Arizona has a relatively high number of people dissatisfied with the state's air quality.In the latest Gallup poll, 77 percent of Arizonans say they are satisfied with the air quality, but that's one of the lowest levels of satisfaction in the country.
This Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, folks in Gilbert will be waking up to a new bakery in town. See also: - New Breakfast Spot, Snooze AM Eatery, Coming to Central Phoenix - Scottsdale's Pomo Pizzeria Moving to Downtown Phoenix Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, a Utah-based franchise specializing in European ... More >>
It's been about a year and a half since Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill announced it would build its newest Valley location on the southwest corner of 16th Street and Bethany Home Road. See also: - Chef Justin Beckett Opening Restaurant in Old Beef Eaters Building - "Arizona's Hottest New Patio" Opens ... More >>
Good news gun owners (in Virginia) there's a pizza shop there willing to offer you a 15 percent discount if you're packing heat. The owner of All Around Pizza and Deli, Jay Laze, said he decided to start offering the deal after he saw a frozen yogurt shop in Utah offer a similar deal. See Also: - ... More >>
In the past, pumpkin beers were rare -- a seasonal sideshow, showing up only in the breweries daring enough to make them and enjoyed only by drinkers willing to take a chance on the oddities. Today, however, brews made with pumpkin have officially become mainstream, with nearly every brewery worth i ... More >>
See Also: Baby Strollers at Devoured?! Young Children?!?! The Horror! See Also: What's the Most Bizarre Thing You've Seen at a Restaurant? Breast feeding in public has its vociferous avatars and detractors but at the end of the day it is not unreasonable to say that the issue is debatable. Modesty ... More >>
Ogden's Own Distillery, based in Utah, has been making some big news lately after one of its products -- Five Wives Vodka -- was banned from being sold in Idaho by the state's liquor division.In a letter to the company's distributor in Idaho, the liquor board wrote that its members felt the concept ... More >>
As I anticipated in a blog item late last year, the Arizona version of the Utah Compact, called the "Arizona Accord," was introduced to the public at the state Capitol yesterday. It argues for a rational, humane approach to immigration reform.The accord's statement of principles, which you can read, ... More >>
Beer: Wasatch Pumpkin Ale Brewery: Utah Brewers Collective Style: Pumpkin beer ABV: 4 percent Pumpkin beer month continues! Huzzah! This week's addition to the best family of vegetable beers around often flies under the radar, but is nonetheless so tasty that it topped our recent list of the nat ... More >>
Like Linus awaiting the Great Pumpkin, we find ourselves plopped outside our local brew shops each October, anticipating the arrival of the season's bounty of pumpkin ales. The selection is vast -- this year there seem to be more gourd-based brews on shelves than ever. Some are mediocre; some are ... More >>
According to the Arizona Department of Agriculture, the horse herpes that have plagued Arizona equine for over a month has been contained.In mid-May, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced that an Arizona horse tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus.
The beer: Brainless Belgian-Style Golden AleThe brewer: Epic BrewingStyle: Belgian Golden Strong AleABV: 8.6 percent Mistaken beliefs run rampant when it comes to the beer scene in Utah, but the most pernicious is the misconception that you can't find a beer above 3.2 percent ABV in the stat ... More >>
The Mormon church announced last week that it advocates a type of amnesty for illegal immigrants who "square themselves with the law and continue to work" in the United States. The statement, published on the church's website, also takes aim at harsh anti-illegal-immigrant laws like those pa ... More >>
A horse in Arizona does.An outbreak of horse herpes has forced the closure of a Queen Creek Park.Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre will be closed through at least June 2 to prevent the spread of the horse herpes, which is currently spreading throughout the Southwest.
www.cornell.eduSlutCody Beck is a 19-year-old college student from Prescott who we wrote about last year in regards to his sexual attraction to horses -- and he better start wrappin' it up; horse herpes has hit Arizona.The Arizona Department of Health Services just announced that an Arizona ... More >>
Looks like Pearce opposes his own church on immigration... When I first began reporting on immigration and Sand Land politics several years ago, I was under the mistaken impression -- because I'd never lived in an area so heavily influenced by the LDS before -- that most Mormons were like neo- ... More >>
Image: www.nppa.org The Deseret News is pulling an East Valley Tribune move by laying off nearly half of its staff.Utah's oldest newspaper, the Mormon-owned Deseret News, is laying off nearly half of its staff in a major restructuring based on financial problems. Jay Evensen,&nb ... More >>
Scott CurleyWhen we first got word Friday morning that the 23-year-old suspect in the murder of a Utah police officer was hiding out in a six-square-mile section of the Arizona desert we figured he'd be in custody before lunch.Despite hundreds of cops swarming the area, that suspect, Scott Curley ... More >>
A new place to get frozen treats is always welcome this time of year. There's a "coming soon" sign up for an ice cream spot called 32 Degrees in the Arcadia Town Center at 4730 E. Indian School Rd. But according to the building permit issued by the city's Development Se ... More >>
Alison and Gary Stuckey are the parents of at least four children, with a fifth on the way.A judge today dismissed an order of protection for the unborn baby of an Arizona couple who police believe are trying to sell the child somewhere in Utah.Utah's Third District Juvenile Judge James Michie ru ... More >>
KSL 5 NewsAlison and Gary Stuckey are the parents of at least four children, with a fifth on the way.Authorities in Utah are looking for an Arizona couple they believe traveled to their state to find a buyer for the couple's unborn baby.Why Utah? According to court documents, the couple allegedly ... More >>
Multimedia collective shows Utahs not all its cracked down to be
Yearning for Zion? Yearning for the light of day is more like it... With shades of Roman Grant's nefarious Juniper Creek Compound on HBO's Big Love and echoes of Arizona Governor Howard Pyle's disastrous 1953 raid on Short Creek, Arizona -- the community that became polygamist haven Colorado City ... More >>
Prophet Warren Jeffs' conviction won't stop underage marriages among his followers, much less end polygamy
State and federal law enforcement launches a multifaceted campaign against fugitive fundamentalist Mormon Prophet Warren Jeffs and his followers
Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities
Ross Chatwin said no way to polygamy's holy man before the national press. Will others join him now?
Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists
Napolitano and Goddard exhibit cowardly conduct in the polygamy probe
Arizona and Utah officials decide to curb underage marriages by erecting a sheriff's substation in polygamy country
While Arizona authorities languish, the Utah Attorney General's Office focuses on the leader of the fundamentalist Mormon Church
From Governor Janet Napolitano down, Arizona authorities have protected polygamous sexual predators with their indifference
The Utah AG's office vows aggressive prosecution of fundamentalist Mormons who "marry" young girls
As the case of a snatched Mormon girl from Salt Lake City unfolds, polygamists along the Arizona-Utah border face legal scrutiny
A brief history of the Mormon tenet
For decades the state has let a feudal colony of fundamentalist Mormons force underage girls into illegal polygamous marriages
Letters from the week of October 10, 2002
Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
The Orange Patch
In State of Emergency, Western guvs declare war on big government--deja vu?