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Time to get political to save forest

We’ve got to get political if we’re going to save our homes and livelihoods. So hopefully voters, local officials and anyone who represents rural Arizona in the Legislature or Congress will pay close attention to the results of a study on the impact of forest thinning projects on water runoff.

Alliance: Time to slay this dragon

The seemingly quixotic quest to build a university campus in Payson trembles on the brink of fulfillment. Suddenly the creaky windmill has revealed itself a dragon after all — and the backers have put on shining armor. The plan so many dismissed as a fever dream seems but one headlong charge from reality.

Our neighbors need our help

The vulnerable residents of the Canal Senior Apartments continue to get slammed by bad news.

Information banishes fear

The effort to build an industrial park in the midst of the scenic Granite Dells has developed a worrisome number of kinks, twists and turns.

Chasing down the whole truth

“The greatest Liar has his Believers; and it often happens, that if a Lie be believ’d only for an Hour, it has done its Work, and there is no farther occasion for it. Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it; so that when Men come to be undeceiv’d, it is too late; the Jest is over, and the Tale has had its Effect.” — Jonathan Swift

Rim Country voters looking to the future

Rim Country voters showed a far-sighted willingness to invest in their children and their future in Tuesday’s election.

Beloved community

The cause was small. The impact was great.

No good excuse for not voting

Here’s the baffling thing: Perhaps half of eligible Americans won’t vote — despite the high stakes and the grave sacrifices made to secure that right for them.

Just can’t win for losing

Can’t win for losing.

One last exhortation

The election’s finally upon us — finally.

A stubborn foe faces open hearts

As it turns out, hunger’s a stubborn foe.

Crusade against domestic violence

You have a chance tomorrow night to become part of the solution to one of the most important problem facing this community — the ongoing scourge of domestic violence.

APS: No one likes bullies

No one likes a bully. So Arizona Public Service ought to give a little more thought to its relationship to the customers who provide all those shareholder profits — and vote in the members of the Arizona Corporation Commission which regulates the power company’s state-granted monopoly.

Payson can show its heart

Payson got a black eye when an overzealous officer got into a middle-of-the-night confrontation with a weary rider raising money to help returning veterans.

Breast cancer battle continues

The battle continues.

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