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Community Almanac

Celebrate May at the Fossil Creek Creamery annual May Fest Saturday, May 23 and help Payson Community Kids.

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Clubs and Organizations

Most people are not prepared for an unexpected trip to the hospital emergency room.

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Snow in May! El Niño may yield wet year

Pine wakes to snowscape

Pine residents and musical directors Daria Mason and Mike Buskirk woke up to find snow on the ground Saturday, May 16.

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Voden trial slated for this Wednesday

After repeated delays, a Payson man accused of killing his new neighbor is set to begin Wednesday in Globe.

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Headed now for prison

Drunk driver blows ‘greatest’ plea deal

A drunk driver that slammed into a Gisela couple’s yard and nearly killed their dogs, saw his path of destruction end Monday when a judge sentenced him to a year in prison, five years of probation and another 60 days in jail.

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Prescribed burns this week

Recent rains have provided an excellent opportunity for Tonto National Forest fire specialists to eliminate 260 acres of vegetative debris piles in the Long and Mead Ranch areas beginning Tuesday, May 19 through May 20, 2015.

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Payson Needs You!

Your talents and service are needed to help make Payson a beautiful and strong community.

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Prescribed burns in Long and Mead Ranch areas this week

Tuesday, May 19, through Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Recent rains have provided an excellent opportunity for Tonto National Forest fire specialists to eliminate 260 acres of vegetative debris piles in the Long and Mead Ranch areas beginning May 19 thru May 20.

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These kids rock!

Clutching their egg cartons, nine groups of excited third-grade students followed their teacher to different stations to learn about minerals, igneous, sedentary and metamorphic rocks from the Payson Rimstones Rock Club.

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Arizona State Credit Union to close local branch

PHOENIX – Arizona State Credit Union will close its Payson branch location on or before July 31.

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Art night at JRE

For the first time, Julia Randall Elementary had a Fine Arts Night dedicated to all the fifth-grade artists.

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Getting back to nature at the Wildlife Fair

The wind wafted. The kayakers paddled. The fisherman fiddled. The children tumbled. The dragon slumbered.

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New gallery in Pine

The newest art gallery in Pine brings something warm and welcoming to town. Maybe it is the smell of varnish, acrylic oils and fresh-sawn wood that permeates the space or the art, tucked into several rooms in the charming gallery, most from either friends or family of the owners, Ed and Joanie Farnum.

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Tractor Supply Company building under construction

Construction is underway for a 21,930-square-foot Tractor Supply Company store at State Route 260 and Manzanita Drive, next to Tiny’s Restaurant.

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Angel donor gives students the gift of discovery

What happens when an angel donor, Biosphere 2, the Arizona Museum of Natural History, middle school students and the Sweet Tomatoes restaurant mix it up?