Letters to the editor

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Little League blowup disheartening

The Little League mission: “Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being.

Dog owners wrecking park

It is a shame that Green Valley Park, where I used to take all my visitors, has now become a dog toilet.

Upset with changes are Green Valley Lake

Green Valley Lake: An extraordinary, well-maintained place and a most happy discovery for me since my arrival to this area 10 years ago.

Work at lake improves fishery water quality

I would like to respond to the letter about wildlife habitat around Green Valley Lake.

Protesters’ perspective probably skewed

In regards to the ammunition plant choosing not to expand …  

Pine Strawberry residents asked to shape future

Currently, a survey is available to share your thoughts about the future of Pine Strawberry.

Guns protect from government tyranny

In the wake of the Charleston, S.C. shooting rampage in the Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, the issue of gun control is once again being widely debated.

Projects need volunteers

Summer is a difficult time to find volunteers, but we have 19 projects with more than 200 volunteers needed.

Raffle supports rescuers

Each year when I buy my Tonto Rim Search and Rescue raffle ticket for a prize I don’t need or want, I wonder why these kind and generous people are selling them.

Law dictates radio service

In the eyes of the business world and of the FCC, “Low Power FM secondary service stations” such as our 99.7 FM KPJM-LP and 96.3 FM KRIM-LP are a different class than “full power primary service commercial stations” such as Payson’s 1420 AM/103.3 FM KMOG and 99.3 FM KEMP located in Oxbow Estates.

Downfall of SCAF

The Pine/Strawberry SCAF is now a poor excuse for a non-profit community support organization.

Thank you, Payson

I wanted to write a quick note and thank the 100+ volunteers, staff and sponsors that helped put on the very successful 3rd Annual Mogollon Monster Mudder and the 7th Annual Mountain High Games this year.

Thoughts on ISIS

What in heaven’s name is happening? We all must realize the threat here is radical Muslim extremism. It has nothing to do with race or ethnicity.

Where are the fish?

What gives with the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s “new policy” on the number of fish released in Payson’s local streams?

CERT volunteers protect public

For the past six years, volunteers in the CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) have left their families and have donated their 4th of July to the Payson Fireworks program.