STAR POWER: Fanatics make midnight run for ‘Phantom’ toys

The Tribune Sunday morning, Dan and April Wendt and their two sons were at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver, braving wet and windy 30-degree weather to feel the Force at the Star Wars Celebration. By that night, they had joined about 300 other fans of George Lucas' saga in … Continue reading STAR POWER: Fanatics make midnight run for ‘Phantom’ toys

Senior spins wheels — the healthy way

The Tribune She could have spent retirement spinning her wheels. Instead, Inge Telzerow lets her bicycle worry about that. "It's never too late to get into physical fitness," the 62-year-old Mesa winter resident said. Telzerow will go for the gold next weekend in 5K and 20K cycling events at the 16th Arizona Senior Olympics. Opening … Continue reading Senior spins wheels — the healthy way

Tempeans protest self-serve gas station

The Tribune Tempe residents spoke out against a proposed wave of the future at Thursday night's City Council meeting. A plan, currently under consideration by the council, would permit Gary Williams Co. to build a gasoline station near the intersection of Guadalupe Road and McClintock Drive that would be totally self-service: It would be automated … Continue reading Tempeans protest self-serve gas station

Pastor goes Hollywood in Advent

Films in sermons help show Christmas' meaning The Tribune December is a time of celebration, family gatherings and a flurry of Christmas movies on television. Amid shopping countdowns and holiday stress, the pastor of Tri-City Alliance Church in Tempe is using Hollywood's holiday staples to stress the true meaning of Christmas to his congregation. Each … Continue reading Pastor goes Hollywood in Advent