The evidence continues to pile up — just like the tree thickets and dead wood in the forest.
Hats off for a great job!
The coal mining industry in Arizona employs 425 people at Peabody Energy’s Kayenta site in the Black Mesa Coal Field.
Re: Convictions overturned — Lawyers did not turn over key evidence in trial about struggle with Payson police
There are some common sentiments we hear around Rim Country:
We are concerned that hunters may have recently been given the impression that they are at risk of having their trailers or other vehicles towed while visiting the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests in northern Arizona. This is simply not true, and we want to set the record straight in the hopes of reducing any residual anxieties that our forest visitors might have.
The dedicated coaches and advisors who sustain the extracurricular programs on which our schools depend have issued an urgent appeal for help.
Gasoa Balas took a plea. So now we know where he’ll spend the next 32 years: He’ll do 20 years for the reckless flight from police that cost his daughter her life. And he’ll then do 12 more for the terrible night he held down his girlfriend, cut her flesh and her hair with scissors and stuffed her hair into her mouth as his traumatized daughter watched.
The Payson school board capped a chaotic and discouraging series of events this week by offering outgoing Superintendent Ron Hitchcock $58,000 to quit coming to work. The board will now look for an interim superintendent to finish out the school year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced alarming new plans to set carbon standards for existing power plants as the agency simultaneously pursues a reckless agenda of taking reliable, affordable power offline in Arizona and across the country.
(These letters to veterans were produced by the second grade class of Dorothy de Masi at Payson Elementary School for Veterans Day, but we saved them to acknowledge Pearl Harbor Day.)
Thanks to the Rim Country residents, local businesses, Bashas’, the Payson Roundup, KMOG Radio, the Rotary Club, Payson Concrete, Central Arizona Board of Realtors, Steve Coury Ford, Payson Unified School District and Channel 12, St. Vincent de Paul’s “Turkey Tuesday” was another triumph.
It’s fun to read the football rankings each week. Here’s another one to consider: Neither the Republicans or Arizona made the top 10 in national scholastic performance.
Arizona’s shocking failure to even investigate reports of child abuse — much less actually protect children — has finally spurred a political crisis.
AARP is reminding and encouraging people on Medicare to consider their options and choose the coverage that best fits their needs during Medicare Open Enrollment which runs through Dec. 7, 2013.