Correction to letter

In a letter to the editor published on Oct. 28 by Sherry Proctor ...

Our many blessings

We enjoy manifold blessings in Rim Country, more than the leaves on the cottonwoods.

Tribes should pursue energy development as they see fit

Today, America is in the middle of an energy revolution, which will create millions of new jobs and generate billions of dollars in revenue over the next decade.

Who needs a university?

“Reportedly, Evans provided the necessary assurances in a meeting with ASU officials this week.”

Constitutional Convention

Irrespective of our political philosophy or on which side of the aisle our sensibilities lie, there are few among us who are not concerned with the recent display of impolitic conflict between the legislative and executive branches of our federal government.

Protect our community

Do you like having an adequately staffed police department? Having fire trucks to show up within three minutes of a burning house or heart attack call? Living in a community that has jobs for its residents?

The Promised Land

After what seems like 40 years in the wilderness, backers of the quest to build a university campus here in Payson have come finally within sight of the Promised Land.

So very much for which to be thankful

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I want to thank the Lord for all the blessings we have been given in Rim Country.

Good of country far from Gosar agenda

Our congressman Paul Gosar could not wait for President Obama’s speech on immigration to be over before lashing out in a degrading diatribe against the president and attacking the dignity of undocumented immigrants.

What gives with the weather?

I just heard on the TV news that the northwest portion of New York State received six feet of snow, followed the next day by two feet of snow.

Time to get political to save forest

We’ve got to get political if we’re going to save our homes and livelihoods. So hopefully voters, local officials and anyone who represents rural Arizona in the Legislature or Congress will pay close attention to the results of a study on the impact of forest thinning projects on water runoff.

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Book tells how to do background checks

There was this quote about “nice guys’’ I couldn’t use in my newspaper stories.

Editor’s goof breaks reader’s heart

In reference to your Friday, Nov. 14, editorial headed “Information banishes fear” where you wrote “we trust the town will air on the side of full disclosure.”

Alliance: Time to slay this dragon

The seemingly quixotic quest to build a university campus in Payson trembles on the brink of fulfillment. Suddenly the creaky windmill has revealed itself a dragon after all — and the backers have put on shining armor. The plan so many dismissed as a fever dream seems but one headlong charge from reality.

Arizona’s voluntary lead-free ammo program is a national example

Up to five California condors — among the rarest bird species on Earth — were released at Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in northern Arizona earlier this fall.