Starting today, the city of Phoenix has instituted a fire ban at city parks. Charcoal, wood, and open fires are not allowed in mountain preserves, and smoking outside vehicles is prohibited. However, propane and gas grills may be used in designated areas...A Valley homeless man named Greyson Malzac ... More >>
Maricopa County GOP Chair Rob Haney I've really got to wonder about these so-called "Christians" who spend all of their time hating on Mexican immigrants, legal and otherwise. I mean, did they ever go to Sunday school? Hear the parable of the good Samaritan? Read the Sermon on the Mount? Or an ... More >>
The political parrot previews a copy of Dennis DeConcini's new book, in which John McCain's portrayed as a backstabbin' scalawag
GOP honchos keep hiding the truth about election foul-ups, as it's learned that local ballots may be stored illegally
Locking up cold medicine makes the politicians feel good -- but it won't put a dent in Arizona's meth habit
Letters from the week of October 28, 2004
Can the Maricopa County Elections Department ensure the accuracy of early voting? Hell No!
A biased documentary exposes the vicious attempt to bring down Clinton
Representative Leah Landrum-Taylor just says "No" to cross burning
Jim Irvin should give up using taxpayers' money as a political football
Letters from the week of July 24, 2003
Arizona legislators want to slash state spending. Well, how about some real House cleaning?
Does Jimmy eat purses? Only if you blink at America West Arena.
Reflections on democracy inaction
Reformers have a once-in-a-decade chance to take redistricting out of the hands of legislators. Can it pass? Will it work?
After a year on the job, U.S. Attorney Jose de Jesus Rivera looks to be in the right place at the right time
From the week of April 1, 1999
This is not the way your grandfather learned English
From the week of February 11, 1999
For years, House minority leader Art Hamilton has used every trick in the book--the House rules book--to influence the Republican majority; now he's running for secretary of state
It's named after Kemper Marley, the apparent inspiration for the murder of newsman Don Bolles. It's full of inaccuracies, racism, Chamber of Commerce blather and third-rate gimmickry.
Secretive group considers letting ranchers charge for elk hunting on public land
WHEN A LEVEE ON BABBITT RANCHES GAVE WAY, THE HAVASUPAI INDIANS WERE LITERALLY PUSHED AGAINST THE WALL. NOW THEY'RE PUSHING BACK.
FUELED BY SELFLESS-----AND SELFISH-----PASSIONS, ERIC ADAM BATTLED A MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY AND RESCUED A BOSNIAN RUNNER HE SAW ON TV
HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE ADS AN OUTSIDER, A BORING STRAIGHT ARROW WITH THE COMMON TOUCH.
ARIZONA LAWMAKERS OPERATE UNDER A SYSTEM INCAPABLE OF STEMMING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.