Scottsdale spine surgeon Ed Dohring realized his dream of summitting Mount Everest last spring – but he also found a nightmarish landscape fraught with deadly overcrowding and aggressive amateur alpinists.
: Mesa math teacher Michelle Udall is the rare Republican from the legendary Udall political clan to hold office in the state. But as a GOP lawmaker who wholeheartedly supports public education, she’s hardly easy to pigeonhole.
From piano to painting, a troubling number of Arizona schools have eliminated arts from their curriculum. Our writer surveys the parched landscape, and finds a heroic clique of teachers keeping an oasis alive