Kids in foster care nearly equal to Kyrene schools’ total enrollment

By Lee Shappell You’ve scraped by but you’ve given your children a good, stable home. You’ve done your best to raise them with values that they’ll need...

MCC forum alerts young women to tech career futures

By Noah Kutz Current job openings in the workforce suggest that younger generations should start pursuing STEM careers, based on concerns shared during a day-long workshop at...

Parents who open homes help brighten holidays for foster kids

Story & photos by Noah Kutz For some children and families, the most wonderful time of the year can prove to be one of the...

Pollack Chabad hosts Dec. 22 Chanukah celebration for kids

Times change. Not so long ago, celebrating Chanukah meant some latkes, a few spins of the dreidel, some songs and, of course, the menorah,...

Schools become former cop’s new full-time beat

By Joyce Coronel Noah Johnson spent 26 years with the Tempe Police Department. Now, he’s making sure students, staff and volunteers in the Kyrene school...

Safeway $1,500 grants target schools

By Diana Whittle Money is always a welcome gift, especially as the holidays approach. School districts also take delight at an infusion of cash—particularly when it...

Commentary: 3 reasons why cities should lower speed limits

Editor's note: The following commentary from Lauren Kuby, a member of the Tempe City Council, was originally written for the December 7th print edition...

Local congregations employ creative ideas to advance season’s giving

By Joyce Coronel It’s that magical time of year again when families and friends gather for holiday cheer, exchanging gifts, savoring meals and enjoying the comforts...

Westchester blood drive set to draw community participants Wednesday

Story and photos by Janie Magruder If you’re like most Tempeans, you’ve driven by the place dozens—maybe hundreds—of times. It’s that understated development on the...

Shining light: So. Tempe forum unveils how 40 million are entrapped as slaves of...

By Noah Kutz “There’s just no way to fully heal from that.” Such were the sobering words spoken to attendees at a presentation held at...
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