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A valuable find; A crazy process

The potsherds, charcoal, stone tools and glass-sharp arrowhead have lain in the implacable dirt for centuries, scattered puzzle pieces.

Little League blowup disheartening

The Little League mission: “Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being.

Dog owners wrecking park

It is a shame that Green Valley Park, where I used to take all my visitors, has now become a dog toilet.

Upset with changes are Green Valley Lake

Green Valley Lake: An extraordinary, well-maintained place and a most happy discovery for me since my arrival to this area 10 years ago.

Work at lake improves fishery water quality

I would like to respond to the letter about wildlife habitat around Green Valley Lake.

Protesters’ perspective probably skewed

In regards to the ammunition plant choosing not to expand …  

Book lovers, authors celebrate the written word

Let the love of reading lead you to the Payson Book Festival tomorrow.

Arizona’s elected officials working together for education

These are exciting times for education in Arizona. A new report from U.S. News & World Report puts three Phoenix-area high schools in the top 10 high schools in America. Our state continues to be among the leaders in school choice for parents.

Pine Strawberry residents asked to shape future

Currently, a survey is available to share your thoughts about the future of Pine Strawberry.

Guns protect from government tyranny

In the wake of the Charleston, S.C. shooting rampage in the Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, the issue of gun control is once again being widely debated.

Projects need volunteers

Summer is a difficult time to find volunteers, but we have 19 projects with more than 200 volunteers needed.

Payson destroys wildlife habitat around Green Valley Lake

Baby ducks, turtles, coots, and other air breathing wildlife along the west shore of Green Valley’s largest lake are now homeless. So are the fish and minnows that lived there.

Raffle supports rescuers

Each year when I buy my Tonto Rim Search and Rescue raffle ticket for a prize I don’t need or want, I wonder why these kind and generous people are selling them.

Law dictates radio service

In the eyes of the business world and of the FCC, “Low Power FM secondary service stations” such as our 99.7 FM KPJM-LP and 96.3 FM KRIM-LP are a different class than “full power primary service commercial stations” such as Payson’s 1420 AM/103.3 FM KMOG and 99.3 FM KEMP located in Oxbow Estates.

Downfall of SCAF

The Pine/Strawberry SCAF is now a poor excuse for a non-profit community support organization.

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