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Some tasty treats for St. Paddy’s Day… and that’s no blarney

By Joyce O’Coronel It’s that time of the year once again when everyone, it seems, is Irish. Amid the green T-shirts and shamrock-shaped cookies, eateries...

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Talking, texting law now in full effect as Tempe...

It’s now official: Motorists who send or read a text message while driving in Tempe can be issued a citation and fined up to $500...

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Sports: Aztec softball ‘on fire’

Corona’s softball team has started the 2019 season on fire with a 6-0 winning streak outscoring their opponents 64-19. Returning players from last season’s 25-9...

Middle-school sports: who gets to play

In elementary school, athletics are meant to teach kids how to be part of a team, how to be a good sport. The pursuit...

Nextdoor: Useful neighborhood tool or threat to privacy?

Nextdoor: A SPECIAL REPORT Editor’s note - In light of recent international headlines, Wrangler News contributor Sammie Ann Wicks set out to learn more about...

Near-half-century reign ends for Dick Neuheisel; new president elected by Tempe Sister Cities governing...

By Joyce Coronel An international exchange organization that promotes understanding and education between Tempe and cities around the globe is under new leadership after nearly five...

Schools

Proposed music park will strike new chord with kids at Paloma

The proposed Harmony Park, at Kyrene de la Paloma in Chandler, will sound to music lovers like an experience that is an equal mix...

In response to racial complaints, Kyrene focuses on inclusion

Editor's note: The following statement from Erin Helm, the Kyrene school district's communications director, relates to actions taken recently by the district board and...

A new look at learning: More freedom to explore

By Diana Nelson An innovative, new style of classroom learning will begin at Kyrene de las Manitas in the next school year, after being approved...

Fame-bound? No easy journey

As they grow toward adulthood, aspiring stage performers tend to see the world through red-carpet-colored glasses. Scott Harnisch was no exception Now, as a music...

Sports Notebook

Sports: Aztec softball ‘on fire’

Corona’s softball team has started the 2019 season on fire with a 6-0 winning streak outscoring their opponents 64-19. Returning players from last season’s 25-9...

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