Sunset Library to host eagerly anticipated event

Chandler Sunset Library in west Chandler will be in bloom on Wednesday, Aug. 30, with gardeners of all shapes and passions once again welcoming the start of the fall planting season.

Teachers go back to schoolday roots

It was a homecoming—and a happily reminiscent one at that—for the new teachers who paid a first-time return visit to the same Kyrene school they attended as kids.

From high school nerd to neuroscientist

A true “Renaissance woman” doesn’t come along every day, but Teagan Wall can lay some claim to the title.

New fire station raises alarm

Whether it’s a house going up in flames, a drowning child pulled from a pool or a loved one in the throes of a heart attack, there’s one response that’s been drilled into us: Call 911.

Sister Cities program once again lauded as among nation’s best

The summer heat doesn’t seem to stop Tempe Sister Cities volunteers. The organization has been bringing the world to Tempe for more than four decades with no end in sight.

Arredondo: New year, new kids, new look

Kids, parents and staff who returned to Arredondo Elementary School had a whole new look.

Phoenix Rising: Score!

By Kody Acevedo It’s an exciting time to be a soccer fan in the Valley.

Barcello, Lee departures leave a tough challenge

It’s going to be hard to fill the basketball shoes and score the points typically made by Alex Barcello and Sabin Lee, Corona’s star players who both will be heading off to play Division I college basketball this fall: Barcello at the University of Arizona and Lee at Vanderbilt.

It’s never too late: Tempe center keeps minds, bodies engaged

Tom Ballard punches a code into a key pad at the entrance to the memory care center at Westchester Senior Living in Tempe.

Ideas for you, kids to start the year right

Summer break is over and students across Tempe have headed back to the classroom.