News Briefs

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Next time you’re ready to take your trash or recyclables to the curb, keep in mind that those discarded items just might be the stuff of the latest fashion trend.

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Legislative District 18 House of Representatives candidate and former Kyrene Governing Board member Mitzi Epstein will hold final sessions of an area-wide listening tour at three Kyrene schools in May.

A special message to our neighbors (you!)

Hi, neighbor! We don’t think a couple of simple words like that should need much explanation, but in today’s world of print-media companies trying to salvage a declining readership, it seems like we’re hearing more and more promises to give you news that is local and thus relevant to your day-to-day experience.

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 […]

Police expanding vol program to city parks

The Tempe Police Department is looking for people interested in investing more into our great community. Working with City Councilmember Robin Arredondo-Savage, the department has expanded its volunteer program to include providing extra security patrols at neighborhood parks. This volunteer team works handin- hand with Tempe Police Officers by providing motorist services and spending time […]

City studying approach to sustainability

The city of Tempe and ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability are teaming up on a study tha)t will analyze food waste and fats, oils and grease from large Tempe food industries, Tempe restaurants and institutional dining halls to determine the feasibility of turning this material into renewable energy. The study will focus on a process […]

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