No water? No problem. These hardy denizens stand tall anyway

Thinking of Arizona, what’s the first image that pops into your head? The Saguaro cactus, of course.

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The Final Word: Fire station at Tempe’s Estrada Park ‘a big...

Is there no one at Tempe City Hall or in the Tempe community who wants Tempe to be known as a city that values and protects parkland?

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Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life will host a night of wine, shopping and fun from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at...

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Pesky roof rats are back, and don’t let those cute faces fool you

Are you getting your house ready for those guests who typically start arriving as soon as the weather cools off? Here’s one you might...

No water? No problem. These hardy denizens stand tall anyway

Thinking of Arizona, what’s the first image that pops into your head? The Saguaro cactus, of course.

Tragedy strikes Corona community

It’s the kind of letter principals dread sending.

Schools

Kyrene weighs its spending options on results-based funding

The Kyrene School District is facing a good problem to solve—how to spend nearly $1.2 million in results-based funding.

Second-graders get Googly eyed over campus maps

Visitors at Fuller Elementary School certainly won’t have trouble finding their way around campus thanks to Jessica Foster’s second-grade class.  

Eight from Corona recognized at latest collegiate-sport signings

Eight students at Corona del Sol High School have signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year.

Realtors view bond passage as benefitting home values

Area Realtors were quick to credit voters for their support of school ballot initiatives, noting that a community’s home values have a strong relationship to its residents’ support of education.

Sports Notebook

Sports with Alex Zener

Excitement builds as new players, wins lead Aztecs’ 2017-18 basketball season to a promising start