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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.

Dark money corrupts

The billows of dark money have shrouded the political battlefield, rolling over friend and foe, Republican and Democrat, like clouds of toxic mustard gas.

Supply Line kept the faith

Sometimes these days, the front line seems impossibly far from the home front.

FireSafe crusade starts

Payson’s FireSafe Committee made its public debut this weekend, with an absolutely vital educational event intended to wake up their fellow citizens — and maybe the town council.

Payson students making us proud

It’s all coming together.

On the edge of escape, the zombies wait

Oh my Lord — we’re trapped in a horror movie.