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Pesky tumbleweed now Chandler’s holiday centerpiece

By M.V. Moorhead In the movies, the tumbleweed is an icon of the American West. There’s some irony in this—indeed,…

Tempe continues push to raise disability awareness

Disability-law compliance is not just Michelle Stokes’ job—it’s her passion, and she wants to make sure that Tempe can justifiably…

Tempe rolls out its own 911 ambulance service

The next time you hear sirens in the neighborhood, it might just be one of two new ambulances the city…

Diversions

Diversions…No classic this, but great cast lends vibrancy to ‘The Star’

The hero of this animated comedy is a donkey named Bo. Bo and his friend Dave the Dove and a…

Latest superhero movie sports a new element: Fun

By M.V. Moorhead Superhero movies have been on a roll lately. For the first decade or so of this century,…

Hotshots’ heroism hits the big screen

Wildland firefighting is regarded, on the whole, as more strenuous and demanding than structure firefighting, and usually more dangerous. But…

News Briefs

From our readers . . .

Editor: To the voters of our Kyrene community: Thank you for taking the time to vote and pass our Bond…

Chamber names new aide

Longtime Tempe resident and Arizona native Karen Mayer has been named business development director by the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.…

Community News

The Final Word with Kris Cartwright

We’ve all got people we’re thankful for and Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to show…

In a pickle over pickleball?

In a pickle about pickleball? Not to worry. Tempe City Council approved an outdoor, lighted…

Corona band member joins elite unit

Corona del Sol student Sophia Crisler has been selected as a 2018 U.S. Army All-American,…

Sports Notebook

Indoor soccer now has a new venue—outdoors

By Kody Acevedo Soccer is appearing in all shapes and sizes around the community these days. Literally. The newest adaptation:…