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Michele Nelson

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The 37th Annual Swiss Village Lighting gave Rim Country a magical glow Friday, Nov. 25, drawing residents and visitors alike into the chilly evening to enjoy a stroll, music, food and great deals.

Domestic violence remains persistent by

Alexis Bechman

roundup staff reporter

While the overall number of domestic violence arrests has continued to decline since 2011, it remains a persistent problem in the community with officers responding to a call of domestic violence every other day on average. Through the end of August, the Payson Police Department responded to 111 domestic violence calls. Of those addresses, police visited the majority, 87 percent, just once. However, domestic violence is often cyclical. Officers returned to four addresses three times and 10 addresses twice so far this year. Just looking at the list of address where officers had responded and going on nothing more than that, Police Chief Don Engler could easily pick out the homes that officers frequent both for domestic violence and other types of calls. Officers try to build a relationship with these repeat offenders to end the sometimes-endless cycle of abuse, Engler said. One of the biggest concerns is that children living in the homes where domestic violence occurs witness the abuse and they learn destructive coping techniques. As they get older, they often become the abusers or get involved with an abusive individual and the cycle continues. Where abuse is recurring, the PPD often requests that the Gila County attorney’s office mandate some form of therapy for the abuser. For the abused, which is often women, they recommend they attend classes at the Time Out Shelter, which teaches women how get out of an abusive relationship, move on and better their lives, pick a supportive partner and maintain a healthy relationship. Often women do not leave after the first abusive episode and often stay to protect their abuser. In June 2016, a couple, where both had been arrested for domestic violence previously, got into another heated argument at a home on South Ponderosa Street, this time over allegations he was cheating. A man that witnessed the fight called police, but then hung up before speaking with dispatch. Engler said this often happens with domestic violence calls. Someone will call 911, but then hang up before talking with dispatchers. Because police respond to all hang-ups, victims

broke down where the $329,645 in 2015 Credit for Kids donations went: Julia Randall Elementary Character education $280 Extracurricular $52 Field trips $7,482 Fine arts $3,291 Payson Elementary School Field trips $12,561 Rim Country Middle School Academic competitions $1,890 After-school enrichment $93 Athletics $50,252 Educational adventures $2,429 Field trips $5,142 Fine arts $4,649 Special ed $20.24 Payson High School Athletics $152,685 Band/choir $10,329 Character education $4,779 Culinary arts $2,960 DECA $1,125 Drama $4,149 FBLA/HOSA $409 FFA $4,185 Fine arts $21,367 Science enrichment $5,977 Ski/hike field trip $19,127 Special ed/CBI $807 Payson Center for Success Character education $3,777 Field trips $9,837

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often use this as a way to get help, but without speaking on the phone, because if their abuser found out, it often leads to more fighting. When police arrived on this call, they found a woman with a black eye. She said she had fallen. When pressed, the woman said she did not want to get her boyfriend in trouble as they had both been arrested for domestic violence. The woman’s boyfriend, meanwhile, had gone to the hospital with a wound to his hand. He claimed she had stabbed him with a knife. As police tried to straighten out what had happened, the couple presented various stories. They agreed that they had gotten into a fight and it had escalated. Instead of walking away, they continued to push each other, yelling and throwing things. He said she got a knife and when she came at him, he grabbed for it, cutting his hand. While trying to hold the knife, he punched the woman in the face to get her to move away. She said she had thrown a plate on the ground and thrown a knife on the ground, but denied attacking him. Due to there being no blood on the knife, police determined the woman had not attacked him with a knife, but still arrested both for disorderly conduct. While both parties are sometimes arrested in domestic violence situations, Engler said officers are very

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Arizona taxpayers may increase their tax credit donations to nonprofits and foster care organizations, but not to public schools and the military family fund relief. Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill increasing tax credit donations to nonprofits, while allowing for larger dollar-for-dollar tax credits, depending on income. The bill separated the Foster Care tax credit from the Charitable Organizations credit, doubling taxpayer’s possible tax credits. (For more information please see: http://hblcpa. com/arizona-charitable-tax-credit-changes-new-increased-limits-2016/) The tax credit limits for pubic schools (called Credit for Kids) remains at $200 for an individual and $400 for a couple filing jointly. The Military Family Relief Fund tax credit also remains at $200 and $400. Private School Tuition tax credits, however, are $1,087 for an individual and $2,173 for a couple. Taxpayers can make donations and get 2016 tax credits up to April 15, 2017. The maximum total for all the tax credits combined is $2,387 for an individual and $4,773 for a couple. Each year, the Credit for Kids program brings in thousands of dollars to help the school districts expand the curriculum and experiences for their students. To donate, contact the Payson Unified School District (928-4742070), Tonto Basin Elementary School (928-479-2277) or Pine-Strawberry Elementary School (928-476-3283). Kathie Manning, Payson Unified School District business manager,

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careful not to arrest a victim. However, it is not always easy to discern who is the victim if both parties have become physically violent. Officers need probable cause to make an arrest, so they look to see who the aggressor was in the situation. If the other person fought back to protect themselves that is allowed under Arizona’s self-defense law. “If you are being attacked you have the right to defend yourself,” he said. In March 2016, officers were called to a home on East Wade Lane where officers had responded many times before for domestic violence issues between a couple. Police found the woman outside yelling and banging on the home’s door. The woman said the man had thrown her down the driveway and she was worried he was trying to run away with her children. As police approached the home, the man was seen running out of the back of the home carrying two children. Police caught up with the man and detained him. He said when he got home earlier and saw that she had packed her bags to leave, they got into a fight. It was clear after speaking to both parties that they were under the influence of some substance. She appeared to be on some type of “upper drug” and officers could smell alcohol on his breath. Engler said substance abuse is a common thread in domestic violence. “Probably 80 to 90 percent of calls involve some kind of substance abuse with at least one of the parties,” he said.

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The Gila County Attorney’s Office has hired a new chief deputy attorney after Shawn Fuller abruptly left the office at the end of August. Bradley Soos takes over as chief deputy. Soos was a judge pro tempore in Pinal County for the past nine years and before that, worked 16 years as a prosecutor in Pinal County. In January, Soos retired from Pinal County and began planning to return to work as an attorney part-time when Gila County Attorney Bradley Beauchamp contacted him about the open position. Soos will handle prosecuting all homicide cases in Gila County, supervise the Payson office and train other attorneys. As a judge, who handled mostly criminal cases, Soos said he was known for being harsh, but fair. Having the experience of working both in front of behind the bench has given Soos a unique perspective. “It gives you a very different viewpoint,” he said of working as a judge. As a prosecutor, Soos became an

expert in all aspect of criminal law. As a judge, Soos became an expert in the rules of procedure. Working as a judge though required him to be “completely impartial,” something he didn’t have to worry about as a prosecutor. Soos knew he wanted to go into law from a young age. He grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and worked several years in his family-owned liquor store/bar. Coming from a family of blue-collar workers, Soos was the first person in his family to go to college. He attended Arizona State University for his bachelor’s degree and Valparaiso University for his law degree. He moved back to Arizona after law school and began working in a small law firm. He knew he wanted to be a trial lawyer and soon got a job working for Pinal County. Since joining the GCAO, Soos said he has been reviewing several old homicide cases where no decision was ever made on prosecuting the alleged offender. He has already declined to prosecute one of those cases that happened near Globe for lack of sufficient evidence.

Gila County welcomes new finance director Gila County welcomed its five consecutive years. He new finance director, James also has valuable experiMenlove, on Monday, Oct. ence on the Public Safety 31. Personnel Retirement District One Supervisor System (PSPRS) Reform Tommie Martin says she Task Force that developed was aware of Menlove’s the “yardstick” tool, which stellar reputation statewide was used by the Arizona long before he arrived at Legislature to develop Gila County. “I’m just so PSPRS reforms that were James Menlove pleased we were able to approved statewide in May bring him on board,” said Martin. 2016. Menlove comes to Gila County with Menlove served two terms as presmore than 12 years of experience as ident of the Government Finance finance director in neighboring Navajo Officers Association of Arizona. County. When he took the reins at Before his time at Navajo County, Navajo County, it was widely consid- Menlove served as the comptroller for ered to be “unauditable.” Under his Mohave County Community College leadership, it became an award-win- District, an accountant for the City of ning model for government finance. Phoenix, and a senior auditor at the For seven consecutive years, Arizona Office of the Auditor General. Menlove received the Government Menlove holds a bachelor’s in accountFinance Officers Association’s (GFOA) ing and a certificate of public manageDistinguished Budget Presentation ment, both from ASU. Award. He took home the GFOA’s “I’m just so thrilled to be here,” said Certificate of Achievement for Menlove. “There are so many good Excellence in Financial Reporting for people at Gila County.”


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Wet roads suspected cause of Sunday wrecks Roundup staff There were several vehicle wrecks on State Route 87 Sunday night on the south end of town, likely due to the wet weather. Around 9:50 p.m., a pickup truck heading southbound collided with two passenger vehicles at milepost 245. Only minor injuries were reported. “The roadway was wet at the time of the collision, which may be a factor,” said a Department of Public Safety spokesperson. Farther south on 87, near the entrance to the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino, there was a separate, non-injury collision that occurred at about the same time. That was also a minor injury crash. by

Chief thinks education is main factor in fewer DV arrests From page 1 That is why the police and prosecutors press for some kind of substance abuse treatment when offenders are sentenced. If treatment is not successful, it often leads to repeat offenses. In August this year, officers arrested a man the same day he was released from jail for domestic violence. The man had been arrested for slashing the tires on a vehicle, punching the car’s window and beating

the woman up the night before. He was arrested and then released. He immediately came for the woman and found her sitting in a vehicle by Payson Marketplace. He came up and started yelling at her. He opened her door and began throwing things out of the vehicle. Officers found the man walking down the street. He denied doing anything. They arrested him for disorderly conduct. In violent calls like these, the PPD tries to dispatch two

officers as domestic violence situations are often the most volatile and dangerous. One of the best things the victim of domestic violence can do is get an order of protection, Engler said. With this, an abuser can have no contact with the victim. That means if they call, text or show up at their home, police can arrest them for violating the order of protection. Before the situation escalates, Engler said officers could intervene as soon as the order is violated. This stops many situations from getting out of

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Fourteen years after he began working for Bashas’, Bob Mykleby transferred to the Arizona grocery chain’s Payson store. Now 19 years later, the Payson store director is retiring this week after 33 years with the company. Mykleby was born in Milwaukee, Wis. and grew up in Scottsdale. He graduated from Coronado High School in 1969 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Arizona State University. He started working for Bashas’ in 1983 with stops at several Valley stores before relocating to Payson. He’s never regretted the move. “I lived in the same house in Chandler for 20 years and only talked to my neighbors when I was moved,” he said. “I get up here and know everybody on my street. It’s a friendlier atmosphere and you get to know your neighbors.” He and his wife, Lee, will celebrate their 37th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14. That’s right, Valentine’s Day. “I picked that day so it’d be easy for me to remember,” he said with a chuckle. They have two children from Lee’s first marriage, sons Brian and Wesley Davenport. Both live in Tennessee. Lee is now retired from Bashas’. She was a cashier for one of their stores in the Valley before Bob started working there. She met Bob when he was working at a gas station in Scottsdale. “Five years later, I started working for Bashas’,” Bob said. “Lee said, ‘I’ve got a good standing with Bashas’; don’t mess it up.’” He didn’t. He remembers his first day working in Payson and trying hard to impress. “I was running around going crazy and a customer said, ‘Slow down, take it easy, you’re in Payson.’ “It’s a slower pace up here than it was down (in the Valley).” And he’s loved it the entire time.

