An overflow crowd of Pine and Strawberry residents packed the local fire station on Oct. 15 for a monthly fire board meeting in which a longtime fire captain hung up her turnout gear and three other firefighters were promoted.
A man’s plan to develop a small RV park in a Payson neighborhood is raising concerns among some residents.
Last week's loss to Snowflake knocked Payson out of the Arizona Comparison System Division 4 Prep Football Rankings. However, the Longhorns (5-3) remain No. 10 in the Division 4 Power Rankings that seed the 16-team state tournament entering Friday's game at Lakeside Blue Ridge (4-4).
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.
The Town of Payson last week updated its public records policy, making it easier and cheaper for residents to get documents.
Tea Party gives O’Halleran a hard time
Independent Arizona Senate candidate Tom O’Halleran staunchly defended his record as a pragmatic, problem-solving moderate in the face of often clamorous questioning before the Payson Tea Party.
Payson Mayor Kenny Evans says it was all a mix up — lawyers making a muddled mess out of plans to rezone the Fox Farm/Rim Ranch.
At its meeting on Oct. 16, the Gila Community College board heard a familiar promise about its supposedly glittering solar future: “SunRenu promises construction will begin in 30 days,” said John Zilisch, GCC board member.
The Pride of Payson Marching Band scored the most points it has ever received in competition this year and took home three caption awards during the Northern Arizona University Band Day Saturday.
The Department of Public Safety is investigating a vehicle rollover Friday that killed a teen.
Sawmill Theatres will offer $3 admission to a special 10 a.m. showing, Saturday Oct. 25 for the movie “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” All proceeds benefit the Payson High School baseball team.
As members of the Humane Society of Central Arizona board of directors and staff, we are often asked how we can be actively involved in an organization that confronts the sad reality of animals who have been abandoned, mistreated, lost their human through no fault of their own, and often face the possibility of being euthanized.
October is Fire Prevention Month and the week of Oct. 6-12 was Fire Safety Week — a time for awareness of the danger from uncontrolled fires.
Breast cancer battle rages on
“Most pick out the coffin once they hear their diagnosis,” said Ilona Swenson. “I want them to know it is not a death sentence. There is life after breast cancer.”
A trip to Colorado gave a Payson family an enterovirus scare when their daughter fell suddenly ill with a fast-moving respiratory illness during fall break.