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Food Zesty, savory mojo sauce adds flair to many dishes.

Wings of wonder

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Travel Ken Brooks says riverboat cruises are one of the most enjoyable vacations.

Great Backyard Bird Count coming Pages 6-7

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History The dry winter spurs historian Tim Ehrhardt to write about wet weather in Rim Country’s past. PAGE 5

Event The annual Lip Sync Contest is Feb. 8 at Payson High School. It is great, family friendly entertainment. PAGE 2

Health Dr. Donohue says dust mites can stir up allergies. PAGE 12

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GO: Your guide to going out P2 | CLASSIFIEDS: Help Wanted to Homes for Rent P10-11 | PUZZLES: Crossword & more P8-9


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Pony Express in Payson The annual commemorative Hashknife Pony Express ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale comes into Payson Wednesday, Jan. 29. Riders will relay the mail from Holbrook over the Rim to Payson, arriving at the post office on Highway 87 and West Frontier at approximately 4:45 p.m. The scheduled departure is at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30. Upon the arrival at the riders at the Payson Post Office, residents will have a chance for a meet and greet, photos and autographs.

Lip Sync Contest The 6th annual Lip Sync Contest is Saturday, Feb. 8. It will be held at Payson High School at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to allow people to bid on a vast array of silent auction items. The sponsors of the Lip Sync Contest, with the help of local businesses and private individuals, are providing the auction items. In addition to the students competing with their peers some staff members from the high school and Payson Education Center will be competing with each other. What will they win? Not money — all $1,100 will go to the students — the adults will win a scholarship for their department or school. This year’s Lip Sync Contest is sponsored by the Payson High Longhorn Theatre Company along with the Rim Country Optimists, Payson Rotary Club Foundation, Modified Motorcycle Association (MMA), American Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE). Tickets can be purchased from all sponsors and at the Longhorn Theatre for a reduced price before the day of the event. All proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction items will go toward scholarships for our local teens. The Lip Sync Contest is a great family friendly event. Tickets are also being sold at Oasis Christian Books and Gifts and the Payson Public Library at a reduced price. For further information or to buy tickets call Joan Young, Optimist Club, at 472-2264. The contest is open to all high schoolaged students enrolled in an educational program. There were more than a dozen individuals and groups that auditioned for this year’s contest, which is twice as many as in the past, according to Young. Among the selections scheduled for the program a song from the Broadway musical “Wicked,” Nat King Cole and Ray Charles, Miley Cyrus, Michael Jackson and Journey.

Northern Gila County Fair open house The Northern Gila County Fair supports hobbyists, gardeners, farmers and ranchers, but that can’t be done without volunteers. The fair board will be hosting an open house for interested volunteers from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the meeting room of the Payson Public Library. Learn what kind of volunteers are the board is looking for, such as managers for special events, marketing, Web site, large and small animals and horses. The board also needs a secretary, a T-shirt sales manager, volunteers for Wednesday exhibit drop offs, Thursday judging and Friday through Saturday exhibit and livestock area volunteers. There is also a need for volunteers to be on the teams of every manager. Come out and talk to board members about how you can help the Northern Gila County Fair. The fair will be Sept. 5-7 this year. Wine, cheese reception The Friends of Payson Parks and Recreation is having a wine and cheese open house reception to share the group’s accomplishments with the public from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 at Majestic Rim, 310 E. Tyler Parkway, Payson. Majestic Rim is hosting and catering the event. See’s Valentine Candy Pine Library just received its shipment of See’s Valentine candy. A variety of candies, including red heart shape boxes and the new milk chocolate butter cream heart, are available. This fund-raiser supports the library’s purchase of additional library materials from DVDs to new books. Candy will be available until sold out. Stop by during regular library hours to choose your selection. Contact the library at (928) 476-3678 with any questions. Chili cook-off A chili cook-off to benefit Campus Ministries will be held at 11:45 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 2 at Mount Cross Lutheran Church, 601 E. Hwy. 260 (across from Tiny’s Restaurant). Warm up your innards with a variety of homecooked chili and home-baked cookies for dessert. Cost? Just vote for your favorite chili(s) or cookies by placing a monetary contribution in the cup near the chili and/or cookies of your choice.

February concerts The Payson Friends of Jazz and the Community Presbyterian Church will host another jazz concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9. The Tonto Community Concert Association hosts Hal Linden at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10 at the Payson High School Auditorium.

Benefit sheet sale Sheets “as soft as Egyptian cotton” will be sold from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4 in the Payson Regional Medical Center Main Lobby. Prices are $25 for twin size and $39 for all other sizes. Assorted styles will be available. Proceeds from the sale will go to support the many

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programs and scholarships offered by the Mogollon Health Alliance. For more information, call (928) 4722588.

Genealogy and DNA The Northern Gila County Genealogical Society program for Thursday, Feb. 6 will be “Understanding the Role of DNA in Establishing Family History Relationships” presented by Judy Voran. Voran has been involved in working on her family history since the late 1970s. The families of her father and her mother left some family records and with those as a beginning she used the facilities of the microfilm and print library at the LDS genealogical library in Mesa and spent time at the Family DNA program History Library in Salt Lake set for Feb. 6 City, Utah.

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As a trained librarian, one of her underlying principles in recording her family research was to ensure that all lineages were supported by documentary evidence. This principle led her to the study of DNA in establishing family relationships. Submitting DNA samples for her brother for Y-chromosome values and DNA for herself to establish mitochondrial values led to results that helped establish family relationships. Attend this cutting-edge program at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Genealogy Library, 302 E. Bonita St., Payson.

