Roosevelt Dam

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    December 19, 2013
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    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Jan Brewer's Top Sycophant, SRP Lobbyist Russell Smoldon, and ResistALEC's "Sleeping Dragon"

    AzResistALECDemonstrators form an anti-ALEC "sleeping dragon" at SRPOne unfortunate aspect of the occupation of the Salt River Project's Tempe headquarters last week was that the activists involved were not able to pull off a similar action at the Westin Kierland Resort, where corporate interests an ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Matt's Big Hassle

    Three years ago, Mayor-elect Phil Gordon promised to make it easier for small businesses to renovate old buildings. But the problems faced by one indie restaurateur show that, if anything, it's harder than ever

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    Straitjacket Jan Brewer

    Empowering the Secretary of State, especially this secretary of state, to decide when elections can be suspended is a crazy idea. Sanity must prevail in state government

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Jumbo Lovin'

    Jett and Kreme squeeze into Scottsdale's Buster McNutty's to party with the large lovely ladies of Club FullFilled

  • Dining

    June 17, 2004

    Mediocre Mangia

    Sauce lacks sass

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Bye Bye Birdie

    An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Canal Knowledge

    Cruising the Valley's irrigation system with the zanjeros, ditch riders of the old Southwest

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Stapley Manner

    County Supervisor Don Stapley made a killing on a shady development and sank the profits into a mansion. Then he told the tax assessor to value his estate at $863,000 -- while listing it for sale at $2.5 million.

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Why Growing Smarter Will Grow Old Fast

    The so-called Growing Smarter measure would prevent the state from enacting strict growth controls. At the same time, however, it would free up $220 million for land preservation.

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    The Road Not Taken

    A long-planned freeway for the fast-growing west Valley is ambling along in the slow lane as state officials, local communities and an influential developer try to figure out just where the road should run

  • News

    August 28, 1997

    Board Games

    Maricopa County schools chief Sandra Dowling plays to win--of course, as a governing board of one, she doesn't have much competition

  • News

    May 1, 1997

    Russell Mania

    Legislator's art is suddenly in high demand

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Owl See You in Court

    From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism

  • Culture

    June 27, 1996
  • News

    May 23, 1996

    The Museum That Couldn't Think Straight

    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.

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