Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek warmed up this week. The dab of snow a week ago didn’t leave but two-tenths in the rain gauge. Tomato seedlings are two inches high, tulips have bloomed, as has the pear tree. House wrens have settled in the birdhouses and are serenading in the early mornings.
Spring brings explosion of green in trees whose genetics affect thousands of species
Suddenly, the cottonwoods have their leaves back.
The long wait for the reopening of the C.C. Cragin (Blue Ridge) Reservoir is finally over.
Tonto National Monument on April 11 will offer an evening program about bald eagles, given by guest biologist and nestwatcher Sara Eno.
The Forest Service within two weeks will pick an appraiser to put a value on the 240-acre parcel for a university campus,
The Forest Service within two weeks will pick an appraiser to put a value on the 240-acre parcel for a university campus, Tonto National Forest head Neil Bosworth told the Roundup this week.
A world lost and found again amidst a scattering of stones
I’m a ghost hunter.
PSWID manager hopes to predict, fix problems before they occur
The Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District (PSWID) manager Brad Cole submitted an annual report to the acting board that painted a picture of efficiency on March 20, but no one has seen an annual report for two years.
Payson will welcome 50 people the afternoon of Monday, April 14. The guests are on a cross-country March for Climate Action.
Members of the Rim Country 4 Wheelers (RC4W) invite anyone interested in four-wheel-drive back road travel to join them at 8 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bashas’ shopping center parking lot in front of the Big 5 store.
Children run up and down a wide, bright hallway, clamoring for their macaroni and cheese dinner. Others paint paper kites in a craft room while some work on homework in the quiet room. In the lounge, teens rest coolly in beanbags and outside youngsters sprint across artificial turf to a playground, yelling merrily.
Payson may end water restrictions
With the Colorado River drying up thanks to 14 years of unrelenting drought, major cities that rely on the Central Arizona Project, including Phoenix, are bracing for water shortages.
On the heels of a major drug arrest last week, the Gila County Drug, Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force and its K-9 Roman were busy again on another bust Friday.
A roadside brush pickup program that has long been an integral part of Pine and Strawberry’s effort to protect the tiny mountain hamlets from a catastrophic wildfire could end this year.
Forest Service needs help to protect forest
Bored? Love the outdoors? Well, Chelsea Muise of the Payson Ranger District has an answer — volunteer for the Forest Service.
The Gila County Board of Supervisors, acting as the interim board for the Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District, voted to approve paying $137,915 to fix the major storage tank for the water system.