Superstars Night at Elks Attention all male singers — the Payson Elks Lodge will soon be holding a Superstars Night and is looking for male singers to perform. Auditions will be held on Feb. 10 and 11. Applications can be picked up at the lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Highway. Call (928) 474-2572 for more information.

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TRAVEL TALK | KEN BROOKS

NEW SHIPS AND RIVERBOATS FOR 2014 Even though the cruise lines are selling cruises at some of the lowest rates in years, new vessels are coming out of the builders’ yards to crowd the seas with more new ships. Keep in mind that cruise lines must order new ships at least three to four years ahead of completion. Actually, only a modest number of new oceangoing ships are coming into the market, while riverboat building shows no sign of slowing down. There are an amazing 34 new riverboats on the way, including 16 new riverboats for Viking River Cruises alone. KEN BROOKS It seems that after the public has experienced several ocean cruise ships they are ready for the riverboat experience. I hope there will be enough river docking space available at the end of this year. Actually, they often tie alongside one another at some of the busy ports of call. And riverboat cruising is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable types of vacations you can experience. As to the new oceangoing cruise ships entering the market this year we will begin with Norwegian Cruise Lines’ new Getaway, which is a twin to the Breakaway that is based in New York. The Getaway features the same bells and whistles as its sister with a multistory sports complex, complete with ropes course, rock-climbing wall and zip line; outdoor promenade for dining and drinks; and more than 20 restaurants and bars. The 146,000-ton, 4,028-passenger ship will sail year-round from Miami, and its newto-the-line features include tropical-inspired artwork and some Miami-themed public spaces like the Tropical Room, which will capture Miami Beach of the ’40s and ’50s. There will be a Flamingo Bar and Grill, a Latin-style restaurant; Sunset Bar, inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West; and Sugarcane Bar, an island-themed Tiki Bar. Pop artist David “LEBO” Le Batard designed the hull artwork, which features mermaids and pelicans. The “Illusionarium” — a special-effects magic show and dining experience — is also new to the line, replacing the “Cirque Dreams and Dinner Jungle Fantasy” onboard Breakaway. There are more exciting experiences that await your cruising pleasure onboard. It will cruise the Eastern Caribbean. Then, there is the new Regal Princess, which will be a twin sister to the Royal Princess, which launched last year. You can expect such features as the SeaWalk, a cantilevered glass-enclosed walkway that will extend 28 feet beyond the ship’s edge and 128 feet over the water; a series of private, for-fee poolside cabanas; an adults-only pool; a huge pastry shop; and the Princess Live television studio. The Regal Princess is 141,000 tons and will carry 3,600 passengers. Its atrium is called the Piazza and will be ideal for people watching or enjoying a cup of coffee and ocean views. Regal Princess will add a couple of new features, including an aft pool and a promenade deck

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Cruise lines are putting new ships into the water for 2014. There will be plenty of new stock to choose for a vacation on either the ocean or multiple rivers in Europe and Asia.

that will allow passengers to walk the length of the ship. All outside cabins will feature balconies, which means 80 percent of the ship’s accommodations will have outdoor spaces. It will cruise the Mediterranean and Eastern Caribbean. Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ new Quantum class will present its first newbuild since 2010 with the launches of Quantum of the Seas in fall 2014 and Anthem of the Seas in 2015. This debut will feature a few “WOW” features including the first skydiving simulator at sea; bumper cars; and the North Star, a glass capsule that can rise 300 feet above the sea level and provide 360degree views over the sides of the ship. The vessel will feature 270º — a multilevel entertainment area with floor-to-ceiling windows that will house a gourmet marketplace, library and workshop. At night, entertainment will be the name of the game, with a combination of live and digital performances, including aerialists and TV screens that move with the aid of robotic arms. The cabins have been changed, adding options like solo staterooms and inside cabins that feature virtual balconies — essentially floor-to-ceiling LCD TV screens. The cabins will be nine percent larger than those on the lines’ Oasis class ships. The first ship launched will be deployed in the Bahamas and Caribbean. The Pearl Mist will be the first ship for the new Pearl Seas Cruises unveiling its small luxury ship. The American company will deploy the ship for some fascinating itineraries through New England, Canada and the Great Lakes before making its way to the Caribbean. The cabins will be larger than many, with the smallest being 300 square feet. All cabins feature private balconies, flat-screen TV, DVD players and wireless Internet access. The owners promise onboard enrichment and cuisine prepared to match the regions for each itinerary. The ship also includes a spa, fitness center, lounges and a

