Max Foster

Sports Reporter

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Pine pulses with Fall Apple Festival, chili fest

The pulsating vibe surrounding the Seventh Annual Fall Apple Festival, chili cook-off and antique show pleasantly surprised some first visitors to Pine.

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Remember, P-S students go to PHS

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Pine and Strawberry taxpayers are not eligible to vote in the upcoming Payson Unified School District’s override or school board elections because we do not live within school district boundaries.

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Pine benefit a smashing success

Wine Around the Library draws crowd

Weeks of selfless preparation and planning paid huge dividends last week with the smashing success of the inaugural Wine Around the Library benefit.

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Apples, antiques, chili and wine

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Pine and Strawberry Business Community (PSBC) members are enthusiastically gearing up for the Seventh Annual Fall Apple Festival and the Third Annual Antique Show to be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the following day, Sunday.

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Hydrant, rain help dodge a fiery bullet

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Homeowners living in the northern reaches of Pine Creek Canyon, just beyond the intersection of Cedar Meadow Lane and Pine Creek Canyon Drive, dodged a deadly bullet Sept. 26 when the Pine-Strawberry Fire Department contained and extinguished a fire at 4150 Portal Dr., only feet from the entrance to Portals II.

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Nature’s regal beauty in our back yards

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Although I’ve lived in rural Northern Arizona most all my life, I never paid much attention to the sounds of elk bugling until my good friend Dennis Pirch, a former Roundup outdoor columnist and Payson High teacher/ coach, began writing about “elk talk.”

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Benefit poker run raises $11,000

Pine’s Beeline-Hardscrabble intersection morphed into a beehive of activity Saturday afternoon as more than 100 mud-caked ATVs of all sizes and configurations motored into the parking lot of Sidewinders Tavern and Grill where they were greeted by fellow Justice McNeeley Poker Run roisterers reveling in plenty of old-fashioned, small-town cam­araderie.

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Fire on Rim race draws record numbers

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The Fourth Annual Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race was a fantastic event that drew raves from racers and spectators alike.

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Pine’s weekend Poker Run helps community children

Justice McNeeley Foundation finishes its first decade

The Justice McNeeley Foundation doesn’t usually receive the philanthropic credit it deserves, but that doesn’t prevent its scores of dedicated volunteers from continuing to provide financial aid to needy children.

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Pine mountain bike race sets record

The Fourth Annual Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race was “bigger and better than ever” just as event co-chairs Janet Brandt and Katie Calderon promised during an April 5 community meeting.

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