The Payson School Board took a chance on Monday and approved a roughly $35,000 increase in stipends paid to coaches and faculty members who give their time and energy on students who participate in after-school sports and other activities.
After months of dogged effort, Payson’s budget study committee has come up with some surprising — and unsettling — proposals.
We need a plan that is going to work for the future. Two years ago my monthly water rate doubled, and the 3,000-gallon minimum was going to be the way to fix the problems with the water system.
Education is memorization of facts. Personal assumptions without facts are opinions. A post on the Internet is temporary. The written word if forever.
What professional educator would want to be an administrator, teacher or coach in the Payson Unified School District (PUSD)? Seemingly indiscriminate terminations, reductions in force, and now transfers that are difficult to justify and/or understand, undermine the morale of employees.
I am in absolute agreement with Mr. Liesener’s letter, in the May 3 edition, regarding the return to a faith-based life in the United States.
Over 50 women and men attended the first Women’s Rights are Human Rights Film Festival Saturday, April 27. Presented by the local Payson Amnesty International group, the documentary film festival highlighted the challenges women and girls face around the globe.
Didn’t anyone notice one of the most telling aspects of the Mayor Rappaport controversy?
Once more into the breach — dear friends. In short: Those political bullies down in Maricopa County are up to it again. In this case, they’re lobbying the Arizona Department of Transportation to adopt a new five-year plan that spends all the highway money in the highway-stuffed Valley at the expense of struggling rural areas like Gila County.
I need some help, folks, figuring out to what to do with your letters to the editor page. I’ve been having a great time, reading the letters, eavesdropping, baiting bears. But I’m also a little unsure whether you’re all having as much fun as I am absorbing the wild diversity and sometimes unsettling intensity of Rim Country letter writers.
I got wondering how much the people of Payson know about the beautiful facility that the school board is literally giving away.
I would like to comment on several issues with the Roundup. I have felt discrepancies previously and have not written.
All of us at Time Out want to especially thank our peace officers on their Memorial Day, May 15, for the sacrifices at all levels of law enforcement by protecting our citizens against violence, disorder, safeguarding life and property, and their duty to serve the people of Arizona.
On behalf of the Friends of Rim Country GCC and the Friends of Payson Parks and Recreation I would like to thank all the wonderful people of Rim Country who came out to enjoy a fun-filled family evening of laughter and basketball antics.
Please explain to us what seven bits of information a letter writer recently complained about having to provide in addition to what is required in your letters policy ...