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Bob Mykleby, manager of the Payson Bashas’ store, is retiring after 33 years with the grocery company, 19 of which were spent in Payson. “It’s great,” he said of the way of life here. “That’s why we’re staying here.” He’s seen a lot of change in the grocery business in his 33 years with Bashas’. “When I started I had to mark products with a label gun then peel it off to do price changes,” he recalled. “Now it’s all computerized. Scanners make it easier, unless the computers go down; then it’s a whole different story. It doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, like when the lines got cut, that makes it a nightmare.” He said stricter government regulations over the years have made working in the industry more of a challenge. “I’m sure it’s a good thing, but I’m getting to be an old dog and I can’t learn new tricks,” he said. One of the best changes came with the remodeling of the Payson store a couple of years ago. “We added new flooring, all new décor and Starbucks,” Mykleby said. “It was great, like night and day. It makes you want to come to work when you’ve got a new store.” That remodel happened mostly during the night when the store was closed. However, an earlier remodel he figures

occurred about 15 years ago, adding about 50 percent more floor space, was more of a challenge. “We had tarps covering everything so it wouldn’t get dirty,” he recalled. “We had to get under the tarps when customers asked for something.” He said it wouldn’t be easy walking away from a job that’s been such a big part of his life for so many years. “I appreciate the support from our customers and all the people who’ve worked for me,” he said. “It feels like a family.” As Mykleby was being interviewed, a customer told him she couldn’t find her favorite frozen dinner rolls. He immediately walked to the back of the store. A moment later he emerged with a box. She broke into a smile. “Oh, thank you,” she said. “These are the best.” “I’m happy to help,” he replied. It was obvious he meant it. He gets along great with his employees, regularly cracking them up with a joke. “He’s got a great sense of humor,” said cashier Gina Heagle. “He’s just been the best boss I’ve ever had. He’s terrific to all his employees. He’s going to be dearly missed. We love him.”

Oasis Christian Books and Gifts set ‘grand re-opening’ by

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Oasis Christian Books and Gifts plans a “grand re-opening” this weekend. As of this past May the store has been owned and operated by longtime Rim Country residents Lynn and Tom Johns. Lynn worked for the previous owner, Betty Clark, who decided she needed to spend more time at home. Lynn and Tom thought about buying the store in the Twin Pines Shopping Center, but then decided against it. At that point Clark said she would just have a big sale and close the business. Lynn said she couldn’t let that happen, so she and her husband reconsidered, praying about it and then decided to make the purchase. Erin Gibson, who started the business years ago on Main Street, had warned them it was a lot of work and that they probably didn’t want to go through with it. But the couple felt it was something they were being called to do as a ministry. Since taking on the business

the couple has not made many changes. Some of the inventory has been expanded, especially the gift items, and they have a space for customers and friends to sit and have a cup of coffee or tea and visit. They will be offering a Bible Art Journaling class after the first of the year. Since space in the shop is limited they will only be able to enroll a few students. Anyone interested should call 928-474-4713. Lynn said she wanted to do the class because she is an artist and needs an outlet for it. Lynn said Clark was “superwoman” because for more than 10 years she pretty much ran the store by herself. Lynn has help and still feels like she is in the shop almost 24/7. But she enjoys it, the only challenge she said is the ordering — deciding what to order and how much of it to get. They keep a nice selection of greeting cards, in fact customers have told them it is one of the nicest collections available in town. Special orders will be made for customers and it doesn’t have to be Christian books.

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Ready to welcome old friends and new, Oasis Christian Books and Gifts is under new ownership with Lynn and Tom Johns, at right, assisted by volunteer Sue Bishop, left, employees Monica Enriquez, Michelle Ricke and Ginny Cuthbertson, plus volunteers Aleah Burreson and their granddaughter, Tori Johns, as well as previous owner Betty Clark, who still comes in to price the used books the store carries. “A lot of older people don’t like trying to order on the computer,” Tom said. They also do engraving — any book — so long as it will fit in the engraver, which is old, Lynn said.

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• Nov. 29, 1775: The Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, establishes a Committee of Secret Correspondence. Its goal is to provide European nations with a Patriot interpretation of events in Britain’s North American colonies, in the hope of soliciting aid for the American war effort. • Nov. 28, 1895: Frank Duryea wins the first motorcar race in the United States, piloting a gas-powered “horseless carriage.” Vehicles had to be able to carry at least two people: the driver and a race-appointed umpire, who would guard against cheating. • Nov. 30, 1954: The first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human being occurs in Sylacauga, Ala., when an 8 1/2 pound meteorite crashes through the roof of a house, bounces off a radio, and strikes Mrs. Elizabeth Hodges.

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During President Obama’s two terms in office, we have undoubtedly witnessed the rise of the greatest threat to our republic: the unprecedented abuse of executive overreach. The president has openly bragged about using his “phone and pen” as a loophole to avoid the Constitution, the legislative process and accountability to the American people. It is a dangerous precedent that is nearly impossible to undo. One of the powers given to the president is the ability to set aside land for monuments and national parks which comes from the outdated Antiquities Act of 1906. This law was originally intended to protect prehistoric Indian ruins and artifacts on federal lands in the West and included language to limit these designations to “the smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects.” President Obama has exceeded the intent of the Antiquities Act more than any other president. To date, he has designated or expanded 27 national monuments. These unilateral declarations have locked up 548,744,157.31 acres of land and water. There is no possible way that 548 million acres is “the smallest area compatible” for these new monuments. National monument designations under the Antiquities Act typically have significant consequences for energy development, grazing rights, water rights, wildfire prevention and other important land management activities. These declarations also result in some of the most restrictive land-use regulations possible and negatively affect hunting, fishing, OHV and other recreational activities. Unilateral designations that circumvent Congress typically result in devastating costs for rural America and our future economic prosperity. For every new acre claimed for the federal government, there is an acre of private land lost. Such actions exacerbate challenges for local communities to fund things like education and infrastructure as lands that are added to the federal rolls can no longer be put to beneficial use. Since 2010, extremist environmental groups have been pushing a far-left proposal that explicitly seeks to lock-up 1.7 million acres in the Grand Canyon Watershed. Shamefully, proponents have lied to the American people by stating this idea was initiated by tribal governments. This proposal was put forth by the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wilderness Society. The real intentions of these shortsighted self-interest groups are clear as they boldly state in their communications that this land grab is needed to prevent hunting, fishing, mining, timber harvesting, OHV use, grazing and energy development on this massive swath of land. To put the size of this land grab in perspective, the proposed 1.7 million acre Grand Canyon Watershed Monument would be significantly larger than the 1.2 million acre Grand Canyon National Park. It’s a watershed though so there will be no new monies from Congress, no significant tourism dollars and no significant jobs created as a result of this land grab. It’s important to remember that the Grand Canyon National Park is already protected by the Grand Canyon Protection Act, Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act as well as multiple other regulations and laws. The proposed national monument is miles away from the actual Grand Canyon itself. In April, I held a listening session on this potential monument where hundreds of people showed up in person and watched live on Facebook to voice their opposition. Jim Parks, representing the Arizona Farm Bureau, testified, “Within the bounds of the proposed Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument are over 64,000 acres of Arizona State Trust lands and almost 28,000 acres of private land. This alone violates federal and state laws, as it amounts to a ‘taking’ of these state and private lands.” Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey stated, “The Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument [proposal] is not narrow, targeted, warranted, or being considered through an open cooperative public process.” Eric Duthie, town manager of the Town of Tusayan, testified, “Tusayan would become the only municipality entirely swallowed up in this monument.” Bob Lynch, an Arizona water law expert, stated, “The designation will only complicate the ability of the United States and the state of Arizona to work together to improve [the Four Forest Restoration Initiative] for watershed purposes and to protect it from catastrophic wildfire ... Designation of the monument will tie up not only any future surface water use but any future groundwater use as well.” This widespread opposition was confirmed in April of this year by a scientific poll conducted by Coleman Dahm and Associates which found that 71.6 percent of Arizonans are against the proposed national monument. While some special-interest groups have commissioned push polls and manipulated job numbers in attempting to show support for this misguided proposal, Arizonans have made it clear that they oppose this land grab and that future management of this area should be driven by a collaborative process that includes local stakeholders. Affected communities deserve to have a voice in the land designation process before President Obama circumvents Congress and bars the people of Arizona from even more land.

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A bipartisan nationwide poll released today finds the overwhelming majority of Americans (82 percent) support establishing a Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. The broad national backing for the monument revealed in the new poll closely mirrors a February 2016 survey of Arizona voters which found 80 percent support for the monument across party lines. As in the earlier statewide sampling, the national poll shows strong approval across political party, demographic group, and geography. “The data here is pretty clear — Americans love the Grand Canyon and feel strongly that the public lands surrounding it should be protected,” said Dave Metz of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates, who conducted the research with American Viewpoint. “The fact that support crosses partisan, geographic and demographic groups in such a polarizing time underscores the broad support for the Greater Grand Canyon,” said Randall Gutermuth of American Viewpoint. More than half a million people have

signed a nationwide petition in favor of a Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument, showing Americans actively want more protection for the public lands around the national park. “There is a long-held and strong affinity by Americans for the Grand Canyon and the lands that surround it. As the region faces growing threats from uranium mining, it’s more important than ever that President Obama act quickly to permanently protect it as a national monument,” said Roger Clark of the Grand Canyon Trust. “More than 550,000 people signed a nationwide petition supporting the monument,” said Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez. “We must protect these sacred lands for the future generations to enjoy. This national treasure is for all Americans, not just Arizonans.” “The Havasupai people natural inhabitants of the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Would like to keep our waters pure for future generations,” said Carletta Tilousi, a council member of the Havasupai Tribe. “Some places are too special to lose, and the Greater Grand Canyon is one of them. Its cultural sites, life-giving waters, and stunning vistas deserve to be protected for

all people, and the threat of uranium mining needs to be removed permanently so future generations don’t need to keep fighting these battles,” said Representative Raúl M. Grijalva. Key survey findings • 93 percent agree the Grand Canyon is a national treasure for all Americans, not just people who live nearby; • 47 percent say more needs to be done to protect land, air, and water around the Grand Canyon, while only 5 percent say too much is being done; • 82 percent back establishment of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument; • Even when confronted with statements opposing the proposed monument, voters still support the monument by a greater than two-to-one margin (68 percent support, 26 percent oppose). The telephone survey of 800 registered voters, conducted Aug. 29 through Sept. 8, 2016 was directed jointly by lead­ ing opinion research firms Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (D) and American Viewpoint (R).

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Stand with our president Editor: A children’s story about a Little Red Hen who decided to plant some wheat and make some bread from it. All the farm animals refused to help her, plow, plant, harvest. So she said “I will myself.” So she did, and when the wheat was grown and harvested, she made many loaves of fresh bread. Then all the other animals that refused to help her, now wanted some bread, and when they asked her “who will give me some fresh bread,” “not I said the little Red Hen.” And so it is now with our newly elected president, many are refusing to help him turn our country around, but when he gets it turned around, jobs come back, lower taxes, stronger military, threats of terrorism reduced, many will say, they now want to help, and now we want some of her milk and honey. Too bad they will reap the benefits after not helping, They will  get those benefits in spite of them, not because of them. And they will get them because of the rest of us who stood up for the new president, regardless of who we voted for. Dell Owens

Blaming Obama Editor: It’s amazing how you frequently work in little digs about President-elect Trump like you did in today’s editorial entitled “hot times” (climate change). During Obama’s horrible presidency about the only thing he was concerned about was climate change, he certainly wasn’t concerned about the horrible “climate” he fostered for us citizens in the U.S. You might want to consider these items as balanced against the president-elect.

While Obama is concerned about “climate change” how about the “climate of the U.S.?” Record unemployment (90 million people not in the work force — worst since 1938!!) Open borders — no vetting — terrorists now all over the U.S. Welfare system being stretched to the limit and beyond! Robbing Medicare of $1.1 billion to pay for Obamacare — a total failure — raising the premiums of most Arizonans by 25-60 percent in 2017! Gutting the military so we are weak and subject to attack and more terrorism. Allowing the infrastructure of the U.S. (roads, bridges, airports) to deteriorate so he can give $150 billion to Iran — by the way, our mortal enemy that hates us and sponsors terrorism to kill U.S. citizens! Releasing convicted criminals into the world from Guantanamo to go back and kill more people worldwide. Inviting members of the Muslim Brotherhood to the White House — people that want to take down America! Pro abortion — killing live babies! Only gets upset when Muslims are killed — not when Christians are beheaded! Accumulated more debt in his administration (if you can call it that) than all the other presidents in U.S. history combined — $20 trillion — he has left us bankrupt. Obama is for religious repression especially to Catholics. He has violated the U.S. Constitution over 114 times — he should be impeached! He is a traitor — selling Iran (our enemy — understand?) so they can develop nuclear warheads better to attack us and our allies. Appointing judges that don’t believe or follow the Constitution. Discouraged energy independence. We have the second highest corporate

tax rate so he encourages as many jobs to be shipped overseas as possible. Encourages riots all over the country while on his second apology tour telling the world how great he is. Encouraging cities to break federal laws on immigration (by the way in his oath of office he pledged to uphold the Constitution and laws of the U.S.). Helping illegal immigrants to vote — another violation of federal law. Imposing higher federal regulations on business so they are choked in their operations. Doing nothing to discourage the strange “attack on policemen” all over this country — why for heaven’s sake? Discourages parents to have “school choice” even though his own children go to private schools — what a hypocrite! He is perceived as “weak” on the world stage and has turned his back on Britain, France and most of our allies. Many unconstitutional executive orders. What a mess this man has left! He almost brought down our country, thank God the people spoke — loud and clear. Harvey Pelovsky, owner/administrator, Rim Country Health & Apartments Editor’s note: Wow. Intense. Some excellent points mixed in with a slew of outright falsehoods. But, dude, you won. Shouldn’t you move on to advocating solutions to problems — and trying to convince people who have doubts about the policies of President-elect Trump that we’ll move forward together? And by the way, not a thing there about the story you’re reacting to, which reported that 2016 ranked as the hottest year in record­ ed history.

