Capacity limitations lifted at Chandler Library and Tumbleweed Rec Center

COVID-19 limitations have been lifted at some Chandler facilities.

Sucre bleu: French teacher turned dessert virtuoso keeps business sweet while managing tough times

Tracy Dempsey has navigated many changes successfully to keep her small dessert and pastry bakery on University Drive near Priest in Tempe open through challenging times.

ADOT official: Noise-level readings, policies on Loop 101 follow guidelines

Daina Mann of ADOT says in response to questions by Dr. Donald Boles that the agency followed procedures in selecting a diamond-grind finish on widened Loop 101.

Tempe artist draws a line on human suffering by giving to less fortunate

Tempe artist Russ Cannizzaro is launching a company, Giving Arts, which will donate 50 percent of its net profit to charitable organizations.

Lincoln’s words resonate today through Tempe trial attorney

Tempe trial attorney Glynn Gilcrease, who doubles as a professional Abraham Lincoln impersonator, says the 16th president's words carry relevance today.

Considering a return to theaters? 3 offbeat, acclaimed films worth the trip

For seekers of worthy film offerings, three offbeat but critically acclaimed stories of American struggles are worth checking out: Nomadland, Minari and The Mauritanian.

Vending machines turn a page of history by dispensing books, not soda

Nevitt Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Samantha Kitchel raised $6,000 on DonorsChoose to fund a machine that dispenses books instead of food or drinks.

All-City Awards cap fall prep season

As the saying goes, “The show must go on,” and so did the Tempe All-City Awards, even if virtually, where Tempe Union High School District fall-sports student-athletes were recognized.

Tempe launches cancer-screening program after death of firefighter

A new cancer-screening program for firefighters, Tempe grows, food-bank volunteers needed and a change in bridge-work schedule on Interstate 10: It's all right here in this installment of Tempe News Briefs!

Chandler COVID-19 Memorial Day proclaimed for those lost, infected

A day to remember COVID-19 victims, return of the community bike ride, State Forty-Eight expanding, free tax prep to qualified residents, a $10 million chemical management plant expansion: It's all right here in this installment of Chandler News Briefs.