Talk, love still best tools for parents to help kids avoid harm from drugs,...

The only thing more stressful than being a teen navigating high school is being the parent watching over that teen.

Area vet reinforces sick-puppy alert

If a puppy is on your family’s wish list for potential holiday gifts, be on the lookout for scams that typically appear this time of year, says Tempe veterinarian Dr. Evan Ware.

For teens, a closeup look at the tragedy of drinking and driving

It comes as no surprise that teenagers are in the high-risk category for accidents related to the use of alcohol.

St. James Episcopal Church’s ‘Angel Tree’ project delivers Christmas hope, love

Christmas is a time when families gather to celebrate and share the warmth of holiday cheer, but for thousands of Arizona children someone important is missing from all the fun.

SRP OKs clean-power agreement

A structure originally conceived by Tempe-based First Solar Inc. in east Mesa and now owned by Apple will give Salt River Project customers in Tempe and West Chandler a new way reducing the carbon footprint attributed to electric power, thanks to an agreement approved by SRP’s board of directors.

In the dark about coding? Class sheds light on details

The craze for learning code seems to be growing exponentially, and now Mesa Community College is getting into the game.

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.

Rolling up their sleeves to show thanks for community support

Sharing their enthusiasm—and support—for a multi-phase renovation project at Tempe St. Luke’s  Hospital, more than 300 employees of all ages rolled up their sleeves to help organize, clean and launch landscaping projects at nearby Papago Park.

Middle Eastern culture gains momentum at new locale

If you’ve been to Baiz Market Place in Phoenix, you know it’s a well-stocked Mediterranean/Middle Eastern bakery, deli and market.