Quetta Carpenter

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  • 12 years ago | News

    From the street, it looks like a birthday party. On a recent Saturday evening, SUVs and minivans line a Chandler neighborhood, and people with large gift bags and boxes of baked goods swarm up to the door of Janet Klein. But Klein's not a suburban...

  • 13 years ago | News

    It's time to break out the pompoms and work on your beer gut, because baseball is back. It is spring training. The time when it is not uncommon to run into a major league baseball player at Safeway. The Spike has been depressed ever since the Ariz...

  • 13 years ago | News

    The Spike is in love. Batty, crazy, deeply in love. With speed. No, not the kind of speed that comes in a little white pill, but the kind that comes in a well-oiled, fine-tuned machine made for going as fast as possible in the fewest number of sec...

  • 13 years ago | News

    The controversy over the alleged doctoring of an image of Mars by an Arizona State University research center is exploding like a supernova. The backpedaling and finger-pointing among a once-unified group of researchers claiming the government con...

  • 13 years ago | News

    Country ComfortThe Spike used to have squirrel pelts with a 12-gauge shotgun hole in the side tied with twine onto mesquite branches hung on the guest-room wall. Their little heads and tails used to give The Spike nightmares, almost as much as eat...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    The Greathouse family met Father Carl Carlozzi on the evening of April 24. It was the night their two toddler sons, Dylan and Steven, drowned in their unfenced swimming pool in Maryvale. Carlozzi, a gray-haired man with a calming demeanor and kind...

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