Yearning for Zion? Yearning for the light of day is more like it... With shades of Roman Grant's nefarious Juniper Creek Compound on HBO's Big Love and echoes of Arizona Governor Howard Pyle's disastrous 1953 raid on Short Creek, Arizona -- the community that became polygamist haven Colorado City ... More >>
The police force in Polygamyland helps fugitive Prophet Warren Jeffs and his cult break the law
Fundamentalist Mormons lose control of Colorado City's school district, as a criminal investigation continues
As the FBI chases polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, work continues 24/7 on his religion's foreboding new Texas capital
Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities
A new state law wrests control of Colorado City schools away from polygamist zealots
A bill before the Legislature would allow the state to begin reforming a society that steals public money and abuses underage girls
What are authorities waiting for? Pedophile Warren Jeffs has looted school coffers and is on the run
Letters from the week of October 28, 2004
Governor Napolitano went to Utah, and all we got was some lousy ring kissing.
Letters from the week of August 8, 2002
Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists
Arizona and Utah officials decide to curb underage marriages by erecting a sheriff's substation in polygamy country
Arizona launches a probe into alleged improper spending by the Colorado City school district
Arizona polygamist leaders are using public funds to support religious schools and line their own pockets. The state's done nothing to stop them.