The Rim Country Classic Auto Club is calling all car-crazy kids to build cardboard show vehicles for the 2016 Beeline Cruise-In Car Show.
The annual Black & White Ball, hosted by the MHA Foundation, benefits from great community support. Two businesses are among the many local gems that make this event so special — Payson Jewelers and Overman Designs.
An evening of romantic elegance, good food, great music and two especially terrific causes are the focus of the 2016 Black & White Ball, presented by the MHA Foundation.
Hits and Grins is a one of a kind “in the round” acoustical and intimate musical experience.
Heart 6 Ranch supporters jam Star Valley council meeting
The Heart 6 Ranch must reduce the number of horses on the property to 12 by June 1, if it is to get its conditional use permit (CUP) from the Town of Star Valley.
John and Simone Lake say they have been deeply involved in many churches, but served as the formal leaders of only one, the Church on Randall Place in Pine, where John serves as pastor. He and Simone celebrate their 15th anniversary there this month.
Earlier this month, the Gila County Board of Supervisors approved spending $2.3 million with a Mesa company to finish the renovations on a modular building on the Globe courthouse property. The modular has been designated the Copper Administration Building (CAB).
He was a bright beacon of joy
Ed Blair, a former Payson Town Council member and retired Lutheran pastor, has died. He lost a brief fight with pancreatic cancer early on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Money will recruit volunteers
Gila County has 157 children who need Court Appointed Special Advocates.
The second half of the Tonto Community Concert Association’s 2015-2016 season starts with a performance by the Valinor Quartet on Thursday, Jan. 14.
Plan would capitalize on architecture
Globe and Miami are targeted for a one-of-a-kind, four-year “lab” project by the noted Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture — Taliesin West.
When do you become a senior citizen?
Supervisors take over Pine’s Solitude Trails water district
Mass resignations; threats of lawsuits — nothing is ever smooth sailing when it comes to water issues in Pine.
The Rim Country’s financial services have recently expanded. Jeffrey C. Sloan is a certified financial planner and chartered financial consultant with the Scottsdale firm of Witnauer Sloan & Associates, LLC. He has opened an office in Payson at 620 E. Highway 260, Suite B3.
Gila County Public Works wants to make improvements to three different roads in the northern part of the county.
Gila County’s employees received an early Christmas gift from the board of supervisors Dec. 15.
I know someone who just recently broke their leg. Not a big crisis. But they don’t have any close family and are reluctant to impose on friends. So they scrambled to come up with a care plan — making arrangements for help while they are out of commission.
The Payson Choral Society’s Christmas presentation is a return to a celebration of “Christmas Traditions” — the time-tested songs of the season with some surprises tossed in just for fun.
2nd highest rate of prescription pill abuse
Gila County suffers the second highest rate of prescription drug abuse in Arizona, according to the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Mall has yet to celebrate even its third anniversary, but already its success astounds organizers.
When I was young, the first “sign” of Christmas was the sound of Christmas carols — not “sale” sirens. Of course, when I was young is now more than a half-century ago.
The 2015 APS Electric Light Parade will feature 44 entries this year. It starts at Green Valley Park at the west end of Historic Main Street and travels east to the Sawmill Crossing.
When there is a bridge over Tonto Creek it certainly won’t be the longest one ever built, but it could well be one that took the longest to get built.
More than 2,000 people visited the Swiss Village Shops this weekend during its annual Christmas Lighting celebration.
The Payson Elks Lodge provided about 350 free Thanksgiving dinners this year.
The 7th Annual Pine Strawberry Festival of Lights tips off at noon, Saturday, Nov. 28 and continues until 8 p.m. at the community center with an arts and crafts fair and children’s activities.
OK – no looking back – the holiday season has arrived and it gets a little mind-boggling when you start trying to just list (chronologically) all the events planned for the next several weeks ... and the school stuff isn’t even included ...
Ranching has deep roots in Gila County — there were ranchers making a living off the land long before there was even a Gila County.
The Verizon store at 401 N. Beeline Highway and Malibu Drive is now owned by TCC.
The Gem & Mineral Show, presented by the Payson Rimstones Rock Club, is in a new, family-friendly venue this year.
Enjoy an evening with some of the world’s best storytellers Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Pine Community Center Cultural Hall. Join them for a meet and greet, have dinner with them and then settle in for some great storytelling.
Gila County mailed out property tax bills in October and the first half of the payment was due Nov. 2. The second half is due May 2, 2015.
His children fondly remember George Armstrong’s colorful legacy. The one-time owner of Doll Baby Ranch lived life to the fullest up until he died of cancer on Sept. 18 in California.
Everyone knows someone who has served or is serving in the U.S. military. So everyone in the Rim Country is encouraged to participate in a celebration of those veterans and active duty personnel and their families at a ceremony for Veterans Day.
The Gila County Health Department wants the public’s help in figuring out how to spend more than $200,000 a year for three years to teach low-income residents about eating healthy and staying active.
It is a condition that one in three women will experience in the course of their lifetimes, but less than 50 percent talk about it.
Gila County’s health department has more than $200,000 a year for three years to teach low-income residents how to eat healthy and stay active.
The Rim Country becomes a haunted place — high and low — this weekend.
The Town of Star Valley is questioning the price of doing business with the Central Arizona Governments.
The Gila County Board of Supervisors officially support a Forest Service plan that would dramatically reduce access to Fossil Creek.
At 91, artist is still going strong
“I’ve always been with a pencil in my hand,” says Carol Kane, after nearly a century of creating art. “I still don’t consider myself a professional. I would do it whether I sold anything or not. But of course I love to sell.”
Rim Country’s top artists — and a few from out of town — are showcased this weekend at the annual Payson Art League ARToberFEST Fine Art & Fine Craft Show & Sale.
The election “season” is here for all those presidential hopefuls, but most people won’t start thinking about voting until sometime in 2016.
Rim Country veterans may have as many problems with the Veterans Administration as anyone, but they also have access to help with those problems through the Arizona Department of Veterans Services.
The county’s big plan to save rent money has turned into a money pit — at least temporarily.
Sandra Montgomery, director of the laboratory at Banner Payson Medical Center, says 75 percent of all medical decisions made are based on lab results. A majority of those lab results come from blood tests.
Hinderliter served as top cop when Payson first incorporated
Forrest Hinderliter, Payson’s first law enforcement officer, died Sept. 11, 2015 in Jay, Oklahoma.
The improvements planned for the Payson Gila County Courthouse stairs and landings will be a little more involved than first planned.
Budget plan includes work on road crossings, water system
The Town of Star Valley has some big-ticket items on its “to do” list in the coming months.
Members of Banner Payson Seniors packed the most recent Lunch & Learn program to welcome Dr. Tamerut Adams, DO, to the community.