Final federal reintroduction rules satisfy state, upset conservation groups
The federal government this week finalized a plan to increase the range of endangered Mexican gray wolves tenfold, a shift that could bring the beleaguered predators to Rim Country.
The Rev. Monsignor Jeffery N. Steenson, the Ordinary to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, will be visiting the Church of the Holy Nativity, Sunday, Jan. 25 at the 10 a.m. Mass and following fellowship.
As congregation sizes go, Mount Cross Lutheran Church is just average. But while there are only about 150 members contributing to the collection plates, those donors don’t think twice about digging deep into their bank accounts and doing great things.
Looks like they’re ready to kiss and make up.
Update at 4 p.m.: Police arrested Daniel Righos, who they suspect robbed the One Stop, in a vacant building south of El Rancho around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday.
Work will resume on a safety improvement project on State Route 87 north of Sunflower this week, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Governor wants tax cuts, hiring freeze, education cutbacks
Faced with a projected budget deficit, Gov. Doug Ducey has proposed a virtual freeze in state spending and cuts for most state programs, with the notable exception of prisons.
Struggles to prove Brooke Utilities overbilled for water hauling
Three years ago, J. Alan Smith filed a complaint with the Arizona Corporation Commission because Brooke Utilities shut off the water to his Mesa del Caballo home for six days in the summer of 2011.
Several businesses were sporting boarded up windows Monday, including Chase Bank, Fletcher’s and Payson Packaging, after a busy weekend.
State adds graduation test
Proving that it can pass legislation quickly after all, the Arizona Legislature rushed a new high school graduation requirement through in the first few days of the legislative session — the American Civics Bill.
A Gila County Superior Court judge Thursday denied a Payson man’s request to take back a guilty plea for allegedly stealing discarded, scrap ammunition from a local manufacturer.
What started as a slow day at the One Stop abruptly turned into a frightening ordeal Monday afternoon when a masked man robbed the convenience store at gunpoint.
Male vocalists are invited to apply to participate in the Payson Elks Lodge SUPERSTARS! event in March — applications are due Saturday, Jan. 24.
Gila County Sheriff Adam Shepherd will speak to the Rim Country Republican Club at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 26.
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