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Successful aging conference to be held Saturday, Oct. 13th

This Wednesday, Oct. 10 is the deadline to sign up for the Successful Aging Conference at Dayspring Methodist Church, 1365 E Elliot Road, Tempe.

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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...

Racial equality in Kyrene schools to spark discussion at Oct. 23 session

Members of the Kyrene Superintendent’s Community Council will focus on the topic at a Governing Board meeting Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the district’s main office.

Neighbors rally vs proliferation of short-term rentals

If you think of your home as your castle, you’re not unlike the Tempe residents who live in Estate La Colina.
Ofo yellow bikes

New bike-sharing system cycles through Tempe

If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose.

Schools

Racial equality in Kyrene schools to spark discussion at Oct. 23 session

Members of the Kyrene Superintendent’s Community Council will focus on the topic at a Governing Board meeting Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the district’s main office.

‘Real Talk’ produces a slice of real teen views

“Where’s that pizza going?” the student asked. “We get that question all the time,” Dodds chuckled.

Student mentors help rookies take the sometimes scary step to middle school

The jump from elementary school to middle school can be a tricky one but there’s an innovative program that can help students make that transition a bit more gracefully.

KMS welcomes new principal, embraces IB curriculum

Kyrene Middle School is gaining momentum on its turn-around mission—to improve its scholastic ranking and also its reputation in the community—under the leadership of newly appointed principal Julio Martinez.

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Aztec girls volleyball shaping up as a possible contender, despite last...

“Mady Noble is a tremendous leader, both on and off the court,” said Maxfield. “She is a hard worker who, at the same time, plays in a very calm manner during matches. She can keep everyone relaxed when things get crazy.”

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