Letters to the editor


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.

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.

Help find missing dog

My mother and father are from Rhode Island and were out visiting my brother who now lives in Scottsdale.

Kids need our help

Payson Community Kids (PCK) is a nonprofit organization formed to help youngsters who need and want assistance with their educational and socialization skills.

Beware global warming deniers

The key position in Mr. Wescott’s letter to the editor (4/24/2015) “Thoughts on climate change” is:

He deserved what he got

What ever happened to due diligence in reporting?

Making up issues

Ballot fraud in Arizona is practically non-existent, but Senator Sylvia Allen was intent on supporting SB 1340 as if ballot fraud was rampant in our state. Cooler heads prevailed and the bill did not pass.

Thanks for the support

On behalf of the Northern Gila County Historical Society, Inc., I would like to thank Carol Zebb, Roundup columnist, for her recent article about her visit to the Zane Grey Cabin with her guest.