A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally
New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left
Your taste in music's 15 minutes of fame
Phoenix's sewer crisis has gone unnoticed by most toilet users, but it's the talk of sewage experts nationwide
The Arizona Corporation Commission appears poised to toss solar power into the shadows
Everything you ever wanted to know about swamp coolers, but were afraid to ask the guy at Home Depot
Getting the cream for free
See me, hear me, feel me, fund me! Are vlogging and podcasting the ultimate slacker careers?
A New Times writer tells one family's unique story about life with Down Syndrome, and then shares her own
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Ska revivalists hit P-town
Letters from the week of May 6, 2004
Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy
Critics say Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is headed for trouble
Welcome to the days of wearing your pretensions -- all of them -- on your hip
Pup and coming at Barktoberfest
Starlab Indoor Planetarium
Two local promoters come together; Kazaa cooks up response to the majors
Challenger – now that was a real national tragedy
Letters from the week of January 16, 2003
Lewis Camera Exchange
The love story that may spark Arizona's New Economy.
While the public sleeps, the fix is in to turn our state into a power farm for Mexico
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is providing cover for massive oil drilling that threatens to wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.
Plant near Kingman may be a foreboding sign for the rest of the state
California eats lots of power, but it doesn't like growing its own power plants. Instead, Arizona is becoming the new power farm for the Coast.
Lunch with a paleontologist
Alma Gates' car stereo can kill you, set world records and possibly save mankind
DJ Radar offers a different read of turntable music with the score to 'Antimatter'
Disney deserves extinction for Dinosaur dialogue
At a Las Vegas electronics show, "networked homes" have everybody talking, but not asking the right questions
The Bureau of Indian Affairs stonewalls its desecration of a prehistoric Native American burial site
Arizona asteroid hunters were poised to save the Earth from Armageddon. Then a secret Air Force project took over.
Not every anthropologist can digest Christy Turner's theory that the Anasazi were cannibals
Z-Trip, Emile, and Radar remake Thursdays at Nita's
ASU's Donald Johanson redefined our understanding of man's origins. But when he told the world about it in books and on TV, some scientists thought he talked too much.
Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time
Is the African-American psychologist and former Ev Mecham staffer incompetent--or just streetwise?
Tribes allege that archaeological and burial sites on mine grounds are being violated
When Jim Stevens' chance for astronomic fame came along, he spaced out. Instead, Tom Bopp looked through Stevens' homemade telescope and discovered the comet of the century.
Solar advisory council members get hot over Department of Commerce's effort to snuff their group
Nationally renowned ASU scientist Robert Balling thinks environmentalists have exaggerated the threat of global warming. He knows politicians and the press have distorted the climate debate.
ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.
WHEN IT SOLD A WORKERS' DORMITORY LAST YEAR, APS LEFT THOUSANDS OF ITS OWN DOCUMENTS BEHIND. THOSE FILES SHOW DANGEROUS MISMANAGEMENT OF THE NATION'S LARGEST NUCLEAR PLANT.