Local News

August 1, 2021
50,000 fentanyl pills found in lunch box

50,000 fentanyl pills found in lunch box

Officers discovered $1.5 million worth of fentanyl laced pills in a lunch box earlier this week. Just before noon on […]
August 1, 2021
Arizona Boy Scouts sell premier summer camp as part of abuse settlement agreement

Arizona Boy Scouts sell premier summer camp as part of abuse settlement agreement

Arizona Boy Scout Leaders plan to sell their most popular summer camp near Payson to help settle legal claims involving […]
July 30, 2021
EAC Payson campus welcomes new music instructor

EAC Payson campus welcomes new music instructor

This fall the Payson campus of Eastern Arizona College welcomes a new addition to its music faculty, as Alan Simpson […]
July 27, 2021
Mayor, council demand pool option for next summer season

Mayor, council demand pool option for next summer season

Payson Mayor Tom Morrissey has heard the community’s pleas for a pool and he’s had enough, demanding an answer by […]
July 27, 2021
Three-vehicle accident

Three-vehicle accident

The intersection of Manzanita and East Highway 260 was the scene of an accident Wednesday morning involving three vehicles and […]
July 26, 2021
Lightning strikes two building Wednesday

Lightning strikes two building Wednesday

The Payson Fire Department responded to two lightning-sparked building fires during a monsoon storm Wednesday night. The first building hit […]
July 25, 2021
Banner Health launches BannerAir

Banner Health launches BannerAir

When you pull up to Banner Payson Medical Center, you will see a new bird on the helicopter pad. Banner […]
July 23, 2021
Giving service dogs, owners their space

Giving service dogs, owners their space

Jacque Olsen sometimes wishes she had a different dog. Make no mistake, the Payson resident loves her young black Labrador […]
July 21, 2021
County supervisors adopt 5.8 million budget

County supervisors adopt $115.8 million budget

It is the largest budget in the area, but has held the same tax rate for roughly a decade. At […]
July 20, 2021
ATVs allowed on Chaparral Ranch Trail

ATVs allowed on Chaparral Ranch Trail

It’s taken six months, but Ron Acosta can now drive his ATV on the Chaparral Ranch Trail near his house […]
July 18, 2021
‘Slate Fire’ south of Payson now 100% contained

‘Slate Fire’ south of Payson now 100% contained

PAYSON, AZ — Firefighters have fully contained a 226-acre brush fire that was burning approximately 20 miles south of Payson. […]
July 18, 2021
Familiar afectado por la inundación repentina cerca de Payson habla con ABC15

Familiar afectado por la inundación repentina cerca de Payson habla con ABC15

PAYSON, AZ — Han pasado dos años desde que una madre del Valle escuchara lo inimaginable. Susana Villanueva, en entrevista […]
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