In a column today in the East Valley Tribune, former police officer Bill Richardson takes the Arizona Department of Public Safety to task for a baseball-ticket scandal and other possible signs of a failed agency.
New Times broke the story last December of the investigation into the DPS' former No. ... More >>
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez: Not as easily dismissed as the Dems would likeYou may have read of New Mexico's newly-elected Republican Governor Susana Martinez's executive order rescinding what she's referred to as that state's "sanctuary status," and ordering state police to inquire into the ... More >>
courtesy Dennis Gilman
The Governor of the State of Hate...
I was just on a news radio show in Los Angeles, and the host wanted to know how people were reacting to Governor Jan Brewer's recent cancellation of the 2010 Border Governors Conference, which was scheduled for September.
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The murder of a prominent Arizona rancher has re-ignited calls for a stronger military presence at the U.S./ Mexico border, but Arizona isn't the only border state seeking to beef up security in wake of the tragedy -- New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson says he will ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
Joe Arpaio Whines About Three Illegals Released on Orders of ICE (Or Were They?)
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Today, the torch passes to a new generation. But some will never forget certain meals enjoyed during the Bush Administration.
On October 13, 2004, in an act some might consider tantamount to cannibalism (shame on you), President George Walker Bush dined on turkey-stuffed enchiladas at Dick's Hideaw ... More >>
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is providing cover for massive oil drilling that threatens to wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.