Payson took the first step toward setting up an improvement district to provide roads and infrastructure for a proposed subdivision on West Rumsey Drive, near Walmart.
Realtor Ray Pugel wanted $2,300 reduction in his bill
The Pine Strawberry water board last week rejected Realtor Ray Pugel’s effort to cut his water bill by about $2,300.
The Payson Town Council this week approved a $116,000 add-on to the contract for the C.C. Cragin pipeline to account for the stretched-out construction schedule.
Wildfires burning across Rim Country continue to alarm many residents, while dramatizing the shift in the Forest Service approach to managing fire.
Rim Country’s state representatives fared poorly when it comes to support for public education in a report released by education advocacy groups.
Almost all of the teachers in the Payson Unified School District can expect to get a roughly $2,500 “merit pay” boost this year, under the formula approved last week by the Payson School Board.
The lightning-caused Fulton Fire this week continued to cause problems for people driving on Highway 260, 25 miles east of Payson, and alarm Rim Country residents as a result of widespread smoke.
Donations top $50,000 to help teens in Payson High School get college credit
So far, 100 Payson High School students have received free or nearly free college classes — thanks to an innovative partnership involving Payson Unified School District, Gila Community College and the Aspire Arizona Foundation.
AzMERIT: Good, band & UGLY
Happy glimmers of good news for the Payson Unified School District gleam in the latest AzMERIT test scores.
Roundup editor Peter Aleshire took this picture of the Rim in snow last winter.