How a typo changed the course of history

Ever wonder why Chandler has such a jagged, irregular border with Tempe?

Tempe 1st AZ city picked as a ‘dementia friendly’ pilot site

By Joyce Coronel Tempe is home to the largest university in America, but it’s also home to 13,660 senior citizens. About 1,500 of them are...

Kyrene’s Schauer makes unexpected departure

  Dr. David Schauer, who has headed the Kyrene School District for the past 10 years, announced on Thursday that he was ending his role...

Artistry stiches together story of the 12 Tribes of Israel

With Easter and Passover just around the corner, Christians and Jews turn their hearts toward Israel.

The incredible, edible egg: All you wanted to know & more

The incredible, edible egg: All you wanted to know, & more Editor’s note: As mentioned in previous issues, we frequently hear from readers who miss...

An Easter-basket wonderland

Imagine your kitchen counters, your dining room table—every surface—covered with pink and blue bunnies, chic black-and-white zebras and googly eyed giraffes, with team-logo basketballs, princess tiaras, zany sunglasses, magic wands, even pixie dust.

Tempe Diablos funding boosts growth of after-school learning

For the first-time visitor, Tempe's Kid Zone Spring Break Camp at Waggoner Elementary was like walking through a modern-day kaleidoscope.

‘Woman of Year’ combines nitty-gritty business savvy with a flair for the arts

By Deborah Hilcove                                                                                                                                            “I love helping other people, helping solve problems,” says Mary Contreras, a longtime Tempe resident and businesswoman, recently named “Woman...

Driver for ‘Brown’ brings home the gold for safe driving

If a big brown delivery van seems to be inching into your lane of traffic, it’s likely not a UPS truck and it’s certainly not Pete Curiel.

Chandler chief to help 400 AZ police agencies meet 21st Century challenges

After 30 years in law enforcement—the past two as chief of the Chandler Police Department—Sean Duggan is taking on one of the potentially most influential roles of his career: chairman of Arizona’s quietly essential Criminal Justice Commission.