The new news around the Village is that there are a few coyotes that are circling the Village on a daily basis.
The Humane Society of Central Arizona has been lucky this summer to see a slight decrease in the number of puppies and kittens brought to our shelter; and yet we still struggle to financially support the lost, homeless and abandoned animals of Gila County.
In the Kitchen
Although brisket is generally regarded as a cool weather dish, you may be surprised how this ultimate comfort food works in delicious recipes that help you hang on to the fading days of summer.
In the Kitchen
Nothing beats the end of a long summer day like a cool, classic treat. So grab the kids, some bowls, spoons and the trusty old ice cream scoop — and dig in.
Cloudburst may flood roadways
The National Weather Service has posted a flash flood warning until 5:00 p.m. today for West Central Gila County.
If the sons of Peter and Sallie Haught had stayed in Texas, their descendants would have been millionaires.
Ten years ago, 80 percent of New Orleans was flooded, thousands of people were left homeless, the city had no power or running water and automobiles were rendered useless because roadways were submerged.
At the Movies
While watching “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” I kept thinking of the old TV detective show “Peter Gunn.” The current film has the same sort of jazzy theme — light, fast-paced action and clever banter.
Start celebrating this weekend with special Rim events
The Labor Day holiday weekend is little more than a week away — it is “officially” Saturday, Sept. 5 through Monday, Sept. 7 — but you can start celebrating this weekend with some special events around the Rim Country.
After a few months of blue skies and warm temperatures, summer revelers will soon bid adieu to the sultry days of this beloved season.
But vital forest thinning projects finally underway
Good Earth Power Arizona (GEPAZ) has finally started cutting and processing trees in its Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) contract, but remains bedeviled by breakdowns and skepticism.
Some Star Valley residents are still concerned about the plans for the Waste Matters, Inc., site at 61 Moonlight Drive.
Payson voters grilled Payson Unified School District officials last week on everything from the constant fundraising to support core programs to the lack of sufficient advanced placement classes.
Masonic Lodge donates four shopping carts of shoes
Ah ... the annual shopping trip for back-to-school shoes — for 107 kids.
Payson approves contract
The C.C. Cragin pipeline project continues to move forward, one pipe at a time.