theatre. It will cruise New England, Canada, Great Lakes and the Caribbean. The crew and officers will be American. TUI Cruises is a German company that soon will unveil its latest ship, Mein Schiff 3. I think that translates to My Ship 3. The ship will be 99,000 gross tons and carry 2,506 passengers. The company is a joint venture with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. More than 80 percent of the cabins will feature balconies. German will be the first language spoken, followed by English. It will be deployed in the Mediterranean. Another large new ship will be the Costa Diadema which will begin service in October. It will be the largest ship in the Costa fleet and carry 3,724 passengers. It is 132,000 tons and will feature a large outdoor promenade, new-to-the-line bars and restaurants and multifunctional room with interactive games. The former Carnival Cruises interior decorator, Joe Farcus is the decorator for Costa Deadema, so expect loud and garish designs all about the ship. Some like it — I don’t. The ship will include a 4D Cinema, Grand Prix simulator, pool movie screen, three pools, 83,000 square-foot spa and an outdoor jogging track. It will cruise the Mediterranean. Now, for the explosion of river ships in Europe. There will be the Viking Alsvin, Bestla, Buri, Delling, Eistla, Gullveig, Heimdal, Hermod, Hlin, Idi, Ingvi, Kara, Kfasir, Lif, Hemming the Viking Togil and they are all due for passenger service by March of this year. In all, there will be 14 new Longship-class boats sailing on the Rhine, Main, Danube, Seine and Rhone, along with new itineraries on the rivers in France’s Bordeaux region. The Line is debuting two new boats on Portugal’s Douro River this year, as well. Each Longship carries 190 passengers and offers five classes of cabins. Each suite features two rooms with a French balcony off the bedroom and a full balcony off the living

room. Aboard, passengers can enjoy the Aquavit Terrace, an indoor-outdoor space with retractable floor-to-ceiling glass doors. These vessels will also feature a swimming pool. We have discussed in the column several times the pluses of river cruising, especially in Europe. The vessels are fully booked early each year, but it seems with so many new boats coming into service there may be room for us. AMAWaterways will be placing several new river boats into service this year and will feature larger cabins than usual. The new ones will have a heated pool with a swim-up bar on the top deck. They cruise the Rhine and Danube. Emerald Waterways’ twin sisters Emerald Star and Emerald Sky will cruise the Rhine, Main, Danube and Mosselle. These new boats are 443 feet long and will feature two-week itineraries. These lovely boats have swimming pools that are heated and the cabins will be larger than those found on many riverboats. The William Shakespeare will cruise both Europe and on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia. It is new, nicely decorated and features three decks with tropical hardwoods. Several riverboats are coming into service to visit Asia and the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Some former service men want to return to Vietnam and witness the modern changes since they served there. The new ships will be available shortly, along with those that are already plying the seas loaded with vacationers. We just returned from a two-week Caribbean cruise in the new MSC Divina that cruises out of Miami, which we reviewed recently. It seems the newer ships with all the many new attractions onboard are becoming a hit with the newer cruise passenger. For me, just give me a fine, luxury ship with a good-size room and balcony and delicious food and I am a happy camper.


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IN THE KITCHEN | FAMILY FEATURES

Country-style pork ribs and mojo; dips for game day The aromatic flavors and wholesome ingredients found in comfort food can take us back to another place in time — a place that conjures up happy, feel-good memories, along with the completely satisfied feeling that comes after enjoying a hearty meal. But those same flavors and ingredients can also serve as a foundation for creating new, inspiring twists on traditional dishes from the past. For James Beard Award winner, author and chef, Michelle Bernstein, the traditional dishes she remembers most vividly from her childhood include traditional American-style barbecue pork ribs and pork marinated in mojo — a simple, Latin-influenced sauce that varies in spiciness and typically includes citrus, garlic and cumin. To honor these two favorite recipes from her past, chef Bernstein created a new, flavor-filled recipe that infuses classic country-style pork ribs with a zesty, savory mojo sauce. “I knew there couldn’t be anything more perfect than marinating pork ribs in mojo — not just because the ingredients remind me of my heritage, but because ribs are so easy to make and so great to pair with different flavors,” said chef Bernstein. “After marinating them in the mojo sauce and grilling them for about 15 minutes, you’ll have incredibly tasty, tender and juicy ribs the whole family will love — and probably ask for again and again.”

COUNTRY-STYLE PORK RIBS WITH MOJO Recipe provided by Michelle Bernstein Makes 6 servings; preparation time: 20 minutes, plus overnight marinate; cooking time: 25 minutes 12 cloves garlic, smashed About 2/3 cup canola oil 3 oranges 4 limes 3 tablespoons adobo sauce, from a can of chipotles in adobo 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar

SIMPLE, TASTY TAKES ON ENTERTAINING WITH SEAFOOD Nothing pairs better with cool, crisp weather than warm, home-cooked comfort food. Whether you’re searching for a dish for a get-together to watch the game, a dinner party or just a relaxing night at home, look no further than the decadence of perfectly-prepared shrimp. ADAPTABILITY MEETS DELICIOUSNESS

Due to its versatility, shrimp is a top protein choice among many chefs. Shrimp can be served at any time of the day, from shrimp and grits at breakfast to shrimp salads at lunch, or simple boiled shrimp as a delectably light hors d’oeuvre. It can also be an elegant addition to Italian dishes, Mexican recipes and delicatessen favorites, just to name a few. Wild-caught Gulf of Mexico shrimp, in particular, has an exceptionally rich flavor profile due to the warm, nutrientdense water in which it was caught. Nothing packs a mouthful of savory flavor like fresh, Gulf shrimp. ALL THE FLAVOR, NONE OF THE FAT

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Country-Style Pork Ribs with Mojo 3 tablespoons olive oil Leaves from 4 sprigs thyme 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 2 pounds pork country-style ribs In small saucepan over medium heat, combine garlic and enough canola oil to barely cover it. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until garlic is tender and lightly golden, about 5 minutes. Strain and set the garlic aside. Zest oranges and set zest aside. Juice oranges and limes. In jar of a blender, combine orange juice, lime juice, garlic, adobo sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, thyme, cumin, pepper and coriander and process

to puree. Stir in zest. Transfer to large resealable bag and add pork. Set aside in refrigerator overnight. Prepare grill to medium heat and lightly oil grate. Remove pork from marinade and grill, turning occasionally, until ribs are tender. Remove ribs from grill and let rest 3 minutes. SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

