27 percent of kids 'food insecure'
Food advocacy groups said Apache County children had the least reliable access to healthy food in the nation in 2014, when 41.5 percent of children in the county were deemed to be “food insecure.”
Backers of the plan to bring a university to Payson continue to spend money at a furious rate.
but reportedly plans to reopen
HPR Ammunition reportedly sent more than 30 employees home Sept. 13, 2016 and closed its doors.
County jobless rate still high
Arizona hasn’t regained its pre-recession mojo, but we’re doing better.
Marketing plan aims to boost Rim businesses
With new Payson leadership starting in January, the Collective Arizona business group has launched a marketing strategy based on Payson’s natural hometown charm and adventure.
The empire strikes back
Arizona Public Service not only rejected an Arizona Corporation commissioner’s request to look at the company’s records, it has now filed suit to recover legal fees related to that request.
The shops at Swiss Village will host a Social with live music, activities and a raffle to benefit New Beginnings Pregnancy and Education Center.
Utility wants 8 percent increase – new peak charges
It’s a challenge to run a multi-million-dollar electric company — especially when requesting a rate increase.
Realtor Ray Pugel wanted $2,300 reduction in his bill
The Pine Strawberry water board last week rejected Realtor Ray Pugel’s effort to cut his water bill by about $2,300.
Event connects community groups with families, includes pet adoptions
On Saturday, Sept. 17 the Tractor Supply Co. store in Payson will celebrate Pet Appreciation Week’s main event.
It was a picturesque day in Pine for a trail race Saturday. While mountain bike riders pre-rode the Fire on the Rim mountain bike race course on the west side of Highway 87, at the Pine Trailhead, runners laced up their sneakers for a 5K run.
“Media” — which is a four-letter word in some circles — has been around the Rim Country since 1937. Hear about the memories of some the Rim’s media “old timers” at a special event at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 in the meeting room at the Majestic Mountain Inn, 602 E. Hwy. 260, Payson.
Gila County has pledged money to help the Town of Payson improve the American Gulch. The Gila County Board of Supervisors last week pledged $8,500 to begin Phase I of grading and landscaping the project off Main Street.
Five Guys offers fast food option in Payson
After months of hungry anticipation, Five Guys opened Thursday afternoon and immediately had a line for its burgers and fries.
It's yours . . . for a mere $5.5 million (yikes)
Things are on the upswing in the Rim Country real estate market with more home sales and buyers paying more for them, continuing a three-year trend.