As teachers rally for higher pay, Arizona’s tax code exempts $13.5B from collection

Several thousand Arizona teachers descended on the state Capitol March 28 as part of the national “Red for Ed” movement, demanding state legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey provide funding to increase pay for educators by 20 percent.

Stressed out over taxes? A cheese pizza will cure the blahs

If finding a delicious answer to the stresses of tax season, particularly at a happily affordable price, doesn’t seem likely right after that last-minute rush, Babbo Italian Eatery has a surprise for you.

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.

Teen sets sights on helping peers avoid drugs and alcohol through Tempe Coalition

Formed in 1987, the grassroots coalition is focused on helping youth reach their full potential by reducing alcohol and drug use within the city.

Mishap leads to a smashing encounter and a lifelong passion

When she was still in eighth grade, Tracy—now celebrating 20 years in her own dental practice—decided what her profession would be.

Easter at Arizona Community Church

Easter is when most of the Christians around the world focus on and celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is the Son of God. 

New market ‘Sprouts’ in South Tempe

Opening day at the newest Sprouts location brought out hordes of Tempe residents eager for healthy-living choices. (Photo Wrangler News staff)

Cancer network, victim’s mom get credit for 15-year fundraising success

Jeff Luttrell, simply stated, is an inspiration.

From Nigeria to Tempe, with love

Victor Jakpor was comfortable. A native of far-flung Nigeria, a country in which tens of millions of people struggle to earn less than a dollar a day, he was living the American dream in Tempe.
Suzy and Irish

Service dog proves to be more than man’s best friend

Irish, a six-year-old golden retriever, is man’s best friend in more ways than one. For 11-year-old Suzy, he’s her connection to the world.