Tempe announces day care solutions to #RedforEd school closures

Within minutes after it was learned Thursday night that voters in the #RedForEd campaign had approved a walkout, Dr. Jan Vesely, superintendent of the Kyrene School District, emailed a message to district parents assuring them that all Kyrene schools would be open on Friday, April 20, and that district administrators would continue providing updates as the situation unfolds.

Aztecs’ youth hasn’t stopped baseball team’s rapid rise

Corona started the Boras Classic on fire, March 14, defeating Skyridge, from Lehi, UT, utilizing the 10-run mercy rule when junior Bryan Kalmer’s homerun gave the Aztecs a 10-run lead or a score of 11-1 ending the game at the 6th inning.

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.

Chandler mobilizing door-to-door vols to combat drownings

Chandler firefighters are asking residents and groups to join them on Saturday, April 7, by going door-to-door through local neighborhoods to help prevent water-related tragedies.
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In challenging times, our community’s churches remain a wellspring of hope

This is the time of year when those of us who live in Tempe and West Chandler enjoy the warmer days of spring and visits from loved ones who are escaping, if only for a few blessed days, the shoveling of snow and perilous driving on icy streets.

Chandler Jazz Festival showcases local, national talent April 6-7

Jazz up your routine with some sweet sounds from horns, keys and more at the 19th Annual Chandler Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, in downtown Chandler.

New market ‘Sprouts’ in South Tempe

Opening day at the newest Sprouts location brought out hordes of Tempe residents eager for healthy-living choices. (Photo Wrangler News staff)

City reschedules arts-tax extension meeting for Wednesday, April 25

A public meeting about the ballot measure previously scheduled for March 28 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Ave.

Aztec team shines so far despite lack of seasoned players

After losing 13 seniors to graduation and only returning seven players from last season’s team, it was assumed that this spring would most like be a rebuilding year for Corona’s baseball program. Wait--not so fast.

Cancer network, victim’s mom get credit for 15-year fundraising success

Jeff Luttrell, simply stated, is an inspiration.
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