Rim Review


At The Movies-The Lone Ranger

Depp makes film great fun

When I finished watching The Lone Ranger the audience broke into spontaneous applause. And I did too. We liked the movie for what it was: an often funny, two-and-half-hour-long entertainment experience.

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Around Rim Country

All Rim Country motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to a Motorcycle Roundup at 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 19 in the parking lot of Rim Country Health, 807 W. Longhorn Rd., Payson.

Good 2 Go

The congregation of Shepherd of The Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane, Payson, invites Rim residents to attend a Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 19 at the church.

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Still time for summer travel

Many of us wait until the last minute to plan for a vacation. Suddenly, time has slipped away and before you know it the good weather months are passing by.

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A couple of months ago my husband and I went on a day drive up to Jerome, Ariz. to show our friends this well known former copper town that once was the fourth largest city in Arizona.

The Pleasant Valley War and the summer of 1887

This coming weekend is Pleasant Valley Days in Young, Ariz. It’s a great opportunity to learn about and experience the history of this nearby area.

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Making a splash in Rim Country

So, the monsoon has arrived — at least in a few places ... Not so much at my house; though when the storms are swirling around the area, the air gets pleasantly cool.

Smoking isn’t only cause of emphysema

What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?

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Grill up flavor

Every big, juicy steak deserves to be seasoned with an equally big, bold flavor.

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At The Movies-White House Down

At best, a way to waste time and get out of the heat

Channing Tatum starred in the thus far two episodes of “G.I. Joe.” Both films were very expensive to produce, but managed to be commercially successful.

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There's Rain in the Air

Gardeners pray for onset of the summer monsoon

All those heat-stressed plants in our yards and gardens finally were able to breathe a sigh of blessed relief the Fourth of July.

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Rim Country Places

Chapter 22: Mazatzal Mountains

The Mazatzal Mountain range forms a boundary between Gila County and Maricopa County; it rises on the southwestern edge of Tonto Basin and descends into the Sonoran Desert at the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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Plenty of summer travel time left

More and more people are traveling these days, and that means more people are visiting U.S. theme parks.

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Wine tasting will benefit Rim Country charities

Experience a special evening and help two very special Rim Country organizations.

Good 2 Go

Come and hear about the Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail (AWHT) at 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 on the second floor of the Rim Country Museum in Green Valley Park. This is a free program.