Stay in the Caribbean style and serve these ribs with grilled plantains or coconut rice. If you like, you can use the mojo marinade on other cuts of pork as well — try it with roasts, chops and tenderloins. Source: National Pork Board

An important part of a healthful diet, shrimp contains high-quality protein and a variety of essential nutrients, such as vitamins B-6 and B-12. Additionally, it is among the few natural sources of vitamin D. While low in saturated fat, shrimp offers healthy omega-3 fatty acids that have been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease. PREPARING THE PERFECT SHRIMP

For many home chefs, the idea of preparing seafood can be an intimidating process. Because they cook very quickly, the biggest mistake many people make while preparing shrimp is overcooking. But, with a little know-how, preparing a delightful shrimp dish is quite simple. Here’s a fool-proof plan for preparing CONTINUED ON PAGE 5

AT THE MOVIES

JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT

This entry in Jack Ryan series missing something Well-known Shakespearian actor Kenneth Branagh also directs films. Who knew? Not me. It turns out that he has directed plenty of movies, most in the serious art category. He also directed the 2011 mega-hit “Thor,” a film that I did not review well. Wise, wealthy men somehow selected him to direct “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” a kind of prequel and kind of an update/revamp of the famous Jack Ryan franchise based on the novels by Tom Clancy. Maybe fast-paced thrillers are not Branagh’s cup of tea. I have to put this three saw blade not-such-a-thriller just ahead of the uninspired “Sum of All Fears” in the Ryan films. This one feels like a paint-bynumbers landscape put on celluloid, a film with all of the components of a film wor-

thy of the character (like “Hunt vived “Star Trek” films. Here, for Red October” or any of the he lacks a catastrophe that we Ryan films with Harrison Ford), can believe in. Pine is the fourth but something is very definitely actor to play Ryan. missing. The bad guy is believKenneth Branagh, directing able, a Russian of ill intent and himself flawlessly, plays the great power. His mission is not Russian baddie. He gives himcredible however, so we have self the chance to show the best our hero — a hero we have Andy McKinney acting in the movie. He makes known and loved for decades — Reviewer the evildoer into a real person fighting mightily against a with real motives. threat that the audience finds Keira Knightly and Kevin less than dire. It’s like sending a line- Costner perform their limited assignbacker to tackle a clown balloon guy in ments credibly. the park on a sunny day, no gravitas and The writers must take the blame. no point. First time in the majors Adam Cozad Chris Pine and the other actors do might not know any better, but co-writer what they can. Pine can do dare-or-die David Koepp has loads of experience. He roles in a very convincing way, as shown penned “Spiderman” in 2002 and “War of with his outstanding success in the re- the Worlds” in 2005.

Writers, please give us a disaster we can believe in. We want an earth-crushing asteroid or a terrorist with an Abomb. We don’t want some fancy, not believable paper shuffling that leads to an economic meltdown. Bond prices will go down! Be still my heart. But I do love Jack Ryan and hope Chris Pine will have a great career. The producers spent a modest $60 million or so to make the film, which has already raked in about $40 million. Perhaps the PG-13 rated one-hour-and-40-minute film will have a positive return. Kenneth Branagh has now directed a dozen films. Many of his films are versions of works by Shakespeare. If you like that sort of thing, I highly recommend his “Henry V” of 1989. He directs himself in the title role. Flawlessly.


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WEATHER ALWAYS A CONCERN It’s been a dry January, one that the ranch, he and his companions will probably go down in the record killed 8 deer and 18 turkey. He rebooks. grets having no means of sending us a A month so dry that this writer put shank of venison. So do we!” — Jan. the following on his Facebook page re24, 1885 Arizona Silver Belt newscently: “WANTED: An East Coast perpaper son who will bring wet, rainy and Cold Springs is located north of snowy weather with them to Arizona. Payson and is east of the 2nd crossWill take care of handsomely and be ing on Houston Mesa Road. In addiTIM EHRHARDT celebrated. Inquire here.” tion to the ranch John Gray also had With that in mind, I figured that mining interests. Gray was killed on talking about rain and snow might help bring July 4, 1892 during a horse race in Payson. He some moisture. Here is a look back at moisture had too much whiskey and ran out into the mentioning old newspaper clips starting with street when he was struck and killed by a horse. January. Cold Springs Ranch was later patented by Hi “A letter from John Gray, Cold Spring Val- Fuller on Nov. 19, 1913. Next up is February. ley, near Payson, states that we were wrongly “The beautiful snow fell to the depth of about informed as to the depth of the snow in that sec- eight inches, and stockmen have ceased to wear tion, at the time of the severe storm last month. that long-faced look they were beginning to At Mr. Gray’s ranch, which is higher than Green have on.” — Feb. 6, 1902 Arizona Silver Belt Valley, the deepest snow was twenty inches. newspaper Stock is said to be doing well. He reports game That is from a Pleasant Valley column. Winplentiful and that in one day, in the vicinity of ter stakes were huge back then. A dry winter

could have a major impact on cattle and crops. “Judge Howell of Tonto came in this morning from his home. He says Tonto Basin is practically without any snow and everybody is anxious for rain. He is confident it will come, however.” — March 10, 1898 Arizona Silver Belt newspaper Howell’s full name was Andrew Jackson Howell. He was an early settler and postmaster in Tonto Basin. He patented 160 acres of land in Tonto Basin in 1907. Just because it’s a bit dry in March, doesn’t mean that good April snows won’t hit. “There has been considerable snow and rain this past week ... The farmers and cattlemen of this section are now happy. The rain and snow of the past week will insure good crops, good grass and plenty of water.” — From Payson Items, April 12, 1900 Arizona Silver Belt newspaper As a dry January comes to a close, let’s all think positive. The next big storm is probably just around the corner.

