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Payson APS office slated to close Sept. 2

APS wants to increase rates by nearly 8 percent, but at the same time it is closing the doors of its Payson office Friday, Sept. 2.

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Maybe Can’t Stop Smokin’ just can’t stop growin’

You may have smelled something tasty as you drove into Payson from Star Valley recently.

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Payson commission approves tire shop

The Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go ahead for a tire repair shop along the Beeline Highway.

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Businesses sponsor mountain bike event for kids

Sunshine Cleaning, Payson bike shops give lucky local children a mountain bike adventure

What could be more fun than kids, dirt and bikes?

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Swiss Village merchants stage art-themed event today

Swiss Village merchants will host a special event on Friday, July 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., complete with refreshments, a raffle, music by Bruce Wales and Pete Van Winkle, a chance to meet local artists, and a ribbon cutting for a new flower shop.

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Sample a new winery close to home

Take a break on the way to Cottonwood, Sedona or Jerome at the Clear Creek Vineyard and Winery off of Highway 260 before Camp Verde.

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May the (Dry) Force be with you

War on water can prove complex

Pipe burst?

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Payson’s plan for prosperity

The Town of Payson recently unveiled an ambitious five-year economic development plan centered on doable projects instead of yet another plan fated to end up on a shelf collecting dust.

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Payson business has international reach

The Rim Country has an international reputation as a recreational mecca. Not many residents realize it has an international business reach as well.

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Payson neighbors fret about bed and breakfast plan

A couple looking to open a bed and breakfast at their home off the Payson Golf Course drew concerns from neighbors who worry it will ruin the peaceful, quiet neighborhood.

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A whole lotta bakin’ goin’ on

Dunkin’ Donuts opens to large, enthusiastic crowds

For sweets lovers, it was a moment that could not come soon enough. The doors to Dunkin’ Donuts opened Wednesday and the smell of glazed delight wafted out.

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White Mountain Publishing new owners of Roundup

The Simons family of Lawrence, Kansas, owners of WorldWest Limited Liability Company, which owns the Payson Roundup, has reached an agreement to sell the newspaper to White Mountain Publishing LLC, a division of Kramer Publications based in Show Low.

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Waste Management closes recycling site

Responding to abuse of the program, Waste Management recently shut down its recycling program near the Payson Airport.

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Rumors run rampant that new restaurants not coming to Payson

Dunkin’ Donuts, 5 Guys on track

Despite the pictures of donuts going up in the windows, the Payson rumor mill ran rampant last week — buzzing with claims that the new Dunkin’ Donuts was not opening.

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Farmers Market helps stretch food dollar

Now accepting SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP programs

The Payson Farmers Market helps more people who use food safety nets than any other Farmers Market in Arizona.