The day had bright sunshine and bright snow that glittered like diamonds, but the brightest things were the smiles from the Rim Country Middle School students.
Many of us, myself included, end up over-modifying our vehicles.
Jeepin’ in Rim Country
In our previous columns we have talked about you and your vehicle. Today we are going to talk about knowing the neighborhood ... being familiar with the off-highway country you are driving in.
Rim Country Archaeological Society finds joy and mystery in the ruins of Chaco Canyon
Ed Spicer stood on the cliff edge, overlooking the 800-year-old ruins of Pueblo Bonito, once the mystic center of an ancient world. A genial fighter pilot with artificial knees, an inexhaustible sense of adventure and an insatiable curiosity, Ed dubiously surveyed the rain clouds gathering south of Chaco Canyon.
Rim Country People
Growing up in a family with three brothers who were master falconers, Mark Alten couldn’t help but develop a love of animals.
Fitness model finds footing in tribe’s diabetes wellness program
There are no street signs here, but down a long dirt road in northern Arizona, past mountains, canyons and springs, a ranch sits on a mesa with a view that stretches for miles. They call it Top of the World.
Defiance, Ohio bred a group of special friends that graduated in 1946.
Hiking group members 'wanna be like Ray'
With a spry skip in his step, a song in his heart and surrounded by 33 well-wishers, Ray Kinsman celebrated in his 90th birthday this week — where else but on the trail.
Fall flares across Rim Country in winter’s shadow
The leaves flittered down, trembling all the way to the golden ground. I shuttered away, in love with luminous yellow in an aspen grove on the slopes of an ancient volcano.
Crisp is the word that best describes October mornings in Rim Country. There may be lovely, languid days, but mornings and evenings are brisk, if not downright chilly. Time to put away the T-shirts and flip-flops and get out the sweatshirts and socks.
August is summer full-blown, a month to savor the cool, early morning hours with a glass of juice or cup of coffee sipped on the patio.
Step into the community garden and prepare to be transported to the Garden of Eden –— which doubles as a mainstay for Rim Country’s hard-pressed food banks.
A photographer finds a strange truth in the quest for sunset amongst the ruins of Wupatki
The gathering storm matched my mood: I was sore afflicted — and full of trouble.
The number of Arizona residents living in concentrated “poverty areas” grew significantly in the first decade of the century, according to a new Census report. From 2000 to 2010, Arizonans living in poverty areas – census tracts with poverty rates of 20 percent or more – rose from 24 percent of the state’s residents to 33.4 percent. Gila County had one of the highest poverty rates in the state in both 2000 and 2010, falling in the 25-49 percent category.
Policies put families in a financial hole
WASHINGTON – Thirty-eight weeks pregnant and on bed-rest with her fifth child, Glendale resident Angela Warren has to rely on her other four children to help run the household. Her husband, Matt, can’t break away from his full-time job right now – and their budget can’t take the hit of losing both his salary and hers.