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Rodeo gallops into Payson

The 132nd Annual World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo returns to Payson this week. Gates open for the Women’s Professional Rodeo barrel racing and more at 5 p.m. Thursday. Admission is a can of food for area food banks.

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Green Valley Park Fishing: What will you catch? When will you catch it?

Life on the Fly

To figure out how to fly fish Green Valley lakes, I have been collecting my personal catch information ever since November of 2014 so I could figure my odds of catching each of the three or four species in the lake during certain months.

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Ellison helps U.S. win silver in Rio

Going for individual Olympic gold medal tod

Former Payson resident Brady Ellison and Team USA won the silver medal in team archery at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday.

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Some Sun Devils just not into camping

Asking the 'tough' questions

I do my best to squeeze into position. It can be difficult. A group of six or seven television and newspaper reporters from the Valley gather at the edge of the field waiting for Todd Graham’s arrival.

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Practice key to harvesting a deer during archery season

Outdoors Under the Rim

It seems like it was only a few weeks ago the archery equipment was put into storage after the January deer and javelina seasons. Guess what, it has been seven months and it’s almost time to pursue a buck with a “string and a stick.”

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Sun Devils head back to Tempe one day early

After a wet field and the possibility of more rain forced him to cancel the wildly popular Maroon & Gold Practice at Camp Tontozona scheduled for Saturday morning, Arizona State football coach Todd Graham wanted to try and salvage some of the fun associated with that event.

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Ex-Blue Ridge football star still a team player

After starring on the high school football field for one of the premier small school programs in the state, Danny Groebner didn’t want to quit playing the sport he loves.

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Payson teen enjoys High School National Finals Rodeo

Everything must go right for a steer wrestler to succeed. And it did most weekends this season for Star Valley teen Denton Petersen.

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Former Payson student leads USA archery team in Rio

Country's top-ranked archer has local Payson ties

Like a lot of us, Alesha and John Calderwood plan on watching plenty of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio on television over the next couple of weeks.

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Sun Devils cancel practice - head for home

Storms force early end to Camp Tontozona

Monsoon storms prompted the Sun Devil's on Friday to cancel the Saturday practice at Camp Tontozona and head for home.

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Sun Devils return to Payson for Tontozona football camp workout

Payson offers fun for the entire family today and Saturday with events surrounding the Arizona State University football team’s visit to Camp Tontozona.

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Dirty work: Staff clears hurdles to keep Sun Devils clean

ASU forced to use coin laundry while at Camp Tontozona

Doing the laundry for a college football team is quite an undertaking under ordinary circumstances. But doing it with no washing machines or dryers on site creates additional hurdles.

Payson Parks & Rec. Flag Football Fever

The Town of Payson Flag Football season for 5- to 12-year-olds kicked off at Rumsey Park on Monday with several games. However, thunderstorms interfered with the action.

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Arizona big game lottery permits finalized

Outdoors Under the Rim

The big game permits have been drawn by a lottery system for all of the fall hunts in 2016 in the state of Arizona.

Danny Zertuche claims Presidents Cup with 120

Danny Zertuche shot 120.4 for 36 holes to win the Payson Men’s Golf Association Presidents Cup at Payson Golf Course on July 20 and 27.