Letters to the editor


Misinformation in article will hurt my reputation

Within the article on the dog that was killed on Tyler Parkway, my name was mentioned, which could lead people (to think) that I may have been involved with that incident.

Parent University

Our Optimist Club had the pleasure of grilling and serving lunch for all who took part in Payson Unified School District’s recent Parent University.

Law different for legislators

SB 1339, the defunct bill supported by Sen. Sylvia Allen and Rep. Bob Thorpe, would have made it a felony for citizens to deliver more than two ballots of their less able neighbors to election officials.

Times have changed

It’s a changed world now the way people appreciate veterans.

Parents grateful for support

Julia Randall Elementary School PTO would like to thank the bighearted community donors listed below for their donations to our Spring Fling Carnival.

Questions about university plan

I think there is a lot to question about this whole campus plan. The Roundup has been “selling” it pretty strongly but there are a million details unknown to the public.

Legalizing weed another bad sign

My lifestyle will not change if marijuana is legalized.

Prohibition a waste of effort

Few will dispute that alcohol prohibition in the 1920s was a colossal waste of resources, ruined many lives and was an utter failure in accomplishing what it set out to accomplish.

Public should approve plans

At Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. they have a beautiful, expensive shopping center.

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.