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Young Rim Country archers showed their stuff in competitions in both Wickenburg and at the Tonto Rim Sports Club Jim Jones Shooting Range recently.

Pine-Strawberry School Buffalo archers continued their determined march to the National Archery in Schools Championships next spring in Louisville, Ky. with a stellar showing in the nine-team Northwestern State qualifier held Nov. 19 in Wickenburg. Pitted against tough competition, including two club teams that draw archers from throughout metropolitan Phoenix, the Buffs finished third in the 3-D shoot with 2,663 points and in the 10- to 15-meter competition compiled 2,781 points to take fourth. Individually, Raci Miranda paced the Buffalo stampede as she has done most of the past two seasons. In the 3-D shoot she carded a 262 that included seven “10s” or perfect hits. Her score ranked first among the eighth-grade girls, third in the middle school ranks and sixth of the 58 female competitors. In the 10- to 15-meter competition, Miranda again led the Pine-Strawberry team with a

tally of 268 and 11 10s. She finished first among both the eighth-grade girls and the middle school girls and fourth of 119 girl shooters. Also in the 10- to 15-meter shoot, Emma Paine carded a 249 with eight bull’s-eye hits to take second on the team and 18th in the entire girls field. In 3-D, Paine was fourth among the Buffs with a 235 and seven 10s. For most of the 2016 campaign, Miranda and Paine have been the team’s finest one-two punch. Raeanne Ramirez also turned in a showing to write home about, taking second on the team in 3-D and fourth in 10-15 range. In 3-D she scored a 238 with five 10s and in the 19-15 target shoot tallied a 242 with three 10s. While Miranda, Paine and Ramirez were all stalwarts, it was Paige Stadler, only a fifth-grader, who turned most heads. Despite her youth and inexperience, she was third on the team in both 3-D (236) and 10-15 meters (244). She finished with a total of eight 10s in both shoots.

Cash York, Dwayne Schank, Kyleigh Fadely and Mackenzie Aguon added all-important depth to the team cause. With fledgling archers like Stadler waiting in the wings, coaches Dean Pederson and Margaret Johnson likely have the youth on the roster to be making many more trips to Louisville for the national finals. The Pine-Strawberry sharp shooters will return to action Saturday, Dec. 3 against the Arizona Flight Shooters and Phoenix Heat at the Ben Avery Range near Phoenix. On Jan. 21 the archers will have the opportunity to test their skills against out-of-state competition during a western regional clash with New Mexico-area teams in San Simon, Ariz. Units of study used by the Pine-Strawberry School in NASP program were written by education, conservation and target archery experts. The units are used in the school’s physical education curriculum but can be included in other subject areas. “Changing lives one arrow at a time,” is the NASP motto.

A frequently asked hunting question from non-hunters For a person who are numerous rifle enjoys hunting big and outdoors permits for elk in the small game, the fall is a under the rim local units of 22 and 23 busy time with numerbeneath the Rim, while ous seasons starting in additional firearm perlate August and conmits for elk are also tinuing well into the underway on top of the month of January. In Rim from Flagstaff to the last week I have the New Mexico border. This is the last had a number of local residents asking me major hunt with a high what hunting sea- Dennis Pirch number of firearm permit hunters in the son are we now in? I believe their interest may be woods of the national forests. At this time of year, elk are from a non-hunter’s point of view, and are the trails safe very secretive and most of their to hike in the Rim Country? movement is in the early mornMy answer to these questions ing or late afternoon going to is, yes, with some helpful hints feeding areas or water sources. that should increase their confi- That is the time when most hunters are in the woods in dence and safety factor. For the next two weeks there pursuit of game. If you have an

interest in hiking some of the trails in the national forests, an extra precaution might be to wear some hunter blaze orange. Another recommendation might be to start the hike later in the morning and finish well before sundown, if that would make you feel safer. A cardinal rule of hunting with a firearm is to know the line of sight from the weapon to the target, which also includes what is beyond. The hunter firearm safety course also teaches that an animal on the horizon should NEVER be shot at because of the unknown factor of what is beyond. If there is no significant backdrop, don’t shoot. Another cardinal rule, which

is significant in the Payson area with our elk herd in the town limits, is the discharging of a firearm. A firearm weapon is a pistol, rifle, black powder, or shotgun and may not be discharged within a quarter mile of an occupied home. Oftentimes the discharge report may sound like it is much closer as the sound travels along a canyon or hillside. It is the hunter’s responsibility to know where he or she is hunting, making sure this law is followed. In mid-December there will be a very limited number of rifle hunters in the field until Dec. 31 in pursuit of a whitetail buck. They will be glassing the lower terrain in the more remote areas of unit 22 and 23,

which encompass the Payson to Young mountain ranges. The shotgun bird hunters will be in the field until early February in the lower elevations trying to find a covey of quail. There is also a late dove season, which starts in early December and continues for most of the month. A shotgun’s pellets can be dangerous within a 300-yard radius and the same rules of firearm safety should be practiced. Whether hunting doves or quail, it is important to know the surroundings and have a thorough knowledge about the locations of the closest homes. This is especially true of the Tonto Basin area where numerous residences dot

Cooler temperatures create lots of bass activity Recent storms continue to prepare for colder temperabring moisture to the Roosevelt rim country tures, which are now just a Lake watershed. The Salt fishing report few weeks away. River is flowing at nearly 100 The water temperature is percent of the normal flow for now in the low to mid 60s and this time of year while Tonto every cold front that passes Creek is flowing at 70 percent. through Rim Country drops The lake level currently stands the water temperature a few at 35 percent full, but the good more degrees. news for anglers is that each Successful techniques and day the level continues to rise. baits reported during the late Fishing conditions on James fall early winter period include Roosevelt Lake are good. The Goughnour crankbaits, jerkbaits, dropcooler water temperatures shot, Texas-rig and spoons. create lots of activity for bass as they Experienced anglers know to watch

for natural signs while fishing. This is especially true during the colder months. Birds, bait fish leaping out of the water, wind direction and areas of the lake receiving more sunlight can be significant indicators for bass locations. Crappie fishing on Roosevelt reports continue to be very good. Several crappie anglers are now using a trolling technique for crappie fishing. This technique will be become more dominant as the temperatures drop over the next few months. Crappie form into large schools

during the winter months, which creates great fishing opportunities and a great social experience since boats are typically trolling within just a few feet of one another. Fishing at Green Valley Lake is reported to be excellent. It offers an excellent opportunity to catch trout for all angler experience levels. Wet and dry flies, PowerBait, and small spinner baits were the favorite baits reported. Have a great week of fishing and I hope to see you on the water. James Goughnour is the owner of Rim Country Custom Rods.

the desert hillsides all the way to Roosevelt Lake. The safety factor is a key point for everyone who uses our national forests, especially in the fall and winter months during the various hunting seasons. Firearm hunting season injuries are almost nonexistent in Arizona and the ultimate goal of all hunter safety programs is to make it even safer for everyone who is in the field. Arizona requires that 10- to 14-year-old youth must pass the firearms safety course prior to hunting big game. This weekend enjoy the national forests of the Rim Country in any recreational endeavor you choose in God’s creation.

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Rim Country Health has jobs for more than health professionals by

Teresa McQuerrey

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The employment opportunities at Rim Country Health don’t all require professional health care credentials. The two women in the facility’s “back office” both came to the job after years working as waitresses. Brandice O’Brien has been with RCH for a little more than four years, starting as a receptionist; Melissa Powers joined the staff a little more than a year ago. O’Brien does accounts payable, prior authorization for out-patients and collections; Powers is responsible for prior authorization for all in-patient admissions and collections. The two are also taking on the facility’s billing now. Both women are longtime residents of Payson. O’Brien has lived here off and on since she was 15, attending Payson High School. Powers is Payson born and raised. O’Brien was working at Denny’s, having advanced to a manager’s position, when the reception job opened at RCH. She said she made the change because of better pay and it was also a job that better suited her life’s needs, making it possible to have more time with her children. Powers worked as a waitress at Mazatzal Casino, but wanted to get a bachelor’s

degree in health care administration, with an emphasis in long-term care. She earned an associate’s degree, but knew she would need experience in the field to complement a bachelor’s. The job with RCH gives her that experience and also is making it possible to get her bachelor’s online through the University of Phoenix. O’Brien said the most rewarding aspects of working for RCH have been learning a new career and being able to buy her first home. Powers finds it rewarding to help the patients and their families make sure the costs of the care being provided is taken care of by their insurance providers. “It’s satisfying to know you have helped somebody,” she said. The two women agree the most challenging aspect of their work is dealing with insurance companies. Asked what they would tell others interested in working for RCH, the two women stressed a couple of different factors. O’Brien said the work is consistent and pays better than a lot of jobs in the area. Powers said not all the jobs at RCH require a college education; she added people need to approach every job at the facility with a professional attitude. “If you want better, you have to do better — be responsible,” Powers said.

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It takes some extra effort and planning, but loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia can be included in many of our holiday celebrations.

Holiday cheer and Alzheimer’s Rim Country Health Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family identity. For a person with Alzheimer’s, this link with a familiar past is reassuring. The following tips can help you and the person with Alzheimer’s visit and reconnect with family, friends, and neighbors during holidays.

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Brandice O’Brien and Melissa Powers are proud of the careers they have with Rim Country Health, even though neither is a health care professional. RCH has good paying jobs in a variety of non-medical fields.

Many caregivers have mixed feelings about holidays. They may have happy memories of the past, but they also may worry about the extra demands that holidays make on their time and energy. Here are some ways to balance doing many holiday-related activities while taking care of your own needs and those of the person with Alzheimer’s disease: • Celebrate holidays that are important to you. Include the person with Alzheimer’s as much as possible. • Set your own limits, and be clear about them with others. You do not have to live up to the expectations of friends or relatives. Your situation is different now. • Involve the person with Alzheimer’s in simple holiday preparations or have him or her observe your preparations. Observing you will familiarize him or her with the upcoming festivities. Participating

with you may give the person the pleasure of helping and the fun of anticipating and reminiscing. • Encourage friends and family to visit even if it’s difficult. Limit the number of visitors at any one time, or have a few people visit quietly with the person in a separate room. • Prepare quiet distractions to use, such as a family photo album, if the person with Alzheimer’s becomes upset or over stimulated. • Try to avoid situations that may confuse or frustrate the person with Alzheimer’s, such as crowds, changes in routine, and strange places. Also try to stay away from noise, loud conversations, loud music, lighting that is too bright or too dark, and having too much rich food or drink (especially alcohol). • Find time for holiday activities you like to do. If you receive invitations to celebrations that the person with Alzheimer’s cannot attend, go yourself. Ask a friend or family member to spend time with the person while you’re out. Preparing guests Explain to guests that the person with Alzheimer’s disease does not always remember what is expected and acceptable. Give examples of unusual behaviors that may take place such as incontinence, eating food with fingers, wandering, or hallucinations. If this is the first visit since the per-

son with Alzheimer’s became severely impaired, tell guests that the visit may be painful. The memory-impaired person may not remember guests’ names or relationships but can still enjoy their company. Explain that memory loss is the result of the disease and is not intentional. Stress that the meaningfulness of the moment together matters more than what the person remembers. Preparing the person with Alzheimer’s Here are some tips to help the person with Alzheimer’s disease get ready for visitors: Begin showing a photo of the guest to the person a week before arrival. Each day, explain who the visitor is while showing the photo. Arrange a phone call for the person with Alzheimer’s and the visitor. The call gives the visitor an idea of what to expect and gives the person with Alzheimer’s an opportunity to become familiar with the visitor. Keep the memory-impaired person’s routine as close to normal as possible. During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, guard against fatigue and find time for adequate rest. Rim Country Health and Rehabilitation in Payson is home to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute certified trainer Christine Zuber. You may contact Christine (Social Services Director) by phone at 928-474-1120 or eMail at Christinez@rimcountryhealth.com.


