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A Long Trail of Deception

As earlier reported in the media, Jeffrey Cooper of Patagonia admitted that he was guilty of felony theft in connection with funds belonging to the Mountain Empire Trails Association (META). On September 23, he was sentenced to two years of probation and four weekends in the Adult Correctional Facility. Nearly everyone who knows Jeffrey Cooper […]

Posted inOpinion

The Cruelest Month

If T.S. Eliot had lived in Arizona, he might have declared that June, rather than April, is the cruelest month.” He chose April, as I recall from some long ago English class, because it gives false hope. June has its false hope as well—cool nights and early mornings with brittle blue skies—but the relentless heat […]