3 info sessions scheduled for franchised Primrose Preschool

A new preschool in West Chandler is hosting a series of information nights for parents at Makutu’s Island, located at 6919 W. Ray Road.

Tempe YMCA: Keeping kids safe around water

If you’ve ever watched a newscast in the Valley, you’ve heard the voice of Dave Munsey and his nightly sign-off, “Watch your kids around water.”

Group launches pilot program to bring more public art to Tempe

A group focused on bringing arts into cities valleywide has launched a creative-thinking initiative designed to fuse the arts into the life and surroundings of the residents of south Tempe.

Car fire emphasizes need for So. Tempe station

The need for a city fire station in South Tempe came sharply into focus in the Wrangler News parking area on Aug. 30—hours before the paper’s Sept. 2 edition was due to go to print.

Pollack name on area centers says more than business savvy

It’s Friday night and Michael Pollack stands a few feet from the ticket counter, greeting patrons as they make their way to one of six screens to take in a movie in South Tempe.

Corona badminton team draws new coach, winning attitude

Corona’s badminton team will have a new head coach, two assistant coaches, and a competitive positive attitude when they play their first match of the season at home against Xavier Prep, the defending state champions, on Aug. 24.

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.