A tribute to a departing friend, plus a welcome to some new faces

For those of you who have noticed the absence of our young photographer Billy Hardiman and the appearance of some new names among our contributors, we wanted to give you a brief update.

If you ever thought your library isn’t relevant anymore — well, think again

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and west Chandler's Sunset branch location is issuing a reminder that, if you don’t have a library card, now is the time to get one.

Teens’ use of smartphones heightens cyberspace risks, area experts warn

As kids start back to school, many of them will be packing smart phones. In some cases, teachers even encourage students to use the devices in the classroom as a learning tool. But how can parents be sure their children are safe in cyberspace when they leave home?

Scholarship honors memory of popular CdS grad

For most kids, turning 18 is a notable milestone. For Shaye Busse, a 2015 graduate of Corona del Sol High School, it was absolutely unforgettable.

Tempe joins forces with animal defense group to reduce number of feral cats

You’ve probably heard them and wondered what you could do about it: The howling, the yowling and the fights that break out between the feral cats that populate the area.

Couple’s brilliant idea: Light up your life

Considering that “Let there be light” is You-Know-Who’s very first line in the Bible, you’d think that more people would aspire to the lighting business.

So. Tempe prof honored for ASU global drug-awareness initiative

South Tempe resident Dr. Flavio Marsiglia has joined the ranks of the most pre-eminent college members at U.S. colleges, honored as a Regents’ Professor for the 2014-2015 academic year.

A shocking tale, revisited

This month Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers allowed himself to be “tased” by a Coyotes fan as a charity stunt to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona.

Trever Allen scores again

A second member of Tempe's venerable Allen baseball family is picking up where onetime Seattle Mariners third baseman Jamie Allen left off.

Hookah fans breathe new life into an ancient tradition

A glance at the list of over a dozen hookah flavors offered at Habookah Hookah lounge in Tempe reads like a Hawaiian shaved ice...
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