Thanks to the language differences between Anglos, Mexicans, and various Native American tribes, there are a whole lot of places around Arizona that no one really seems to know how to pronounce.Check out 10 such places, along with our best ideas for how they're supposed to be pronounced:
www.legionofvalormuseum.comAccording to the United States Attorney's Office, a Tucson man went to some extraordinary lengths to gain access to an Air Force base earlier this year. Once inside, he bought stuff from the base's commissary in what a U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman tells New Ti ... More >>
azpbs.orgGlenn Beck-wannabe Doug MacEachernThe Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern continues to prove himself a shrill, conspiratorial wuss, one so unoriginal, he has to ape Glenn Beck, of all people.In his latest misleading ditty about ethnic studies, MacEachern practically pops a vei ... More >>
A Lake Havasu City man was injured after his boat exploded and threw him onto the dock. James Tucker, 65, suffered back pain and was taken to Laka Havasu City Regional Medical Center. The explosion is under investigation...The Deer Valley Unified School District will lay off 69 teachers, mostly k ... More >>
A Mesa police officer is accused of shoplifting at Sportsman's Warehouse in east Mesa. Officer Mark Cormier was cited this week for stealing an item from the store and has been placed on administrative reassignment while an internal investigation is conducted. A security manager for the store say ... More >>
Image: Wisconsin Department of Corrections A convicted killer serving a life sentence in Wisconsin for a 1978 double-murder has been charged in the 1973 murder of 22-year-old Leesa Jo Shaner. According to an article last year in the Wisconsin's Journal-Sentinel, Shaner was on her way to pic ... More >>
Scottsdale-based company Redflex Traffic Solutions Inc. is developing a solar-powered photo enforcement camera. The company has an agreement with Tempe-based Arizona Solar Concepts to design the cameras, but both companies refuse to elaborate until the project is further along. A Redflex spokespe ... More >>
Congressman Rick Renzi and the very strange coincidence
Letters from the issue of Thursday, August 18, 2005
The Southwest's last free-flowing stream ran dry for eight days in mid-July. It's time to act
Letters from the week of September 25, 2003
Rick Renzi's hoping people buy his line that an amendment he's sponsoring has nothing to do with his father's defense business
Mandatory participation in military's anthrax vaccine program pushes plunger on medical controversy
This National Guard sexual harassment case gives new meaning to the term "weekend maneuvers"
The state police force is riven with dissent over the governor's politicization of the department. Leading the list of complaints are rapid advancement of unqualified Symington cronies, the governor's misuse of the DPS plane, and scarce resources for crim
Two agencies were supposed to be taking care of Donald Ellison. Instead, they were missing in action--and the mentally ill Vietnam veteran was left to die on the street.
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
Wild Bill Mahoney owns Wyatt Earp's patented mining claim in Tombstone. All that prevents him from turning it into a tourist attraction are the dozens of people living on it.
NFL dumps Arizona group representing black military units as Super Bowl colorguard
A hotheaded Border Patrol agent is the only suspect in a double slaying. One of his guns has vanished, and he's still got his job.