– Development Around Phoenix Exposes Portion of Hohokam Canal System: While a fierce political battle waged this spring in Mesa over the Riverview at Dobson retail project, a dozen archaeologists working at the proposed development site had bigger things to worry about: They were unearthing one of the largest integrated canal systems the Hohokam Indians ever built in the Valley.
– Hitsoric Preservation (Route 66): It sounded like the Mother Road would get a $10 million face-lift after Congress passed the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Act in 1999. But so far, it’s turned out to be more like an eyebrow wax.
– Heritage Tourism, Authenticity and National Historic Landmark Status the Case of Tombstone, Az: Tombstone, the famous Old West town in southern Arizona, could lose its status as a National Historic Landmark after decades of violating historic preservation building codes.
http://tinyurl.com/7svuc – USA Today
http://tinyurl.com/c8pjc – Tucson Citizen
– New Video on the Archaeology Channel (Mesoamerica): Archaeologists exploring the ancient Maya city of Wak