Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Priorities skewed if Payson museum allowed to close (Roundup editorial)

[Source: Payson Roundup] -- As the town focuses on what it could be, we seem to be forgetting what we already are. There are new task forces springing up to shape the image and the look of our town, in hopes of making it a more comfortable place to live and more desirable place to visit. The most recent of these task forces is focused on tourism. The tourism task force will examine ways to draw people to Payson through the creation of new festivals and activities. Meanwhile, a museum that is one of the unique features of our town is about to disappear, and no one seems to care. The Museum of Rim Country Archaeology represents everything these efforts are working toward. It sits on Main Street, as another place for visitors to stop, on a corridor we are trying to develop. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]