Arizona

The O.K. Corral attracts thousands of visitors every year. (Photo by Todd DeFeo / (c) 2012) TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — The first glimpses of the “Town Too Tough to Die” could easily bring about sensory overload. Which way to go? What to do first? But, a visit to this wild west…

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — There really aren’t any words to aptly describe that first glimpse of the Grand Canyon. Massive? Mind-boggling? Grand? All true, yet they just don’t do justice to that first experience of seeing the Grand Canyon. Carved by nature over millions of years, the sheer magnitude of…

The Tombstone Epitaph

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — “Every tombstone needs an epitaph.” At least, as history recalls, according to John Clum, the first mayor of the “Town Too Tough Die” and who in 1880 founded this famous newspaper. Today, the newspaper is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the Grand Canyon State. In 1881,…

On an October afternoon 123 years ago yesterday, Wyatt Earp, two of his brothers and Doc Holliday walked along the streets of Tombstone, Ariz., and into history. Earp, who arrived in the town almost two years earlier hoping to strike it rich, found himself in the middle of an epic showdown n the “Gunfight at the OK Corral.”