Ernest McFarland: New monument pays tribute to monumental leader

  By Joyce Coronel John D. Lewis was seven when his grandfather taught him a lesson about honesty that he’s   never forgotten. The two were in...

Wrangler’s content and our policy on political advertising

It will come as no surprise to this newspaper’s regular readers that, for the past 25 or so years, our content has reflected a commitment to community values.

Lessons from Dad: A Father’s Day salute to Mr. Tempe

Harry Mitchell spent 28 years teaching American government and economics at Tempe High School, but he insists it was the lessons he taught his own son and daughter that bring a smile to his face today.

Orlando bloodbath: Tragedy points to a never-ending need

As television coverage documented the horror of the Orlando mass shootings and the resulting urgent call for blood donors, Branden Lombardi couldn’t help but remember his own crisis and how people responded to help save his life.

‘Time Machine’ a roller coaster ride into history

The cogs and wheels have started rolling again on Tempe's newest and possibly best-ever "Time Machine," a mind-expanding exhibit designed to keep kids engaged during what might otherwise be just another ho-hum summer.

Kyrene Family Resource Center summer hours

Families in the Kyrene school district in need of assistance are invited to drop by the Kyrene Family Resource Center on Thursdays over the summer break.

Music store ukulele classes begin June 28

Break out the Hawaiian shirts and leis: kids ages 6-16 will be strumming their way through group ukulele classes at The Music Store beginning June 28 and running through July 26.

Ex-con thrives as entrepreneur: ‘Never Give Up’

Lucky Barker, owner of Lockdown Clothing in Tempe, has lived by one simple creed throughout his life: never give up.

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

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

Turf War: Resident/HOA battle sprouts over use of synthetic grass

Bob Wolfe stood in front of his neighbor’s home admiring the yard’s lush green carpet, wishing he could coax the spotty Bermuda on his own property to flourish with the same manicured splendor of a tournament-quality golf fairway.