Grievances grow as parents confront open-and-shut school schedules

Parents in Tempe's three public-school districts have grown weary of campuses being shut down in favor of virtual-only learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A hole in 1: Custom-crafting doughnuts one at a time

Eric Davis prides himself on being a creative person, and he’s also a veteran of the doughnut industry.

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...

Onetime YMCA chief switches from kids to adults on the way to life’s final...

Vinny Mirizio, director of business development for Companion Hospice, didn’t always work with families facing the death of a loved one.

Chandler downtown unit to hire new executive as part of building a more ‘dynamic’...

Officials of the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership have announced the departure of Executive Director Beth Fiorenza, effective Dec. 29.

Sunset Library to host Korean War vet as part of ‘Our Stories’ series

It has been 68 years since Arden Rowley’s capture during the Korean War, but based on the clarity of his memories, it could have been just yesterday.

Turf War: Resident/HOA battle sprouts over use of synthetic grass

Bob Wolfe stood in front of his neighbor’s home admiring the yard’s lush green carpet, wishing he could coax the spotty Bermuda on his own property to flourish with the same manicured splendor of a tournament-quality golf fairway.

A new leash on life while going to the mat for a new career

To look at him, you’d never guess strongman Chandler Dabbs has a weakness

Got it nailed: Hardware store a Father’s Day success story

Gary McKay pauses and reflects on the past 46 years— time that has spanned far more than dining-room light dimmers. Best of all, it’s...

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.