Updates on what's new in the Payson business community.
Federal policy recognizes students' gender identity rights
The Payson Unified School District Board on Aug. 22 decided to punt on a suggested policy that would have kept in place practices already followed by the district regarding transgender students and bathrooms.
Martinez, Bagley will challenge incumbents representing Rim Country
Lawmakers must support Arizona’s educational system for the state to prosper, two Democratic legislative candidates insisted at a recent Payson fundraiser.
Chad Greer, new superintendent of the Tonto Basin Elementary School District, rode into town just in time to wrangle with angry comments from frustrated community members over a property tax increase for the school.
Writing success stories is much more fun for us at the Humane Society of Central Arizona than asking for help or calling attention to the plight of a lonely stray.
Another Week in the Creek
Christopher Creek celebrated the Perseid meteor shower with a watch party. It was an impromptu gathering following a single invitation on social media.
Property values up in Rim Country
Property owners should start getting their property tax bills at the end of September, which will likely include a significant increase thanks to a rise in the rate for schools.
A man that repeatedly violated probation, using heroin and visiting with his children when he was told not to, was sentenced Friday, Aug. 12 to prison.
Payson area Realtors are at it again. For the third year, the group is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the area’s three food banks.
Weisser stressed education, immigration in effort to unseat Rep. Gosar
Democratic congressional candidate Mikel Weisser brought to Payson recently his longshot crusade to unseat Republican Rep. Paul Gosar.
The names are in and the race will start for the three Rim Country school district boards — after the Aug. 30 primary election.
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1924 the young Payson schoolteacher, Julia Randall secretly brought her portrait of Abraham Lincoln to her classroom and placed it on an easel in front of the class.
When my family moved from New York City to New London, Conn., I found myself in a town that suited me perfectly, small enough to know well, but large enough to be worth knowing.
Payson High opened the football season on a sour note, losing 38-8 to visiting Safford on Friday.
PHI Air Medical celebrated its first year in Payson with an open house for staff and area officials last week.