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Tempe has filed a request for the Arizona Supreme Court to review a recent appeals court decision that would allow the fate of a $1.8 billion lakeside development to go before voters. South Pier, … more
The Tour de Fat, a bicycle parade and charity fundraiser, has ended its annual event in Tempe after 15 years. New Belgium Brewing sponsored the race, and company officials said in a release they … more
The Dolores Huerta Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Tempe Union High School District whose civic involvement reflects her work in such areas as community organizing and policy … more
A Tempe City Council committee has decided to update a proposal to decrease youth tobacco and e-cigarette use by establishing a tobacco sales license, enacting fees to ensure compliance and raising … more
Tempe has launched a sweepstakes to increase enrollment in paperless billing and autopay options for city utilities. Two winners will be drawn to win a $500 Visa Gift Card at the conclusion of the … more
PHOENIX - State lawmakers voted Wednesday to make it more difficult to find out where they live. But they said that threats they face make the move necessary. Without dissent, members of the … more

A survey asking for the community’s opinions on the future of Ken McDonald Golf Course is nearing an end. Those who would like to participate in the survey can register their opinions … more
Urddhareta Roy of Connolly Middle School placed first in the 2023 Tempe Elementary School District Spelling Bee. The eighth-grader will be joined at this year’s regional spelling bee by … more
PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to penalize cities financially that have a minimum wage higher than the rest of the state. And they are doing it in a way designed to get around restrictions … more
The Faith in Action Prayer Breakfast will take place Friday, Feb. 3, in Tempe. Presented by the African American Advisory Committee of the Tempe History Museum, the breakfast will be 9-11 a.m. at … more
Tempe Tourism has donated two tickets to this year's Super Bowl to raise money for the Tempe Community Action Agency. The prize, worth $2,000, comes with a $100 Uber gift certificate so the winner … more
Tempe is offering free COVID-19 and flu vaccines Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Westside Multi-generational Center, 715 W. 5th St. The vaccines will be available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and … more
ASU announced that a new AZDHS grant for $5.5 million will help get 104 new nurses into Arizona hospitals by summer 2024. The new grant stipulates that students awarded this scholarship must … more

Not long ago, the U.S. government tried to undermine Native American culture and take away tribal land by forcing children into Indian boarding schools across the country, including 47 in Arizona. … more
Tempe is offering a volunteer opportunity for seniors to help young school children become better readers. The AARP Foundation Experience Corps program allows adults to invest time and … more
East Valley businesses Dixxon Flannel Co. and Cider Corps are partnering with the national 22 Jumps project this week for a series of fundraising events dedicated to spotlighting advances in … more
FanCon, a free annual event saluting comics, movies and other aspects of pop culture, will be Saturday, Jan. 28, on the Tempe Public Library plaza. The event features costume contests, artists and … more
Tempe police said impairment is believed to be a factor in a collision early Friday morning that sent a vehicles crashing into a home. At about 1:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, a vehicle collided with … more
PHOENIX - The Arizona Legislature will exempt itself from state public records law and destroy all email correspondence sent or received by lawmakers or staff after 90 days under new rules adopted by … more
The Regional Unity Walk will require some travel restrictions in Tempe on Saturday, Jan. 28. Tempe officials said southbound Mill Avenue will be closed between Curry Road and Rio Salado Parkway … more

Marcos de Niza High School will be conducting a fundraiser this week to raise money so the school’s Mariachi Virtuoso can attend a national conference in Florida. The event will be 5-8 p.m. … more
Arizona State University police are searching for three suspects in connection with a reported armed robbery on Sunday night. Police received a call at about 10:20 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, of the … more
Tempe official elected to National League of Cities leadership groupTempe Vice Mayor Jennifer Adams recently was elected second vice president of the National League of Cities’ LGBTQ+LO.The … more
The Arizona Cardinals’ 37 touchdowns this season may not have accounted for many wins, but the scores had an impact on teachers and their students. Salt River Project’s partnership … more
Tempe is looking for applicants to become members of the city’s Historic Preservation Commission. There are vacancies for at-large members, according to the city, which is seeking applicants … more
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