Worker gets a ‘Lyft’ to his morale, finances during two-week furlough

When Dan Davis’ boss told him the company would be closing for two weeks for remodeling, he wasn’t sure he wanted to relocate temporarily to another Valley location, an option he got when the shutdown was announced.

A hole in 1: Custom-crafting doughnuts one at a time

Eric Davis prides himself on being a creative person, and he’s also a veteran of the doughnut industry.

Underwater hockey dives into Tempe, thanks to Sister City connection

Eighteen-year-old Taylor Snow landed in America last month and was immediately introduced to the unarguably breathtaking sights Arizona has to offer, including trips to Sedona and the Grand Canyon.

Youth choir sets auditions

Chandler Children’s Choir will hold new-member auditions Saturday, Aug. 6 at Arizona Music Academy in Tempe.

Neighbor Next Door: Kathy Williams

Beginning with this issue we're adding a regular column that salutes people in our community who go “over and above” to volunteer their time and talents to help others.

Wrangler’s pathway to success: A road well traveled

If you’re thinking I'm going to talk in this column about the incredible financial milestones we’ve achieved in the past 25-plus years, let me set the record straight before you read further: We’ve been successful, yes, however not so much for the gold bullion in our bank account but for the personal rewards we’ve amassed as a result of helping countless young people take their first steps toward success.

Chandler PD’s roadmap to easing tensions: Communication, respect

It was July 18, the day I was to interview Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan about his perspective of the growing, seemingly nationwide chasm between police officers and members of the Black community.

New Faces

Officially, Dr. Jan Vesely didn’t start her job as the Kyrene School District’s new superintendent—but that was only on paper.

Former Aztec pal wowed by co-player’s meteoric rise

Nick Marciano was always a little envious of Colby Woodmansee. Not because he wanted to be like him, but because he knew he was simply the best baseball player his age.

Corona wrestlers hone their skills

Wrestlers, like most high school athletes, use their summer vacation from school to sharpen their skills against the best competition they can find to further their specific athletic development in preparation for the high school season.
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