Hospital brings renown to area’s kid-centric urgent care facility

Spring is upon us here in South Tempe and West Chandler, and for many families, that brings both joy and pain. As area children...

February recognizes value of kids’ early dental awareness

Parents and caregivers are the first defense in helping prevent tooth decay in the Kyrene Corridor’s youngest children and, of course, their counterparts nationwide.

Transgender bathrooms not the only diversity issue facing schools

When I was in high school in L.A. in the mid-1950s, the popular TV show “Leave It To Beaver” pretty much characterized our lives as teenagers.

Bulldozers pave way for church’s future

Pastor Troy Schmidt of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Tempe keeps a hard hat on his desk.

Grassroots group holds rally at TUHSD to protest campus closures

The grassroots group Keep Our Kids in School will conduct a rally at 6 p.m. on Dec. 16 in front of the Tempe Union High School District office in an attempt to persuade it to reopen campuses, which went to virtual-learning-only Nov. 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Final Word with Kris Cartwright

We’ve all got people we’re thankful for and Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to show them how we feel about them

Admired theater teacher will lend experience, talent to wider role

If the Academy Awards presented Oscars to local talent, surely Pueblo’s theater teacher, Julie Hackmann, would have won more than her fair share.

Task force inquires about Tempe PD recruitment, hiring, training practices

Tempe Public Safety Advisory Task Force looks into police practices during initial meeting on Oct. 13.

You idiots! There is a way to cure stupidity, W. Chandler experts counsel

Don’t judge, don’t presume, take a step back and try to see another point of view if you really want to "cure stupidity," West Chandler's Eric Bailey recommends.

‘Cancer warrior’ marks decade turning clients into rock stars with her writing

During her decade as owner of Agency Content Writer, Anne McAuley Lopez has survived a recession, a cancer scare and a pandemic, powering through it all to buff her clients to a high sheen in the eyes of customers.