Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo's last day on the job will be November 30.There's currently no explanation from the City of Prescott as to why Fraijo's leaving.
Nobody did anything wrong in fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, which killed 19 wildland firefighters in June, according to the team assigned to investigating the incident.Thanks to videos shot by reporter John Dougherty, you can watch as firefighting officials explain how everything about the events s ... More >>
The investigative report on the deaths of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill Fire will be released on Saturday.An investigative team, led by a state forester in Florida, has been completing the long-awaited report, which is meant to be a "factual and management report for accident ... More >>
It appears that several news organizations around here have been stonewalled in their quests to investigate the deaths of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill Fire.Among those news outlets are the Arizona Republic and 12 News, which announced a lawsuit filed against the Yavapai Count ... More >>
Arizona State Forestry DivisionThe Yarnell Hill Fire on June 29.The Arizona State Forestry Division has released an outline of the events surrounding the June 30 deaths of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire.The timeline includes orders for resources to fight the fire -- orders that weren't nec ... More >>
Two memorials for the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire have been set up, including a flagpole erected at the "deployment site" -- where the firefighters tried to use their fire shelters to protect themselves from the blaze.For today only, there will be shuttles to take pe ... More >>
William Adams, like many before him, learned the hard way that the "kid" you think you're chatting with on the Internet -- more times than not -- is actually the cops.Seriously? Seriously? Even after the Chris Hanson To Catch a Predator series, there still are perverts out there w ... More >>
Kelly Green In the name of good health and a good read, each week we'll be bringing you a health product, complete with review. We're calling this feature Crunchy Granola -- even though we doubt much of this stuff tastes that good. This week: Coconut water.Celebrities love it. Athletes swe ... More >>
As is always the case, we must issue the following disclaimer before writing anything about the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club: The purpose of this article is not to provide a forum for Hells Angels and their enemies to bicker over who is a child molester, who beats women, and who cooks the best me ... More >>
Disclaimer: the intention of this post is not to create a forum for biker gangs and their enemies to bicker about who the bigger pedophile/ meth heads are -- as has almost always been the case whenever we post anything about the Hells Angels.Check it out here...and here...and once again here. ... More >>
Chandler police are looking for a suspect in a car theft case, in which the thief stole a pickup truck and took the owner for a ride in the back. The truck owner, 17 year-old Edgar Campos, was taken through a red light at an intersection before being ordered out of the truck near Queen Creek and ... More >>
A disabled train blocked traffic in the state Capitol area in west Phoenix this morning. The train, which is about 100 cars long, is sitting at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Buchanan. Police say it may take several hours to move, and are advising motorists to take an alternate route, such a ... More >>
Surveillance footage from one of the banks hit by the "High Country Bandits."Arizona's got a brand new pair of "bandits" that the FBI believes are linked to at least six bank robberies since October.The FBI is calling the bank-robbing duo the "High Country Bandits" because the majority of t ... More >>
www.airmail.netA Prescott Valley woman, who now lives in Maricopa County, was sentenced to two years probation and 80 hours of community service after pleading guilty to animal cruelty and disorderly conduct.Boy did Michael Vick pick the wrong lawyer.
State school superintendent Tom Horne has received half a dozen speeding tickets in the past 18 months, including one for speeding in a school zone. Horne says he's paid all the tickets he's aware of, and said he is interested in running for attorney general next year...Chandler has barred the Vi ... More >>
ASU basketball player James Harden worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Harden, the PAC-10 Player of the Year, is expected to be among the top five picks in tonight's NBA draft...the Phoenix Suns traded Shaquille O'Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers the day before the draft. In ... More >>
No, a dead president isn't throwing people off yachts in California, but a man named John Fitzgerald Kennedy was convicted yesterday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a Prescott, Arizona couple who were tied to anchor and drowned in Southern California...Barrels of monkeys are ap ... More >>
How photographys holy trinity turned images into art
Toy boy gets shirty
Human sparks fly at Paper Heart
Ten nightspots that manage to keep patrons and bands cool
By the Sign of the Spyglass
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Count Smokula lights up the Trunk Space
Clash closes first roller derby season
Book fair writes into Scottsdale
Circus Chimera gets in tents at Anthem
Marcia Rowlette's body was found in her husband's freezer. Her mother wants to know what the hell it was doing there.
Prescott, Jerome and Sedona Tour
The Carpetbag Brigade, a Prescott-based physical theater group, performs Tragedy Magnate Ha-Ha
May 20 - 26, 1999
Ninety years ago, an electric company harnessed all 14 miles of Fossil Creek. Now, environmentalists want the water set free.
August 20 - 26, 1998
August 13 - 19, 1998
August 6 - 12, 1998
As the gritty old mining town tries to broaden its economic base, residents debate how much of its future lies in its past
July 30 - August 5, 1998
It's not what you think. Scottsdale resident Mitch Stanley knows what the March 13 "UFO" was. But will anyone listen?
A periodic tour guide to indie rock subterranea (where the seven-inch is still king)