Town Lake turns 20: From river bottom to Valley’s recreation and development centerpiece

Special coverage by Wrangler News staff A Town Lake celebratory wish: Happy birthday! Tempe Town Lake turns 20 years old this year and a celebratory...

Area church to hold Nov. 3 service for families with special-needs members

A religious service geared toward children with special needs will now be a regular feature at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in West Chandler.

Beating daughter’s disease creates ‘tidal wave’ of concern, hope

By Joyce Coronel “Please can we go to the park, Daddy? Pleeeease?” Such is the plea parents in 2019 may long to hear. In a milieu...

Dayspring, Temple Emanuel congregants join forces to promote good for All Saints Day

By Janie Magruder On a recent warm autumn afternoon, Xhris Castillejo paused in the courtyard of Dayspring United Methodist Church in Tempe before entering Yom Kippur services....

Local Hall of Fame honorees share myriad experiences, skills, successes

Three Tempe residents and one from West Chandler are among the 11 alumni and community members who were welcomed into Mesa Community College’s Hall...

WATCH: Downtown Chandler widens its appeal to Friday night funlovers

By M.V. Moorhead Early in the morning these days, or even after dark, it’s comfortable to be outdoors. Sometimes in the middle of the day, clouds pass...

Alternative plan for teens who don’t see a college degree in their future

By Janie Magruder The sky’s the limit for Erica Diaz, a senior at Marcos de Niza High School. 17-year-old has a plan for her life...

20-country odyssey to deliver a message of faith

By Joyce Coronel A small sign near the exit of the parking lot at Arizona Community Church is emblematic of the congregation’s philosophy: “You are...

Tempe mom’s struggle with kids’ autism opens doors for her, them

By Sammie Ann Wicks Like many parents who’ve just learned their child has autism, Warner Ranch mom Michele Thorne says she at first felt overwhelmed. “When...

Tragedy of teen suicide propels group to action: 30 volunteers respond to middle-school’s mental...

By Diana Nelson The tragic loss of young students to suicide that left a school community devastated was the catalyst that drove one woman...
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