Letters to the editor


Smoke detectors could have saved them

Over the weekend we learned of the loss of seven children in a house fire in Brooklyn, N.Y. Their ages ranged from 5 to 15 years old.

Thanks to the Healthy Foodie

This is for Michele Nelson, the Roundup’s “Healthy Foodie” columnist. Thanks for taking the long view for all the children and their children who will need not only good food, but good soil, water and air, as free of poisons as we can keep them.

Gun law attack on state sovereignty

Arizona State Representative Bob Thorpe has introduced legislation to establish a state compact with other states prohibiting legislation imposing restrictions on the transfer of firearms stricter than existing federal restrictions.

Veterinarian supports team

On behalf of the Tonto Rim Search & Rescue’s Dog Teams, I wish to express our gratitude and appreciation for Dr. Alan Hallman’s generous support.

Road falling apart

Over the past couple of years I have been in contact with the Arizona Department of Transportation to make the Ralls Drive / Highway 87 intersection in Strawberry safer for all who use it. Several things have already been done, and more improvements are in the works.

Congress must acknowledge climate change is real

Climate change is about a sustainable future for us all.

Obama lies

Obama’s lies are moving again.

Lack of oversight wrong

My name is Tina Mull. I am the granddaughter of Marvin Mull, Sr., our former tribal chairman and my father is Marvin Mull, Jr., our former vice-chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

The cost of an education

For young people considering the teaching profession, I imagine a major deterrent is the ever-rising costs of the undergraduate (and graduate) education they’ll need to become a teacher to begin with.

Flake misinterprets job

This is an open letter to Senator Jeff Flake ...

Barton serving us or hurting us?

Whether Brenda Barton has a “God-given right” to carry a gun is unclear.

Gun control laws impose tyranny

Reasonable gun control laws that MIGHT prevent a few deaths (notice that nowhere is there any mention of confiscation, secret lists, etc.) are decidedly not “tyranny and oppression.”

You all come! Invite your friends

“Technology Rising” author Patrick Wood will be the guest speaker at the Payson Tea Party Thursday March 19th, at Tiny’s Restaurant.

Vietnam veterans benefits

Senators Gillibrand (D-NY) and Daines (R-MT) in bipartisanship March 9, 2015, introduced to the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Senate Bill S.681 titled The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Act.

Time Out Shelter grateful

Time Out Shelter would like to give a big thank you to the ladies at Rim Country Cosmetology Academy at Gila Community College.