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Heat straining residents, gardens and more

The Village

Can you believe this heat? The temperatures are out of sight.

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A local’s guide to gardening in Tonto Village

The Village

This week I am going to veer from the normal column topics and let Lucy Karrys write about the beginnings of her Tonto Village garden.

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Unusually high temperatures even in Rim Country

The Village

Whew! I hope everyone is staying cool. The temperatures have been unseasonably hot this past week.

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Fireflies have successful bake sale over weekend

The Village

The celebrations and long weekends are over for a while, but they will return for the Fourth of July, another long weekend.

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Big events around Tonto Village this weekend

The Village

A big weekend is about to start in Tonto Village. The Vietnam veterans motorcycle group will be camped out in the forest near the Village over the weekend.

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Unusual May weather has us scrambling to protect garden plants

The Village

Tonto Village is experiencing a very gloomy Tuesday. It started out with lightning strikes and thunder and then, holy moly, the hail started falling.

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It’s time to get planting those gardens folks

The Village

The planting season is just about here. According to Plant Fair Nursery, May 15 is usually the date to start putting in your garden.

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Rain of early May wonderful for Village flowers

The Village

April showers bring May flowers, the saying goes, but for us in the Village May 1 brought the rain for the flowers.

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Interesting activity around the Village recently

The Village

I am looking out my office window absolutely amazed by the logging equipment and the way that it handles the logs and cuts them to just the right size for the logging trucks.

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Forest around community being cleared

The Village

After a lot of activity in Tonto Village the past few weeks, the forest looks a bit sparse. There has been a logging company, Tri Star Logging from Snowflake, harvesting logs from around Tonto Village and Thompson Draw II. The project is under the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.

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