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.

Arredondo: New year, new kids, new look

Kids, parents and staff who returned to Arredondo Elementary School had a whole new look awaiting them, and a welcome one at that. The...

Phoenix Rising: Score!

By Kody Acevedo It’s an exciting time to be a soccer fan in the Valley right about now. Phoenix Rising FC, the highest level professional...

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.
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