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Spice up those chilly days ahead with a steaming platter of Hot Gulf Shrimp Dip. Served with warm pita bread or crispy tortilla chips, this easy, cheesy and delightful appetizer presents perfectly, making it wonderful for tailgating and holiday parties. For more great Gulf shrimp recipe ideas, visit www.eatgulf seafood.com.

HOT GULF SHRIMP DIP Recipe provided by the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition 1 pound Gulf of Mexico shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, chopped 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1/2 chopped green onion 1 clove minced garlic 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella or Monterey Jack) Toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread Combine all ingredients in an 8-by-8-inch baking dish, reserving a quarter of the cheese. Mix well. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Dip with toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread. Source: Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

Hummus Buffalo Wing Dip FRESH TIPS FOR GAME DAY DIPS

When family and friends gather together to watch the final game of the professional football season, loading up the table with a variety of easy-to-grab, flavorful appetizers is a winning plan. After all, casual food and good times are what game day is all about. In the world of appetizers, dip is king. From savory to sweet, this simple tailgating party addition can take on flavors that span the globe, or that are as American and as beloved as the gridiron game itself. • Keep it light — Be sure to have lots of fresh, crunchy vegetables on hand. Start with your standard dippers — like sliced carrots, broccoli and cucumbers — or score big with unique vegetable dipper options — like snap peas, asparagus spears and radishes. This recipe for Cucumber Cups creates simple and crunchy bite-sized noshes with a delicious dip of Sabra Hummus in the center. For more great game day recipes, visit www.sabra.com. • Serve Delightful Dippers — Potato and tortilla chips go hand-in-hand with football festivities, but beyond these standards is a whole world of other dipping options. For a Mediterranean touch, go with flatbread, pita bread or pita chips. Instead of plain old butter rounds,

opt for more texture with multi-grain crackers that include raw flax, chia or sesame seeds. Or, serve up a warm batch of buffalo wings with this smoky and spicy recipe for Hummus Buffalo Wing Dip. • Offer Variety — A large spread of dippers calls for a wide assortment of scrumptious dips. As an alternative to sour cream or cheese-based dips — which are loaded with fat, preservatives and sodium — serve up an assortment of delicious Sabra Hummus. Hummus offers up the protein, iron and fiber that other dips lack. Incorporate a few of these dip tips into your game day strategy and watch as fans huddle up to fill their plates.

HUMMUS BUFFALO WING DIP 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 cup Sabra hummus Whisk first seven ingredients together (vinegar through paprika). Add Sabra hummus and combine thoroughly.

CUCUMBER CUPS Makes 16 servings 2 English cucumbers 1 container Sabra hummus 1 teaspoon paprika 1 bunch parsley, finely chopped Peel cucumbers and slice lengthwise into 1 and 1/4-inch pieces. Using melon baller, carve out seeds to create a vessel, making sure to leave bottom intact. Using piping bag or small spoon, fill each with hummus, about 1 teaspoon each. Sprinkle with paprika and finely chopped parsley. Source: Sabra


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BIRDS Dianne McAllister photo

This image of a snowy owl, taken in British Columbia, won first place overall in the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count photo contest. See more photos from the contest with this article and visit the GBBC Web site www.birdsource.org/gbbc.

Bird watchers around the world needed Rim Country residents get on board. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, bird watchers from more than 100 countries are expected to participate in the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), being held Feb. 14-17, 2014. Anyone anywhere in the world can count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and enter their sightings at www.BirdCount.org. The information gathered by tens of thousands of volunteers helps track the health of bird populations at a scale that would not otherwise be possible. The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada. “People who care about birds

can change the world,” said Audubon chief scientist Gary Langham. “Technology has made it possible for people everywhere to unite around a shared love of birds and a commitment to protecting them.” In North America, GBBC participants will add their data to help define the magnitude of a dramatic irruption of magnificent snowy owls. Bird watchers will also be on the lookout for the invasive Eurasian collared-dove to see if it has expanded its range again. GBBC observations may help show whether or not numbers of American crows will continue to rebound after being hit hard by the West Nile virus and whether more insect-eating species are showing up in new areas, possibly because of changing climate. Last year’s Great Backyard Bird Count shattered records after going global for the first time, thanks to integration with the eBird online checklist proCONTINUED ON PAGE 7

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This photo of a California Allen’s hummingbird won fourth overall in the 2013 GBBC photo contest.


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This photo of a great egret and a snowy egret won fourth in the habitat category of the 2013 GBBC photo contest. It was taken in Louisiana.

