Gerardo Moceri, longtime chef and owner of Gerardo’s Firewood Café, received the Hero of Education award at the Payson Unified School District meeting on Feb. 8.
Linda Walker barricaded herself in her Ox Bow Estates home in December, frightening her partner who feared for Walker’s safety.
Stepping out of my Jeep, at the parking area at the beginning of the Barnhardt trailhead, I shield my eyes from the bright morning sunlight five miles up a rutted dirt road, leading up from Highway 87. Cactus and stands of juniper crowd together on the mesa, jockeying for space in the rocky soil beneath a hazy, blue sky. My companions, all members of the Payson Packers, have been here before, but we keep coming back because we know this four-mile trail never disappoints.
The Arizona Department of Education’s Educator Retention and Recruitment Task Force has come out with a second report highlighting the need to address the teacher shortage.
Linda O’Dell, Gila County’s school superintendent for the last 12 years, will retire at the end of the year.
School officials respond to charges and point to test scores, rapid growth
The proposed opening of an American Leadership Academy charter school in Payson has spurred a furious debate in the community.
The Healthy Foodie
Sometimes when I pick up my bi-weekly co-op selection of fruits and veggies from the Bountiful Baskets, I turn into a competitor from the Food Network Show “Chopped.”
On Wednesday, Feb. 3, the Payson FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) officers celebrated at Native Grill for a couple of reasons.
The Gila Community College board has a critical decision to make — whether to raise tuition.
Writer discovers it’s not the destination but the journey that counts
My mom hopped out of the Jeep.