A man’s body was found in the forest Wednesday afternoon, but police are releasing few details as they continue to investigate.
The Pine Fire District will probably have to close a station if voters reject a tax levy increase this general election.
As the contentious presidential election continues, both parties report widespread thefts of signs.
A 20-year-old will spend the next 1.5 years in prison for multiple drug infractions, including possession of methamphetamine and heroin, which he sold to feed his own drug habit.
Judge Gary Scales overruled the prosecutor’s request for jail time and placed on probation a man who stole jewelry from his roommate to feed a gambling habit.
On Friday, the Hellsgate Fire Department honored one its own, firefighter William “Bill” Warren Dupke, who lost his nine-year battle with brain cancer in September.
Shot in the face and left to die on the side of the road. A loveless marriage filled with years of emotional and verbal abuse and threats to take away the children.
One man tries to rescue other, both pulled under falls
Two men from California drowned at the popular Fossil Creek waterfall Saturday after one man went in to save the other from drowning and the current pulled both under.
Incumbent sheriff faces off against longtime deputy
Challenger Darrell Stubbs has renewed his election challenge of Gila County Sheriff Adam Shepherd, with a charge of spending too much money on administration and not enough on deputies on patrol.
It’s only a concrete pad, but a newly installed helicopter landing pad may have helped save a man’s life Monday.
One of the few contested local elections in the general election is the Tonto Basin Fire District governing board. One incumbent seeks re-election and two seats are up for grabs. Six candidates contend for the three seats.
Several residents west of Rumsey Park were evacuated from their homes early Saturday morning after a man fled a truck that had caught fire carrying propane tanks.
Payson’s ammunition manufacturing plant might still reopen. But in the meantime, the town wants to help the abruptly laid off employees find work.
Watch out if you are driving near Walmart or Safeway! These remain among the top places for accidents, according to data the Roundup recently received. If you’ve driven around Payson you are probably aware of a few other hot spots when it comes to accidents and near mishaps.
Three fire engines responded to an oven fire Tuesday afternoon in north Payson, but not a drop of water ended up being needed.
A man that got into a fight on the docks of Roosevelt Lake was sentenced Monday to probation and ordered to attend anger management.
A Pine man was killed Wednesday afternoon after his vehicle collided head-on with a van north of Payson.
After months of waiting, owners this week opened the 133-seat Culver’s restaurant, which boasts 30 mix-ins and toppings for its creamy vanilla and chocolate custard made fresh every two hours.
Gila County had the second highest voter turnout in the state in the primary election.
It was a picturesque day in Pine for a trail race Saturday. While mountain bike riders pre-rode the Fire on the Rim mountain bike race course on the west side of Highway 87, at the Pine Trailhead, runners laced up their sneakers for a 5K run.
Payson is paying for another round of roadwork this year, slurry sealing about a seventh of all streets in town.
Five Guys offers fast food option in Payson
After months of hungry anticipation, Five Guys opened Thursday afternoon and immediately had a line for its burgers and fries.
Gila County has pledged money to help the Town of Payson improve the American Gulch. The Gila County Board of Supervisors last week pledged $8,500 to begin Phase I of grading and landscaping the project off Main Street.
The family has already lost one son after a lengthy drug battle and this week, watched as their daughter was sent to prison for a bizarre drug-fueled assault.
A man that allegedly stabbed his mother and another woman early Friday has been arrested on attempted murder charges.
The Gila County Attorney’s Office chief deputy attorney has resigned. Shawn Fuller resigned from the GCAO on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
It was one of the most high-profile murder cases in recent Payson history. On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two denied Michael Voden’s request to overturn his conviction.
It was a busy Labor Day weekend in Rim Country and elsewhere around northern Arizona as Valley visitors flocked to the higher elevations and cooler temperatures to celebrate the day off.
Eager to get started, newly elected Payson Mayor Craig Swartwood called on current Mayor Kenny Evans to resign immediately.
It’s messy. It’s muddy. And most participants ask themselves if they’re crazy for even signing up.
Crews have brought the C.C. Cragin pipeline to the doorstep of Payson and Mesa del Caballo, which will rely on the pipeline for its water supply.
In the sinister dark. In the pouring rain. In the blazing sun. Sgt. Rodney Cronk always showed up in an emergency.
It's yours . . . for a mere $5.5 million (yikes)
Things are on the upswing in the Rim Country real estate market with more home sales and buyers paying more for them, continuing a three-year trend.
Sterner, Croy & Underwood win council slots, Swartwood mayor
The final vote tally produced a final shakeup in the Payson Town Council election, with Janell Sterner rising from fifth place to second place in the bid for three council seats.
Recognizing the need of families to grieve for those killed in crashes, the Arizona Department of Transportation will now allow memorial markers that abide by certain rules along state-maintained highways.
A drunken night three years ago has landed a Window Rock man with a one year probation sentence.
Swartwood takes big lead, but Payson council too close to call
It is coming down to the wire, at least for who will secure a seat on the Payson Town Council.
With limited space, the county is doing what it can to improve the offices at the Gila County Courthouse in Payson.
When the Payson Police Department’s dispatch system went down recently, officials knew they could count on one man to help get it back up and running.
Early primary election results Tuesday night showed some candidates with a commanding lead, including District 2 County Supervisor Mike Pastor, while others, like the candidates for Payson council, are too close to call.
With the help of local officers, a large outdoor marijuana grow site was busted in Cibecue recently. The identity of the growers remains unknown.
With the primary election upon us, the latest round of campaign spending numbers have been released.
They looked like the Clampetts from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” but they weren’t headed to California.
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.
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.
The Town of Payson is making the abandonment process a little easier.
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.