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Managing diabetes during the holiday season The holiday season is synonymous with many things, including food. Family gatherings and holiday office parties wouldn’t be the same without great food. Food plays such a significant role during the holiday season that many people are worried about overindulging. Some celebrants can afford to overindulge, while others must resist temptation. Diabetics fall into the latter category, as the festive mood of the season does not mean people with diabetes can throw dietary caution to the wind. With the holiday season upon us, diabetics can heed the following tips from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help them stay on a healthy track. • Stick to your normal routine. While the holiday season can be unpredictable, the CDC advises diabetics stick to their normal routines as closely as possible. Because holiday guests cannot control food served to them at family gatherings or parties, the CDC recommends diabetics offer to bring a healthy, diabetic-friendly dish along to any parties. In addition, don’t skip meals during the day in anticipation of a large holiday meal. Doing so makes it hard to control blood sugar levels. • Be extra careful with alcohol. Alcohol is served or readily available at many holiday gatherings, and many people overindulge because of the festive mood of the season. Overindulging in alcohol is dangerous for anyone, but diabetics must be especially mindful of their alcohol consumption.

Alcohol can lower blood sugar and interact with diabetes medicines. Diabetics who want to enjoy a holiday libation should keep their alcohol consumption to a minimum. • Eat slowly. Eating slowly can benefit anyone during the holiday season. Eating at a leisurely pace gives diners’ brains ample time to signal that their bodies are full. By eating quickly, diners may be eating more calories than they hoped to eat, and that can lead to uncomfortable feelings of fullness after a meal. Diabetics who can slow down their eating are less likely to overindulge in less healthy holiday foods that can affect their blood sugar levels. • Remain active. The holiday season can be hectic, as adults often must juggle extraordinarily busy social schedules with the responsibilities of everyday life. Many people sacrifice time at the gym to ease the burden of hectic holiday schedules, but diabetics must resist that temptation. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases notes that routine physical activity helps diabetics keep their blood glucose levels in their target range. Physical activity also helps the hormone insulin absorb glucose into all of the body’s cells for energy. That extra energy boost can help diabetics fend off holiday-related fatigue. Diabetics face a lot of temptation come the holiday season. But with the right plan of action in place, men and women with diabetes can enjoy a healthy holiday season. A personal note: In addition to the advice in this arti-

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The availability of sugary treats during the holiday season can tempt diabetics to deviate from their healthy diets. cle, as a diabetic for almost 20 years — though not a very “good” one (being in “control” of my blood sugar numbers) — other helpful ways to maintain some control is keeping a journal of what you eat and your blood sugar numbers, making sure you test often (before breakfast, a couple hours after breakfast, before lunch, a couple hours after lunch, before dinner, a couple hours after dinner and before bed).

Colon Cancer Alliance seeks to raise awareness for screenings Every October, the world goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to bring attention to the disease and encourage people to get screened. The Screen This Too Campaign, started in October 2012 by the Colon Cancer Alliance, encourages everyone to remember that while breast cancer screening is important, it doesn’t mean they should ignore other areas of their body — most specifically, their colons. So, while October is behind us, that doesn’t mean being aware of the need for colon cancer screening should be shelved. Many of us have flexible spending accounts for health care that need to be used by the end of the year (and in some cases through mid-March), so take the time to make an appointment for a screening before the New Year arrives. The campaign also brings attention to the ties between the two types of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer patients have an increased colon cancer risk of 20-80 percent compared to the

general population. Despite this connection, the importance of getting screened for colon cancer continues to live under the radar, creating a large gap in screening rates between the two types of cancer. While 75 percent of women are up to date with breast cancer screening, only 55 percent of women are up to date with colon cancer screening. The Colon Cancer Alliance wants to close that gap by reminding women that keeping up to date with colon cancer screening is just as important as routine breast exams. So when you go to schedule your mammogram this month, tell your doctor, “Screen this too!” For more information, please visit screenthistoo.org. The Colon Cancer Alliance’s mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services. Read more information about the Colon Cancer Alliance at ccalliance.org.

MHA Foundation

(Formerly known as the Mogollon Health Alliance)

The Pink Ladies Sale

Arts, Crafts and Baked Goods A great selection of delicious Baked Goods • Baby Items • Popular Potato Bags • Kitchen Items • Totes, Purses, Bags • Jewelry • Our Best Seller ‘The Shirt Aprons • and our famous Bird Houses ❄ ❄ ❄ All Handcrafted ❄ ❄ ❄

Please come to our sale on Friday, Dec. 2 • 9am-3pm 308 E. Aero Dr., Payson Proceeds benefit MHA Foundation Scholarships, Grants and Programs


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the community’s big Christmas concert at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Payson High School Auditorium. The theme of the concert is “Rejoice!” directed by Daria Mason with accompaniment by Lisa Tan. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Choral Society members, at Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce and at the library. Tickets will also be available at the door before each concert. Concert tickets are $10 at the door and $8 in advance. Children and students up to age 18 are admitted free. Proceeds from the concerts provide musical scholarships to middle school and high school students. These are awarded each year at the spring concert. For added information, call John Landino 928-468-0023.

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The Julia Randall Elementary Book Fair takes place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., now through Dec. 2 in the JRE Library. It features books and more for children of all ages, including young adult readers. Plus it will have several days devoted to celebrating the mothers and fathers of the students. Muffins for Mom are featured Nov. 29 and 30, with Donuts for Dad on Dec. 1 and 2. There will be lots of books and funfilled activities for the kids. For more information, please call JRE at 928-474-2353.

Final clothing distribution

Kaitie’s Closet, Inc., a nonprofit 501c3 organization that has provided children’s clothing to anyone in need for nearly seven years. The next distribution is the organization’s last. It will be from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Payson Elementary School.

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Raffle benefits P-S Food Bank

Fancy Finds, 4069 N. Hwy. 87, Pine, is hosting a raffle for a hand-made afghan to benefit the Pine Strawberry Food Bank. Tickets are $5 or may be obtained with a donation of five cans of food. There is no limit on the number of tickets and it is not necessary to be present to win. The tickets can be purchased at Fancy Finds during regular business hours and the drawing is Wednesday, Nov. 30. All proceeds go to the food bank.

Christmas program Dec. 2

The First Friday event at the Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St., Payson, is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2. It will feature festive holiday music and a Christmas carol sing-along with pianists Angeline Ng and Lisa Tan, harpist Laurie Galster, members of the Payson Choral Society, singers Steve Stevens and Jennifer Holly, and more.  Guests will enjoy the Nutcracker Suite piano duet, plus a variety of classical and beloved holiday songs and singing along with favorite carols. The evening also includes cranberry pork sliders and green bean casserole. Donations for the food and music

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Steve Hollenbach, Chuck Proudfoot and Scot Proudfoot show off the model railroad layouts they have created for the 7th Annual Christmas Model Train Display and the Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St., Payson. The display is open from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2 and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3. The trio — members of the Mudhens Model Train Club, Western Division — will be running trains both days of the event. will be accepted to benefit the Deacons Food Pantry. For more information, call 928-4742059.

Christmas bazaars

The Hospital Auxiliary’s craft group hosts a holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 in the activities building at the MHA Foundation Complex, 308 E. Aero Drive, Payson. The Pine-Strawberry Arts and Crafts Guild Boutique is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and Saturday Dec. 10. There are many handcrafted items available, including hand woven baskets, unique jewelry, leather crafts, knitted and crocheted items, handmade aprons, clothing, pet attire and many seasonal crafts. The boutique is located behind the Pine thrift shop at the senior center.

CL U B S Friendship Bible Class Friendship Bible Class, a non-denominational Bible study for women, meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Majestic Rim. All women in the community are invited. For information, call Marilyn at 928-474-6712.

Color Time Tuesday Enjoy a relaxing and fun time of coloring every Tuesday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This activity is a great way to relieve stress and express creativity.   Adults can bring their children to color with adult supervision, too. You can stay for some of the time or all the time. Bring your own or share some of the supplies on hand. The program meets at Payson United Methodist Church, 414 N. Easy Street (behind Ace Hardware and Habitat Restore). Call Sally Harvey 480-213-8472 or Joyce Kennedy 928-978-1884 with any questions. This free program is open to all.

Bridge results Winners at Ladies Tuesday Bridge for Nov. 22 were: Hilda Jungblut, first; Joanie Gustofson, second; Marilyn Castleman, third. Play is every Tuesday at the Senior Citizen’s Center, 514 W. Main Street, at 12:30 p.m. For information and reservations, call Hilda Jungblut, 928-4682137.

Rim Country CoDA Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a 12-step fellowship of women and men whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. We gather

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together to support and share with each other in a journey of self discovery — learning to love ourselves. Meeting time is from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Philip’s Catholic Church (education building to right of church), 511 S. St. Philips St., Payson. For more information, contact Sharon (480) 244-1393 or Diane (928) 468-1852.

Masonic Lodge

The Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge #70, located at 200 E. Rancho Road in Payson, meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, go online to www.paysonmason.org or contact Bill Herzig, secretary, at 928-474-1305 or 928-951-2662.

Arizona Cactus Navy

An informal get-together of Navy and Coast Guard veterans and Merchant Marines in the Payson area is held on the first Thursday of each month at La Sierra restaurant on north AZ 87 at Forest Dr. in Payson. The group meets for coffee or lunch at 11 a.m. to share stories and camaraderie among fellow vets of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, other conflicts, and peacetime naval service. For questions please call (928) 970-0066.

Genealogy meeting

The Northern Gila County Genealogical Society meets at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1 at the society’s facility at 302 E. Bonita St., Payson. This is a membership meeting to install the executive board for 2017. After President Griff Brown makes a special presentation, the ceremony

Gift wrapping offered The KEY Club of Payson High School will wrap your holiday gifts for donations at the Walmart Garden Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3. Proceeds are used to help send KEY Club members to leadership and educational conferences and finance many local service projects to better the Rim Country communities.

Angel Project fundraiser The Mount Cross Lutheran Church is donating the use of its event center for the Angel Project, to collect toys and blankets for the needy, at Building B, 601 E. Hwy. 260, Payson, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3. There will be auction baskets; sports home décor; beauty products; movies; candles; table games and kids toys;

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holiday décor; plus lots of holiday treats to enjoy: popcorn, cupcakes, popcorn balls, cakes and chocolate treats. Call 480-322-2743 for more information.

Electric Light Parade Payson’s annual APS Electric Light Parade celebrates Christmas Around the World starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 on Historic Main Street. This is the 15th anniversary of the parade. So, now is the time to start scoping out the best spots to watch the parade travel from Green Valley Park to Sawmill Crossing.

Payson Choral Society Christmas concert The Payson Choral Society presents

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free volunteer tax assistance and preparation service. It helps local taxpayers with low to moderate incomes, with special attention given to those 60 and older. Volunteers receive free IRS certified training prior to working with taxpayers. You must be willing to commit at least four hours per week during the tax season from February 1 through April 15 after you are certified. If you are interested, email paysontax-aide@ gmail.com or phone Lori at 928-4786460.

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to install the elected officers for 2017 will be held. Sloppy Joes for lunch will be available, along with coffee, lemonade, and doughnuts. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting and browse our old books available for purchase. The Genealogy Library is now open three days a week, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday. The Genealogy Library is at 302 E. Bonita St., Payson.

Payson Elks Lodge

The Lodge still needs all sizes of new sweatshirts and pants for veterans, also slippers and white T-shirts. The goal is 120 gift bags to be delivered to the Prescott VA. Volunteers are being sought to take a child or two shopping for clothes on December 3. If you can help, there is a sign-up sheet in the inner lobby of the Lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Hwy. Tickets are available for the New Year’s Eve celebration, which will feature the Duets program. The cost is $30 per person with a choice of lobster tail or prime rib.

Senior Bible study

The Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St., hosts a Bible study from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday with a rotating roster of ministers.

Rim Country 4 Wheelers

Members of the Rim Country 4 Wheelers (RC4W) invite anyone interested in four-wheel-drive back road travel to join them at 9 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bashas’ shopping center parking lot in front of the Big 5 store.

