Your neighbors need your help

Once more unto the breach, dear friends.

This time give thanks for smoke

No doubt about it: Smoke’s irritating.

Innovation at the heart of everything ASU is doing

Arizona State University was just named the nation’s Most Innovative University by U.S. News & World Report.

Gun owners are being suckered

Compelled background checks were never intended to reduce criminal access to firearms. In fact, compelled background checks have never prevented a crime in the history of the planet.

Hear the beep where you sleep

This week the Payson Fire Department is broadcasting the 2015 National Fire Prevention Week theme: “Hear the Beep, Where you Sleep.”

Diane Douglas’ chutzpah

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas certainly doesn’t lack for confidence! Her recent proposal to “save” public education in Arizona is a worthy goal. Unfortunately, it lacks any chance of success in the real world.

System abuses our teachers

Lawmakers have all kinds of bright ideas about education reform — civics tests, charter schools, private school scholarships, the AIMS test (oops, no wait the AZMerit test), low sugar school lunches, mandating lower administrative costs, new math, old math, school grades, suspending school grades.

A grievous loss

We’ve lost one of the people who had created the beloved community here in Rim Country.

PSWID will continue to learn and move forward

A recent article in the Payson Roundup by Michele Nelson, publication date 9/22/15, regarding the PSWID decision to shut off water to one of our area residents contained several statements and misrepresentations that I would like to clear up.

Time Out Shelter grateful

Time Out Shelter would like to give a great big thank you to the sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees of the fundraiser at Pirate’s Hideaway on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Arrest the president for treason

“Obama Administration and UN Announce Global Police Force to Fight ‘Extremism’ in U.S.” (Breitbart.com). this occurred on Wednesday last.

Proud of Roundup

I cannot express the pride I have in the Roundup team — from the top down!

Thanks for helping make Northern Gila County Fair a success

The Northern Gila County Fair thanks the members of the community for stopping by the fair over the Sept. 11-13 weekend.

Outages finally sound an alarm

Three strikes — you’re out.

Celebrate university project progress

On Saturday at 11, the long-suffering backers of the Payson university campus will celebrate a signal victory.