Archive for the 'Navajo Reservation' Category

Advertising Writer Shifts From Carving Words to Crafting Woods

Mike Padgett -

April 3, 2012 PHOENIX, Ariz. – When Richard Morris traded wordsmithing for woodworking, his creative energy shifted into high gear. He began stretching himself. He was on a new plateau of personal growth. It was about a decade ago when Morris began his career transition away from writing advertising copy. Today, Morris designs and creates […]

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Arizona Politics Trumps Economics; Students, Needy Families To Suffer

Mike Padgett -

March 21, 2010 EDITORIAL Are Arizona’s leaders, struggling with an overpowering deficit, downsizing state programs too far? Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s fiscal 2011 budget of $8.9 billion, which is a reduction of  $1.1 billion. Budget supporters called the new budget a streamlining of state government. Critics say it is hardhearted, with […]

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Canyon de Chelly’s Colors, Silence and Textures Create Seductive Magic

Mike Padgett -

Oct. 8, 2009 CHINLE, Ariz. – Time, with its tools of wind and rain, has created giant sandstone tapestries draping the sheer cliffs at Canyon de Chelly. This maze of meandering canyons with about 400 prehistoric ruins – some dating to 2500 B.C. – is near the middle of the Navajo Reservation in northeastern Arizona. […]

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