Crews reach injured boy
Battling dangerous conditions, 50 mph winds and a challenging trail, rescuers helped a teen to safety Saturday after he broke his leg south of town.
Must be spring — you can tell by the rush of Pine-Strawberry Fire paramedics and volunteers from the Gila County Mounted Posse down the Fossil Creek trail to rescue hikers in flip-flops.
But only if voters approve Proposition 123
If voters approve Proposition 123, Payson Unified School District employees will get a 4 percent, across-the-board raise — the first in years.
Judge throws the book at man who threw a firebomb
A man who threw a firebomb at police and barricaded himself in his home for 11 hours last year, will spend more than 60 years in prison.
At its work session on April 14, the Gila Community College discussed the proposed property tax increase of 2 percent for the 2016-17 school year.
Is there anything more prolific than squash? Gardeners can count on these powerhouse veggies to produce a bountiful harvest. Their requirements are few and easy to accommodate.
There were a number of human-caused forest fires in Rim Country this weekend, including a vehicle fire that spread to the trees in Star Valley.
It’s got a new home and a new color scheme, but more importantly, inside the fry bread at Jeri J’s has not changed.
Mogollon Rim: What is it?
Here’s a good question: What is the Mogollon Rim?
The Friends of Rim Country GCC received a generous donation of $10,000 from Dr. Alfonso and Sue Munoz to help nursing students.
The Payson High School (PHS) Information Technology Academy (ITA) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter came home from the Arizona FBLA State Leadership Conference (April 4-6) in Tucson with plenty of gold.
Culver’s demolishes former Pirate’s Cove for new restaurant
Break out the wrecking ball. Crews quickly went to work Monday demolishing the former Pirate’s Cove and miniature golf course near Miss Fitz 260 Cafe.
Winds and dry spring create dangerous conditions
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for today from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. that covers the Williams and Tusayan ranger districts of the Kaibab National Forest, as well as other areas of northern Arizona, due to strong winds and low relative humidity.
Rescuers spend night on mountain with hiker suffering from altitude sickness
On April 21st at approximately 8:30 AM the Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue responded to a report of a lost hiker on Humphrey’s Peak. The 59 year old male hiker was determined to be off trail at approximately 11,700 foot elevation in an area known as Temptation Gully. The hiker was reported to be cold, tired, disoriented, with some underlying medical conditions.
Mountain bikers, mayor hope trails will create biker heaven
Within hours of contacting Mayor Kenny Evans, Michael Bonnette, president of the Rim Country Mountain Biking Association and Mick Wolf, treasurer, met to start turning Payson into a world-class destination for mountain bikers.