Low taxes vs. poor schools

The budget looms.

Appreciate wonderful community support

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.

Nothing to do in Payson?

We have owned a business in Payson for 14 years and live in the Valley. We have high hopes for Payson and would eventually like to live there when we retire.

Fire Angels’ pancake breakfast, garage sale this Saturday

The Rim Country Fire Angels, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated “To provide assistance in improving the quality of life for the children of Rim Country and to support the Rim Country Fire Departments and their personnel in time of need” would like to say thank you to all the people of Rim Country who donated to our first ever toy drive this past Christmas season.

Gosar’s not listening to public

Rep. Paul Gosar is upping his sorry mission to bring more uranium mines to our Grand Canyon in order to further the Koch brothers’ agenda to oppose creating more national monuments.

Posse grateful for help

On behalf of the Gila County Posse, I wanted to publicly thank Safeway manager Dan Dillon for his understanding and generosity, by allowing the Gila County Sheriff’s Posse members to set up our recruitment table in front of his store.

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.