Foundation to spend $1 million on development contract, engineering
The Rim Country Educational Alliance and Foundation will this week hand over a $4.1 million check to buy 253 acres for a future university site in Payson.
Petrified Forest National Park ‘Night Sky in the Park’ 2015 Series
Petrified Forest, Join Park Ranger Kip Woolford and other regional astronomers/photographer’s for an overnight visit and viewing of the night sky at Chinde Point picnic area in the Petrified Forest National Park on Oct. 19.
Globe man sentenced to 10 years in prison for knife attack
A Globe man will spend 10 years in prison for his armed attack on a Payson woman in her home as she got ready for church.
Starting November 1, 2015 the monuments will be open from 9 am to 5 pm, seven days a week. We are closed only on December 25. Monument information and exhibits will be available during these hours. Walnut Canyon Island trail closes to at 4 pm and the Rim Trail closes at 4:30 pm.
No indications of foul play say police
On October 11, 2015 at 5:20pm the National Park Service at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a report of an unresponsive male in a vehicle parked outside the Wahweap Lodge at Lake Powell.
Fires will improve forest heatlh on crucial watershed
Fire managers are planning to conduct prescribed burns on Oct. 14, on the Pete Project north of the San Francisco Peaks and the Blue Ridge Urban Interface Project northeast of Clints Well, according to a US Forest Service news release.
Two people were taken to the hospital when weekend outings with family went astray, leaving them bruised and battered.
Sex with minors, sending naked photos
Five Payson residents are facing charges for underage phone sex, including two teenage girls who under a new Arizona law face charges of sending graphic photos.
6 months severance – even if fired for cause
Just a few months after the Payson Mayor Kenny Evans criticized an employment agreement that gave then-town manager Debra Galbraith six months severance, the town could hand out a similar agreement to Galbraith’s replacement.
Council also debates dangers of bounce houses
The Star Valley Town Council had a busy meeting Tuesday night, making several decisions that affect the park and law enforcement protection. They also voted to give town staff members a $500 bonus.
Whoever tagged Pine a sleepy, quiet town wasn’t in the tiny mountain hamlet on Saturday.
Teachers nominated each student chosen as the Super HERO (Helping Everyone Respect Others) for that month.
Tragedy struck in the depths of Fossil Creek on Monday when a 41-year-old father of four died after he plunged into the water to save his daughter.
Wednesday event will celebrate donation
Payson Habitat for Humanity will be receiving the keys to a 2007 Chevrolet C1500 Pickup Truck from Arizona Public Service this Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 2:30pm in front of the ReStore at 425 N. Beeline Highway, Payson AZ.
Monsoon flood in August closed highway in Sedona
Following the House Rock Flood event that temporarily closed US 89A west of Marble Canyon on Aug. 9, Governor Doug Ducey recently issued a Declaration of Emergency that will allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to seek approximately $2 million in federal emergency funding to cover the initial costs to reopen the highway and the long-term repairs to restore the highway to its original condition.