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Marvelous May

May is busy. There are no two ways about it. And May is marvelous — at least in Rim Country.

Letter opened my eyes

Thank you for running the letter about how the cuts our Legislature made to our state universities’ budgets is such a shame. As the writer put it, sad.

Goodbye peaceful Payson

A college town? Really?

Sponsors make it possible

Mogollon Sporting Association would like to thank our supporters and the communities for helping us have a very successful banquet.

Saddened to learn of death

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of Chuck Ybarrondo. Chuck was a true friend of Payson Schools’ displaced and disadvantaged students.

We need trained workers

Businesses cite the lack of skilled workers as the second biggest reason the businesses do not expand.

Web cam could help tourism

Many of the local areas have web cam.

Gila County officials issue progress report for 2014

Gila County Supervisor Tommie Martin submitted this update on important accomplishments this year affecting Gila County.

Shameful inaction

We wait. We watch the skies. We dread what awaits.

Finally, it all seems possible

Suddenly, it all seems possible once again.

McCain targets America’s Most Wasted

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has released America’s Most Wasted, the first in a series of oversight reports that expose wasteful, duplicative and inefficient government spending.

Obama helped create crisis

Obama says, “Baltimore riot is part of a slow rolling crisis.”

Angels walk the halls of PRMC

I had made it 60-plus years without ever being admitted into a hospital, until Friday, April 24, 2015.

University cuts so sad

Our Legislature passed a budget in record time and the new governor signed it quickly. As someone once said, “You have to pass it to find out what’s in it.”

Money for radar, not schools

The Payson Roundup reported that “The governor’s office provided funding to purchase radar units” ... for sheriff’s deputies.