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gram launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab and Audubon. Participants reported their bird sightings from all seven continents, including 111 countries and independent territories. More than 34.5 million birds and 3,610 species were recorded — nearly one-third of the world’s total bird species documented in just four days. “This is a milestone for citizen science in so many respects — number of species, diversity of countries involved, total participants, and number of individual birds recorded. We hope this is just the start of something far larger, engaging the whole world in creating a detailed annual snapshot of how all our planet’s birds are faring as the years go by,” said Cornell Lab director Dr. John Fitzpatrick. “Canadian participation in the Great Backyard Bird Count has increased tremendously in recent years, and it’s wonderful to see this program growing globally,” said Bird Studies Canada President Dr. George Finney. “The count is introducing unprecedented numbers of people to the exciting field of bird watching.” The Great Backyard Bird Count is a great way for people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with nature and make a difference for birds. It’s free and easy. To learn more about how to join the count visit www.birdcount.org. The Great Backyard Bird Count is made possible in part by sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited. Rim Country bird watchers recently completed another count program: the Payson Christmas Bird Count. Since 1900, the National Audubon Society has conducted bird counts throughout North America. Local birding enthusiasts conducted their 10th annual count on Jan. 4,

Jim West photo

This photo of buffleheads, taken in Arizona, won second place in the group category of the 2013 GBBC photo contest.

according to Dave Hallock in a special report to the Roundup. About 18 participants headed out into the field with spring-like weather, which contributed to 95 species being observed, up 10 from last year. Counters tallied 4,963 birds, slightly lower than last year, Hallock said. The count is a census of the birds found during a 24-hour period in a designated circle 15 miles in diameter. The Payson count circle is centered a little northwest of town. It runs north to the Control Road and Whispering Pines, east just past Diamond Point Shadows, south to just below Oxbow Hill, and west to Tonto Natural Bridge. The national project included over 2,000 counts held between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5. Full results of the Payson count can be viewed on the Audubon Web site (http://birds.audubon .org/christmasbird-count/). Arizona is an especially critical site for the census since most of the songbirds that summer throughout North America migrate through Arizona. The species tally differs every year. In some respects it is similar to the game “musical chairs,” with different species moving through the area each year. First is a movement of birds coming south for the winter often influenced by the severity of weather. Next, local species shift positions, such as Anna’s hummingbirds and cardinals, moving down into the lower and warmer basins below Payson. Other species may move up from those basins during periods of nice weather. Count day is when the music stops and there is a slightly different mix of birds each year, Hallock said. Over the past decade, a total of 130 species have been observed. A shifting group of 60 species shows up in some years, but not others.

“This year we had high numbers of berry-eating birds, including American robins, Western bluebirds, mountain bluebirds, Townsend solitaires, spotted towhees, and phainopeplas. They were attracted to the abundant berry crop on one-seed junipers, particularly on the lower slopes of the count area below Oxbow Estates and along the road to Doll Baby,” Hallock said. Watchers also recorded above-average numbers for northern flickers, Say’s phoebes, Steller’s jays, American crows, and mountain chickadees. However, the count revealed lower-than-normal totals for Canada goose, mallard, American wigeon, Gambel’s quail, bushtit, and most sparrows. Some raptors made a good showing, including five bald and two golden eagles. Other birds-of-prey included Cooper’s hawk, red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, and merlin. Some of the more rare finds included northern saw-whet owl, Cassin’s kingbird and Eastern bluebird. Cassin’s kingbird is common in the Payson area during the summer and generally winters in Mexico and farther south. But winter sightings in Arizona have been on the increase in recent years. Due to the stretch of mild weather preceding the count, higher than normal numbers of wintering desert birds made their way up into the count area, including Say’s phoebe, verdin, cactus wren, sage and crissal thrashers, canyon and Abert’s towhees, and rufous-crowned sparrows. Participants in the count were Kathe Anderson, Diane Brown, Tom Conlin, Gregg Dunn, Dave Hallock, Helen Hassemer, Rick Heffernon, Brian Ison, Gordon Karre, Grace Knowles, Lois Lorenz, Beverly Malmberg, Sue Myers, Peggy Newman, Sue Schuett, Chip Steele, Diane Steele and Joanne Travis.

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT REVEALED: • Birds are not climate skeptics, having spoken with their wings. Many birds have shifted their ranges northward and inland, according to an analysis of 40 years of data. The systematic shift in the range of many birds appears to have come in response to a gradual rise in average temperatures. • The bald eagle is back; the Endangered Species Act works. The national tally from the bird count helped document the recovery of the national bird from near extinction. Based in part on the Christmas Bird Count data, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the bald eagle from the endangered species list. The Payson tally demonstrated the rise in the number of bald eagles locally as well. • Many of America’s most familiar and beloved birds are in serious decline. The annual surveys have documented the alarming decline in 20 once-common bird species. Sharply affected birds include the northern bobwhite, evening grosbeak, northern pintail, greater scaup, Boreal chickadee, eastern meadowlark, common tern, loggerhead shrike, field sparrow, grasshopper sparrow, snow bunting, black-throated sparrow, lark sparrow, common grackle, American bittern, whip-poor-willo, horned lark, little blue heron and ruffled grouse. • Eurasian collared-doves invaded America. This small dove showed up in North America in 1988 and has expanded its range steadily, although it has not yet reached Arizona. The warmer winters enable the coldsensitive doves to spread farther and farther north. • Peregrine falcons are no longer in trouble. The Christmas Bird Counts played a key role in documenting the recovery of the fastest birds on the planet. Like bald eagles, they were nearly exterminated. • Sage-grouse are in deep trouble. The bird count has documented the steady decline of the sage-grouse, one of 59 continental and 39 Hawaiian birds on the “red list” based on population declines. The annual survey plays a key role in determining population trends — and can provide early warning of the need to shift a species to the Endangered Species List. The sage-grouse has been decimated by drought and warming trends, together with the impact of cattle grazing. • More and more hummingbirds are staying in the USA and Canada for winter, especially in Arizona — which has more species of hummingbirds than any other state. Most hummingbird species live in the tropics and only a handful migrate to North America.


