Humane Society teams with JRE students to help animals in need
The Humane Society of Central Arizona has teamed up with third- and fifth-graders at Julia Randall Elementary to design the 2013 Wall of Hope fund-raising murals.
Helen Hunt Jackson said it best in her poem, “October’s Bright Blue Weather.” Where better to enjoy this stimulating time of year than in Rim Country?
It has been 395 days since “The Boys,” bonded brothers Big Teddy and Stud Muffin, came to HSCAZ. In addition to being pit bulls, they were large, black, and loud in their kennels.
Two banquet-size tables groaned with the weight of dishes savory and sweet on Saturday, prepared from the bounty harvested from the Payson Community Garden.
Advocates for the community garden have invited the public to come get a Halloween pumpkin and make a donation to area food banks.
Furniture scratching. So many people are convinced this is a behavior displayed by cats just for the sheer thrill of destroying the living room sofa or treasured antique chair. If you live with a cat who has turned your upholstery into mere shreds, you’re probably at your wit’s end in terms of whether keeping kitty means abandoning all hope of ever having intact furniture again.
In early September, approximately 35 children and their animals gathered under the tents at the Northern Gila County Fair. For some of them, this was their first experience with a tradition that spans nearly 60 years.
“Oh. My! This is ... I mean, there’s no way to ever see this in a picture,” said my sister when she saw the Grand Canyon for the first time.
Whether you’ve recently adopted a dog or you’re considering it, one of the most important health decisions you’ll make is whether to spay or neuter your new pet.
This time of year, a few things are certain: the days get shorter, leaves change color, and kids return to school. But, did you know September may also be the perfect time of year to add a new companion to your home? You can do just that by adopting at the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 13-15 at your neighborhood PetSmart® store in Payson, located at 400 E. Highway 260.
Forest Service holding open house on management of Fossil Creek
The Forest Service has finally released seven alternative plans for the long-term management of Fossil Creek — all of which slam the door on road access to the creek from Strawberry.
These are just a few of the many wonderful pets available for adoption at the Humane Society of Central Arizona, located at 602 W. Wilson Court, just south of Main Street.
Harvest your garden’s bounty now, enjoy later
Rim Country gardens are going great guns these days, so most gardeners are harvesting hand over fist.
Ever since I can remember I have had a special place in my heart for the very big trees.
I suffer from premature auricular contractions. I have seen a couple of doctors about it, but none seems to consider them worth discussing. I was told I didn’t need to do anything. I wasn’t given any medicines. Does this deserve more attention?