Profile: Corey Woods . . . City’s new mayor offers his vision for the...

“I think what our city needs now more than ever is someone who can build a coalition of diverse people and bring them to the table in an open, honest way to discuss some of our toughest topics."

In battle over gyms, judge denies Ducey’s Motion to Stay

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason has ruled that gym owners were deprived of their due process rights and must be provided with an opportunity to apply for reopening their doors by Tuesday, Aug. 11.

‘Incredible’ women give back to AZ kids

Throughout her nearly three decades living in West Chandler, Leslie Burchi never lost her passion for friendship, personal development and a desire to help...

From turmoil to tranquil, move brings new perspective to lives of former Tempe couple

Mark Moorehead and Lynda Exley might have been described during their days in Tempe as the typical Valley success story. He a well-recognized adjuster for USAA high-value insurance claims, she a doctoral-degreed writer/editor, including a stint editing sections of Wrangler News.

COVID survivors offer a lifesaving gift of plasma to other victims

By Janie Magruder When Sally and Tom Hartley celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in New York City in early March, the new coronavirus had not...

Kids can play in a world of make-believe at library’s ‘Fantasyland’

For kids (and their parents!) who are wearing thin with the rigors of home confinement, Tempe Public Library has a solution. It’s called Fantasyland, and...

Tempe nonprofit helping needy children put their best feet forward, literally

By Janie Magruder Michael Sublette hasn’t walked a mile in the shoes of a foster child or an underprivileged adolescent. But the Tempe resident did...

The inside story on how–and why–gyms fought back against Gov. Ducey’s executive order to...

A July 7 ruling from a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has forced the closure of gyms that had defied Gov. Ducey’s June 29 executive order.

Can it happen here? An exclusive interview with Tempe’s top cop

In an exclusive interview with Wrangler News, Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir discussed police officers' use of force, racial discrimination and how the Tempe police department is navigating the current crisis rocking the country. 

Driven by passion for community, Marcos grad looks to future

Angélica César, a graduate of Marcos de Niza High School, spent the last three years at Arizona State University seizing opportunities and advocating for the Latino community and undocumented immigrants.