Five Payson students will represent the school district at the Arizona State Science and Engineering Fair, March 31 through April 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Senate nixes bid to limit federal standards
A slew of bills before the Arizona Legislature that would allow school districts to opt out of federal Common Core Standards, but this week the Senate spiked the first of those bills — Senate Bill 1310.
For the second month in a row, the Gila Community College Board (GCC) has punted on deciding whether to raise tuition, despite vigorous support from senior dean Stephen Cullen.
Around Rim Country the skies opened up over the weekend and gave everything a much needed bath, while filling up rivers and reservoirs.
The Healthy Foodie
So, I decided to take U of A Dr. Andrew Weil’s advice and add the most effective fat to my diet to help achieve my fountain of youth/quiotixesque dream of perfect health.
“This is Payson’s Epcot,” said Sharry Jarrell as she sat down in the Rim Country Middle School cafeteria to enjoy a helping of broiled asparagus wrapped in Canadian bacon and cheese sprinkled with breadcrumbs paired with an herbed white fish spread on toast from Denmark.
Gila Community College Dean Stephen Cullen announced two new vocational classes for Payson students at the board meeting on Feb. 20: cosmetology and medical billing.
Classes start, gates open and plots selling out
Time to pull out shovels and spades — the Community Garden on East Tyler Parkway will host an open house on Saturday, March 1.
Payson hookup will raise rates but eliminate shortage
Mesa del Caballo residents will no longer see trucks bearing expensive water trundling into their community this summer — a loan to build a pipeline cleared all hurdles last week, announced the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona.
This March will roar in like a lion with the National Weather Service (NOAA) calling for 100 percent chance of showers on Saturday, the first day of the month.