Alamo Drafthouse Cinema sets Tempe opening this month

Don’t be surprised if the ghosts of theaters past emerge for a curtain call this month, their return from the ethereal realm prompted by a wondrous makeover of the onetime Lakes 6 movie house that opened in 1987 on much the same site.
Suzy and Irish

Service dog proves to be more than man’s best friend

Irish, a six-year-old golden retriever, is man’s best friend in more ways than one. For 11-year-old Suzy, he’s her connection to the world.

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?

First Baptist Church of Tempe invites community to take a ‘Walk to Bethlehem’

Pastor Roger Ball of First Baptist Church of Tempe is like many folks this time of year who relish the joy of Christmas and enjoy displaying it with elaborate lights and decorations.


Tempe's ‘non-partisan’ governance and your Council vote

As teachers rally for higher pay, Arizona’s tax code exempts $13.5B from collection

Several thousand Arizona teachers descended on the state Capitol March 28 as part of the national “Red for Ed” movement, demanding state legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey provide funding to increase pay for educators by 20 percent.

As July 4th nears … A mom explains why patriotism isn’t dead

While most Americans recall exactly what they were doing the moment they heard about the devastating attack on the World Trade Center, our family’s story is somewhat unique.

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.

Forum stars candidates for Tempe City Council

Candidates’ signs are on every corner, but who are those candidates?

Surgery-free approach to pain finally yields relief for victim of crippling arthritis

The pain got so bad, Tempe resident Carl Barnes called his wife to say he couldn’t take it anymore. He was done living. Plagued by vicious arthritis pain through the years, Barnes was at the end of his rope.