It’s never too late: Tempe center keeps minds, bodies engaged

Tom Ballard punches a code into a key pad at the entrance to the memory care center at Westchester Senior Living in Tempe.

Ideas for you, kids to start the year right

Summer break is over and students across Tempe have headed back to the classroom.

Stored paint cans: Chandler wonders if they’re the elephant in your garage

You know that half-empty can of paint and the used automotive fluids taking up room in your garage?

Tempe mom catches a break with 21 other moms of children with disabilities

Twenty-two moms from Tempe and other parts of the United States—all filled with hope—recently gathered for a luncheon at Babbo's Tempe restaurant and an opportunity to share the successes and frustrations of their ongoing battle against holoprosencephaly.

Snuffed out: Neighbors fume over smoke shop bid

The vacant space inside the strip mall on the southwest corner of McClintock Drive and Warner Road in South Tempe will not be the place to buy tobacco, bongs, rolling papers or smoking paraphernalia, thanks to the efforts of a group of nearby residents.

Oktoberfest rewind: Free tickets, all volunteers

October might seem like a long way off when slogging through the sweltering days of August, but organizers of Four Peaks Oktoberfest are meeting weekly in preparation for the big day this fall when the festival makes its 43rd return visit to Tempe.

‘Hip Historian’ to bring a bit of trivia to Chandler

Alex Trebek must be wondering if his Jeopardy-host successor may already be in waiting.

At 100-plus degrees, not the summer camp many of us remember

Most local areas high school football players and their coaches will be able to start organized practices for the 2017 fall football season on July 31.

Tune in to this young achiever; her success story is music to our ears

Graduating from the University of Rochester would be an impressive accomplishment by itself.

From cop to courtroom: Bicycle crash shaped lawyer’s future

Anthony Knowles relaxes in his law office and thinks back to the day in 1988 when he nearly lost his life.