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Sticker shock for Pine water customers

Heavy water users face staggering rise in bills

Two customers came to express their outrage, confusion and shock about the water bills they received from the Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District at the Aug. 18 board meeting.

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PUSD Students hold band camp anyway

This summer, past and current Payson Unified School District students, Molly and Maddie Beier, Josh Shaw, Sabrina Bonn, Colin Nossek, Trace Wallace and Kara VanZile, took it upon themselves to run a band camp before school started.

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Road work underway for Payson university plan

Backers insist construction will start in December

Work is underway to widen State Route 260 for several turn lanes leading into the site for a proposed university.

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Christopher Creek man dies after chain reaction crash

A Christopher Creek man died Monday after crashing several vehicles in a Payson intersection.

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He's a rodeo clown for life

Red of nose, baggy of pants, Donnie Landis struck a pose in the midst of the Saturday performance of the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo.

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Payson Council candidates weigh in on Community Facilities Districts

Three Payson Town Council candidates responded to a Roundup request to weigh in on Community Facilities Districts

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Dog owners ignoring laws about pooches in markets

The man carried his Labrador retriever puppy into the grocery store, found a cart and sat the dog in the space designed to hold toddlers and easily damaged food.

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Goosing Traffic: Rush hour jam – Payson style

Roundup reporter Michele Nelson was rushing her daughter to school when she got stuck in traffic. She honked. The geese honked. Standoff. So she took a photo while she waited at the goose crossing — counting her blessings and enjoying the Payson lifestyle.

Guevara sentenced on DUI, drug charges

Reynaldo Guevara, 36, will do prison time after convictions for Aggravated DUI and Possession of Marijuana

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Rim Country Mountain Bike Association partners with trails app

Score another win for Michael Bonnette and the Rim Country Mountain Bike Association — now recognized as the mountain bike club of the Rim Country area on MTB Project’s website and application.

Man gets 1.75 years for lying to Police about identity

A man who tried to avoid arrest by giving police the wrong name was sentenced to prison earlier this month for criminal impersonation.

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Community garden hosts food preservation class

Have bushels of beans? How about pecks of peppers? Tons of tomatoes? Well, the Payson Community Garden has a class for you.

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Town of Payson award program begins with airport manager, donor

In an effort to recognize town employees who go above and beyond, the Town of Payson has started a Hero of Payson award program.

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Corporation Commission hopefuls defend stance on dark money

Two of the three former Arizona legislators with their hats in the ring for election to the Corporation Commission spoke to the Payson Tea Party Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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Payson crafts rules for community districts

Although the process to pass a Community Facilities District would be as lengthy as Main Street is long, the Payson council Thursday night approved a way for a developer to get funding for improvement work.

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