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OOH, BABY! ACROSS 1 Singer Bette 7 Old name for the Congo 12 Miles ___ gallon 15 Spill the secret 19 Room recess 20 Dressed for Halloween 22 “The ___ of the Ancient Mariner” 23 Acquired a forbidden thing? 25 French clergyman 26 S&L part 27 Peddle 28 Waterways 30 Send in, as a check 34 Bolt out of a seating tier? 36 City in SW California 41 Gillette razor brand 43 Joel or Ethan of film 44 Silly ___ goose 45 Knockoff merchandise items? 49 Three-screen cinema 51 Hypnotized states 52 “ER” actor La Salle 53 Russia’s Alexis I, e.g. 54 Body of a cell 55 Actor Hunter 58 Chopin challenge 60 Port in Norway 64 Stopper 67 Refrigerated nut that can chip a tooth? 71 Rightful 73 “Tutti ___” 75 The “E” of S.E. Hinton 76 Wedded 77 Smash hit that’s not performed outside?

80 Grammy winner India.___ 82 Ukraine’s capital 83 Remove a curse from 84 Streets: Abbr. 86 Trim down 89 Gorbachev’s empire 92 American mail org. 94 Secretary of State Clinton 97 Start spasming, as a muscle 100 Say “It’s so foolish to play cards”? 103 Trouble 104 Lincoln and Beame 106 Fly like a vulture 107 Like a firstborn child 108 Wading bird barbecued on a rotating rod? 112 Last Greek vowel 114 Audible breather 115 Start of a magician’s cry 117 Sign of the future 123 ___ time flat 124 “Vacation on this marshy inlet on credit”? 129 Former Navajo foes 130 Italian range 131 Propelling a boat manually 132 Blister, e.g. 133 “Weekend Edition” airer 134 Rub it in 135 Fuses DOWN 1 Charts (out) 2 Skater Kulik 3 Ovid’s 705 4 Norse trickster god 5 Parallel (with) 6 Merlot, say

7 Nada 8 Pantry crawler 9 Freud’s “I” 10 Richard and Jane in court 11 Actor Will 12 Part of PBS 13 Subgenre of punk rock 14 Arranges differently 15 “Great job!” 16 Progressive 17 “The Devil’s Dictionary” author Bierce 18 “None of your ___!” 21 Verbalize 24 Put to work 29 Ancient Aegean land 31 ___ Zedong 32 “___ be nice if ...” 33 Loyal 35 Certain finished lowercase letter 36 CPR givers, sometimes 37 Prefix with 90-Down 38 Cattle rush 39 Like most music 40 Site: Abbr. 42 Having lots of land 46 U leaders? 47 10% giver 48 Filth and misery 50 Big-leaguers 56 Follow, as an impulse 57 Bungle 59 “The Mystery of Edwin ___” 61 Sneaker securer 62 Deighton of fiction writing 63 Pile up debt 65 Sci-fi saucer 66 Cur’s noise 68 “This way”

69 Stars and Bars org. 70 ___ Lingus 71 Browne who created Hägar 72 Quadri- minus three 74 One taking something forcibly 78 Egg, to Ovid 79 Old Montreal ball club 81 Stranded on land in the sea 85 “___ ‘nuff!” 87 Riles 88 Hit PC game 90 “The final frontier” 91 Like outlying districts 93 “Scram!” 95 “Amen, bro!” 96 “Bad” cholesterol, briefly 97 ___ Clay (Muhammad Ali, once) 98 Lambaste 99 One who straightens 101 Grier of film 102 Refined find 105 Assassin 109 Just one of ___ things 110 Black, to Poe 111 Twisted forcibly 113 A student’s pride: Abbr. 116 Blue dye 118 Ardor 119 Hindu dress 120 On the job 121 Actor Wilder 122 Physicists’ work units 125 Smartphone extra 126 “Bed-in” stager Yoko 127 “Aren’t ___ pair?” 128 Seattle hrs.

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Doing something nice for others is typical of the generous Arian. But be prepared for some jealous types who might try to question one of your more recent acts of kindness. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You’re eager to take on new responsibilities. But before you do, you might want to check out exactly what would be required of you so that you don’t face any “surprises” later. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) It might be best to put off an important decision until a fluctuating situation becomes more stable. Recently received news could help resolve a long-standing family matter. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) If you still have a problem getting that information gap closed, you might consider asking a higher authority to resolve the matter, leaving you free to move on to another project. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) A family matter needs to be dealt with at the start of the week. Once it’s resolved, the Big Cat can devote more attention to that new opportunity that seems to hold so much potential. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Pay attention to those niggling doubts. They could be warning you not to make any major decisions until you’ve checked them out — especially where money matters might be involved. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A business venture might need more of your attention than you are able to provide. Consider asking a trusted friend or family member to help you work through this time crunch. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) A more-positive aspect helps you get a clearer focus on how to handle your time so that you can deal with several responsibilities that are just now showing up on your schedule. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A very close friend (you know who that is!) has advice that could help you work through a confusing situation. So put your pride aside and ask for it. You’ll be glad you did. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) A workplace situation could turn a bit tense. The best way to handle it is to confront it and deal with it openly. Doing so can help reveal the underlying reasons for the problem. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) A colleague’s remarks appear to be especially cutting. But don’t waste your time or your energy trying to deal with the situation. You have more important things to do. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Support for your work comes as a surprise from someone you thought was critical or, at least, indifferent. Your spouse or partner has big plans for the weekend. BORN THIS WEEK: Your spiritual strength often acts as an inspiration to help others make decisions about their lives. © 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.

