Max Foster

Sports Reporter

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Carolyn Fruth running down distance records

Turning a half-century old is not slowing Carolyn Fruth.

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A heart-warming holiday story

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Working in the newspaper business is never without its surprises and feel-good stories.

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Area has terrific young archers

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Move over Katniss, make way for Micheal.

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Pine fire district gets new board members

Robed in symbolic judicial garb during a Nov. 19 Pine Strawberry Fire District meeting, Payson Regional Justice Court Judge Dorothy Little solemnly administered the oath of office to governing board members Mike Clark and David Burkhart.

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Keep emergency information handy

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A tragic incident last week involving a longtime Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library volunteer underscores the need to have medical information readily available for first responders.

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Remember — Tellabration is tomorrow

For a hoot of a good time, plan on attending the Senior Citizens Affair Foundation’s annual Tellabration tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 22 in the Pine Community Cultural Hall.

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Former Payson High standout athlete delivers ASU-Notre Dame game ball

Julie Popeck Hansen’s 27-plus years of dedication to United Parcel Service earned her the privilege of being the UPS driver chosen to deliver the official game ball to Sun Devil Stadium prior to Saturday’s Notre Dame vs. Arizona State gridiron showdown.

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Sometimes we need to adjust our perspective on problems

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We sometimes stumble across stories of courage that prompt us to rethink the importance of our own trials and tribulations.

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Pine gets help from some very tall friends

Woman’s effort yields $5,000 Phoenix Suns grant for library

Professional sports franchises bolstered by big-name players clutching million-dollar contracts are not often linked to small-town libraries. But that’s exactly what unfolded Nov. 3 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix when the Phoenix Suns awarded the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library a $5,000 grant to upgrade children’s programs.

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Archers on target at local contest

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The Pine Strawberry School archery team’s annual trip to the Archery in Schools National Finals tournament might not be the Buffalos’ most impressive accomplishment. Rather, that laurel rests with the fact that one of the smallest rural schools in Arizona is able to field an impressive roster of 20-plus student athletes.

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