When you’re in a lifeboat out of sight of shore — best to make sure everyone paddles in roughly the same direction.
Say what you will about our differences, we still are blessed to live in this beloved community. You need look no further than the stories on today’s front page.
The long-frustrated dream of a university campus in Payson continues to inch forward, although we’re almost afraid to hope now that it’s so close.
You know we’ve gone down some terrible wrong path when we’re more willing to lock people up than to educate them.
Parents and grandparents: Break out the calendar and sharpen your pencils — time to go back to school.
A towering plume of research shows that the smoke from megafires that afflict the West have injected so much soot and smoke into the atmosphere that they’re not only helping heat up the planet — they’re causing serious, perhaps fatal health problems.
So, we’re sitting here scratching our heads — trying to think of some argument to keep the two Globe-based county supervisors from treating Gila County like their own little piggy bank.
This weekend, put aside your “to-do” list and get out to the Payson Event Center to celebrate the 60th Annual Northern Gila County Fair.
They get it. We’re almost sure.
The Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District board last week did a little more spadework to bury a painful past.
Sometimes, we feel trapped in a Kaffkaesque world — where one seemingly reasonable idea leads to another ever so slightly off kilter until the whole world seems crazy.
The abject failure of election reform has cast a dark shadow against the statewide race in Arizona.
So, let’s say you’re lounging around at the beach: Everyone’s chill, smelling of sunscreen. Sunny day, bro. Sunny day.
Like a freak show traffic crash, it’s awfully hard to look away from the race for the Republican nomination as Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction.
We’re very nearly speechless. At this week’s council meeting, Payson School Board member Shirley Dye launched into a befuddling tirade directed at struggling, low-income parents who take advantage of the federally funded school lunch program to make sure their kids get one or two healthy, well-rounded meals each day.