It’s just kind of weird how much certain state lawmakers seem to mind preschool — or really anything that helps little kids.
Seems like no one wants to serve on the Gila Community College board. That’s amazing, considering it’s one of the most important governing board jobs open at the moment.
So why did Judge Peter Cahill give Michael Basner a minimum sentence? And why do we keep putting these painful, complicated, confusing cases on the front page?
This sounds like one of those tricky logic questions on some Common Core curriculum standardized test.
State officials from the governor on down professed themselves shocked several months ago when several Child Protective Services officials called attention to the 6,500 cases of reported abuse and neglect classified as simply “not investigated” in the past few years.
Tomorrow, we celebrate a radical notion.
The onslaught of school Christmas concerts has left us feeling half drunk on joy over their angelic voices — but also sobered by the responsibility for their uncertain futures.
That’s it: Everyone take a breath. Good. Good. Hold it. Take another. OK. Everybody calm? Let’s think this through.
So when is OK to beat someone? Let’s say you’re a man and a woman’s making you miserable. Could you maybe break her nose if she sprays you with a water bottle?
Angel Alatriz doesn’t have much. Well, actually — he’s got a loving family and a huge heart — so he’s got everything important. But he doesn’t have much stuff. So you’d think that he’d be looking forward to Christmas — finally gonna get some stuff.
The dedicated coaches and advisors who sustain the extracurricular programs on which our schools depend have issued an urgent appeal for help.
The evidence continues to pile up — just like the tree thickets and dead wood in the forest.
Gasoa Balas took a plea. So now we know where he’ll spend the next 32 years: He’ll do 20 years for the reckless flight from police that cost his daughter her life. And he’ll then do 12 more for the terrible night he held down his girlfriend, cut her flesh and her hair with scissors and stuffed her hair into her mouth as his traumatized daughter watched.
The Payson school board capped a chaotic and discouraging series of events this week by offering outgoing Superintendent Ron Hitchcock $58,000 to quit coming to work. The board will now look for an interim superintendent to finish out the school year.
Arizona’s shocking failure to even investigate reports of child abuse — much less actually protect children — has finally spurred a political crisis.