For more information, visit the Web site at www.rimcountry4wheelers.com or call RC4W President Tom Doyle, 928600-9009.

Soroptimists The local Soroptimist club invites all women who are interested in working with and for the community to improve the status of women to join members for lunch at Tiny’s, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson, at noon Wednesdays. Anyone interested should contact Jean Oliver, (928) 474-6167; or Audrey Wilson. (928) 468-3108.

Ukulele fun Rim residents, regardless of skill level, are welcome to join Ukulele Fun from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.    If you have any ukuleles you would like to donate or sell, please call 928595-2086.

87 Mountain Biking Club 87 Mountain Biking Club meets at 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the 87 Cyclery shop, 907 S. Beeline Highway. Members have group trail rides throughout Gila County for every level of rider (beginners to advanced). Everyone is encouraged to join and learn about all the great mountain biking trails Payson and the surrounding area has to offer. For more information or questions, please call (928) 478-6203.

Rim Country Rotary Club The Rim Country Rotary Club meets at 6:45 a.m. Thursdays at the Cedar Ridge Restaurant of the Mazatzal Hotel

& Casino. Members invite Rim residents to join them in their work for Payson youth and the area’s food banks. For more information, go online to www.rimcountryrotary.

Kiwanis meeting The Kiwanis Club of Zane Grey Country meets on Thursdays at 7 a.m. at Tiny’s Restaurant, except the first Thursday of the month when an evening meeting is at 6 p.m. at Crosswinds Restaurant. For more information about Zane Grey Kiwanis, please visit www.zanegreykiwanis.com.

Payson TOPS meeting TOPS 373 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight loss support group for anybody wishing to drop those extra unhealthy pounds — sensibly. We meet every Thursday morning. Weigh-in starts at 7 a.m. and the program is from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.    Meetings are in the two-story building across from Walmart (formerly known as the Senior Circle), 215 N. Beeline Highway. If you have any questions, call Ilona at (928) 472-3331.

Christ-Centered Recovery Christ-Centered Recovery Study meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Calvary Chapel Payson, 1103 N. Beeline Highway. The group uses the faith-based program for those dealing with substance abuse, eating disorders, gambling, etc. Childcare is provided. Call (928) 468-0801 for more information.


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Members of the American Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) and Modified Motorcycle Association of Arizona delivered 21 Thanksgiving dinners to local families who could use a little help last week.

Chapman Chain Gang honored Affectionately known as the Chapman Chain Gang, Bill Mansoor, Tom Whatley, Dan Way and Ken Boyes help at the home football games running the down markers. At the Nov. 14 Payson Unified School District board meeting, the group was recognized as a HERO of Public Education. “These gentlemen volunteer their time and have been doing so for as long as anyone can remember as the chain gang at the high school football games,” said Superintendent Greg Wyman. To make their volunteering efforts easier, the Chapman Chain Gang purchased the down markers. Chapman has also contributed to the quality of the football games by loaning vehicles for the Homecoming Court to ride into the stadium. But the Chapman guys don’t stop there. The auto dealer has supported the PHS auto shop with donated vehicles. “This is just another example of individuals and businesses in our community helping our students,” said Wyman. “For this commitment, we recognize the Chapman Chain Gang and Chapman Auto Center as HEROS of Public Education.”

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With three of incumbents’ terms ending, the Payson Town Council last week made a slew of appointments to various town boards. Mayor Kenny Evans, Vice Mayor Michael Hughes and Councilor John Wilson will leave the board Dec. 15 as new Mayor Craig Swartwood and Councilors Barbara Underwood and Janell Sterner step in. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the council made 14 appointments or reappointments. Councilor Chris Higgins questioned why the current council didn’t wait and let the new council make the appointments. Town attorney Hector Figueroa said the council has historically made appointments

Payson School Board president Barbara Underwood presented Tom Whatley, Dan Way, Ken Boyes and Bill Mansoor of Chapman Auto Center with a HERO of Public Education certificate.

to board and commission at the end of the year as terms expire. He said the council could postpone the new appointments if it wanted. Town manager LaRon Garrett said the council used to hold its own elections in the spring, but this year state law required towns to merge their elections with the general elections in November. That means the council seats are changing at the end of the year, coinciding with the end of commission and board terms. Councilor Fred Carpenter said the town should move those to mid-year to prevent this from happening in the future. Garrett agreed, saying the town plans to move board and commission appointments from a calendar year schedule to a

Prescribed burns continue The Tonto National Forest will continue conducting prescribed fire treatments in areas around Payson. Fire specialists will begin eliminating 174 acres of piles in the Diamond Point Summer Homes area, 10 miles northeast of Payson, on Monday, Nov. 28 and Tuesday, Nov. 29. Residual smoke may

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linger in these areas through Thursday, Dec. 1. Tonto National Forest fire specialists will begin eliminating 248 acres of piles in the Colcord lookout tower area Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Thursday, Dec. 1. Smoke may linger in these areas through Sunday, Dec. 4.

fiscal year schedule. Hughes said he chose to bring these appointments to the council now because the next council meeting on Dec. 15 is usually more ceremonial, with the new councilors taking their seats. After discussing the issue, the council unanimously approved the appointments in the consent agenda. Among the appointments were: Walter Peters to the Airport Commission; Scott Jones and Kevin Dick to the Planning and Zoning

Commission; and Jason Hazelo to the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Board. Reappointments: Larry Sugarman to the Rim Country Educational Alliance; Bill Day to the Airport Commission; Nancy Gartner and Todd Braeger to the Parks and Recreation Commission; Joe Klein and John Swenson to the Planning and Zoning Commission; Gary Vohs, Dean Faust and Tom Barker to the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Board.

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Sept. 1949 - Nov. 2016 Tom was born in Tenn. To Robert and Flo Poland. He served with the First Air Cavalry during the Vietnam War. After leaving Vietnam Tom settled in Las Vegas where he worked at the Riviera Hotel for 26 years. He moved with his wife Suzie to Payson in 2003. He was preceded in death by his son, mother, father, brother, 2 step-brothers, grandmother and grandfather.

Survived by his wife Suzie of 31 years, daughters: Nicole Hague, Susan (Robert) Lomeli, Pam (Chris) Miller; sister Kim (Ken) Lee, stepmother Barbara, grandmother Gladys, 4 step-sisters, 1 step-brother, 6 grandchildren and many nieces, and nephews and friends. He was loved by many and will be missed. A celebration of life will be held in Nevada in the spring.

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SERVICES MISCELLANEOUS Concrete Driveways, Side Walks and Patios 27 years exp. not a licensed contractor, Call Ed 928-205-1495

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906 N. Hillcrest Dr., 4BD, 4.5BA........................$1995 309 N. Heritage Ln., 3BD, 2BA.........................$1000 306 S. Bentley St., 4BD, 2BA..............................$995 609 N. Ponderosa #B, 2BD, 2BA........................$925 200 W. Chateau Cir., 2BD, 2BA..........................$900 707 W. Bridle Path Ln., 2BD, 2BA.......................$825

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LEGAL NOTICES 16370: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20/2016 TS No. 20 16-00639-AZ NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated 07/08/1999 and recorded on 07/16/1999 as Instrument No. 1999 11520, Book —- Page —- and rerecorded on as in the official records of Gila County, Arizona, NOTICE! IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFENSE TO THE TRUSTEE SALE OR IF YOU HAVE AN OBJECTION TO THE TRUSTEE SALE, YOU MUST FILE AN ACTION AND OBTAIN A COURT ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 65, ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, STOPPING THE SALE NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME OF THE LAST BUSINESS DAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DATE OF THE SALE, OR YOU MAY HAVE WAIVED ANY DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE SALE. UNLESS YOU OBTAIN AN ORDER, THE SALE WILL BE FINAL AND WILL OCCUR at public auction to the highest bidder At the main entrance to the Gila County Courthouse 1400 E. Ash Street Globe, AZ 85501, in Gila County, on 01/26/2017 at 11:00 AM of said day: Legal Description: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY LOCATED IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA: LOT 80, OF RIM TRAIL MOUNTAIN CLUB TRACT PLAT 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA, RECORDED IN MAP NO. 173. Purported Street Address: 132 W Sierra Vista Lane, Payson, AZ 85541 Tax Parcel Number: 302-04-078 Original Principal Balance: $ 97,600.00 Name and Address of Current Beneficiary: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Trustee for Structured Asset Securities Corporation, SASCO Mortgage Loan Trust 1999-BC4, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 1999-BC4 c/o Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, 661 Worthington Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Name and Address of Original Trustor: Eldon W. Jenkins and Joan A. Jenkins, Husband and Wife as Joint Tenants With Rights of Survivorship, 132 W Sierra Vista Lane, Payson, AZ 85541. Name, Address and Telephone Number of Trustee: Western Progressive - Arizona, Inc. Northpark Town Center, 1000 Abernathy Rd NE; Bldg 400, Suite 200, Atlanta,

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LEGAL NOTICES GA 30328; (866) 960-8299 SALE INFORMATION: Sales Line: (866) 960-8299 Website: http://www.altisource.com/Mort gageServices/DefaultManagem ent/TrusteeServices.aspx Western Progressive - Arizona, Inc. DATED: September 28, 2016 /s/ Keisha Lyons Trustee Sale Assistant Pursuant to A.R.S. 33 - 803(A)(6), the trustee herein qualifies as a trustee of the Deed of Trust in the trustee’s capacity as a corporation all the stock of which is owned by Premium Title Agency, Inc., an escrow agent in the state of Arizona. The regulators of Premium Title Agency are the Arizona Department of Insurance and the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions. Western Progressive - Arizona, Inc. is registered with the Arizona Corporation Commission. STATE OF Georgia COUNTY OF Fulton On September 28, 2016, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the said State, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared Keisha Lyons, personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person who executed the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she executed the same in his/her authorized capacity, and that by his/her signature on the instrument, the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. WITNESS my hand and official seal. /s/ Stephani Spurlock NOTARY PUBLIC My Commission Expires: April, 09, 2017 16382: 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29/2016 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File ID. #16-01324 Runzo Title No: 21600981 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain trust deed recorded on 01/14/2013 as Document No. 2013-000475 and Re-Recorded on 08/18/2016 as Document No. 2016-007566 for the reason of to correct the legal description Gila County, AZ. NOTICE! IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFENSE TO THE TRUSTEE SALE OR IF YOU HAVE AN OBJECTION TO THE TRUSTEE SALE, YOU MUST FILE AN ACTION AND OBTAIN A COURT ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 65, ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, STOPPING THE SALE NO LATER THAN 5:00P.M. MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME OF THE LAST BUSINESS DAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DATE OF THE SALE, OR YOU MAY HAVE WAIVED ANY DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE SALE. UNLESS YOU OBTAIN AN ORDER, THE SALE WILL BE FINAL AND WILL OCCUR at public auction on February 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at the front entrance to the Gila County Courthouse, 1400 East Ash Street, Globe, AZ 85501. and the property will be sold by the Trustee to the highest bidder for cash (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States and acceptable to the Trustee, payable in accordance with ARS 33Â811). The sale shall convey all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and more fully described as: PARCEL NO. 1:PARCEL 5 OF RECORD OF SURVEY/MINOR LAND DIVISION RECORDED AS SURVEY MAP NO. 3029, RECORDS OF GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER PARCELS 1 THROUGH 4, AS SHOWN ON SAID SURVEY. EXCEPT That portion of the South half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 27, Township 8 North, Range 10 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Gila County, Arizona, more particularly described as follows:Beginning at the center of Section 27 at an iron pipe and progressing North 89º 49’ 52”’ East a distance of 1,977.57 feet to an iron pipe; THENCE Northwest along an arc of a curve with a radius of 2,964.79 feet with a central angle of 0º 23’ 11”, a distance of 19.99 feet to an iron pipe; Beginning at the above noted iron pipe and progressing North 51º 47’ 59” East, a distance of 56.05 feet to an iron pin located at the beginning point of the lease exception; THENCE North 51º 47’ 59” East, a distance of 152.58 feet to an iron pin; THENCE South 0º 10’ 8” East, dition! TOP $$ PAID! Call/Text: Mike 520-977-1110. I bring trailer & funds. (AzCAN) Financial SOCIAL SECURITY Disability Benefits. Unable to work? Denied benefits? We can help! WIN or Pay nothing! Contact Bill Gordon & Associates at 1-800-9603595 to start your application today! (AzCAN) Health / Medical OXYGEN - Anytime. Anywhere. No tanks to refill. No deliveries. Only 4.8 pounds! Approved for air travel! May be covered by medicare. FREE info kit: 844-843-0520 (AzCAN) Help Wanted ADVERTISE YOUR JOB Opening in 71 AZ newspapers. Reach more than 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www.classifiedarizona.com. (AzCAN) Looking to earn money on your schedule? Have a car? Drive with Uber. Call: 800-796-6137 (AzCAN)

