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 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.
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.
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 humble firefighter with a strong work ethic, Daniel Malloy is everything you would want in a good firefighter.
A Mesa del Caballo home caught fire Tuesday afternoon and several others had their power knocked off during a monsoonal storm.
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.
Crews were mopping up the nine-acre Webber Fire on the Rim above Pine Saturday after a storm dumped nearly an inch of rain.
The Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go ahead for a tire repair shop along the Beeline Highway.
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.
Unsettled monsoon conditions have set in, mingling welcome moisture with deadly lightning strikes and a rash of new fires.
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.
A large marijuana grow operation was discovered in Gisela Saturday.
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.
Several residents have reported receiving multiple Internal Revenue Service scam calls recently.
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.
On the second day of our hike below the Mogollon Rim, I was beginning to wonder why I’d ever decided to hike the Highline Trail.
It was another successful event for the town Monday, as thousands crowded into Green Valley Park for the Fourth of July celebration.
Response times in Houston Mesa drop by a minute
Payson has cut one minute off call response times since taking over management of the Houston Mesa Fire District. Even one minute can make a big difference on some calls — like a heart attack or a house fire.
Epic journey proves you can’t stop love
He helped her conquer her fear of heights and last week, love couldn’t keep these two apart.
Three Valley residents were arrested early Wednesday morning for reportedly using drugs in the Mazatzal Casino parking lot.
A 23-year-old man was sentenced to probation Tuesday for using a vehicle unlawfully.
Thanks to a grant and some creative money making ideas, the Hellsgate Fire Department’s $2.2 million budget next fiscal year is in solid shape.
You probably have seen them walking down Main Street. It is hard to know who is wagging more.
A man that once served as Payson’s mayor says he is running again to set the town in a new direction.
It was a busy Fourth of July holiday for emergency officials as one man was airlifted after being thrown from a pickup and a multitude of people trying to hike out of Fossil Creek needed water.
Finding love, peace at fireworks show
It was a family affair at Payson’s Fourth of July Celebration Monday.