Oktoberfest rewind: Free tickets, all volunteers

October might seem like a long way off when slogging through the sweltering days of August, but organizers of Four Peaks Oktoberfest are meeting weekly in preparation for the big day this fall when the festival makes its 43rd return visit to Tempe.

Tune in to this young achiever; her success story is music to our ears

Graduating from the University of Rochester would be an impressive accomplishment by itself.

‘Wrangler News’ editor’s latest book aims to encourage; follows earlier interviews with victims of...

Tempe journalist, author and Wrangler News editor Joyce Coronel enjoys a writer's dream—to be approached by a publisher and asked to write a book.

From cop to courtroom: Bicycle crash shaped lawyer’s future

Anthony Knowles relaxes in his law office and thinks back to the day in 1988 when he nearly lost his life.

In the dark about coding? Class sheds light on details

The craze for learning code seems to be growing exponentially, and now Mesa Community College is getting into the game.

‘Astounding’ progression of youthful bluesman Jonny Lang sells out upcoming Chandler performance

In an era of information overload, the classic mythology and heresay of blues music likely wouldn’t hold water for today’s skeptical crowds, but its many legends still persist.

Preventing deaths, injury from Valley heatwave, one gulp at a time

It's HOT. Weeks of triple digit temperatures—with record-breaking highs of 115-120 degrees—mean air-conditioning units are cranking out coolness accompanied by expensive summertime power bills.

Going to the mat for their country

As summer inches its way toward an eventual finale, most recent high school graduates look eagerly forward to their first taste of freedom: life away from home at their new college or university.

Flags fly in a year-round display of patriotism

By Joyce Coronel The flash of fireworks, the aroma of family barbecues, joyful echoes of splashing in the pool, and of course, strains of the...

Dive in for summer fun at neighborhood pools in Tempe, West Chandler

Tempe and West Chandler’s scorching-hot temperatures this time of year are all the more reason to plunge into the cooling waters at area pools like those you’ll find at Nozomi  Aquatic Center or Kiwanis Wave Pool. 
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