LEGAL NOTICES a distance of 94.0 feet to an iron pin; THENCE South 89º 49’ 52” West, a distance of 120.18 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL NO. 2:AN EASEMENT FOR WELL SITE OVER THAT PORTION OF PARCEL F. OF RECORD OF SURVEY RECORDED AS SURVEY MAP NO. 1918. RECORDS OF GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF PARCEL F; THENCE SOUTH 34º 26’ 47” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 396.29 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 02º 32’ 55” WEST TO THE CENTER OF AND EXISTING OVERHEAD POWERLINE AS SHOWN ON SAID SURVEY; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG SAID CENTER TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID PARCEL F; THENCE NORTH 0º 18’ 48” EAST TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL NO.3: AN EASEMENT FOR WATER AND ELECTRIC LINE AS CREATED IN INSTRUMENT RECORDED AS FEE NO. 2005-012536, RECORDS OF GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA. Commonly known as: 56203 N Arizona Hwy 188, Payson, AZ 85541 AON No.:304-37-008L The street address/location of the real property described above is purported to be:56203 N Arizona Hwy 188 Payson, AZ 85541 Tax Parcel No.: 304-37-008L 9 The undersigned Trustee, Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law, disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein.The beneficiary under the aforementioned Deed of Trust has accelerated the Note secured thereby and has declared the entire unpaid principal balance, as well as any and all other amounts due in connection with said Note and/or Deed of Trust, immediately due and payable. Said sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided therein, and the unpaid principal balance of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as proved in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Original Principal Balance: $216,950.00 Original Trustor: Michael B. Runzo and Lana. D Runzo, trustees of the Michael B. and Lana D. Runzo Revocable Living Trust dated July 23, 2008. HC1 Box 5275-T, Payson, AZ 85541 Current Beneficiary:Ditech Financial LLC Care of / Servicer Ditech Financial LLC 345 St. Peter Street St Paul, MN 55102 Current Trustee:Leonard J. McDonald 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 700 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 (602) 255-6035 Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law Trustee/Successor Trustee, is regulated by and qualified per ARS Section 33-803 (A)2 as a member of The Arizona State Bar. A-FN4596893 11/08/2016, 11/15/2016, 11/22/2016, 11/29/2016 16386: 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6/2016 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File ID. #16-03491 Wulitich Jr Title No: 21602422 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain trust deed recorded on 04/04/2007 as Document No. 2007-005726 Gila County, AZ. NOTICE! IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFENSE TO THE TRUSTEE SALE OR IF YOU HAVE AN OBJECTION TO THE TRUSTEE SALE, YOU MUST FILE AN ACTION AND OBTAIN A COURT ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 65, ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, STOPPING THE SALE NO LATER THAN 5:00P.M. MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME OF THE LAST BUSINESS DAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DATE OF THE SALE, OR YOU MAY HAVE WAIVED ANY DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE SALE. UNLESS YOU OBTAIN AN ORDER, THE SALE WILL BE FINAL AND WILL OCCUR at public auction on February 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at the front entrance to the Gila County Courthouse, 1400 East Ash Street, Globe, AZ 85501, and the property will be sold by the Trustee to the highest bidder for cash (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States and acceptable to the Trustee, payable in accordance with ARS 33Â811). The sale shall convey all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and more fully described as: Lot 23, PAYSON NORTH UNIT FOUR, according to Map No. 452, records of Gila FOUR CORNERS HOME HEALTH CARE is seeking Respiratory Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. To apply, turn resume into travisshumway@ live.com, for more information call 435/678-2194. (AzCAN) Real Estate ADVERTISE YOUR HOME, property or business for sale in 71 AZ newspapers. Reach more than 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www.classifiedarizona.com. (AzCAN) Satellite NFL Sunday Ticket (FREE!) w/Choice Package ñ includes 200 channels. $60/ mo for 12 months. No upfront costs or equipment to buy. Ask about next day installation! 1-800-404-9329. (AzCAN) DISH TV - BEST DEAL EVER! Only $39.99/mo. Plus $14.99/mo Internet (where avail.) FREE Streaming. FREE Install (up to 6 rooms.) FREE HD-DVR. Call 1-800-916-0680 (AzCAN) 16115MD1

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LEGAL NOTICES County, Arizona. Together with an undivided interest in and to Tracts A through G, inclusive, as shown on said plat. The street address/location of the real property described above is purported to be: 202 E Pinnacle Cir Payson, AZ 85541-3934 Tax Parcel No.: 302-68-023 3 The undersigned Trustee, Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law, disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The beneficiary under the aforementioned Deed of Trust has accelerated the Note secured thereby and has declared the entire unpaid principal balance, as well as any and all other amounts due in connection with said Note and/or Deed of Trust, immediately due and payable. Said sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided therein, and the unpaid principal balance of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as proved in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Original Principal Balance: $224,000.00 Original Trustor: George Wulitich Jr, and Mary F Wulitich, husband and wife 202 E Pinnacle Cir Payson, AZ 85541 Current Beneficiary: Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC as Attorney in Fact for MandT Bank Care of / Servicer Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC 4425 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, 5th Floor Coral Gables, FL 33146 Current Trustee: Leonard J. McDonald 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 700 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 (602)255-6035 Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law Trustee/Successor Trustee, is regulated by and qualified per ARS Section 33-803 (A)2 as a member of The Arizona State Bar A-4597255 11/15/2016, 11/22/2016, 11/29/2016, 12/06/2016 16390: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20/2016 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Order No.: 160297548-AZ-VOO TS No.: AZ-16-7199-JY APN : 302-34-006E The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of Sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated 10/29/2007 and recorded 11/2/2007 as Instrument 2007-018477, Book xxx, Page xxx, in the office of the County Recorder of GILA County, Arizona; and at public auction to the highest bidder. Notice! If you believe there is a defense to the trustee sale or if you have an objection to the trustee sale, you must file an action and obtain a court order pursuant to rule 65, Arizona rules of civil procedure, stopping the sale no later than 5:00 p.m. mountain standard time of the last business day before the scheduled date of the sale, or you may have waived any defenses or objections to the sale. Unless you obtain an order, the sale will be final: Sale Date and Time: 12/30/2016 at 11:00 AM Sale Location: AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE TO THE GILA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 1400 EAST ASH ST., GLOBE, ARIZONA 85501 Legal Description: THE NORTHWESTERLY 330 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY:THAT PORTION OF TRACT 4, OF MESA DEL CABALLO TRACTS PLAT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA, RECORDED IN MAPS(S) NO. 210, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:BEGINNING AT THE MOST WESTERLY CORNER OF TRACT 4, MESA DEL CABALLO TRACTS PLAT NO. 1; THENCE NORTH 33 DEGREES 45 MINUTES EAST, A DISTANCE OF 165.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 48 MINUTES EAST, A DISTANCE OF 660.00 FEET TO THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID TRACT 4; THENCE NORTH 33 DEGREES 45 MINUTES EAST, DISTANCE OF 165.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 55 DEGREES 48 MINUTES WEST, A DISTANCE OF 660.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 33 DEGREES 45 MINUTES WEST TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. EXCEPT THE EASTERLY 143 FEET; AND EXCEPT THE NORTH 15 FEET FOR ROAD AND UTILITIES. Purported Street Address: 7531 N CABALLERO RD, PAYSON, AZ 85541 Tax Parcel Number: 302-34-006E Original Principal Balance: $213,409.00 Name and Address of Current Beneficiary: LSF9 Master Participation Trust, by Caliber Home Loans, Inc., solely in its capacity as servicer C/O Caliber Home Loans, Inc. 16745 W. Bernardo Drive, Ste 300 San Diego, CA 92127 Name and Address of Original Trustor: DANIEL R. PARKER AND AMY LYNN PARKER, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP 7531 NORTH CABALLERO ROAD, PAYSON, AZ 85541 Name and Address of Trustee/Agent: SUMMIT SERVICES AND REALTY, LLC 16745 W. Bernardo Dr., Ste 100 San Diego, CA 92127 Phone: (866) 248-2679 Sales Line: 714-730-2727 Login to: www.servicelinkasap.com AZ-16-7199-JY The successor trustee qualifies to act as a trustee under A.R.S. Section 33-803A (1) in its capacity as a licensed Arizona Real Estate Broker. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further re-

