plateau of thousands of acres of dense conifer forest.
By about the third week in July, the first crop of blackberries are beginning to ripen on the vine and these bushes will continue to produce berries through the Labor Day weekend. So it is time to start exploring some of the old haunts to see which canyon has the ripest and best fruit. There are numerous locations under the Rim that have berry patches, but most of them are off the beaten path.
The Humane Society of Central Arizona is its own, private 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Many of us wait until the last minute to plan for a vacation. Suddenly, time has slipped away and before you know it the good weather months are passing by.
A couple of months ago my husband and I went on a day drive up to Jerome, Ariz. to show our friends this well known former copper town that once was the fourth largest city in Arizona.
What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?
Every big, juicy steak deserves to be seasoned with an equally big, bold flavor.
A warm welcome to Todd Youtz, new cook at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.
Two rare garter snakes found in Rim Country streams added to endangered species list
After years of lawsuits, court rulings, studies and allegations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) this week declared the Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes as threatened species.
Hunters are up in arms about Arizona Game and Fish’s plans to start enforcing rules that bar the use of bait in taking big game, including any “edible or ingestible substances” to bring big game in close enough for a shot.
It hugs the underside of the Mogollon Rim, running more than 50 miles connecting highways 87 in the west and 260 in the east a breathtaking national treasure of a trail, but it has seen better days.
Payson has a reputation for having an amazing community of volunteers who give of their time for causes and projects about which they feel passionate.
More and more people are traveling these days, and that means more people are visiting U.S. theme parks.
I’m a 26-year-old woman with an embarrassing problem. I’m growing a mustache. What causes this?
About 30 Pine and Strawberry residents huddled around tables in the Pine Community Center on an early summer evening to plan what’s becoming one of Rim Country’s most exciting outdoor annual festivals — the Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race.