Writing success stories is much more fun for us at the Humane Society of Central Arizona than asking for help or calling attention to the plight of a lonely stray.
The Payson Community Garden is sporting some new structures this summer. A beautiful new sign greets gardeners and visitors over the main entrance.
Surviving a Sick System
Byron Lewis’ official job title is navigator. But Lewis doesn’t navigate the waters of Roosevelt Lake, he navigates the craggy shoals of the health insurance options available to Northern Arizona residents.
We are excited to offer a cat and kitten adoption special for the first two weeks of August!
Payson's Christian Clinic mingles expert care with enduring faith
The Payson Christian Clinic serves a need the founding physicians saw in their practice every day — uninsured patients.
HSCAZ would love to help clear up some misconceptions about what we do on a day-to-day basis here at the shelter.
Pastor Stein was once a top NASA engineer
At least three things make Mount Cross Lutheran Church’s new pastor Scott Stein a unique minister.
Epic journey proves you can’t stop love
He helped her conquer her fear of heights and last week, love couldn’t keep these two apart.
Pine resident at 75 still putting all those youngsters to shame
Even the heartiest of hikers usually stay overnight at Phantom Ranch when walking the Grand Canyon rim to rim.
Broken pipe, pump limit water supply on South Rim
Grand Canyon National Park is requesting that all visitors and residents on the South Rim of Grand Canyon begin instituting water conservation measures. A break in the Transcanyon Pipeline was identified today; in addition to the breakdown of one of the Indian Garden pipeline water pumps that provide water to the South Rim storage tanks. The combination of these situations has resulted in immediate water conservation guidelines for all consumers on the South Rim. The North Rim is unaffected by these issues.
Give him the gift of the great outdoors this year. If you purchase a general fishing license online any time from June 16-19, you’ll get $5 off the regular price. That means an Arizona resident license will cost only $32 and a nonresident license will be $50.
Campfires and smoking allowed only in developed campsites throughout Northern Arizona
Campfire and smoking restrictions will begin 8 a.m. Wednesday (June 15) on the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in order to protect public health and reduce preventable human-caused fires. The Tonto National Forest and Gila County imposed similar restrictions last week.
Fire managers say it remains no threat to resources
The Juniper Fire 10 miles from Young grew to 30,000 acres this week, but remains under control and not a danger to structures. The Forest Service on Thursday afternoon issued the following update:
Flames pose no immediate threat to nearby homes
The US Forest Service on Tuesday afternoon issued the following update on the Reservoir Fire burning near the C.C. Cragin Reservoir and has grown to 138 acres.
Man treated and release as officials hunt bear
A man in his 20s was injured early Wednesday morning when a bear scratched him through his sleeping bag in a dispersed camping area near Cherry Creek in Young, according to a Game and Fish press release issued on Wednesday afternoon.