If anyone knows why the Granite Mountain Hotshots left a safe area on top of the Weaver Mountains west of Yarnell and descended into a box canyon that became the worst death trap in the nationwide history of such crews, it's Brendan McDonough. The only survivor of the 20-member hotshot crew that pe ... More >>
Brendan McDonough, the sole survivor of a fire disaster that killed 19 Arizona firefighters, had sincere remorse in a 2010 vehicle-burglary case, according to a probation officer's report. The pre-sentence report depicts a motivated, young father-to-be who deserved a second chance after a crucial l ... More >>
With few exceptions, knowing is better than not knowing. As they say, "Knowledge is power." If you believe this as much as I do, then you can understand why some of our historic monsters went to such great lengths to eliminate knowledge and why forward thinkers and the socially conscious would die ... More >>
No one likes a bully. So why are Rose Mofford, Janet Napolitano and MTV distancing themselves from Arizona's Safe Schools, Safe Students program?
Student newspaper editor takes issue with Yavapai Community College president.