Not Irish, you say? That could change March 17

It's that time of the year once again when everyone, it seems, is Irish.

Refugees, fleeing war, find respite among Valley’s welcoming families

The holidays are the time of the year when families gather to celebrate and hold each other close, sharing laughter, love and a homecooked meal.

A final tribute for Wade

A 2016 Corona del Sol graduate has been laid to rest after being struck by lightning atop Humphreys Peak near Flagstaff.

Kiwanis-affiliated teens support Courage to Care

Corona del Sol High School’s KEY Club, a volunteer-based, Kiwanis-affiliated organization, will host Courage to Care Day on Saturday, Nov. 14, inviting community members to help make crafts for patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

New to Tempe library patrons: Books by bike

Everyone should have access to books. Unfortunately, not everyone does.

Young Marines march to patriot, family values

Lance Corporal Caleb Halliwill and Staff Sargeant Joscha Ely, arrayed in crisp uniforms and bedecked with service ribbons, stood at attention.

Oktoberfest rebound boosts Sister Cities scholarships

Last year posed a challenge to an organization that had been growing strong for the past 46 years.

Insurance exec takes yet another path in her search for ‘something different’

Daughter, wife, mother. Engineer, entrepreneur, artist. Mary Contreras, owner of Tempe-based Contreras State Farm Agency, grew up on a South Dakota ranch, attended college, graduated with degrees in engineering and commercial art.

Home-grown business: The heart of our community

For those of us who believe that supporting our community’s small businesses—the ones, that is, that have worked hard to earn our trust over the years—we worry a bit when we see so many corporate entities establishing a presence in our Tempe/West Chandler neighborhoods.

From ASU to seminary and back again

Pop music is made for the masses, but it is perfected by the peculiar