COVID survivors offer a lifesaving gift of plasma to other victims

By Janie Magruder When Sally and Tom Hartley celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in New York City in early March, the new coronavirus had not...

Kids can play in a world of make-believe at library’s ‘Fantasyland’

For kids (and their parents!) who are wearing thin with the rigors of home confinement, Tempe Public Library has a solution. It’s called Fantasyland, and...

Tempe nonprofit helping needy children put their best feet forward, literally

By Janie Magruder Michael Sublette hasn’t walked a mile in the shoes of a foster child or an underprivileged adolescent. But the Tempe resident did...

The inside story on how–and why–gyms fought back against Gov. Ducey’s executive order to...

A July 7 ruling from a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has forced the closure of gyms that had defied Gov. Ducey’s June 29 executive order.

Can it happen here? An exclusive interview with Tempe’s top cop

In an exclusive interview with Wrangler News, Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir discussed police officers' use of force, racial discrimination and how the Tempe police department is navigating the current crisis rocking the country. 

Driven by passion for community, Marcos grad looks to future

Angélica César, a graduate of Marcos de Niza High School, spent the last three years at Arizona State University seizing opportunities and advocating for the Latino community and undocumented immigrants.

Chandler doc beats the odds; recovery leads to best Father’s Day ever

A young Chandler physician who was given a nearly 100 percent death prognosis from COVID-19 has made an extraordinary recovery thanks to a last-resort, lifesaving medical intervention at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

The effect of COVID-19 on Westchester Senior Living

Following a Maricopa County-wide trend of deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, a number of residents of Westchester Senior Living...

Dignity doc uses battle savvy to wage war vs. virus

Like healthcare workers across the country, Dr. Ronald Gagliano, a Dignity Health surgeon, was concerned about the shortage of personal protective equipment as the...

Tempe kids show gratitude via Art Center’s ‘Thank You, Heroes’ postings

In the midst of this pandemic and all the changes it has caused, heroes are emerging. Some are familiar faces—healthcare workers, first responders, teachers....