Agreement could save $500,000
Rural fire departments must cut costs and cooperate to maintain existing services, Hellsgate Fire Battalion Chief Dave Bathke told his board members on Wednesday.
This March will roar in like a lion with the National Weather Service (NOAA) calling for 100 percent chance of showers on Saturday, the first day of the month.
Rattlin' the Rim
Family and friends of Allyson Rene Randall gathered in Pine on Saturday to celebrate the life of the former Pine Elementary and Payson High School student who died Feb. 6 at 45 years of age.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek was well represented in Old Town Scottsdale last Friday night. Samone and Josh Flores were wed with upwards of 150 well-wishers witnessing the ceremony.
You are reading this, God willing, on Feb. 28, 2014, but I wrote it on the evening of Dec. 24, 2013, the evening before the day of the birth of Our Lord and a time, I felt, for reflection and a counting of blessings because my birthday was coming up soon.
DJ's Music Trivia
In my 11 years of living in Payson, I’ve never seen anything like it. And those who saw it, too, said they had never witnessed anything like it either.
I heard some exciting news on the radio this week — we may get some rain, maybe even snow!
It’s said that 97 percent of people would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy at a funeral. If that’s true, the Payson High School (PHS) thespians deserve kudos for getting up on stage this weekend to compete at the state regional festival this weekend.
Searchers in helicopters, on quads and on horseback are searching for a man missing south of Young.
Unity of Payson members recently voted to bring on Dr. Lynnette Brouwer as their spiritual leader.
Barton pushing gas tax bill
Several state lawmakers hope to restore road-building money to counties and towns this year by forcing the state to pay for the highway patrol and other state expenses out of general fund money instead of gas taxes.
Chiefs: Agreement will improve both budgets and service
A joint powers agreement could cut fire department costs and improve service, fire chiefs from four Rim Country departments have concluded.
Officers juggle slew of cases
A busy, violent weekend and a flurry of court activity produced a mini-crime wave in Rim Country.
Bill seeking fair workforce funding spawns controversy
A conflict involving vital workforce development funds has prompted longtime lobbying firm Triadvocates to quit representing Gila Community College (GCC) before the Legislature, according to a Feb. 5 letter sent to board president Sam Moorhead.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office says someone mailed crushed corn chips to the Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District, but they aren’t sure why.