Arizona voters would rather pay higher taxes than cut school funding and 56 percent support a plan to take money from the state land trust to provide an infusion of cash for K-12 schools, according to a Morrison Institute poll.
With just a click of their mouse, Rim Country residents can help Payson High School students eat healthy snacks.
Rattlin' the Rim
“The Polar Express” has for decades tickled Christmas magic in children — whether it’s listening to the holiday classic being read or taking a train trip adventure to “North Pole.”
Sometimes we see the name of someone from the past, yawn, and move on to something more interesting.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek’s new homeowners, Pam and Dave Voita, hosted Thanksgiving and a birthday celebration in their newly remodeled cabin on Uphill Drive.
The day after Thanksgiving… and your refrigerator is full of leftovers.
The old army scout Henry Irving had retired and after living for some years with relatives at San Carlos and Camp Verde he settled with his wife and other relatives on Indian Hill in the center of Payson. 
Swiss Village lighting tonight kicks off rush of Christmas events
After you have gobbled down Thanksgiving dinner, head out to the Swiss Village Shops this weekend to kick off Christmas.
When my editor assigned me to write an outdoor story, I thought, on what?
Culinary and science kids team up to devour physics of baking
Measuring, mixing, beating, pouring and baking the Payson High School students used muffins to learn how the leavening chemicals affect the density of the cupcake.
PHS drama students offer helpful hints
The Payson High School Theatre Department performed a public service for the community — instructing everyone how to keep safe from the impending zombie apocalypse.
The National FFA Organization recognized the Payson High School FFA chapter in its 2015 National Chapter Award Program at its convention on Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, Ky.
OK – no looking back – the holiday season has arrived and it gets a little mind-boggling when you start trying to just list (chronologically) all the events planned for the next several weeks ... and the school stuff isn’t even included ...
Ranching has deep roots in Gila County — there were ranchers making a living off the land long before there was even a Gila County.
When Terry Gould inherited money after his brother, Roy, died, he wanted to do something positive with some of it.