Tuesday, Feb. 2 was Ground Hog Day, and lo and behold, he did not see his shadow.
Lafayette Philander Nash made his mark in the Rim Country as a prospector, community leader, postmaster, merchant and miner, but tracing the odyssey of his life proved to be a very confusing search.
SanTan Brewing Company and the National Forest Foundation have launched “Tap to Top,” a refreshing reminder of the importance of watershed health.
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is in expansion mode, particularly in northern Arizona.
On Feb. 15, storyteller Alice Natale will entertain the community with African tales in honor of Black History Month at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road.
Gila County Superior Court provides various services in domestic relations cases involving children.
The Rim Country air vibrates with music this month. First, the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino offer an Elton John tribute concert Saturday, Feb. 13, then there are Christian and jazz concerts planned.
Good Earth years behind schedule, but plans to thin 16,000 acres in 2016
This year logging trucks will drive 6.7 million miles hauling 823,000 tons of wood harvested from 16,000 acres as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Governor’s proposed 1.4 percent increase draws praise, criticism
Gov. Doug Ducey’s austere budget features a 1.4 percent increase in spending, $1 billion in reserves, more tax cuts and the elimination of the once-massive “structural deficit.”
Hits and Grins is a one of a kind “in the round” acoustical and intimate musical experience.
Four families from the Phoenix area have decided to focus their annual donations to those less fortunate to Kaitie’s Closet.
New state funding formula could inflict more pain on districts with declining enrollment
In a perfectly awful fiscal storm, changes in state budgeting could have a crushing impact on Payson Unified School District if the opening of a charter school this year causes a big dip in enrollment.
Superintendent briefs board on status of bills
The Arizona Legislature is back in session — which means Payson Unified School District Superintendent Greg Wyman is gearing up for more onslaughts on district schools — if the bills he’s tracking make it through the committee process.
Ever heard of thundersnow?
The heroin epidemic in northern Gila County claimed a life for the second time in January.