The first step

Revive Main Street.

Heartless and cruel

Senate President Andy Biggs’ decision to not even allow a vote on a plan to provide health care for at least 30,000 low-income children seems mindless and cruel.

Will wolves force cowboys onto welfare?

On Feb. 8, 2016, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) met with ranch permittees at the Black Mesa Ranger Station in Overgaard.

Grand Canyon + uranium mine = crazy

Two subjects that should never be mentioned in the same paragraph; much less the same sentence: Uranium Mine and the Grand Canyon.

What a strange idea

I don’t know where Peter Aleshire is getting his information for the “The Greasy Pole” column headlined “Guns, background checks, dark money — they got it all,” subject heading “Guns at town hall,” or whether the sentence is an intentional lie ...

Hope restored


Different reasons, same conclusions

Whamo. Biff. Bam.

Payson mayor urges residents to vote Yes on Prop. 123

The most recent Payson Roundup endorsement of Prop. 123 is most welcome.

The governor’s real agenda

Gov. A.L.E.C., (nee Ducey) came to Payson to extol the virtues of Prop. 123. It is just another con job to disguise the real purpose of the Proposition 123 and similar Republican legislative measures recently passed under this governor.

Tipping point of obesity

Are we at a “tipping point” when it comes to our health?

Sponsors made event a success

On behalf of the Payson Christian Ministerial Fellowship, we would like to thank all of our donors, sponsors and participants in the Resurrection Celebration that was held March 26 at Rumsey Park, including the Payson Christian Ministerial Fellowship itself.

Don’t let university crowd out planning

Payson has been frozen in the headlights of the university plan for the last couple of years, yearning for its fruition, frustrated by its delays.

Fireworks on our blog

Editor’s note: A story about Payson’s contract to stage a $20,000 July 4 fireworks show prompted the following comments on the story on our website at payson.com.

Lioness Club says thanks

On behalf of the Payson Lioness Club, I wish to thank the following persons who assisted and supported our recent Enchanted April Tea & Fashion Show event on Saturday, April 2 at the Payson Methodist Church.

The blame game

Thankfully, we didn’t have the same kind of problems in Gila County as they did in Maricopa County during the primary elections on 3/22/16! However, referencing that recent voting debacle, there appears to be enough culpability to go around.