Oil and gas companies want to drill next to Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, an area with the largest concentration of pueblos, or ancient dwellings, in North America. A two-month public comment period starts Oct. 21.
The Scottsdale Mayor’s race pits incumbent Mayor Jim Lane against former councilman Bob Littlefield. If elected, Lane would serve his third and final term as mayor. Littlefield was on the council for 12 years.
Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson’s tidy one-act isn’t perfect, but it offers interesting perspective and burnishes its rough edges with some real literary style. The cast and their director offset the script’s soft spots with an obvious affection for the material.
Phoenix city leaders are taking their first step towards creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, council members approved spending $70,000 for a consultant to conduct a capital needs assessment and feasibility study for a center that would “promote knowledge and appreciation of the cultures of Latinos.”
By a vote of 7-1, Phoenix City Council members approved an ordinance making it a misdemeanor for someone to maintain 10 or more animals without appropriate food, water and medical care — with one exception.