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Sports: Two returnees raise hopes for Lady Aztec golf team

Corona’s girls golf team took second place at the City Meet Sept. 11. Front: Julia Cuendet, Sarah Butler, Clare Dunnahoo, Lexie Baughman, Taylor Gransen. Back: Callie Stover, Courtney Conradi, Mikaela Hatfield, Emma Lower, coach Reed. — Photo courtesy Pat Reed Corona’s girls golf team, with only two returning players at the varsity level, may need […]

Aspiring Robin Hoods

Aspiring Robin Hoods, gender notwithstanding, seem to be quivering with excitement at the newly adopted archery program being offered at Kyrene del Pueblo Middle School, with other schools hopefully soon to follow. The availability of bows and arrows, which currently is being expanded, is part of the Kyrene district’s youth enrichment initiative. Planning is being coordinated […]

Nosh patrons learn the five steps of successful food-wine pairing

Students are back in school, so it seems the perfect time for adults to embrace a little wine education at Nosh. Chef Stacey Carson recently debuted Wine 101 at her local gastropub and wine bar. Participants start by choosing their favorite glass from a selection on the wall and purchasing a wine flight, a tasting […]

Awards honor top firefighters

Capt. Mike Pallas has been named recipient of the Chandler Fire, Health and Medical Department’s Firefighter of the Year honors. Raul Rios received Paramedic of the Year recognition, and Tyson Bruder was selected Emergency Medical Technician of the Year. The Derrel Crisp Memorial Award for expertise in control of hazardous materials went to Fire Engineer […]

For kids at Aguilar Elementary School, Fitness Friday was a howlin’ good time

Students at Aguilar Elementary School in Tempe hosted Howler, the mascot for the Phoenix Coyotes, at their weekly Fitness Friday program. They exercised with Howler and incorporated hockey drills. The event was started three years ago as a way for students to “turn on” their brains before they headed to class. Students participate in fun […]

Remembering Tempe’s fallen public safety heros

City of Tempe staff staged a media photo opportunity that preceded the setup of a police and fire informational booth at Tempe’s Healing Field event. The city is working through March to collect donations for a memorial to members of the Tempe Police and Fire departments who have lost their lives in the line of […]

Forum explores improved pathways to higher learning

Story & photo by Michelle Hirsch Utilizing a forum organized annually by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, the presidents of all three Arizona universities got a chance to involve their public-school and community college counterparts in a collaborative effort to make it easier for K-12 students to succeed in their educational and career goals. The […]

Chandler Regional among those unaffected by scarcity of primary-care docs

By Diana Whittle A doom-and-gloom prediction describing an increasingly worrisome doctor shortage across the country is not proving true in the Valley. The report of a possible scarcity, by a websitebased research organization, was countered by Dignity Health Arizona, which operates Chandler Regional Medical Center, along with Mercy Gilbert, St. Joseph’s and Barrow Neurological Institute […]

Photo Gallery: Great 2014 Flood

Check out some of the Wrangler News photos of the flooding on Monday! Now on our Facebook page: Wrangler News Great Flood Facebook Photos

Back to School!

It was back-to-school day, and smiles nearly everywhere suggested the kids were ready for the challenges — and the fun — that awaited. Wrangler News photographer Billy Hardiman was on hand for the big event at Corona del Sol, Marcos de Niza and Kyrene Middle School. Photos by Billy Hardiman/Wrangler News KMS: Jazmine Gaona and […]

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