Disaster close-up via a man who’s seen it all

Mark Moorehead may be 1,200 miles away and high and dry from the same raging torrents that inundated Houston and much of Florida, but he still can’t forget the often lifechanging results that nature can produce.

Cancer network, victim’s mom get credit for 15-year fundraising success

Jeff Luttrell, simply stated, is an inspiration.

Disease threat worries veterinarians

It's invisible and it's potentially deadly. It's leptospirosis and Valley veterinarians are warning pet owners about this dangerous and highly contagious disease.

Teens’ use of smartphones heightens cyberspace risks, area experts warn

As kids start back to school, many of them will be packing smart phones. In some cases, teachers even encourage students to use the devices in the classroom as a learning tool. But how can parents be sure their children are safe in cyberspace when they leave home?

First Person From one Tempe veteran to our many others: Thank you

In Tempe, we have so many examples of veterans giving back to our community to enrich our quality of life. They continue to serve and it motivates me to honor them.

A coming-of-age bow for Phoenix film celebration

In many cultures, the 18th birthday is a big deal, the serious coming of age birthday. Phoenix Film Festival turns 18 this year, and does indeed seem to be making the leap to the next level.

Revisiting a journalistic tragedy: Don Bolles assasination, 40 years later

As far back as I can remember, I loved reading the newspaper.

Chandler chief to help 400 AZ police agencies meet 21st Century challenges

After 30 years in law enforcement—the past two as chief of the Chandler Police Department—Sean Duggan is taking on one of the potentially most influential roles of his career: chairman of Arizona’s quietly essential Criminal Justice Commission.

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

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?

Tempe Library solar panels: Today’s hope for tomorrow’s power needs

Here in the sunny Southwest, the rays of the sun are plentiful. Beyond bringing winter visitors, they’re also helping power the future.
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