Local officials urge end to flip-flopping chaos of change in standards
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas on her “We are Listening” tour, got an earful when she stopped in Payson recently.
He came to Payson 33 years ago and took a job as a laborer, learning the building trades as he went.
A long affair and an angry father leads to tragedy – and long pondering by prosecutors
An angry father. An armed man. A deadly confrontation.
Crews were mopping up the nine-acre Webber Fire on the Rim above Pine Saturday after a storm dumped nearly an inch of rain.
The folks from the Rim Country Mountain Bike Association planned to scope out trails around Rumsey Park yesterday, July 25.
Gila County Community College and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension are offering AGR 230 “Gardening and Landscape” class at the Payson campus this fall semester 2016.
The Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go ahead for a tire repair shop along the Beeline Highway.
The intense race to fill the Flagstaff congressional seat vacated by Ann Kirkpatrick yielded some surprising news last week, with word that Democrat Tom O’Halleran has a big financial lead over the crowd of Republicans vying for the seat, according to just released campaign finance reports.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering wildlife enthusiasts an opportunity to join biologists in netting bats from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6 along the Verde River, north of Scottsdale.
So a lovely lady, three wildlife biologists and an old geologist ginger step into a boat — that is to say a 20-foot pontoon craft.
Method may generate money for restoration
Thin a forest.
Schools update disaster planning
Once again, Susan Campbell, emergency preparedness coordinator for the Payson Unified School District, has presented better emergency plans for the district.
Way back when, Arizona State University’s football team started holding its preseason practices at Camp Tontozona near Christopher Creek to escape the demands of technology — including television, telephones and the endless distractions likely to keep the team from bonding and focusing.
Many local candidates showed up at a recent Rim Country Chamber of Commerce meeting to introduce themselves to business leaders in the community.
Unsettled monsoon conditions have set in, mingling welcome moisture with deadly lightning strikes and a rash of new fires.