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.
Star Valley extends contract with sheriff
The Star Valley Town Council took positive action on behalf of its citizens, Tuesday, June 19. But in each case, looming large was the shadow of its loss of more than 25 percent of its revenue due to the forced discontinuation of the photo enforcement program.
Relationship ends in an assault and a prison term
During an emotionally charged court session, a Payson man was sentenced to 2.25 years in prison for beating up his ex-girlfriend.
The $6 million question for Gila Community College — can it run independently? And will $6 million even suffice for the provisional college district in the face of plunging enrollment?
A large marijuana grow operation was discovered in Gisela Saturday.
A man who nearly ran into a Payson Police Department officer last year was sentenced Friday to three years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Creek authors to participate in this weekend’s book festival
One of the things I enjoy about living in Christopher Creek is the variety of plants, animals and people. Yes, people.
Where’s the monsoon? It headed straight to Phoenix and bypassed Payson. Boy, did they get hit on Monday night, a microburst, heavy rain, a dust storm and flooding, all in one storm.