Just when we were ready to aim a couple of rhetorical thunderbolts at state Rep. Brenda Barton for her absurd and inflammatory effort to equate President Obama to Hitler, we had a disorienting and uncomfortable thought.
The volunteers at Meals on Wheels work every day to create the beloved community in which we all wish to live.
The overhaul of Payson’s General Plan has moved with the ponderous grace of a cruise liner through an Alaskan sound.
Disgusting. The government shuts down in a spasm of irresponsible partisanship — and all either side wants to do is pump out sound bites blaming the other side.
Passionate. That’s a fair minimum description of the voracious discussion of Payson Schools Superintendent Ron Hitchcock’s bungled attempt to discipline Principal Will Dunman for “insubordination.”
Quick question: How long can you tread water?
The long-awaited report on the tragic deaths of 19 heroic Prescott firefighters left almost all of the most important questions unanswered.
The Payson Unified School District is caught up in an enormous, dispiriting distraction from the urgent task at hand.
We’ll never know what violent, desperate impulse led Cody Archuleta to fire three times through the window of his car at Department of Public Safety Officer Seth Meeske.
After years of bewildering debate, the federal health care reforms derided as “Obamacare” are finally upon us.
No doubt about it: We’re strapped to the scarred and terrible back of the Great White Whale. Now and then, when the monster sounds, Ahab — tangled in harpoon line — beckons to us.
Take it back. Tempting. Oh, so tempting. The Quixotic crusade to force the federal government to give state governments millions of acres hit town this week.
Roundup reporter Alexis Bechman made two disturbing discoveries when she resolved to live on a food stamp budget for a week.
Can’t we just remain a quiet little town? Can’t we shut the door on the world? Can’t we just putter in the back yard? Well, not really — as the last four years has so painfully demonstrated.
The Forest Service seems determined to ignore us. But that don’t mean we have to roll over and play dead.