Vol. 14 Issue No. 34 | August 20 – 26, 2008

Illegal campsites still cropping up in Cave Creek

illegal13By Linda Bentley | August 20, 2008

Bob Kite, who owns the property in the center of town, is the unwitting host to illegal alien campsites, numerous beer bashes and toilets hidden along the wash between Basin and Schoolhouse roads.

satprrolthumbSheriff's Office arrests twelve more illegal aliens

Deputies return to Cave Creek
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio continued his illegal immigration fight today, this time in the north valley. He deployed a team of 15 ICE trained deputies to converge on the town of Cave Creek.

CC officials await addition of 4,000 preserved acres

By Curtis Riggs | August 20, 2008

Preparing to take the lead on preservation
CAVE CREEK – The possible addition of 4,000 acres of preserved State Trust Land has Town and Maricopa County officials brainstorming about the best ways to incorporate the land into Cave Creek’s other preserved properties and the best ways to manage them.

The impending demise of the Desert Advocate

By Linda Bentley | August 20, 2008

PHOENIX – Last week, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Thomas Dunevant, III, after considering Plaintiff Freedom Arizona Information’s notice of dismissal of the Desert Advocate’s bankruptcy and lifting of automatic stay, reset the evidentiary hearing regarding receivership of the Desert Advocate’s assets for 10 a.m. on Sept. 15.
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Cave Creek murder suspect also charged with arson, animal cruelty

traverlundsfordBy Linda Bentley | August 20, 2008

CAVE CREEK – Last week’s update on the Cave Creek murder of Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Hermann inaccurately stated Justin Wade Lunsford had been released on $600,000 bond. Sonoran News misinterpreted court documents that appeared to indicate Lunsford had been released on bond, ...
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franciacordwellFine line between free speech and abuse of town staff members

Mayor pledges to step in when someone steps over line
CAVE CREEK – The hostility in the air during the Aug. 4 town council meeting made sitting through the five-hour meeting somewhat uncomfortable at times.