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Refreshing approach to renewable energy

Representative Gosar recently requested a hearing on his bill, HR596, the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act.

Thanks for outdoor features

I would like to express my appreciation for Pete Aleshire’s two excellent articles in the April 8 Roundup — The Ghosts of Shoofly and Cottonwood trees.

Optimists say thanks

The Rim Country Optimist Club’s eighth annual Fishing Festival on March 29, was a great success. The Payson Parks and Recreation Depart­ment allowed the use Green Valley Park and helped coordinate the day’s activities. We would like to thank the many individuals and organizations that reached out to help us, as well as the entire community for the great turnout.

Barton attack untruthful

A letter writer asserts that (Arizona representative Brenda) “Barton (is) not a true voice for Rim Country majority” (Roundup, April 4) and that she is more interested in advancing her personal philosophical agenda than in helping to resolve problems or initiate beneficial policies or programs.

Article an eye-opener

“Pending bills could undo local officials’ budget plans” — This article by Mr. Aleshire was an eye-opener ...

Crandell’s SB 1227

It seems to me that Chester Crandell has forgotten who he represents and works for.

Lioness Club says thanks

The Enchanted April afternoon tea and fashion show was fabulous! The community was great in attendance and support.

Angels abound

We have angels among us — no doubt about it. And it’s a good thing too — given the plight of our children.

Pine leads the way

The residents of Pine and Strawberry continue to lead the way when it comes to protecting their community from wildfires.

Contraception pills cause cancer

Once again we are subjected to total inanity in a Roundup guest comment.

Customer always right

“The customer is always right.” Obviously the Arizona Corporation Commission has never heard of this concept and could care less about it.

Speak up at water meeting

This is an open letter to Payson Water Company (formerly Brooke Utilities) customers.

Hitler and Alinsky

There were two very good letters in a recent Payson Roundup.

Making your home safe from wildfire

Despite an infusion from moisture in this week’s little storm, all of northern Arizona remains more vulnerable than normal to wildfire this year. There have already been two small forest fires near Flagstaff. Just a couple of weeks ago there was a brief threat of a fire near Whispering Pines.

Calling on citizen generosity again

The generosity of Rim Country residents is more and more amazing each year.