Last letters to home revealing Parents of Valley Marine who became the 43rd Arizona service member killed in Iraq cling to the last letters they received from him just hours after learning of his death.
NAU courts young, quality faculty
Look back at the faculty members the state's
leading universities have hired during the past year and you'll see a
few interesting things - a Nobel Prize winner, a renowned medical
researcher, a leading hydrologist.
Rain, snow generally skip state, for now
An intense storm that has dumped rain and snow in
California this weekend has produced little precipitation in Arizona so
far but may bring rain to the Valley and significant snow to the north
early in the week.
Valley to be wild for flower lovers, bad for allergy sufferers
Load the camera, grab that garden hoe and stock up
on tissue. The Valley's wet weather will guarantee a showy wildflower
display this spring but also a severe brush fire and allergy season.
Group schools lawmakers on parents', teachers' views
Parents and teachers plan to inundate lawmakers with
their opinions about education in the 2005 legislative session.
Guarneri performance good as gold
The dark joy of Dmitri Shostakovich and the
transcendent sensuality of Maurice Ravel were made palpable Friday
night at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts as the venerable Guarneri
String Quartet showed why its name is gold in the world of chamber
Chamber airs legislative goals
Speaking in a conciliatory tone, state lawmakers
and some of Arizona's top business leaders gathered Thursday to discuss
their legislative priorities for this year's session.
Legislature's head start
The 2005 legislative session doesn't start until
Monday, but lawmakers already have been filing bills that give
Arizonans a sneak preview of what's to come over the next several
New Page/LeChee water line to cost at least $10M
PAGE-- A $10 million to $12 million plan to build a second water line for
customers in Page and nearby LeChee was unveiled before a small
audience Thursday night.
Refinery opponents lead in numbers;
Comments filed with state regulators 2 to 1 against construction
Despite endorsements by area politicians and other efforts to rally
public support, documented opposition to a controversial proposed oil
refinery for Yuma County stands at a nearly 2-to-1 ratio.
For first time since 1993 water released from Painted Rock Dam
For the first time since the 1993 flooding of the Gila River Basin,
rainfall has filled Painted Rock Dam enough to require releases into
the Gila River and its channels on Friday.
Fire at Norwich copper plant forces evacuation of workers
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Officials of Phelps Dodge Corp. on Friday were
assessing the damage at a Norwich plant following a fire that shut it down,
a spokesman said.
Suns 108, Clippers 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored 23 points and the Phoenix Suns
matched their victory total for last season after just 33 games with a
108-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.