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...

Chandler’s ‘hip-storic’ past comes alive in city’s downtown

By Noah Kutz Shoppers and amateur historians alike shared a blast from the past as downtown “Chandlore” festivities once again transported spectators back to...

Smoked out: Schools accelerate efforts to snuff out vaping epidemic

Seven deaths nationwide have been linked to vaping, and school districts in Tempe are stepping up their campaigns to educate students and parents about...

Healing Field tribute again memorializes the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001

Tempe Beach Park has once again transformed into a tribute to those who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. The Exchange Club of...

Kyrene community mourns passing of Paloma Principal Janet Tobias

Parents, students, teachers and Kyrene officials are mourning the sudden passing of Janet Tobias, principal of Kyrene de la Paloma Elementary School. T

In Memoriam: Gary Loren Edmonds

Gary Loren Edmonds, 1950-2019 Gary was born Jan. 10, 1950 in Kalamazoo, Michigan as the oldest of four boys to Loren and Mary Jane Edmonds. The...

A community that binds: BV Ranchos musters massive work effort to aid a stricken...

Story by Joyce Coronel A close-knit neighborhood in South Tempe has rallied around one of its own in the wake of tragedy. Craig Cottrell, 51, a...

WATCH: Who we are, who we aren’t, and where we’re headed

Editor's note: Find the latest Wrangler News film featuring a discussion about the impacts of social media at the bottom of this page. Commentary by Joyce...
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