Jan 18, 2016

Woman arrested in Arizona road rage killing of Chinese student

Police have made an arrest in connection with the deadly Arizona road rage shooting of a student visiting from China. Tempe police Lt. Michael Pooley said Sunday that 32-year-old Holly Davis has been booked on three charges, including first-degree murder. According to police, Davis’ ...

Hard-earned peace on Arizona canyon hike

Jul 11, 2015

Hard-earned peace on Arizona canyon hike

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Framed by pitch-black canyon walls rising monumentally on either side of the rushing, rain-swollen Havasu Creek, the night sky burst with snow-white stars and Milky Way swirls. It was the last night of a grueling three-day Havasupai Trail round trip to the waterfalls in ...

A spring hike in the American Southwest

May 31, 2014

A spring hike in the American Southwest

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“Excuse me, coming through, sorry, thank you!” I kept repeating loudly and urgently as I hiked up Picacho Peak, which rises like a Western saddle from the endless desert just off I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. With not a soul in sight among ...