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.

Underwater hockey dives into Tempe, thanks to Sister City connection

Eighteen-year-old Taylor Snow landed in America last month and was immediately introduced to the unarguably breathtaking sights Arizona has to offer, including trips to Sedona and the Grand Canyon.

Youth choir sets auditions

Chandler Children’s Choir will hold new-member auditions Saturday, Aug. 6 at Arizona Music Academy in Tempe.

Neighbor Next Door: Kathy Williams

Beginning with this issue we're adding a regular column that salutes people in our community who go “over and above” to volunteer their time and talents to help others.

W. Chandler residents meet to hear strategies for reducing crime

The city of Chandler is attempting to bring new meaning to the phrase “Gated Community.”

Wrangler’s pathway to success: A road well traveled

If you’re thinking I'm going to talk in this column about the incredible financial milestones we’ve achieved in the past 25-plus years, let me set the record straight before you read further: We’ve been successful, yes, however not so much for the gold bullion in our bank account but for the personal rewards we’ve amassed as a result of helping countless young people take their first steps toward success.

Chandler PD’s roadmap to easing tensions: Communication, respect

It was July 18, the day I was to interview Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan about his perspective of the growing, seemingly nationwide chasm between police officers and members of the Black community.

Former Aztec pal wowed by co-player’s meteoric rise

Nick Marciano was always a little envious of Colby Woodmansee. Not because he wanted to be like him, but because he knew he was simply the best baseball player his age.

Transgender bathrooms not the only diversity issue facing schools

When I was in high school in L.A. in the mid-1950s, the popular TV show “Leave It To Beaver” pretty much characterized our lives as teenagers.

Ex-officer advises when to ‘say something’ and to whom

As terror attacks become more commonplace, the oft-repeated catchphrase “See something, say something” has Tempe and West Chandler residents wondering: What exactly does it mean?