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Fishing buddies

Photographer DJ Craig captured this Green Valley Lake angler and his frosty assistant. As winter takes hold, you can either rough it and pack your snowshoes to go ice fishing in the Rim lakes or you can take a deck chair down to the Green Valley Lakes, stocked regularly with trout all winter long. You’ve got to figure, if the geese and the egrets stick around all winter — why shouldn’t you.

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Lighting up Rim Country

The 37th Annual Swiss Village Lighting gave Rim Country a magical glow Friday, Nov. 25, drawing residents and visitors alike into the chilly evening to enjoy a stroll, music, food and great deals.

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In case you need to see something beautiful

Sunset over Green Valley Park lake in Payson

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Views of Water Wheel on the East Verde River

Photographer DJ Craig captured this idyllic fall afternoon at Water Wheel, a popular swimming spot on the East Verde River off Houston Mesa Road just past Beaver Valley.

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Splendor in Payson’s night sky

Photographer DJ Craig captured these dramatic images of the Perseid meteor shower in the skies over Payson. The meteor shower peaked on Aug. 12 and 13 as Earth passed through the trail of debris left by the Comet Swift-Tuttle.

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A great adventure to say goodbye

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“Of course, I will!”

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Youth carry on rodeo tradition

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The rodeo is back in town!

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Time for music in Green Valley Park

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It’s that time! Tomorrow night the 2015 free Concert Under the Stars series at Green Valley Park begins at 7 p.m.

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Summer fun slogs into high gear

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The mud is about to hit the fan!

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Many Rim Country teens movin’ on

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“I can’t believe how that time has slipped by — it seems like just the other day my little girl was just heading off to kindergarten and now she’s graduating from high school,” I heard a mother say just the other day. Time surely does fly by, and here we are again at the end of another May, with area seniors ready to don their caps and gowns and start another chapter in their lives.

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