News for Wednesday, November 25, 2015



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Horton Creek Trail’s soothing trek along photogenic stream

When my editor assigned me to write an outdoor story, I thought, on what?

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Cooking up a lesson in chemistry

Culinary and science kids team up to devour physics of baking

Measuring, mixing, beating, pouring and baking the Payson High School students used muffins to learn how the leavening chemicals affect the density of the cupcake.

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How can you survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

PHS drama students offer helpful hints

The Payson High School Theatre Department performed a public service for the community — instructing everyone how to keep safe from the impending zombie apocalypse.

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High school FFA wins top honors

The National FFA Organization recognized the Payson High School FFA chapter in its 2015 National Chapter Award Program at its convention on Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, Ky.

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Holiday events abound in Rim Country

OK – no looking back – the holiday season has arrived and it gets a little mind-boggling when you start trying to just list (chronologically) all the events planned for the next several weeks ... and the school stuff isn’t even included ...

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Celebrate ranching and the holidays

Ranching has deep roots in Gila County — there were ranchers making a living off the land long before there was even a Gila County.