On Sunday, June 21, Michael Malloch Jr., a 22-year-old male, abducted what authorities claim is his 12-year-old stepsister, Cassidy Hayes.
Rim Country will have a new option for its kindergarten through high school students by August of 2016 - the charter school American Leadership Academy.
Evening thunderstorms unexpectedly altered the direction of smoke from the Camillo and Horse Tank fires, which was flowing toward the northeast and reversed flow toward the west/southwest.
The Payson Public Library Summer Reading Program began June 1 and continues through July 30 with this year’s theme “Every Hero has a Story.”
Triathlon runner lost 162 pounds in a year
Fred Van West wasn’t one of the top competitors in Saturday’s 10th Annual Payson Sprint Triathlon.
Criticism swirls around painfully slow progress
Debate continues to swirl around the painfully slow progress in the largest forest restoration forest restoration effort in U.S. history.
The Tonto Amateur Radio Association hosts its Annual Field Day Saturday, June 27 in Ramada 3 at Rumsey Park for 24 hours starting at 11 a.m.
The Kiwanis of Zane Grey Country will host Payson’s new town manager, LaRon Garrett, at its 7 a.m., Thursday, June 25 meeting at Tiny’s, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson.
Crews contain most blazes
Wildfires continue to burn throughout Arizona, but most pose little threat to structures, people or the forest.
With Arizona cutting school budgets, while the governor demands they increase classroom spending, Payson Unified School District came up with a plan: reprioritize.
Bystanders race to save woman trapped under car
A piercing scream split the night just as Chelsea Pierson and her friend left Pierson’s grandmother’s house at the end of Longhorn Road at 11 p.m. Sunday.
Payson Police arrested 10 people during the third weekend in June.
Payson graduates recall deadly allure of the drug culture
The town of Payson is home to approximately 10,000 people, young and old, sober and high.
Debra Hansen, the newly hired executive director of The Center (formerly the Payson Senior Center) resigned Friday, June 5. She had taken the job in mid-May, so was there less than a month.
Firefighters managed wildfires to benefit forest
Fire operations for the Horse Tank Fire resulted in approximately 400 acres being burned last night, and crews will begin to scale back tomorrow as the fire’s progression begins to lessen and objectives are being met.