This weekend, we honor those who died that we might grill hot dogs on a perfect Memorial Day afternoon, complain about the politicians and watch our children grow up safe and free.
Turns out, browsing “Alice in Wonderland” is a wonderful way to prepare yourself for reading Forest Service reports.
Proposition 123 has passed, with about 51 percent of the vote.
Rim Country Educational Foundation President Gary Cordell gave a presentation this week to the Payson Tea Party about the prospects for a deal with Arizona State University to build a campus in Payson.
Gov. Doug Ducey showed courage and leadership in vetoing a pair of “bad bills,” which would weaken the state’s efforts to manage its vital water resources.
A revolt by rank and file lawmakers in the closing hours of the legislative session restored KidsCare, which will provide desperately needed healthcare to an estimated 30,000 children — many of them in Gila County. Senate President Andy Biggs tried to bury the bill without a vote, but a bipartisan group of lawmakers out maneuvered him and revived the bill by attaching an amendment to another law.
Voters should heed the bipartisan support for Proposition 124, which would safeguard the underfunded pension system for police officers and firefighters.
The U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday will hold a crucial public hearing on a plan to thin forests throughout Rim Country as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI).
Calandra haunts us.
Odds are, you’ve got your ballot.
El Niño proved a false hope.
We’re excited that Payson officials have so quickly moved to support a volunteer effort to boost Rim Country’s economy by creating a network of trails for mountain bikers and others.
Wow. What a century. Kind of eye opening — even for us.