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JUST FOR FUN KING CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Egyptian fertility goddess 5 Lingerie item 8 Go bankrupt 12 Less than bi13 Started 14 Discourteous 15 Many eBay sales 17 Geometry calculation 18 Speedometer stat 19 Father 20 Rascally sort 21 Lustrous black 22 Stick out 23 ___ New Guinea 26 Starbucks employee 30 Luke Wilson’s brother 31 Energy 32 Piece of work 33 Skirt slit 35 Pesky insects 36 Cowboy nickname 37 ___ de deux 38 Unadorned 41 Island neckpiece 42 Witness 45 Continental coin 46 Parts 48 “___ go bragh!” 49 Khan title 50 YouTube offering 51 Cincinnati team 52 Triumphed 53 Vortex

DOWN 1 Mosque VIP 2 First course, maybe 3 Part of the foot? 4 Drunkard 5 Become swollen 6 Tear 7 Commercials 8 One-half and threefourths 9 Emanation 10 The same 11 Jump 16 Thought 20 South (Sp.) 21 Meeting places 22 Toast topper 23 Burst 24 Piercing tool 25 Shell game item 26 Piece 27 Hot tub 28 Ancient boy king 29 Donkey 31 Irritate 34 Understanding 35 Pace 37 Pie nut 38 Juror, in theory 39 Enticement 40 Saharan 41 Toy block name 42 Hawked 43 Oklahoma city 44 Catch sight of 46 Carpentry tool 47 Hockey venue

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tures a young boy named Pip? 8. MUSIC: What was Paul Simon’s first solo to hit the Top 10? 9. MYTHOLOGY: Who was Hippolyta in Greek mythology? 10. FOOD & DRINK: What kind of fruit is the liqueur Chambord made from? Answers 1. To drink often or much 2. Mel Brooks 3. “Ben-Hur” 4. More than 1,000 miles 5. FTD 6. In the feet 7. “Great Expectations” 8. “Mother and Child Reunion” 9. Queen of the Amazons 10. Raspberry

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RIM REVIEW • JANUARY 29, 2014

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

Dust mites can stir up allergies BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. ©2014 NORTH AMERICA SYND.

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What’s all this about dust mites? Do they carry disease? How do we kill them? A baseball bat? — R.H. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: About dust mites — I am getting nowhere with them because they are practically invisible. They crawl in and out of my mouth and on my face when I am in bed. I have suffered too long with them. — P.B. ANSWER: Dust mites are hardly visible; they’re smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. They don’t transmit diseases, but they can create trouble for those who are allergic to them or their waste material. The mite skeleton and waste products can provoke asthma, skin itching, eye itching, sneezing and dripping nose. Most people, however, live in blissful ignorance of the mites. They have no symptoms. Dust mites don’t bite. They feed on dead skin cells, mostly cells that have fallen off the body. They don’t enter the mouth. You really can’t tell they’re around. They like living in bedrooms — in mattresses and bedding, including blankets — upholstered furniture and carpets. They can take up life in stuffed animals. Allow only washable stuffed toys into a bedroom. They prefer a warm, humid environment, a preference that can be used to evict them. Keep the bedroom cool and dry with a dehumidifier, an air conditioner or both. The humidity should be less than 50 percent. Mites dehydrate at that humidity. Wash all bedding weekly. Vacuum mattresses and pillows. Encase them in coverings specially made from cotton, polyester or plastic. Mites don’t disappear overnight. The battle against them has to go on for months and months. A victory isn’t total elimination, but a reduction in their population. If after all these measures a person still suffers allergic symptoms, visit an allergist for desensitization therapy. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I read that more heart attacks occur in winter than in summer. Why? If you dress warmly, does that protect you? — N.C. ANSWER: Cold weather is a stress on the body and the heart. The heart has to work harder to keep the body warm by pumping more blood than it ordinarily does. That extra effort is too much for hearts not in the best of shape. Dressing warmly lessens the risk. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Both my sister and I take Synthroid. My doctor insists that I take it first thing in the morning, before I have had anything to eat. He also has told me not to eat for 30 to 60 minutes after taking the tablet. My sister didn’t get any similar instructions. She takes hers at noon with lunch. Who’s right? — L.C. ANSWER: It’s best to take Synthroid, the mostoften-prescribed thyroid hormone preparation, on an empty stomach and to wait at least 30 minutes before taking any food. I have to assume that your sister’s doctor is checking her thyroid hormone levels from time to time. If they’re OK, she’s OK and her medicinetaking is OK. If she has to increase her dose of the medicine because of low blood levels, then she should adopt your method of taking Synthroid. Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475.


Rim Review January 29, 2014