There be dragons

Gov. Doug Ducey set forth his priorities at his inauguration this week, as he mounted the charge of his rhetoric and prepared to gallop into the dragon’s lair of problems that have accumulated.

Nice, considerate young people in Payson

My wife and I were trying to clear our driveway after the recent 10-inch snowstorm.

Background checks for guns

In 1993, a federal law was passed for the stated purpose of preventing our reducing access by criminals and the mentally ill to firearms.

God gives us our rights

The Declaration of Independence says in part:

Thanks for helping Moose provide Christmas to needy families

To all of the very special donors that made this event a success, thank you! Your generosity helped the Loyal Order of the Moose and the Women of the Moose provide a Christmas for over 20 needy families.

Drop the lawsuit

The lawmakers representing Rim Country seem determined to continue with their foolish, destructive, short-sighted attempt to cut off medical care for perhaps 300,000 low-income people.

Tough questions

Where’s Solomon when you need him?

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Congressman Gosar to vote for change in House Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) in advance of the vote for House Leadership this week, released the following statement ...

An option for elk hunters

In response to a recent letter regarding the over-hunting of elk, let me offer a solution I have advocated for years.

Game and Fish only doing half job for Roosevelt

I’m writing in regard to the Dec. 23, 2014 article, “Gila County Anglers Roundtable is meeting goals.”  I’ve attended all of the roundtable meetings and do not believe that doing only half the job constitutes meeting goals.

Thanks and appreciation

Thanks to my family, churches, businesses, charities and the people of Payson for all the help and support given to the tenants of the Canal Senior Apartments since the fire on Nov. 5.

Starting year with a bang

This year the Payson Roundup started off with a real bang.

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Copper mine will contribute to state’s economic prosperity for years to come

This month, Congress approved and the president signed into law legislation that paves the way for the expansion of the Resolution Copper Mine in Superior.

What community means

Rim Country residents have once again embraced the true meaning of Christmas and the holiday season.

Angel’s project a success

My name is Leticia and my son is Angel Alatriz — he does an Angel Project for kids here during Christmas.