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Stanton seeks funds for drone inspections of …

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Stanton would bring more money to Arizona to use drones to inspect roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

Eastbound U.S. 60 lanes reopen in Tempe

Eastbound U.S. 60 freeway lanes through Tempe have reopened this afternoon following a water main break in the area last Saturday, according to a news release from the city. The eastbound U.S. 60 …

Court blocks lawsuit over ASU 'COVID parties' …

The Arizona Board of Regents has no legal right to sue the owner of an Instagram account who posted anonymous messages about "ASU covid parties.''

Crews making progress on Tempe freeway reconstruction

Progress is being made toward reconstruction on the U.S. 60 after a water main break closed down parts of the freeway this week. 

ASU, utilities pursue carbon-neutral economy

Four Arizona energy providers and the state’s three public universities are forming a new, interdisciplinary coalition with the goal of attaining a carbon neutral economy in Arizona.

Kyrene de las Manitas puts project-based learning on …

Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary School, part of the Kyrene School District, is taking a tech-forward, child-led approach to learning. 

Tempe eateries take on Arizona Restaurant Week

Restaurants hammered for several years by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will get the chance to reach a whole new audience.  Arizona Restaurant Week is returning for the spring and will run …

CBRE announces sale of Tempe townhome property for …

TEMPE — CBRE announced the sale of Farmer Avenue Lofts, an 18-unit townhome property in Tempe, to Blueprint Capital, a Seattle-based real estate investment trust for $13.1 million.

Tempe water main break closes freeway, forces repairs

A massive water main break that occurred over the weekend in Tempe has closed down several freeway stretches and made repairs necessary. 

Coyotes hosting water drive for Tempe homeless

The Arizona Coyotes are partnering with Tempe agencies to benefit the area’s homeless as the heat in Phoenix begins to rise. 

South Tempe left out of city's construction boom

It’s no secret that the Valley has gained a massive influx of new residents over the last several years, pushing up rents and home values in the process, and offering developers the opportunity to get to work to accommodate them. 

ASU hosting 1st in-person spring graduation since 2019

Arizona State University will hold its first in-person spring graduation since 2019, according to a news release from the university.  Nearly 18,400 ASU students will graduate this spring …

Tempe realtors keep it in the family

Laurie and Chelsea McDonnell are about as close as two people can be.  Not only are they mother and daughter, but they often finish each other’s sentences and, until just a few months ago, they lived a few blocks from one another. They also happen to own a business together. 

Tempe to display public art from up-and-coming …

Tempe will soon display art from up-and-coming creatives in Arizona. 

Tempe Family YMCA hosting Healthy Kids Day

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out, and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year.

Tempe Streetcar begins running on May 20

Tempe residents will finally be able to board the new Tempe Streetcar beginning on May 20, Valley Metro announced.

ASU paves way for women’s triathlon to become …

In 2016, 47 athletes attended the women’s collegiate triathlon national championships. The following year, held in Tempe Town Lake, the event nearly doubled its participants.

Woman barricaded in RV at Tempe Marketplace is …

A woman was taken into custody on Tuesday night after barricading herself in an RV at Tempe Marketplace, according to police.

McCain Institute at ASU names new executive director

The McCain Institute at Arizona State University and ASU President Michael M. Crow have announced that Evelyn Farkas has been named the institute’s new executive director. Farkas will begin her new position at the Washington, D.C.-based McCain Institute on May 2.

New boxing gym opens in The Watermark in Tempe

A brand-new workout concept has made its way to Arizona, and Tempe is its first stop of many in the Valley. 

Tempe Chamber to host blood drive with Vitalant

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce will host a blood drive in May to fill an urgent need. 

Tempe-bound Coyotes will play final game in Glendale …

Twenty years to the month after a groundbreaking ceremony on the then-new home of the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, the NHL team this week will skate in its very last game in the city.

Tempe City Council sides with bar in retirement home …

The Tempe City Council during its April 21 work study session signed a letter in support of a beleaguered Mill Avenue bar.  Vice Mayor Randy Keating introduced a public letter in support of …

Expect hot, dry temps to linger

Highs in the 90s are expected to linger around the Valley until late this week, according to a meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Phoenix. Valley residents should expect highs of mid …

Stanton secures $500K for Tempe housing solutions

Rep. Greg Stanton, D-Ariz., who represents the Ninth Congressional District where Tempe is located, presented the city with a check for $500,000 on April 14 outside of the Roadway Inn, which Tempe purchased in 2021 to use as transitional housing. 
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