People apparently are gambling on pigeon races in Arizona, and there's actually a group that cares about it. Of course, that group's called PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).PETA says it's just completed a "15-month undercover investigation" over five states, including Arizona, into ... More >>
It should be noted that ostriches scare the hell out of me. My first up-close encounter with the large flightless birds from Africa happened, oddly enough, at a petting farm in Park Rapids, Minnesota. As soon as I approached the enclosure, where about 20 or so of them were clustered, the group spi ... More >>
www.j-walkblog.comYee-ha! Cletus, we can bag us some of that good pigeon meat without even leavin' the city. Git yer gun.With some 1.4 million people, Phoenix is the sixth biggest city in the country -- so it only makes (gulp) sense that hunting pigeons within city limits is totally legal.The Ari ... More >>
Willys and woodies shamelessly on display
www.wikipedia.comIf you plan on killing a blue heron with a golf club, don't do it in front of "bird lovers." That's some advice from a 78-year-old Bullhead City man who was cited last week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department for doing exactly that.
Beach House and Other Indie Bands Are Escaping to the Beach in 2010
A shooting at Luke Air Force Base killed one man and injured another. Air force base officials confirm that base security opened fire on two men who drove a stolen car through the base gate. Both men were taken to a hospital, and no one on the base was injured. Glendale police are investigating t ... More >>
The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audobon Society filed a lawsuit in federal court today in an effort to protect the southwestern willow flycatcher bird from imported salt cedar leaf beetles.The leaf-eating beetles were imported from Kazakhstan a few years ago and released (illegally, ... More >>
Our wads on Porky and you can take that to the piggy bank
That whole talking-animal genre? Let's be done with it
The winged wonder rags on dead Republi-con Jeff Groscost, Tempe's "PG clause," and Dr. Sketchy's anti-art lameness
If we had it to do over, would we publish the satirical saga of Chef Kaz Yamamoto? Hell yes! Punk you, if you can't take a joke!
Arizona's cunning culinary wizard Chef Kaz Yamamoto prepares taboo illegal moveable feasts for the elite and über-rich
Why them? Why now?
Never leaves the hangar
Old-school's out in Glendale
No shades of gray in Antarctic survival doc
The Flight of Phoenix
The Chandler Ostrich Festival is off with a running start
There really are a lot of interesting people in Phoenix
Wildlife World Zoo
El Encanto Mexican Cafe
Bumbling, flightless bird has its day
An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.
Chowing down in Cave Creek with the choreographer to the stars.
Arboretum hosts "Welcome Back Buzzard's Day"
Jerry Ostwinkle's life fell apart when the government seized his golden eagle; now he's fighting for Rex and the rights of falconers.
From the week of December 14, 2000
From the week of July 8, 1999
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
THE PEOPLE WHO BELONG TO FOR THE BIRDS TAKE EXTRAORDINARY PAINS TO SAVE INJURED BIRDS. SPARROWS. STARLINGS. YES, EVEN PIGEONS.
THE COUNTY JAIL IS A GIANT PIGEON ROOST. IS THE ANSWER MURDER MOST FOWL?
THE WOODS ARE LOVELY, DARK AND DEEP; THE FOREST SERVICE HAS PROMISES TO KEEP