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Visit to museum is a trip in time

The P/S Historical and Archaeological Society thanks everyone who came out and supported the ice cream social fund-raiser last Saturday.

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Knoll Lake offers a cool, solitary retreat

The Mogollon Rim rises more than 1,000 feet above the general landscape with rock cliffs that form a plateau of thousands of acres of dense conifer forest.

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Donations a blessing and a necessity for shelter

The Humane Society of Central Arizona is its own, private 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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Listing of rare snakes caps decade of struggle

Two rare garter snakes found in Rim Country streams added to endangered species list

After years of lawsuits, court rulings, studies and allegations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) this week declared the Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes as threatened species.

Officials to enforce big game baiting ban

Hunters are up in arms about Arizona Game and Fish’s plans to start enforcing rules that bar the use of bait in taking big game, including any “edible or ingestible substances” to bring big game in close enough for a shot.

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Valley group improving Highline Trail

It hugs the underside of the Mogollon Rim, running more than 50 miles connecting highways 87 in the west and 260 in the east a breathtaking national treasure of a trail, but it has seen better days.

Volunteer opportunities at HSCAZ

Payson has a reputation for having an amazing community of volunteers who give of their time for causes and projects about which they feel passionate.

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Mountain bike race fuels firebreak funds

About 30 Pine and Strawberry residents huddled around tables in the Pine Community Center on an early summer evening to plan what’s becoming one of Rim Country’s most exciting outdoor annual festivals — the Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race.

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Pet adoption event is Saturday

Adoption Options

The Bison Ranch Pet Adopt-a-thon takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 6 off of Highway 260, just past milepost 309 in Overgaard.

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Losing a battle of wits with a fishy looking nitwit

Man, I’m flying. Well, I’m not flying, exactly — but my little caddis fly dry pattern is whipping back and forth overhead with the insectish verisimilitude of Superman in 3-D.

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Find your inner girly girl in Pinetop

Athletic and adventurous reporter tries spa treatments and other relaxations

I sat down on the plush, green chair and tried to relax.

Keep your pets safe and secure July 4th

Pets and fireworks often do not mix.

Bison Ranch to host annual Pet Fair, Adopt-A-Thon July 6

Many loving, healthy and well-behaved dogs and cats in our area are in need of new homes — and a second chance at life.

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The Tao of Paddleboarding

There are several ways to approach paddleboarding for the first time. You can meekly step on the board, clutching your paddle in a state of panic.

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Bass battle won on Fossil Creek

Despite diligent monitoring, no signs of invading bass have showed up since the Arizona Game and Fish Department used chemicals to route invaders in the final two-mile stretch of Fossil Creek last year.