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More than a month of lost sales and business shutdowns walloped hotels and restaurants in Gila, Apache and Navajo counties, but had less impact on the overall economy than many feared, according to a survey of businesses and scores of conversations with local businesses. Read more

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In the wake of last week’s revelation that Payson’s public swimming pool won’t open this summer because of COVID-19, some splendid news is smoothing out the choppy waters for young Rim Country swimmers. Read more

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The Mandarin House Asian Fusion in Payson, like all other restaurants in Rim Country, has seen its revenues drop off along with its customer base because of the coronavirus. And when all restaurants in Gila County had to close their dining rooms following the diagnosis of the first confirmed… Read more

Monday, April 13, 2020
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It was many, many moons ago, but it seems like only yesterday that my Geneva High School teammates and I were slipping on our cleats, grabbing our gloves and heading out to our home field diamond for the last game of our high school baseball careers. I don’t remember if we won or lost, but m… Read more