Friday, February 10, 2012 3:00 pm
Three women, each from a different era in Arizona history, sit
around a table playing cards and swapping stories.
Monday, November 7, 2011 12:18 pm
The last steam locomotive built for Union Pacific will chug
through the Valley this weekend to help Arizona celebrate its
centennial with a piece of Western history.
Monday, October 31, 2011 2:45 pm
Sunday, October 30, 2011 12:00 am
Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912, and on Valentine’s Day
2011, Arizonans began a festive countdown to the state’s 100th
birthday. Special events are ringing in our centennial from canyons
to pine forests, mountaintops to grasslands. The fun continues —
some of it right here in the East Valley — throughout 2012.
Sunday, October 16, 2011 6:30 am
When I was a boy, too many adults in Arizona were possessed by
the idea that they were the last people to move here. Even an
11-year-old like me had a hard time believing that, as this Valley
would be doing some fantastic growing during my lifetime.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 5:30 pm
PHOENIX – Stepping off stage after a 9/11 memorial at the State
Capitol, Arizona’s official historian is just setting down his
guitar when two fifth–graders approach him with questions about
their history projects.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:41 am
PRESCOTT – Lorencita Saufkie dips her right hand into a bowl of
blue cornmeal batter and quickly brushes it across the flat surface
of a black, rectangular stone, heated by a small fire below.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 1:15 pm
PHOENIX – Images of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock will grace letters
across the country in February as a first-class stamp allows
Americans to help celebrate Arizona’s centennial.
Monday, September 12, 2011 9:45 pm
PHOENIX – Gov. Jan Brewer dropped by the Herberger Theater
recently to admire oil paintings and watercolors in which five
women artists depict Arizona around the time of statehood.
Friday, September 9, 2011 1:15 am
PHOENIX – With just five months left until the state’s 100th
birthday, organizers have no idea where 75 percent of their budget
will come from but remain hopeful that private donors will cover