Local congregations employ creative ideas to advance season’s giving

By Joyce Coronel It’s that magical time of year again when families and friends gather for holiday cheer, exchanging gifts, savoring meals and enjoying the comforts...

Westchester blood drive set to draw community participants Wednesday

Story and photos by Janie Magruder If you’re like most Tempeans, you’ve driven by the place dozens—maybe hundreds—of times. It’s that understated development on the...

Annual Kyrene Foundation toy drive wraps up this week

It’s time for The Kyrene Foundation Winter Wonderland Toy Drive.  In partnership with the Kyrene District, we are now collecting toys and gifts for Winter...

23rd annual craft sale will benefit furry friends, non-profits

Longtime Tempe animal-rescue advocate Eva Vichules is planning her 23rd annual craft sale, with proceeds earmarked for three nonprofits. The event will be held 9...

Shining light: So. Tempe forum unveils how 40 million are entrapped as slaves of...

By Noah Kutz “There’s just no way to fully heal from that.” Such were the sobering words spoken to attendees at a presentation held at...

Photo Gallery: Friday Night Live, Friday night fun

Members of Black Beards Delight band electrified the crowd as they took to the stage in Downtown Chandler for the premier of Friday Night...

Bright holidays coming to Tempe Center for the Arts

The holidays just got brighter with an offering of free holiday events at Tempe Center for the Arts. Movies, a holiday art boutique and...

$100k annual sales boost success of Tempe library’s ‘Friends’

Story and Photos by Joyce Coronel Walking into the Tempe Public Library on an average Wednesday morning was less like a venture into a whispers-only...

Pilot program focuses on best methods for aiding neighborhoods with feral cats

In response to requests Tempe officials say they have received from residents, a limited pilot program has been launched in four neighborhoods—Pepperwood, Kiwanis, Brentwood...

MCC’s EMT expansion draws kudos

Wrangler News Report Starting next spring, Tempe and West Chandler students planning careers as emergency medical technicians will have expanded EMT training available, thanks to...
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