LEGAL NOTICES course. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. Dated: 9/29/2016 SUMMIT SERVICES AND REALTY, LLC By: Justin Yahnke, AVP If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. A-4598081 11/29/2016, 12/06/2016, 12/13/2016, 12/20/2016 16393: 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13/2016 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File ID. #16-03036 Williams Jr Notice is hereby given that Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law, as trustee (or successor trustee, or substituted trustee), pursuant to the Deed of Trust which had an original balance of $171,000.00 executed by Curtis E Williams Jr, an unmarried man, 715 E Manzanita Drive Globe, AZ 85501-1472 , dated July 24, 2007 and recorded July 25, 2007, as Instrument No./Docket-Page 2007-012552 of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Gila County, State of Arizona, will sell the real property described herein by public auction on January 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at the front entrace to the County Courthouse, 1400 East Ash, Globe, AZ., to the highest bidder for cash (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States and acceptable to the Trustee, payable in accordance with ARS 33-811A), all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and more fully described as: That certain piece or parcel of land lying in and being a portion of the Northwest Quarter of section 34, Township 1 North, range 15 1/2 East, Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Gila County, Arizona and more Particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point from which the North quarter corner of said section 34 bears North 64 degrees 19 minutes 24 seconds East 904.54 feet; Thence South 18 degrees 54 minutes 40 seconds West 103.00 feet; Thence North 73 degrees 45 minutes 00 seconds West 114.15 feet to a road; Thence Northeasterly along the Arc of a Curve to the right whose central angle is 7 degrees 25 minutes 15 seconds and the radius is 397.01 feet and the Long Chord is North 8 degrees 38 minutes 23 seconds East, 51.15 feet, a distance of 51.42 feet; Thence North 12 Degrees 20 minutes East, 52.20 feet; Thence South 73 Degrees 40 minutes 07 seconds East, 129.29 feet to the point of beginning. EXCEPT 1/2 interest in and to all mines, beds, seams or veins of coal, iron stone, copper or other minerals and oil as reserved in deed recorded in Book 52, deed to real estate, page 549, records of Gila County, Arizona. The street address/location of the real property described above is purported to be: 715 E Manzanita Drive Globe, AZ 85501-1472. Tax Parcel No.: 205-18-040L. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The beneficiary under the aforementioned Deed of Trust has accelerated the Note secured thereby and has declared the entire unpaid principal balance, as well as any and all other amounts due in connection with said Note and/or Deed of Trust, immediately due and payable. Said sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided therein, and the unpaid principal balance of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as proved in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust Current Beneficiary:Select Portfolio Servicing-TB; Care of/Servicer: Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. 3217 S Decker Lake Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84119; Current Trustee: Leonard J. McDonald 2525 East Camelback Road #300 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 (602) 255-6000. Dated: 10/25/2016 /S/Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law, Trustee/Successor Trustee under said Deed of Trust, and is qualified to act as Successor Trustee per ARS Section 33-803 (A) 2, as a member of the Arizona State Bar. STATE OF ARIZONA, County of Maricopa. This instrument was acknowledged before me on 10/25/2016, by LEONARD J. MCDONALD, Attorney at Law, as Trustee/Successor Trustee. /S/Judy Quick, Notary Public Commission expiration is 04/20/2017. NOTICE: This proceeding is an effort to collect a debt on behalf of the beneficiary under the referenced Deed of Trust. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Unless the loan is reinstated, this Trustee’s Sale proceedings will result in foreclosure of the subject property. A-FN4596986 11/22/2016, 11/29/2016, 12/06/2016, 12/13/2016 16395: 11/22, 11/29, 12/6/2016 NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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LEGAL NOTICES NO. PB2016-00085 ARIZONA SUPERIOR COURT GILA COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of: TROY W. BURNS, Deceased. NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT: 1. MONICA BURNS was appointed Personal Representative of this Estate on November 1, 2016. 2. All persons having claims against the Estate are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. 3. Claims must be presented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to the Personal Representative at the following address: Monica Burns c/o Frederic G. Lemberg, Esq. ANDERSEN PLLC 17015 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 225 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 DATED this 8th day of November, 2016. ANDERSEN PLLC By: /s/Frederic G. Lemberg, Of Counsel 17015 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 225 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Attorneys for Monica Burns 11/22, 11/29, 12/6/16 CNS-2945677# 16396: 11/22, 11/29/2016 The Arizona@Work, Northeastern Arizona Innovative Workforce Solutions (NEAZIWS) program has updated the 5-Year-Plan to comply with the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act. Public comment to this plan will be accepted through Dec 30, 2016. The plan can be viewed at http://www.navajocountyaz.gov/ Departments/Workforce-Invest ment-Act and comments can be forwarded to Carla Fails at carla.fails@navajocountyaz.go v. 16397: 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13/2016 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale No.: 00000006230171 Title Order No.: 733-1600916-70 FHA/VA/PMI No.: 45-45-6-2891384 ORIGINAL TRUSTEE SALE RECORDED ON 09/21/2016 IN THE OFFICE OF THE GILA COUNTY RECORDER. The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated 01/09/2015 and Recorded as Instrument No. 2015-000700 on 01/23/2015 of Official Records, in the office of the County Recorder of GILA County, Arizona. NOTICE! IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFENSE TO THE TRUSTEE SALE OR IF YOU HAVE AN OBJECTION TO THE TRUSTEE SALE, YOU MUST FILE AN ACTION AND OBTAIN A COURT ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 65, ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, STOPPING THE SALE NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME OF THE LAST BUSINESS DAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DATE OF THE SALE, OR YOU MAY HAVE WAIVED ANY DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE SALE. UNLESS YOU OBTAIN AN ORDER, THE SALE WILL BE FINAL AND WILL OCCUR at public auction to the highest bidder at the front entrance to the Gila County Courthouse, 1400 E. Ash, Globe, AZ 85501, in GILA County, on 12/29/2016 at 11:00AM of said day: LOT 36, PAYSON RANCHOS, ACCORDING TO MAP NO. 167, RECORDS OF GILA COUNTY ARIZONA. ACCORDING TO THE DEED OF TRUST OR UPON INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE BENEFICIARY, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES SECTION 33-808(C): Street address or identifiable location: 1707 N MCLANE RD, PAYSON, AZ 85541 Tax Parcel number: 302-36-036 Original Principal Balance: $169,755.00 Name and Address of Original Trustor (as shown on the Deed of Trust): SCOTT LEONARD KING AND JULIE A. KING, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP MAILING ADDRESS: 1707 N MCLANE RD, PAYSON, AZ 85541 Name and address of beneficiary (as of recording of Notice of Sale): 360 MORTGAGE GROUP, LLC, 11305 FOUR POINTS DRIVE BUILDING 1, SUITE 200 AUSTIN, TX 78726 Name, address & telephone number of trustee: CARSON EMMONS, A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER TREDER & WEISS, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100 Addison, Texas 75001-4320 (855) 286-5901 The beneficiary under the aforementioned Deed of Trust has accelerated the Note secured thereby and has declared the entire unpaid principal balance, as well as any and all other amounts due in connection with said Note and/or Deed of Trust, immediately due and payable. Said sale will be made as is, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note secured by said Deed of Trust, which includes interest thereon as provided in said note, advances, if any under the terms of said Deed of Trust, interest on advances, if any, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trust created by said Deed of Trust. Trustee will accept only cash (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States and acceptable to the trustee, payable in accordance with A.R.S § 33-811(A)) or credit bid by the beneficiary. Reinstatement payment must be paid before five o’clock p.m. on the last day other than a Saturday or legal


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holiday before the date of the sale. The Purchaser at the sale, other than the beneficiary to the extent of his credit bid, shall pay the price no later than five o’clock p.m. of the following day, other than a Saturday or legal holiday. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. Date: 09/16/2016 CARSON EMMONS, A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR. Trustee is qualified per AR.S § 33-803(A)(2), as a member of the State Bar of Arizona. Trustee’s regulator is the State Bar of Arizona. State of ARIZONA } § County of MARICOPA } On 09/16/2016 before me, Sean Wilson Notary Public, personally appeared CARSON EMMONS, who is known to me to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument. WITNESS my hand and official seal. Signature: Sean Wilson (seal) Name: Sean Wilson SEAN WILSON Notary Public, State of Arizona Maricopa County My Commission Expires October 12, 2019 FOR TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: HUDSON & MARSHALL 14785 PRESTON ROAD, SUITE 1150 DALLAS, TX 75254 972-732-2581 www.hudsonandmarshall.com If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. NPP0296208 To: PAYSON ROUNDUP 11/22/2016, 11/29/2016, 12/06/2016, 12/13/2016 16398: 11/29, 12/6, 12/3, 12/20/2016 Notice of Trustee’s Sale Recorded on: 10/20/2016 TS No. : AZ-16-750403-BF Order No. : 8675773 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of Sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated 8/10/2012 and recorded 8/14/2012 as Instrument No. 2012-010017 in the office of the County Recorder of GILA County, Arizona . Notice! If you believe there is a defense to the trustee sale or if you have an objection to the trustee sale, you must file an action and obtain a court order pursuant to rule 65, Arizona rules of civil procedure, stopping the sale no later than 5:00 p.m. mountain standard time of the last business day before the scheduled date of the sale, or you may have waived any defenses or objections to the sale. Unless you obtain an order, the sale will be final and will occur at public auction to the highest bidder: Sale Date and Time: 2/1/2017 at 11:00:00 AM Sale Location: At the Front Entrance to the Gila County Courthouse, located at 1400 E. Ash Street, Globe, AZ 85501 Legal Description: A PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 29 TOWNSHIP 12 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE GILAAND SALT RIVER BASE AND MERIDIAN, GILA COUNTY ARIZONA AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEING PARCEL 2 OF DOCUMENT ENTITLED “RECORD OF SURVEY-MINOR DIVISION” RECORDED JUNE 27 2012 IN SURVEY MAP # 4076. Purported Street Address: 9684 WEST JUNIPER ROAD, STRAWBERRY, AZ 85544 Tax Parcel Number: 301-03-041W 2 Original Principal

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Balance: $170,600.00 Name and Address of Current Beneficiary: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. C/O WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. 1 Home Campus X2504-017 Customer Service Des Moines, IA 50328 Name(s) and Address(s) of Original Trustor(s): MARC GASTINEAU AND SUSAN GASTINEAU, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP 9684 W JUNIPER ROAD, STRAWBERRY, AZ 85544 Name and Address of Trustee/Agent: Quality Loan Service Corporation 411 Ivy Street, San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: ( 866 ) 645-7711 Sales Line: 800-280-2832 Login to: www.auction.com O r Login to: http://www.qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 AZ-16-750403-BF The successor trustee qualifies to act as a trustee under A.R.S. §33-803(A)(1) in its capacity as a licensed Arizona escrow agent regulated by the Department of Financial Institutions. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. QUALITY MAY BE CONSIDERED A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE . TS No.: AZ-16-750403-BF Dated: 10/19/2016 QUALITY LOAN SERVICE CORPORATION By: January Crawford, Assistant Secretary A notary public or other officer completing this certificate verifies only the identity of the individual who signed the document to which this certificate is attached, and not the truthfulness, accuracy, or validity of that document. State of: California County of: San Diego On 10/19/2016 before me, Brenda A. Gonzalez a notary public, personally appeared Brooke Frank, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument . I certify under PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing paragraph is true and correct. WIT NESS my hand and official seal. Signature Brenda A. Gonzalez Commission No. 2116627 NOTARY PUBLIC - California San Diego County My Comm. Expires 6/21/2019 IDSPub #0118388 11/29/2016 12/6/2016 12/13/2016 12/20/2016 16399: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20/2016 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE File ID. #16-04257 Sater Title No: 21602852 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain trust deed recorded on 07/31/2009 as Document No. 2009-009153 Gila County, AZ. NOTICE! IF YOU BELIEVE THERE IS A DEFENSE TO THE TRUSTEE SALE OR IF YOU HAVE AN OBJECTION TO THE

LEGAL NOTICES TRUSTEE SALE, YOU MUST FILE AN ACTION AND OBTAIN A COURT ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 65, ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, STOPPING THE SALE NO LATER THAN 5:00P.M. MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME OF THE LAST BUSINESS DAY BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DATE OF THE SALE, OR YOU MAY HAVE WAIVED ANY DEFENSES OR OBJECTIONS TO THE SALE. UNLESS YOU OBTAIN AN ORDER, THE SALE WILL BE FINAL AND WILL OCCUR at public auction on February 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at the front entrance to the Gila County Courthouse, 1400 East Ash Street, Globe, AZ 85501 and the property will be sold by the Trustee to the highest bidder for cash (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States and acceptable to the Trustee, payable in accordance with ARS 33-811). The sale shall convey all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and more fully described as:Lots 13, 14, 15 and 16, Block 22, INSPIRATION TOWNSITE, according to Map No. 39, records of Gila County, Arizona. The street address/location of the real property described above is purported to be:4340 East Locomotive Drive, Claypool, AZ 85532 Tax Parcel No.: 206-06-353 0 The undersigned Trustee, Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law, disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The beneficiary under the aforementioned Deed of Trust has accelerated the Note secured thereby and has declared the entire unpaid principal balance, as well as any and all other amounts due in connection with said Note and/or Deed of Trust, immediately due and payable.Said sale will be made in an “as is” condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided therein, and the unpaid principal balance of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as proved in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. Original Principal Balance: $132,259.00 Original Trustor: Dennis K. Sater and Peggy A. Sater, husband and wife 4340 East Locomotive Drive, Claypool, AZ 85532 Current Beneficiary:Nationstar Mortgage LLC Care of / Servicer Nationstar Mortgage LLC 8950 Cypress Waters Blvd Coppell, TX 75019 Current Trustee:Leonard J. McDonald 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 700 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 (602) 255-6035 Leonard J. McDonald, Attorney at Law Trustee/Successor Trustee, is regulated by and qualified per ARS Section 33-803 (A)2 as a member of The Arizona State Bar. A-4599383 11/29/2016, 12/06/2016, 12/13/2016, 12/20/2016 16402: 11/25, 11/29, 12/2/2016 NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: BLUE LOG CABIN, LLC File No: L-2135838-5 II. The address of the known place of business is: 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Sue Munoz, 500 N. Club Dr., Pay-

LEGAL NOTICES son, AZ 85541. (A) Management of the limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: GS Investment Properties, LLC, 1231 W. Northern Lights Blvd. $911, Anchorage, AK 99503 16403: 11/25, 11/29, 12/2/2016 NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: DUTCH OVEN RETREAT, LLC File No: L-2135836-3 II. The address of the known place of business is: 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Sue Munoz, 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. (A) Management of the limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: GS Investment Properties, LLC, 1231 W. Northern Lights Blvd. $911, Anchorage, AK 99503. 16404: 11/25, 11/29, 12/2/2016 NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: PLAZAMEDICA, LLC File No: L-2135836-3 II. The address of the known place of business is: 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Sue Munoz, 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. (A) Management of the limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: GS Investment Properties, LLC, 1231 W. Northern Lights Blvd. $911, Anchorage, AK 99503. 16405: 11/29, 12/2, 12/6/2016 NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: WOOD TRAILS, LLC File No: L-2135828-3 II. The address of the known place of business is: 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Sue Munoz, 500 N. Club Dr., Payson, AZ 85541. (A) Management of the limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: G S Investment Properties, LLC, (x) member, 1231 W. Northern Lights Blvd. #911, Anchorage, AK 99503. 16407: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13/2016 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF GILA In the Matter of the Estate of KENNETH A. MILENTZ, Deceased. No. PB201600111 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of this estate. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present their claims

