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Grant will help Meals on Wheels care for pets

Banfield Charitable Trust has awarded a $2,500 grant to assist Rim Country Meals on Wheels clients in caring for their pets for the second year.

Celebrate Goat Cheese Month at Fossil Creek Creamery

If it seems a little crowded in Payson lately, it may be because August is the month chosen most frequently for vacations in the United States. With temperatures at triple digits in the Valley of the Sun, it is no wonder folks head north to Rim Country.

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How Medicare covers diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease. It can lead to kidney problems, glaucoma and other eye disorders, foot ulcers, amputation of feet or legs, stroke, diabetic coma, and even death.

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Subtle signs the season is changing

Senior Moments

“Summer is not done yet,” August declares, as the thermometer sizzles and the Arizona sun outdoes itself.

Recalling the days before air conditioning

Midsummer — and the livin’ is easy, especially if you have a functioning air conditioner!

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Month of May is nature’s gift to the Rim Country

Our days are growing longer! No more getting up in the dark and cold.

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Tour of Zane Grey’s Cabin, museum worth admission

I’ve lived in Payson for nearly 17 years, yet I still am surprised at all that goes on around town.

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Time to savor Rim's spring beauty

“April hath a spirit of youth in everything,” wrote William Shakespeare.

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A little longing for the old days and ways

Do you remember life without computers?

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All things change — just relax live with gratitude

Senior Moments

What a strange thing time is! It cannot be seen or heard, nor can  it be felt. It is both a second and an eternity, and sometimes a second seems like an eternity.

Short month, filled with celebrations

Are you ready for more holidays?

Senior Moments: Make sure you get a laugh a day for health

Have you had a good laugh today?

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Make some changes for the new year

January strode into Rim Country full strength over New Year’s, establishing its claim to being the king of winter by dropping a foot of snow, followed by temperatures that had us reaching for sweaters and warm jackets, and searching for the scarves and gloves we stored away last spring.

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Going home

Residents begin returning to Canal Apartments

With soiled carpet and water-soaked walls replaced, the first round of residents moved back into the Canal Senior Apartments Monday and everyone is expected to be back home by Christmas, staff says.

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November celebrations you may not know

November is known for many things — Veterans Day and Thanksgiving are the two most celebrated, but this month is also Aviation History and International Drum Month, National Adoption Awareness, Model Railroad, Native American Heritage and Peanut Butter Lovers Month.