Letters to the editor


Stranger in Safeway makes Christmas the best ever

I would like to take a moment to say a huge thank you and God bless to the stranger who picked up my grocery tab on Christmas Eve at Safeway.

Easy remedy for Arizona’s roadside litter problem

Recently, I participated with the Payson Lions Club in a roadside trash pickup on a one-mile section of Highway 188 near the intersection with Highway 87.

Driving in some neighborhoods hazardous

This letter concerns an ongoing problem in the town of Payson. I’ve lived in the area since 1996, but have lived in the town for 4-1/2 years. I live in a very quiet neighborhood north of town behind the bowling alley.

Thanksgiving help appreciated

Payson Living Word and Pastor Mark Henning would like to give a big thanks to “Wolves” motorcycle club here in Payson on Beeline Highway.

Thanks for your support

A huge thank you to all who came and supported the food drive; almost 3,000 pounds were brought in this year alone.

An answer to state’s legal dilemma re: education

Yesterday at a meeting of our local chapter of Saving Arizona Revenue, Children And State Money — members Pat, Brenda and Shirley (not their real names ... they prefer to work anonymously) came up with a great solution ...

Savor a Payson Christmas

Small town Christmas — special small town Christmas, I think. Here in the mountains high above the big city, warmth has a meaning far beyond temperature.

Argument against thinning

I have visited ponderosa pine forests throughout the West, including in the Coconino National Forest.

Julia Randall Library honors librarian

In September we lost our dear librarian, Joanne Clawson, and wished to have some reminder of her in our library.

PCK gift appreciated

I would like to thank Dan Dillon, manager of Safeway, for his generous $1,000 contribution to the Payson Community Kids program.

President needs a dictionary

The Oval Office dictionary has apparently been misplaced.

Family friendly?

I’m writing this in response to the article that was in the Payson Roundup on the mini-golf business.

Poor business practices

Attention Dish Network customers. If you, like myself, received a card in the mail relating to your older receiver that needs to be updated, beware.

Turkey Tuesday

The St. Vincent dePaul Society would like to say a great big thank you to everyone in the community and the local grocery stores, Bashas’ and Safeway, KMOG, and our wonderful volunteers for making Turkey Tuesday, Nov. 25, a huge success!

Resist murder and slavery

Recently in Kenya, IslamoNazis stopped a bus and shot, they themselves claim with pride, 28 Christians, leaving the Muslim passenger alone.