Crews battling a massive wildfire in eastern Arizona for two weeks shifted their focus Monday to New Mexico, where they lit fires to stifle flare-ups that skipped along treetops threatening a small mountain town.Read More »
Greer is nestled in the White Mountains of eastern Arizona and is known for its untouched beauty and abundant wildlife. SR373, Arizona’s “Road to Nowhere,” terminates there, depositing travelers onto the town’s main street, which is lined with lodges, cabins, restaurants, a library, two fire stations, and sadly, since May 10, the smoldering remains of the Greer Lodge.Read More »
A Nevada couple has pleaded guilty to trying to vote in Colorado and Arizona in the 2008 election.Read More »
Not everyone has agreed with Gov. Jan Brewer’s characterization of TABOR as “an experiment that failed” in her veto of HB2707, and some advocates are bristling that Colorado is being used in that way.Read More »
After fighting for years, small-government advocates thought they had a victory as the Legislature passed HB2707, the so-called Taxpayer Bill of Rights measure that would place strict limits on how quickly government spending could increase.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has used her veto stamp on a bill that would have placed a new limit on state government spending.Read More »
A new government report says already scarce water supplies in the Western United States are likely to dwindle further as a result of climate change, exacerbating problems for millions of water users in the West.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has given preliminary approval of a bill that would limit state government spending.Read More »
A small detail in the state’s medical marijuana rules might allow unregulated hemp production. The perceived loophole, one hopeful hemp farmer says, was created by the Health Department’s lack of input from pot botany experts during the department’s rulemaking process.Read More »
No doubt to his dismay, former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas is shining a high-beam light on Arizona’s new system of disciplining attorneys.
The system, which took effect Jan. 1, eliminated steps from the process and added more laymen to the decision-making, and is so new that Thomas is only the second lawyer to be strapped with a complaint.