Disappearing ink

Disappearing ink

By Deborah Hilcove Years ago, they marked seamen, gang members and drug users. Today, however, they’ve lost their ominous reputation. Musicians, actors and athletes have popularized them to the extent that about 25 percent of the American public—including politicians, students and housewives—flaunt tattoos. But with that ink often comes regret. The U.S. Food and Drug […]

Aztecs emerge victorious in elite Basha Relays

Aztecs emerge victorious in elite Basha Relays

By Alex Zener Corona’s boys and girls track and field teams took first place at the Basha Relays, with the boys compiling 75 points and defeating Highland, which was second, with 69 points. The girls team also won, with 41 to Highland’s 34 points. Sam Shoultz led the way with a tie for first place […]

2 from Tempe only state teachers honored

Excelling in their high school classes evidently set a pair of young Tempe women on a path toward lifelong achievement. The James Madison Foundation has awarded one of its coveted fellowships to Corona del Sol teacher Lisa Adams, a 1972 graduate of McClintock High School, for her dedication to civic education. Adams is the only […]

Earthquake tragedy in Nepal’s capital may have destroyed some of its history but not recollections of area exec’s visit

It was February 2014, and longtime Tempe insurance agent Mary Contreras had embarked on what she remembers as the trip of a lifetime. Joined by 11 other Valley businesswomen, Contreras had been transported into a world of ancient ritual, unqualified friendship and almost indescribable beauty. It was an experience that unfolded the moment the group’s […]

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