The addition of a new Gila Community College (GCC) board member in Globe tipped the scales against Larry Stephenson’s stubborn fight to not boost tuition rates for the 2014-15 school year.
Cross country trek trundles through town
On Monday afternoon Climate Change marchers from children to retirees that started in Los Angeles advanced into Payson, flanked by a police and Boy Scout escort, flags fluttering.
A local Arizonan, David Garcia, born and raised in the state and a product of its public schools, has decided to throw his hat into the candidate ring for Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Students tackle acting, singing AND dancing in latest production
“Not many high schools tackle a show this complex,” said Thomas Walling, lead director for the musical after opening night.
The Healthy Foodie
Alexis Bechman, the Roundup’s court, crime and cops reporter, has an interest in healthy food — she’s even decided to grow her own kombucha (a fermented tea touted for medicinal properties). Not my cup of tea, but if that works for her, I’m all for whatever makes one feel healthy.
Democrat keys on education, Barton’s remarks about Hitler
Lanny Morrison does not have Jeff Flake’s smile nor Brenda Barton’s hair, but he has experience — lots and lots of experience in areas that affect most citizens every day: health, business, education and family welfare.
The computer lab that serves as Bud Evans’ FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) headquarters at Payson High School buzzed with activity.
“The fourth-graders are asking questions fast and furious,” said Payson High School (PHS) animal sciences teacher David Rutherford.
Corporation commission holding final hearing on steep rate hikes for Rim Country tonight
The Arizona Corporation Commission will visit Payson this evening to hear a final round of public comments on a proposal to significantly boost base water rates in many Rim Country communities and impose costly water hauling charges.
PSWID manager hopes to predict, fix problems before they occur
The Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District (PSWID) manager Brad Cole submitted an annual report to the acting board that painted a picture of efficiency on March 20, but no one has seen an annual report for two years.