Swartwood donates to Kim Chittick
As the last day to turn in ballots for the primary election looms, many candidates are making a last-minute push to secure votes.
They looked like the Clampetts from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” but they weren’t headed to California.
A Christopher Creek man died Monday after crashing several vehicles in a Payson intersection.
Backers insist construction will start in December
Work is underway to widen State Route 260 for several turn lanes leading into the site for a proposed university.
Three Payson Town Council candidates responded to a Roundup request to weigh in on Community Facilities Districts
In an effort to recognize town employees who go above and beyond, the Town of Payson has started a Hero of Payson award program.
Although the process to pass a Community Facilities District would be as lengthy as Main Street is long, the Payson council Thursday night approved a way for a developer to get funding for improvement work.
The Town of Payson is making the abandonment process a little easier.
Thanks to an allotment of hydro-electric power from the Hoover Dam, Payson should save at least $1.8 million over the next 50 years.
He handles everything from attempted murder to counterfeit cases. Last week, Payson Police Det. Michael Hansen was recognized as the Officer of the Year.
On Saturday, the Whispering Pines and Beaver Valley fire districts cooperated to haul a woman from Water Wheel after she jumped in and broke her leg.
A home in Ellison Creek caught fire Thursday night after it was struck by lightning, damaging the electrical system and leaving burn marks throughout the home.
Payson area Realtors are at it again. For the third year, the group is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the area’s three food banks.
A man that repeatedly violated probation, using heroin and visiting with his children when he was told not to, was sentenced Friday, Aug. 12 to prison.
PHI Air Medical celebrated its first year in Payson with an open house for staff and area officials last week.
Special taxing district plan debated
After decades of talking about how to fix up Main Street and the American Gulch, Payson’s finally looking into a way to pay for improvements.
A man who filed false claims with his insurance company for years wound up on probation Friday, but might have to pay back as much as $250,000.
A woman who once worked as a drug counselor helping others overcome their addictions fell back into her own drug habit in what her probation officer called a “truly heartbreaking” case.
Police are looking for the person that broke into the medical marijuana dispensary Tuesday night.
It was a busy weekend for the Pine-Strawberry Fire Department with a death, hiking rescues and a serious motorcycle wreck.
You wouldn’t build a home without a blueprint, so why would you run a business without a plan, asked business consultant Bob Pritchard, who spoke at the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 2.
A Mesa del Caballo home caught fire Tuesday afternoon and several others had their power knocked off during a monsoonal storm.
A humble firefighter with a strong work ethic, Daniel Malloy is everything you would want in a good firefighter.
Police closed the Beeline Highway south of Payson Tuesday afternoon after a Valley man led police on a chase, threatening to kill himself.
There was a small fire at Majestic Mountain Inn Sunday afternoon. Hotel staff called the Payson Fire Department around 3:50 p.m. to check out the laundry room after there was a fire in a dryer.
Despite the threat of monsoonal rain, a good crowd turned out for camping and mountain biking for Certified Bicycle’s Rim Country Mountain Bike gathering July 30 and 31.
Does Payson need a hotel and conference center? Town officials hope to find out with a feasibility study for which the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) recently approved funding.
Oft-frustrated plans for Payson's Main Street still seen as vital to town’s future
To attract new businesses and workers, Payson needs to offer them something.
Just in time for summer, there is something new and sweet in the Swiss Village Shops. Country Charm Fudge, 626 N. Beeline Highway, has added gelato to their lineup of decadent treats.
Two boys were rescued from Water Wheel Sunday night after finding themselves trapped on the wrong side of the creek during a storm.
Can Payson turn eyesore into a tourist attraction?
Work continues on the first phases of the American Gulch walking path project.
Grant will replace Payson firefighters unreliable breathing systems
With firefighters breathing apparatuses failing at an “unacceptable” rate, the Payson Fire Department recently received a $334,000 grant to buy new units.
After nearly hitting an officer head-on and then leading officers on a drunken high-speed chase earlier this year, a Whiteriver woman was sentenced to prison recently.
Voting ballots will hit Payson residents’ mailboxes next week. Voters have five candidates to choose among for three Payson Town Council seats and two candidates vying for mayor.
You may have smelled something tasty as you drove into Payson from Star Valley recently.
He came to Payson 33 years ago and took a job as a laborer, learning the building trades as he went.
A long affair and an angry father leads to tragedy – and long pondering by prosecutors
An angry father. An armed man. A deadly confrontation.
The Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go ahead for a tire repair shop along the Beeline Highway.
Crews were mopping up the nine-acre Webber Fire on the Rim above Pine Saturday after a storm dumped nearly an inch of rain.
A large marijuana grow operation was discovered in Gisela Saturday.
Unsettled monsoon conditions have set in, mingling welcome moisture with deadly lightning strikes and a rash of new fires.
A man who nearly ran into a Payson Police Department officer last year was sentenced Friday to three years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Relationship ends in an assault and a prison term
During an emotionally charged court session, a Payson man was sentenced to 2.25 years in prison for beating up his ex-girlfriend.
Earlier Wednesday, a forest fire started east of Pine on Milk Ranch Point.
The long-awaited raise for Payson police officers proved smaller than many had anticipated.
Ex-manager’s severance pay exceeds cost of three more police officers
Payson’s still making payments on the expensive decision to buy out former town manager Debra Galbraith.
Which comes first: good jobs or a highly skilled workforce?
With a large percentage of Payson’s workforce leaving the area every day to work, building a strong workforce in town is a key goal of the town’s five-year economic development plan.
Rescuers responded to repeated calls last weekend, including operations at Salome Canyon and the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.
When a helicopter went down Sunday, the only thing left standing was the pilot and the seat he was sitting in.
Several residents have reported receiving multiple Internal Revenue Service scam calls recently.