The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help finding who broke into a construction yard and made off with $101,000 in tools.
A group of seven people escaped serious injury Sunday night after their vehicle rolled on the Beeline Highway.
A man that drank three bottles of vodka and then threatened to cut a woman’s head off was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison Thursday.
A man that left his ailing mother in filth while he spent her money, was sentenced to more than two decades in prison.
Survey brings some unexpected results
It’s hard to predict what poll questions will generate the largest response on the Roundup’s website. If you are like most people, you care about the overall welfare of the community, but rarely weigh in on where you stand — at least officially.
Police arrested a homeless man who reportedly hid out in the Home Depot store after hours Sunday night to eat snack food from the registers.
The Hellsgate Fire Department believes it can offer better ambulance service than the current private provider and recently presented its case for to a Valley judge for approval.
The front end of a white 1959 Studebaker exiting the Burger King parking lot Wednesday, Jan. 11, was smashed in an accident involving a semi truck.
App, booklet links businesses, attractions
“This is gonna be the best day of my life.”
If you like to go outside at night and stargaze, you aren’t alone. Payson wants to protect that starry view by becoming a designated International Dark Sky Community.
If all of the necessary easements are acquired, work to widen and improve East Bonita Street could begin as soon as this summer.
With less than a month left in the annual Payson Area Food Drive, it looks unlikely this year’s collection goal will be met.
It was a safe New Year holiday on the streets of Payson, with only one DUI arrest.
Lack of visibility may have contributed to fatal crash
Family and friends are mourning the death of a Valley family who died Monday when their plane crashed into the base of the Mogollon Rim north of Payson.
The county closed all of the Tonto Basin area creek crossings Sunday after water level at one crossing rose to more than six feet.
A motorcyclist died when he likely slipped from a Salt River Canyon overlook Sunday, tumbling some 425 feet into the canyon.
It took more than two years to complete, but construction work on State Route 87 at Slate Creek is finally finished.
A man that assaulted a Globe correctional officer by putting her in a chokehold in a jail cell was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The Christmas storm that dumped 5.5 inches on Rim Country on Christmas also spawned the remarkable story of a brave mother lost in the snow and a host of crashes.
Police arrested six people on drug charges Tuesday night, two of which they believe are responsible for breaking into a local retailer days before Christmas and stealing weapons.
Police arrested two people Saturday who just didn’t know how to park. Payson officers at 8:45 a.m. Saturday spotted a vehicle behind Kentucky Fried Chicken off Highway 87 sitting in the driving lane of a parking lot rather than in a parking spot.
Several men are facing assault charges for becoming combative with police during their arrests.
A Payson man faces aggravated assault charges after reportedly stabbing a man repeatedly on the side of the Beeline Highway earlier this year.
Father blames officer, but town blames driver, and the friend who supplied alcohol
A father continues to pursue a lawsuit against Payson for negligence after his son was killed in a motorcycle crash during a police chase.
You just have to see it to believe it. Stretched across three properties, 100,000 lights twinkle under the Mogollon Rim in Strawberry every night now through Jan. 1.
Prison librarian, historian charms patrons
One good thing about murderers — they don’t steal library books. After working six years as the librarian of a southern Arizona prison, David Grassé learned a couple of interesting lessons — including whom you can trust to return a book.
She fell and rose and fell again, but couldn’t beat her addiction
A woman who has battled to stay sober for most of her adult life was sentenced to two years in prison last month for driving drunk again and assaulting an officer.
Town’s longest-serving mayor, councilors end selfless service
The guard changed at Payson Town Hall this week, as the town’s longest-serving mayor and councilors stepped down Thursday to make way for new leadership and a new vision.
It will be a warmer Christmas for one Payson family. Josh and Kaylee King have struggled to keep their home warm during the winters with no central heating.
He spent all his life in construction, but an injury on the job near retirement left him nearly destitute.
From ice cream to child care, with the voter-mandated increase to the minimum wage prompting salary adjustments in January, a number of local businesses say their prices will rise as well to deal with the added expense.
It was an unexpected diagnosis. In September, Payson resident Don McDaniel learned he had oral cancer. Thus began a rigorous round of daily chemotherapy and radiation treatments, leaving his mouth so badly blistered he can’t eat.
Mayor-elect Craig Swartwood wants to see Payson become more than a drive-through community.
ASU turns back toward Payson after campus plan flops in Mesa
After a pause in negotiations, the Rim Country Educational Alliance has resumed its effort to convince Arizona State University to operate a university campus in Payson.
After many years of trying, the Payson Police Department has recruited a full lineup of officers.
Star Valley this week paid tribute to outgoing Vice Mayor George Binney’s eight years of serve to the community and welcomed new councilor Bobby Davis.
While Pine-Strawberry crews were busy on a house fire Monday, Payson firefighters were called to a gas line break elsewhere in Pine.
Not bad. But not as good as Payson hoped. That’s the conclusion that emerges from the town’s October financial report — showing the town has pulled $500,000 out of its reserves, despite sales tax figures running a little ahead of the state.
Firefighters in Pine rushed to save two houses this week, both with nearly identical chimney fires resulting from poor construction.
We don’t have a salmon run in Payson nor southern Arizona’s sandhill crane migration, but for one day, we will have the largest duck race across the state.
It was a busy weekend for Payson firefighters who respond to four reports of fires.
Police found a Mini Cooper Countryman lying flat on its roof in the center of a quiet residential street Thursday, Dec. 1.
A Payson man was sentenced to four years in prison Monday, Nov. 28 for shaking an infant after he grew frustrated by the child’s crying.
A Pine home caught fire early Thursday morning due to some Christmas decorations on a fireplace mantel.
A 16-year-old Valley teen was killed Saturday after rolling an all-terrain vehicle near Roosevelt Lake.
Mayor-elect Craig Swartwood said there are going to be a lot of changes when he takes office Dec. 15, from shaking up the police department to re-working fire codes and a new marketing campaign, Swartwood said he has a lot he wants to accomplish in the next two years.
Studying a small square of soil, Ashley Hall brushed her hand over several strands of grasses outside the Shoofly Ruins northeast of Payson on a crisp clear morning in mid November.
A father and son were forced to camp out for three days after their truck went off a dirt road east of Roosevelt Lake Thanksgiving weekend.
With three of incumbents’ terms ending, the Payson Town Council last week made a slew of appointments to various town boards.
The Gila County Attorney’s Office has hired a new chief deputy attorney after Shawn Fuller abruptly left the office at the end of August.