Michele Nelson

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Gila Community College quest hits setback

Gila Community College hit its first roadblock to crawling out from under its provisional college status and onto the freedom of independence — enrollment.

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Why would anyone subject themselves to hot peppers?

The Healthy Foodie

I consider my daughter Brooke an acquired taste.

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Schools locked down during search for armed robber

Parents gave Payson Unified School District decidedly mixed reviews on how it handled communication regarding a lockdown at three of the five district schools on Jan. 20 as police searched the neighborhood for an armed robbery suspect.

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Mesa del resident battles water company

Struggles to prove Brooke Utilities overbilled for water hauling

Three years ago, J. Alan Smith filed a complaint with the Arizona Corporation Commission because Brooke Utilities shut off the water to his Mesa del Caballo home for six days in the summer of 2011.

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Mind your civics

State adds graduation test

Proving that it can pass legislation quickly after all, the Arizona Legislature rushed a new high school graduation requirement through in the first few days of the legislative session — the American Civics Bill.

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Getting over a childhood trauma – eating liver

The Healthy Foodie

A sweet, well-meaning Roundup reader stopped by to suggest a story — During the conversation, he mentioned that he had revived the health of his elderly canine companion with liver.

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Love affair with barbecue leads to Susie’s Q

Drive into Payson with the windows down and the divine smell of Susie’s Q Barbecue pecan-smoked meats waft into the car.

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District can’t find Spanish teacher

Payson Unified School District board members expressed amazement that the district can’t find a qualified Spanish teacher.

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Charges challenged

Seeking justice since 2012, Mesa del Caballo resident J. Alan Smith will have another day in front of Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Administrative Judge Dwight Nodes at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 15.

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Many health benefits of avocados

The Healthy Foodie

I’ve always had a bit of sibling rivalry with my sister. But don’t all siblings?

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