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Honor sacrifice

On June 25, we come to the anniversary of the deaths of six wildlands firefighters battling the Dude Fire in 1990.

It’s the vision thing

It’s the vision thing. Who said that?

Wonderful family event

Recently the Brunson and Walker families celebrated the 80th birthday of longtime Gila County resident Joyce Brunson.

Many thanks

The G.E.S.T. (Gila Employment Special Training) Day Program has been held in one of the classrooms in the Payson First Assembly church for the last few years.

Fireworks cause pollution

I am not able to attend meetings of the city council so must hope members read the Roundup and will consider the following.

Lets break records

Let us attain a new record with contributions to the Blood Drive to be held July 27.

Thorpe punishes Dreamers

In a recent Payson meeting, our representative, Bob Thorpe, informed his audience he had written a letter to ASU president Michael Crow, insisting in-state tuition be denied to so-called Dreamers — students brought to America as children by their undocumented Hispanic parents who were in search of honorable employment.

Time to drop the denial

Here’s the thing: Often as not, before things can get better — they’ve got to get worse.

Magna Carta foundation for U.S. jurisprudence

On June 15, 1215, in the meadow of Runnymede, west of London, King John, more popularly known today as the evil Prince John of Robin Hood lore, affixed his royal seal to Magna Carta.

Thanks for help with celebration

The Payson Pioneer Cemetery board would like to express its deep appreciation and heartfelt thanks to those groups and individuals who participated in the Memorial Day Celebration held at the Pioneer Cemetery on May 24, 2015.

Alternative plan

There is still a strong demand for institutions that offer four-year undergraduate degrees, especially if they specialize.

Thanking sponsors

Because of the love and generosity of our donors, sponsors, golfers and volunteers, the 8th Annual Gracie Lee Haught Golf Tournament was a huge success!!!

Save the creek, and the access

Pick the cliché that fits.

We must fund education

I read Senator Allen’s guest comment with interest. I completely agree with her that the accomplishments of Arizona graduates is impressive. I am always amazed at the quality of our Payson students.

Sad to see Sarah go

We are sad to see Sarah Hock leave the Humane Society of Central Arizona.