LEGAL NOTICES within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented to the undersigned Personal Representative in care of Charles W. Whetstine, P.C., 3101 North Central Avenue, Suite 1600, Phoenix, Arizona 85012-2615. DATED: November 21, 2016. Eric D. Belanger Charles W. Whetstine, P.C. By: /s/ Charles W. Whetstine, Charles W. Whetstine 16408: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13/2016 Notice To Creditors/Deborah Sampson Kile & Kupiszewski Law Firm, LLC, P.O. Box 6617, Scottsdale, AZ 85261, (480) 348-1590, Info@kilekuplaw.com, Emily B. Kile, Esq. #018819, Jennifer L. Kupiszewski, Esq. #019916, Christina M. Stoneking, Esq. #031666, Stephen J.P. Kupiszewski, Esq., Of Counsel #013290, Attorneys for Personal Representative, Daniel Rensch In The Superior Court Of The State Of Arizona In And For The County Of Gila In the Matter of the Estate of Deborah Sampson, Deceased. No. PB201600106 Notice To Creditors Notice is given that Daniel Rensch was appointed Personal Representative of this estate. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to the Personal Representative, c/o Emily B. Kile, Attorney, P.O. Box 6617, Scottsdale, Arizona 85261. Dated this 16th day of November, 2016. /s/ Emily B. Kile P.O. Box 6617 Scottsdale, AZ 85261 Attorneys for Personal Representative 16409: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13/2016 Notice Of Informal Appointment Of Personal Representative/Deborah Sampson Kile & Kupiszewski Law Firm, LLC, P.O. Box 6617, Scottsdale, AZ 85261, (480) 348-1590, Info@kilekuplaw.com, Emily B. Kile, Esq. #018819, Jennifer L. Kupiszewski, Esq. #019916, Christina M. Stoneking, Esq. #031666, Stephen J.P. Kupiszewski, Esq., Of Counsel #013290, Attorneys for Personal Representative, Daniel Rensch In The Superior Court Of The State Of Arizona In And For The County Of Gila In the Matter of the Estate of Deborah Sampson, Deceased. No. PB201600106 Notice Of Informal Appointment Of Personal Representative (Intestate Estate) You are notified that: 1. Notice is being sent to those persons who have, or may have, some interest in the estate of Deborah Sampson (“Decedent”). 2. Decedent died on September 14, 2016. 3. Daniel Rensch filed an Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative in the above-named court, requesting that Daniel Rensch be appointed Personal Representative of the estate. 4. On November 8, 2016, the registrar appointed Daniel Rensch as Personal Representative of the estate. 5. Bond is not required. 6. An heir of decedent wishing to contest the probate has four months from the receipt of this notice to commence a formal testacy proceeding. 7. Papers relating to the estate are on file with the Court and are available for inspection. Dated this 16th day of November, 2016. /s/ Emily B. Kile P.O. Box 6617 Scottsdale, AZ 85261 Attorneys for Personal Representative 16410: 11/29, 12/2/2016 NOTICE OF SALE OF MOBILE HOME NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following item of personal

LEGAL NOTICES property will be sold at public sale to the highest bidder, to satisfy a landlord’s lien: Mobile Home Make: GREAT LAKES Body Style: 24 X 60 MH Model Year: 1973 VIN: 5LG6024P2NS10301X VIN: 5LG6024P2NS10301U Date and Time of Sale: 12/5/16 10:00:01 AM Location of Sale: Space No. 69 SANTIAGO COPPER COUNTRY MHP 5900 N. MAIN STREET GLOBE, AZ 85501 Name of landlord: SANTIAGO COPPER COUNTRY MHP Amount of Claimed Lien: $3,231.00 as of December 5, 2016 The Landlord reserves the right to bid at said sale and if its bid is the highest, to purchase said mobile home. The Landlord claims a lien against this property in the amount shown above as of the date shown above, for rents and other charges which have accrued through that date under a rental agreement covering the space occupied by the mobile home. The rental agreement giving rise to this lien was entered into by the Landlord and the following parties, owners of the mobile home, as tenants: Date of Rental Agreement: June 8, 2016 Name(s) of Tenant(s): SUSAN GOSS Said mobile home is located at the address shown above as the location of sale. The above described property shall be offered for sale pursuant to A.R.S. §33-1023. The proceeds from the sale will be applied to the cost of sale and to the lien, and any money that remains will be disposed of as provided in A.R.S. §33-1023. SANTIAGO COPPER COUNTRY MHP By: /s/illegible Park Manager Dated: November 21, 2016 11/29, 12/2/16 CNS-2950219# 16412: 11/29/2016 LEGAL NOTICE GILA COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gila County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on an application for a variance from Gila County zoning regulations. This meeting will be held on December 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM in the Gila County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room located at 608 E. Highway 260 in Payson, AZ. Variance Hearing 9:00 AM V-16-06 Adam Mays: Request to obtain a rear yard Variance for an existing deck and room. Applicant is requesting a 1’ rear setback instead of 20’. Subject property is located at 8825 West Ralls Road, Strawberry AZ.; Gila County Tax Assessor’s Parcel 301-17-007T and is currently zoned R1L-D12. Information on the above case is available for review in the Gila County Community Development Division located at 745 N. Rose Mofford Way, Globe, Arizona 85501 and 608 E. Hwy 260 in Payson, Arizona 85541 during normal business hours. Gila County Board of Adjustment and Appeals By: /s/ Robert Gould Robert Gould, Planner Community Development Division Payson Roundup: One Publication: November 29, 2016 AZ. Silver Belt: One Publication: November 30, 2016

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Payson Roundup LOCAL Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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A gray day in Green Valley Park

GRAY (grā/adjective) 1. of a color intermediate between black and white, as of ashes or an overcast sky; 2. dull and nondescript; without interest or character ... Oh so not the case through the camera lens of photographer DJ Craig. Following the recent rain, which didn’t deter an intrepid kayaker (photo above) from paddling out among the cattails, Craig captured these images of a “gray” day in Green Valley Park. Gray embraced the area (top photo), wrapping it in a magic blanket that turned lights into amber beacons. As the sun climbed above the Granite Dells in the east and reached further to touch the jewel of Payson, the gray began to thin (photo above left) and then fade (photo at left) and finally leave an autumn blue sky in its wake and a reminder that the golden days of fall in the Rim Country will soon give way to the icy caress of a mountain winter. Photos by DJ Craig Story by Teresa McQuerrey

12th Annual “Light the Rim” House Lighting Contest Application

**Applications must be received at the Payson Roundup or Rim Country Chamber no later than 2:00 pm, Friday, December 2nd. Judging wil be held on December 7th and 8th and winner will be announced on December 10th.

Name:

Holiday Celebration Sponsored by

Soroptimist International of Zane Grey Country Hosted by

Majestic Rim

Come Join Us for the Fun!

Address: Cross Street:

Friday December 2nd from 5 to 7 PM

Phone:

at Majestic Rim, 310 East Tyler Parkway

By entering this contest, I agree to allow my address and a photograph of my home to be published in the Payson Roundup Newspaper and online at payson.com, rimcountrychamber.com as well as the the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.

1st Prize Sponsored by

= $250

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3rd Prize Sponsored by

= $100

Other Sponsors include: Community Connectors

W ine and Appetizers included Checks from the Radiothon will be presented to Rim Country Arizonans for Children, Time Out & Rim Country Literacy. Donation: $20 Tickets available at: Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce and KMOG Radio Profits from this event will go to help other local projects including the Food Bank & the Women’s Wellness Forum


Payson Roundup LOCAL Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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Speaker Event

JESSE ROMERO Author, Speaker, Evangelist Retired L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Topic includes:

SPIRITUAL WARFARE

Saturday evening Dec. 10th @ 6pm in Spanish AND

Sunday afternoon Dec. 11th @ 2pm in English AT

St. Philip the Apostle Church 511 St. Phillips Street Event is Free - Donations Accepted Presented by

Rim Catholic Radio KPIH 98.9FM

Visit payson.com for videos & photos of local events

Photo by Chuck Jacobs

This is the pile of small tree branches we found. We believe that Sasquatches cut/break these off to use for bedding, maybe for their young, as they are quite soft and aromatic. Could these have been cut/broken off by humans? I suppose it’s possible, but I don’t know of any common tool that could do it in such a precise, uniform manner.

Things that go ‘snap’ in the night by

Chuck Jacobs

special for the roundup

This is an occasional series about Bigfoot/Sasquatch activity in the Rim Country.

Today’s episode: A recent trip, Part 1

Looking for Bigfoot is kind of like going fishing ... sometimes you catch something, and sometimes you don’t. Sometimes you land the big one, and sometimes all you get are a few nibbles, or get skunked entirely. I’ve had a number of people ask me about things to look for, and about what actually happens when I go out looking for the big hairy folk, so today I thought that I would take y’all along on a recent trip that two of us went on the week before last Labor Day weekend. First, let’s get the terminology straight. Those of us who are into this oddball hobby/obsession call ourselves “squatchers,” as in Sasquatch, and we call the activity “squatchin’.” We don’t like to be called Bigfoot or Sasquatch hunters, as we aren’t hunting them in order to shoot or kill one. There are people who are actually doing that, and we don’t want to be confused with them. Another term that is sometimes used is Bigfoot researchers. That one is OK ... I’ll accept that. It makes us sound smarter (than we probably really are). So, let’s go squatchin’. I left Payson around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, and met with a friend and longtime squatcher named Roland at the intersection of Highway 260 and Forest Road 512, the Young Road. He had talked with some hunters a couple of days before who had a possible encounter while scouting a few miles south toward Young, and he thought that I might want to interview them. We drove down to the hunters’ campsite, and found nobody at the camp. I left a card in case they wished to contact me and we left, as we still had a bit of a drive to the spot where we intended to camp. Our target location was a place with a history of activity dating back several years that is nicknamed “Broken Mirror.”

It got the name from an incident where a large piece of a tree limb was thrown at a vehicle, breaking off an outside mirror and scaring the living daylights out of the vehicle’s occupants. For those folks who may have watched the Arizona episode of the “Finding Bigfoot” TV show that first aired back in 2012, it was also the location where a father (Steve) and his son (Zack) saw two of the creatures pass by their camp. Their sighting was re-created for the show. Steve and Zack are from the metro Phoenix area, and still come squatchin’ in this area whenever they can. I’ve met them. So where is Broken Mirror? I won’t tell you exactly, because it is an ongoing research area, but I will say that it is on the western end of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, not too far from Knoll Lake. I have been coming to this general area for several years, and have had a number of pretty cool experiences here. Anyway ... we arrived at our campsite around 4 p.m. We were in a small clearing surrounded by a very dense thicket of young fir trees. They were so thick you couldn’t even walk through them, except for four openings, two of which were big enough to bring vehicles in. I drove my van in one, and Roland backed his van in the other, so that our side doors faced each other. Our vehicles were about 40 feet apart in the clearing, with nothing in between them. The first thing we noticed was that there about 20 small branches laying on the ground in one area that had obviously been broken off adjacent young fir trees. They were still fresh and green, so it had to have been done very recently. They were all about the diameter of a wooden pencil, and were all around 12 to 15 inches long. Roland picked one up and examined it, then excitedly motioned me to come over. He showed me that the branch was cut about halfway through from the top, then broken off the rest of the way. A quick check showed that the rest were cut and broken uniformly in exactly the same manner. Who or what would do that? Roland explained that Sasquatches use

these for bedding, and that one will grab the branch and use a thumbnail to cut partway through, then break it off. Very quick and efficient. I hadn’t heard of that before, but Roland has been squatchin’ a lot longer than I have and knows a lot more about the subject than I do. And, after examining a number of them closely, I certainly didn’t have any better explanation. It was clear that it wasn’t done with any kind of tool that I’m familiar with. If nothing else, it was certainly interesting. Roland picked them all up and put them in a pile, and then we photographed it so we could check later to see if anything was moved. That evening we sat around the campfire until it burned out. It was a new moon, and very dark and still. The sky was clear, and the stars were beautiful. We did a couple of wood knocks, but didn’t get a response, or any other indication that any of the creatures might be around. We went to bed around 11 p.m. The next morning I woke up before 5 a.m., as I usually do. It was still dark, so I lay there listening and letting my mind wander. As it got light enough outside to see, I noticed a tree limb about 4 feet long laying in the clearing between our two vans. It wasn’t there when we went to bed. There was no tree above that it could have fallen from, and there was no wind during the night. A little later, when Roland got up, we examined the limb. The break was obviously old, and even had mud splattered on it from recent monsoon rains. The limb had obviously been brought in from elsewhere and placed there purposely. Neither of us did it, and there were no other humans around. No animals that I know of do that sort of thing, so how did it get there? It seemed that the hairy folk were around after all, and they left us a calling card ... their way of saying “Hi. We’re here.” It began to look like it might be an interesting trip. To be continued ... So, how did it get there?

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