Outdoors

Second Knoll Target Range providing safe, family-friendly fun

PINETOP, Ariz — Shooting enthusiast, both expert and novice, have been enjoying the new Second Knoll Target Range located just outside of Show Low. The range, which has been open since last August, includes...

Nesting Bald Eagle Closure on Show Low Lake

Springerville, AZ; March 24, 2017—An area closure for the protection of a nesting bald eagle went into effect at Show Low Lake on the Lakeside Ranger District of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. The closure...

Rim Country Fishing Report March 2, 2017

The amount of rain and snow from the recent storms is again the major topic of Rim Country anglers. There has been much more moisture this year throughout the West and the additional two...
Rim Fires

Black Mesa Ranger District burning slash piles

Heber-Overgaard, AZ –January 23, 2017; —The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Black Mesa Ranger District will be burning 30 acres of slash piles east of the Hilltop Circle K on the south side of State Highway...
Young, AZ

FWS meet with Young constituents on Mexican Gray Wolf

The US Fish and Wildlife Wolf Team (FWS) held a town hall meeting at the Community Center in Young, Arizona on the evening of Thursday December 15, 2016. Young is about a 46 mile...
Heber AZ

House Passes Gosar-Pearce Amendment Allowing for Responsible State Management of Mexican Wolf Populations

Below is a press release from Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar’s website dated July 14, 2016. He and Steve Pearce of New Mexico have teamed up on several amendments to help call into account the...
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Rim Country Fishing Report

December 29, 2016 By James Goughnour Rim Country Custom Rods 480.495.1351 Two items of interest are topping the discussions among Rim Country anglers: First, a public meeting will be held on January 5, 2017 by the USDA -...
heber overgaard az

Apache-Sitgreaves provides Arizona State Capitol Christmas Tree

Springerville, AZ –November 22, 2016; — The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests were recently honored to handpick a big blue spruce (Picea pungens) for this year’s Arizona State Capitol Christmas Tree. It is the first time...