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Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement

...compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime...say it's 100 percent on the radar," Bowman said. "After Mesa, we're going to sit down and talk about it."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-14/michael-phelps-coming-ou
Stunning scenery makes Green River canoe trip worth effort

...Park offers close-ups of the stark red mesas that dominate this part of Utah, but it's...around, we found a route to the top of the mesa. From that elevation we could see for...explorer had climbed some of these same mesas with his one good arm. He traveled the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/07/ent_305076.shtml
Things to Do
Exhibit links Chicago with the art of the Southwest

...now imagine that exhibition in shingle-flat Chicago, where the manmade landscape seems a world removed from the arroyos and mesas of New Mexico. "Window on the West: Chicago and the New Frontier, 1890-1940," is just that exhibition - a look at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/12/art_383894.shtml
Arts
Dodgers' Beckett leaves start with thumb injury

MESA, Ariz. - Josh Beckett pitched three scoreless innings Friday before having to leave the game with soreness in his right thumb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-14/dodgers-beckett-leaves-s
CCAIR to merge with Mesa Air Group

...announced Friday it plans to merge with Mesa Air Group. Charlotte, N.C.-based...share as part of the tentative deal with Mesa Air, a Farmington, N.M. airline that...Augusta to the US Airways hub in Charlotte. Mesa Air Group, which is relocating its headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/29/bus_237389.shtml
Business
Mesa tabled 4 games

NEW YORK - Colorado Rockies pitcher Jose Mesa was suspended four games by Major League Baseball on Friday for intentionally throwing at San Francisco shortstop Omar Vizquel. Mesa threw at Vizquel's head during the eighth inning of last Saturday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/29/bas_79461.shtml
Baseball
Mesa State forfeits volleyball season after suspension of 11 players

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Most of the players on the Mesa State volleyball team have been suspended, forcing the coach...only the second losing season since Crick took over in 1982. Mesa State athletic director Jim Paronto said all the players confronted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/01/oth_216881.shtml
Other sports
Baseball notes: Mesa traded to Giants

CLEVELAND -- Jose Mesa, the troubled Cleveland reliever who could not close out Game 7 of last...bolstering their bullpen. They also traded away some bad karma in dealing Mesa. BRUSKE NOW A PADRE: The San Diego Padres, looking to bolster their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/24/oth_234218.shtml
Other sports
'Rolling Stone' columnist out of touch with reality of economic freedom

...yet, watch Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa, a 2007 documentary about a few dozen...themselves the "Nowhere Kids" move onto the mesa. They wear hooded sweatshirts and cover...to steal food. When confronted by the mesa elders, the Nowhere Kids justify the thefts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-08/rolling-stone-co
NM nuke leak raises questions

...lapped at the edges of the sprawling lab property. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., says getting the rest of the waste off the mesa before wildfire season begins is "paramount," but that it is too soon to know if a temporary alternative site for storing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-28/nm-nuke-leak-raises-ques