One of our all-time fave employees is gone, but not likely to be forgotten

“So are you a Corona guy?” He asked me as if we’d known each other for years and were just catching up.

Driven by passion for community, Marcos grad looks to future

Angélica César, a graduate of Marcos de Niza High School, spent the last three years at Arizona State University seizing opportunities and advocating for the Latino community and undocumented immigrants.

Chandler doc beats the odds; recovery leads to best Father’s Day ever

A young Chandler physician who was given a nearly 100 percent death prognosis from COVID-19 has made an extraordinary recovery thanks to a last-resort, lifesaving medical intervention at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Tempe Center for the Arts hosts all-day Draw-a-Thon for kids, families

Feeling a bit artistic? The Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts  will host its annual Draw-A-Thon, digitally this year, Saturday, June 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Triple digits, pandemic, monsoons pose power grid challenges

At a time when the degree of difficulty in providing electricity to Tempe, West Chandler and the rest of the Valley is about to...

Commentary by Aaron Thompson: Growing up black in a white America

Editor’s note: The killing of George Floyd sparked more than outrage and riots; it also called forth soul-searching on the part of Americans seeking...

Tempe councilmembers OK contested Valvoline site in South Tempe

A vacant lot in South Tempe will likely become home to a Valvoline lube shop, in spite of opposition by many of those who live near the site.

Chandler’s nearly $1 billion budget open for public review

Chandler is proposing a 2.8 percent decrease in its annual budget for fiscal 2020-21 from the current year as it moves into the final phase of adoption amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

TUHSD Superintendent Mendivil on closure of schools due to pandemic

In the weeks leading up to the eventual state-wide school closures, I - like so many others in leadership positions - grappled with how closure would affect our students, families, teachers, and staff.

Weathering the storm: Local businesses hang on

As the economies of Tempe and West Chandler gradually adjust to the new normal in the aftermath of the shutdown, business owners and their clientele are learning to navigate uncharted waters.