A longtime Wrangler friend moves on

We live in a constantly changing world: it’s what keeps life interesting, right?

Not being a Rockette didn’t stop her from tapping into success

By Sammie Ann Wicks The days of tap-dancing’s 18th century “cutting contests” and “duels” between the likes of African- American “Master Juba” and the flashy...

$1 million donation accelerates plans to enlarge Lost Our Home pet shelter

It’s hard to say if it’s the holiday spirit or the love of animals that caused an anonymous donor to donate $1 million dollars to the Lost Our Home Pet Rescue to purchase the facility they currently occupy in Tempe, but this act of kindness is making waves for the rescue.

Chandler joins county-wide effort to prevent heat-related deaths

As summertime temperatures continue to sizzle, most Tempe and West Chandler residents endeavor to remain within the confines of air-conditioned comfort. But not everyone is so fortunate.

Revisiting a journalistic tragedy: Don Bolles assasination, 40 years later

As far back as I can remember, I loved reading the newspaper.

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.

Neighbors Close-Up: Pollack, sidekick go back to teens

Marketing/public-relations director and designated broker for real estate superstar Michael Pollack, Patrick Cassidy sits back on the wrought-iron chair at a Tempe Starbucks and launches into a story about a woman who awoke one morning hearing her 2-year-old son screaming in agony.

Pollack generosity again evident in cash gifts to area’s deserving

Most everyone has been awed in recent years by the display of holiday lights at shopping centers around town, many of them the handiwork...

Physical therapy a welcome bonus for Dignity ER patients

By Brock Blasdell That weekend warrior injury that leaves you in excruciating pain and lands you in the emergency department is not only the concern of...

In new state role, Tibshraeny aims to strengthen cities’ voice

Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has a new title to add to his name: President.