Arizona Humane Society removes 31 dogs from Tempe home

The Arizona Humane Society partnered with the Tempe Police Department to remove over 30 dogs from an abusive home on July 28. 

Tempe officials remove graffiti from Hayden Flour Mill

The city of Tempe worked carefully in recent months to remove graffiti from one of its most notable historic sites. 

Tempe legislative districts see election results pour …

Results are pouring in for the three legislative districts that touch the city of Tempe after the Aug. 2 primary election. 

Free Tempe library workshop dives into teen …

The Tempe Public Library has partnered with a local nonprofit to warn teens about the potential dangers of dating. 

Candidates cemented for Kyrene, Tempe Union governing …

The candidates have been finalized for the upcoming school district governing board elections in Tempe. 

Self-driving car company winds down Valley operations

Nuro, the autonomous vehicle delivery startup, has announced it will wind down its operations in the Valley. 

Tempe company paves the way in nuclear medicine

A Tempe company is paving the way in the field of nuclear medicine – and just got a boost from Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic to keep its research going. 

Angie’s Lobster buys wharf in Maine

Phoenix-based Angie’s Lobster, a drive-thru lobster roll concept, has purchased a lobster wharf in Maine to supply their own seafood. 

Downtown Tempe sees revival, but not without some …

Though Downtown Tempe saw a record number of businesses close amid the worst points of the COVID-19 pandemic, the busiest part of the city is now seeing a revitalization. 

Adams elected vice mayor in Tempe

Tempe City Councilmember Jennifer Adams was elected as the city’s next vice mayor.

Police investigate after protesters in Tempe …

The Tempe Police Department says an investigation is underway after a group of protesters was pepper-sprayed on July 3. 

New Tempe City Councilmembers sworn in

The newest members of the Tempe City Council were officially sworn in on July 1 during a ceremony held in Council Chambers. 

Tempe school districts struggle to hire teachers

Arizona has struggled with a shortage of teachers for years, but the problem was only exacerbated by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tempe receives $500K sustainability grant from State …

The Tempe Office of Sustainability is getting a big financial boost, to the tune of $500,000. 

Tempe City Council approves downtown office …

The Tempe City Council approved the new 250 Rio development at its most recent meeting on June 23. 

Angie’s Lobster to open in south Tempe this …

Angie’s Lobster will officially open its drive-thru location in south Tempe this fall after a landlord dispute temporarily left the restaurant without an East Valley home. 

Tempe City Council passes budget amid public outcry

The Tempe City Council passed a new budget for the coming fiscal year during a special meeting on June 9, though not without some outcry from residents. 

Tempe’s tech boom fuels skyrocketing home values

Tempe has made a name for itself in the technology space since the development of Tempe Town Lake. Tech giants like Opendoor, Amazon, Microsoft and Align Technologies all call the East Valley home, and many have opened new headquarters in Tempe in the last year alone.

ASU Prep Digital partnership with Pendergast …

A partnership between ASU Prep DIgital and Pendergast Elementary School District has been recognized with a national award for breaking down barriers for underserved students. 
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