Dec. 16 In Blogs: Russell Pearce, Hiking, Indie Songs, Pop the Soda Shop, and Louie Puroll

​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs.

Today's entries:

Feathered Bastard: Russell Pearce Shakes Down Scores of Lobbyists, Legally

Jackalope Ranch: Here on the Corner, The Longtime ASU Area Boutique, Is For Sale

Winter Hiking in Phoenix, a Guide/Rant

Up on the Sun: Mesa Band Makes Ridiculous Offer To "Music Journalist"

10 of 2010's Best Indie Songs

Chow Bella: Pop the Soda Shop Closes and Moves to Downtown Phoenix

Arroyo Vodka: It's Local!

Valley Fever: Louie Puroll Case: Click Below to Hear Tape-Recordings of Pinal County Deputy Talking Cartels and Death Threat Against New Times Writer

Jonathan Burns Guilty in 2007 Murder of Gilbert Teen

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