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Retired Anchorage chief will succeed Tempe predecessor

Kenneth McCoy, retired police chief in Anchorage, Alaska, has been named chief of the Tempe Police Department. McCoy retired in 2022 as chief of the Anchorage department after 27 years of service. He...

Neighborhood group joins in campaign to aid people, pets

Help Tempe families and pets in need by donating at a community food and supply drive Saturday, April 22. Gather up non-perishable food, feminine hygiene supplies and pet food for an easy,...

Foster care board volunteers sought in Tempe, W. Chandler

Arizona officials are telling Tempe and West Chandler residents that they need help in expanding awareness of the volunteer program that reviews cases of children in the state's foster care system. The...

Underserved in Tempe, Chandler share Dignity Health funding

Five community projects led by 15 community-based organizations, including Tempe Community Action Agency, will share in nearly half a million dollars in grant funding from Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, among...

Notice To Our Readers

A commentary with the headline 'Arguments Against Prop 303' appearing in the most recent online issue of Wrangler News carries an attribution to Wrangler News Staff. This is both misleading and incorrect....

Argument Against Prop. 303

    Commentary by Robert Zumoff The entertainment district that would be created by Prop. 303 is completely wrong for Tempe. Tempe’s diverse residents want a livable city with facilities and services that serve all...

‘Landfill to Landmark’ is project’s call to action

Projected to be largest project ever proposed to Tempe voters As Tempe inches closer to the vote in May to transform a 46-acre landfill currently occupying the area around Rio Salado and Priest,...

$1,000 grant from Four Peaks Brewery lifts Thew Elementary teacher’s spirits

Thew Elementary third-grade teacher Andrea Perez plans to use her $1,000 grant toward her classroom library.
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