‘Skyrocketing’ toll in Chandler trauma center with distracted driving, lack of...

By Joyce Coronel Dr. Charles Hu, director of Dignity Chandler Regional Medical Center’s Level-1 Trauma Center, has a message for motorcyclists tempted to jump on...

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Not to be a pest, but keeping home rodent, insect free...

A sensation of needles being thrust into his skin caused the boy to leap out of bed, exclaiming, “There’re nails in my blankets.” His oldest...

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Major expansion, 200 new jobs set for Dignity Chandler Regional

Ninety-six new beds and an anticipated 200 new jobs are forecast at Chandler Regional Medical Center as part of a $190- million-plus expansion initiative. The project was announced...

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For Valentine’s Day, there’s no better gift than life itself

By Sammie Ann Wicks "You’re telling me that I had a heart attack?” These were the first incredulous words Scott Eckenrode remembers saying after a routine...

Pesky roof rats are back, and don’t let those cute faces fool you

Are you getting your house ready for those guests who typically start arriving as soon as the weather cools off? Here’s one you might...

Veterans of ‘Ice Cold Gold’ TV adventure exploring new series on the Travel Channel

What could a 19th Century German prospector and a couple of modern-day Arizona cowboys have in common?

Taiko ensemble adds a musical world-view to international studies

Did the globe-savvy kids at Tempe Academy of International Studies think they’d ever be carried on an educational magic carpet to a Japanese rainforest? Actually,...

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Taiko ensemble adds a musical world-view to international studies

Did the globe-savvy kids at Tempe Academy of International Studies think they’d ever be carried on an educational magic carpet to a Japanese rainforest? Actually,...

Teen suicide focus of Aprende ‘Stand Up, Speak Up’ launch

By Diana Whittle Students at Aprende Middle School are taking a stand against teen suicide and self harm.  Though it’s a difficult topic, the kids...

Nevitt Elementary takes students on a journey to the future

Story & photo by Robyn Martinez Nevitt Elementary students, staff, and parents were in for a big surprise Monday morning after winter break when they...

Launch of science academy helps rocket kids to a digital future

By Diana Nelson Students at Kyrene de la Mariposa Elementary School are now one step closer to the opportunities awaiting them in an increasingly digital...

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Memories of a champion: Jarret Givens, then and now

Two members of Corona’s 2014 AIA Boys Basketball Division I State Championship team are currently taking advantage of the same NCAA graduate transfer rule...

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