Kyrene community mourns passing of Paloma Principal Janet Tobias

Parents, students, teachers and Kyrene officials are mourning the sudden passing of Janet Tobias, principal of Kyrene de la Paloma Elementary School. T

Tragedy of teen suicide propels group to action: 30 volunteers respond to middle-school’s mental...

By Diana Nelson The tragic loss of young students to suicide that left a school community devastated was the catalyst that drove one woman...

The effect of COVID-19 on Westchester Senior Living

Following a Maricopa County-wide trend of deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, a number of residents of Westchester Senior Living...

Neighbors rally vs proliferation of short-term rentals

If you think of your home as your castle, you’re not unlike the Tempe residents who live in Estate La Colina.

Arizona State Fair for 2021 moving to Wild Horse Pass in West Chandler

The Arizona State Fair is temporarily moving to Wild Horse Pass on the Gila River Reservation for 2021, a larger venue than the state fairgrounds near downtown Phoenix, allowing more room for social distancing.

Chandler man rolls the dice as new general manager at Harrah’s Ak-Chin

A sense of humor comes in handy, but being general manager of Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino is serious business for West Chandler's Mike Kintner.

Woods, other mayors address Ducey’s mask rollback order

Tempe Mayor Corey Woods and several other Arizona Democrat mayors expressed contempt for Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order that loosened or ended COVID-19 public-safety measures.

RUN INTO TOWN ON A RAIL: Tempe Streetcar to ease downtown traffic

With delivery of its first car, the Tempe Streetcar moves one step closer to launch later this year.

Tempe humanitarian earns Nobel nomination for lifetime of service

Tempe humanitarian Raveen Arora has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.

Churches connect online during crisis

By Noah Kutz Nearly every part of daily life has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from average residents to the world’s most powerful...