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1999 Stories by Matthew Doig

Archives: 1999
  • Continental Divide

    published October 7, 1999

    In March, Janet Mohr decided to landscape her property. What she did won't make the cover of Better Homes and Gardens, but she's a real... More >>

  • Boomerang Bust

    published August 26, 1999

    More than 700 of the belly buttons in San Manuel are the handiwork of Dr. Robert Brower. The 71-year-old staff physician has worked at the San... More >>

  • Full Mettle Junket

    published July 15, 1999

    Out in the dusty boondocks of east Mesa, a blue sign is posted next to Power Road. It tells motorists that the highway has been adopted by Project... More >>

  • You May Already Be a Dupe

    published May 27, 1999

    The September 3, 1998, issue of the Spanish-language newspaper Prensa Hispana made Phoenix residents Ivan Reyna and Greg McCain look like the... More >>

  • Dead Dog Day Afternoon

    published April 29, 1999

    Paul Peaty rolls up to the scene in his white pickup truck. The victim lies lifeless on the side of the road. Hit and run. "That's a nice... More >>

  • Sitting Petty

    published April 22, 1999

    Justice may be blind, but it's certainly not deaf. At least not in the courtroom of Phoenix Municipal Court Judge Chris Kramer. Last week,... More >>

  • Brown Sugar

    published April 15, 1999

    There's a story about Suns rookie Gerald Brown that has reached legendary proportions. His parents, Gerald Sr. and Wendelene, believe the incident... More >>

  • The Athlete and the Aesthete

    published March 4, 1999

    The rules of the prize match are simple: No direct strikes to the face. No gloves are worn. Jake Harman stares across the mat at his... More >>

Archives: 1999