Rattlin' the Rim
Moviegoers cheered as they watched Katniss Everdeen use her archery skills to survive and return home safe after winning the “Hunger Games.”
There is nothing as valuable on this stress-ridden planet as a man or woman with a natural sense of humor, someone who brings a smile to today and makes yesterday a thing to smile about. I’ve known a few people like that in my life, and I’d like to tell you about two of them.
“Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh, what a beautiful day”… as the song goes ... On Tuesday morning, the temperature is already at 66 degrees.
DJ's Music Trivia
It was just last fall when 1990s country music star Suzy Bogguss graced our community with her charm, beauty and talent. Now, just seven months later, another end-of-the-20th-century Nashville superstar is coming to town.
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.
Forest Service acts on appraisal, releasing college plan from limbo
After an agonizing eight-month delay, Tonto National Forest Supervisor Neil Bosworth confirmed this week that he’s finally ready to seek an appraiser to put a value on the a 253-acre parcel on which the Rim Country Educational Alliance wants to build a university.
Testimony lays bare conflicts, fears that made a judge retire
A state disciplinary panel Wednesday quickly exonerated Gila County’s chief deputy attorney of charges without even asking him to mount a defense to claims that he acted unprofessionally when he stormed out of a courtroom last year.
Corporation commission holding final hearing on steep rate hikes for Rim Country tonight
The Arizona Corporation Commission will visit Payson this evening to hear a final round of public comments on a proposal to significantly boost base water rates in many Rim Country communities and impose costly water hauling charges.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: Services planned, include April 13, Palm Sunday; 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 16, Passover Seder meal and Eucharistic Service; 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, Maundy Thursday, foot washing.
“The fourth-graders are asking questions fast and furious,” said Payson High School (PHS) animal sciences teacher David Rutherford.
A woman says she crashed her vehicle Thursday afternoon trying to avoid an elk north of Mesa del Caballo.
Democrat keys on education, Barton’s remarks about Hitler
Lanny Morrison does not have Jeff Flake’s smile nor Brenda Barton’s hair, but he has experience — lots and lots of experience in areas that affect most citizens every day: health, business, education and family welfare.
The computer lab that serves as Bud Evans’ FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) headquarters at Payson High School buzzed with activity.
Projects could cut into town’s reserves
Star Valley residents should expect to see a lot of roadwork underway over the spring and summer.
Although the dust of development has not even settled on the new park in Star Valley, as crews work on the volleyball courts and horseshoe pits, several groups already want to schedule events.