Wrangler News editor Joyce Coronel

What Wrangler News can and can’t do to verify our readers’ opinions

Here at Wrangler News, we're constantly on the lookout for stories that reflect the communities of Tempe and West Chandler. Comments on our website in...

Keeping romance alive when your AC breaks down? No sweat.

“Is there an elbow in that box of parts there, amor?”

Family of five will surround mom with love on her day, but missing a...

As to whom they’ll all dote over that day, Doreen will still be the matriarch. For the first time, though, she will not have her own mom on Mother’s Day.
Wrangler News editor Joyce Coronel

One man’s display of compassion

Do you ever hear about tragedies and cancer patients and natural disasters and think to yourself: “For heaven’s sake! I’m just one person. What am I supposed to do about all this?”

No bodies in the street? What kind of newspaper are we, anyway…

We’ve been hearing a lot from readers about (a) all the political ads that have appeared in our pages lately and (b) how much those readers appreciated the generally more civil tone of discourse evident in Wrangler News compared to some of the other election-season messaging.

Anniversary of Boston Marathon hits home as runner recalls aftermath

Any time a tragic event happens, you remember where you were when you heard the news. That’s how it was for me and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Who raises, lowers Old Glory? Spend a few moments with Victor Feliberty

Editor's note: Noah Kutz, one of our young writers, turned a feature-story assignment into an opportunity for personal introspection. When he graduates from the...

Baseball’s boys of summer

It’s incredible how familiar sounds and smells can cause us to reminisce on times past—memories which most call “the good old days.”

Police, fire join forces to assess school safety

This contribution by Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny describes a collaborative effort to determine the city's readiness should violence occur on local campuses.

Commentary: A moment of enlightenment, followed by one man’s personal ‘Night of Hope’

Article and photos by Noah Kutz I glanced casually around at the cars stopped next to me at the Broadway and Rural intersection, but my...