Musicians qualify for second time in school history
For the first time since 2013, the Payson High School band will perform at the Arizona state competition and the audience at the spring concert got to hear why.
Jeffrey D. Wiles identifies himself first as a geologist, then as an educational travel guide/geology and natural history instructor and somewhere around the time he pulls out his Merchant Marine captain status, he will mention he’s an artist.
It's the largest float ever built by the town
Come out and view the 2016 award-winning float for Payson at the Payson High School Football Field Parking lot off of Longhorn Road from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11.
Squad of volunteers awaits 11 a.m parade start time
For the third time in a row, Payson’s Fiesta Bowl float takes the top honor the “Elevate Arizona” award.
GCC instructor seeks deeply ‘intuitive connection’
Ever interested in learning to paint from memory or in the moment?
Down the Street painter’s Rim Country visit changed his life
Growing up amongst the tall buildings and cornfields of Illinois, Conrad Okerwall decided he would paint pictures of the rough wild cowboys and life of the Old West — probably because of his love of Zane Grey novels.
Exhibition of New Works by Sedona Artists Featured during November
Sedona Arts Center invites the public to explore its Uptown gallery and experience unique new works by November’s featured artists John Foster (ceramics), Birgitta Lapides (mixed media), Joan Roberts (jewelry), Jan Sitts (mixed media) and Pat Stacy (mixed media). The featured exhibition, Eclectic Visions, will be showing from November 6 to November 22, with an opening reception planned for the First Friday Gallery Walk on November 6 from 5 to 8pm. Admission at the Sedona Arts Center’s gallery is always free.
Photographer DJ Craig captured these dramatic images of the Perseid meteor shower in the skies over Payson. The meteor shower peaked on Aug. 12 and 13 as Earth passed through the trail of debris left by the Comet Swift-Tuttle.
Non-commercial rock station off airwaves for three weeks after falling out with KMOG
After a three-week hiatus, KRIM Radio crackled back to life on the Rim Country airwaves Tuesday, running out of a new station with a new outlook.
The Rim Country has a choral society and lots of bands, but no community theatre.
Local artist C J Lukacsik’s voice still carries the essence of her native Taiwan, although she’s lived in the United States for most of her life.
Stepping into the room at the first official Divinity Art class, it was hard to hear yourself think over all the giggles and excited jabbering. More than a dozen boys and girls were either walking around a pair of tables filled with colored pencils, paper and modeling clay or seated and pouring attention into their creative work.
The Arizona Department of Education has awarded a contract with a private vendor it hopes will significantly reduce the cost to school districts of tracking students, in the face of shifts that will increasingly link school funding to student test scores.
Payson crowd tours of a century of a bewildering brilliance
Three music-obsessed chums took a near-sellout, foot-tapping Payson crowd on a sly and ecstatic tour of a century of musical innovation and improvisation Sunday.
DJ's Music Trivia
This past Saturday, Julia Randall Elementary played host to two very healthy activities. On a beautiful Rim Country fall morning, inside the gymnasium, hundreds of area residents gathered for the annual Community Health and Care Fair.