Michele Nelson

Reporter

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A white Rim, but Payson just gets wet

After the midweek storm that hit the Rim Country, the Rim glowed white in the morning light Thursday, but will it stay?

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Perky, plucky students wow crowd

With bright shiny faces and insider jokes, the Rim Country Middle School chorus wowed the crowd at the school’s Christmas Concert on Dec. 11.

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Author of New York Times best-seller has Rim Country connection

Walk into Beeline Chiropractic and the excitement on office manager Janet Tuer’s face can barely be contained.

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Neighbors entertaining neighbors

Payson Choral Society stages Christmas classic

In a small town, neighbors entertain neighbors, as the Payson Choral Society did the weekend of Dec. 13-14 with its rendition of “A Christmas Carol.”

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Elam leaving crucial Forest Service post

Payson district ranger fostered a host of key projects

Walk along the edge of the now pristine Woods Canyon Lake or pedal a bike on the paved Meadow Trail, and know both are courtesy of Angie Elam.

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GMOs — good, bad or indifferent?

The Healthy Foodie

One day, Bill O’Rourke, a spry, energetic, adorable sprite of an 80-plus-year-old man, walked into my office and told me I needed to write about GMOs, the genetically modified organisms that have become increasingly common in industrialized agriculture.

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Winter storm approaching

A surprise snow shower this weekend chilled Rim Country only to clear to sunny weather on Sunday and Monday, but that won’t last long.

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Can seizing federal lands save state schools?

With the state budget looking grim, talk of wresting land out of federal control to turn it over to the Arizona state land trust has gained traction in the Payson Unified School District (PUSD) boardroom.

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Cute Concert

Such cuteness!

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More rain predicted for weekend

Rain and fog and cold! Oh my!

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