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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Neighbors

Passion for food motivated innovative Grubstak owner

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Colton Grubb knew when he stepped foot into his new Heritage District restaurant, Grubstak, that he made the right business decision. “Walking in and seeing the lights turned on, and the first few...

Gilbert artisan’s personalized jewelry fills a niche

By Hailey Mensik Most mornings after Shannon Clark gets her children ready for school and takes her youngest to day care, she comes home and gets right back to work. Inside her Gilbert home, her...

East Valley mom and son veterans graduate together as engineers

Like mother, like son. Mesa resident Barb Blanchard and her son Rodney Buller, who lives in Gilbert, followed the same path to degrees last week from Arizona State University. Both earned degrees from ASU’s Ira Fulton...

Gym owner competes for a mixed martial arts world title

Longtime Gilbert resident Ryan Bader will be competing for a mixed martial arts world title on June 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. To prepare for the Bellator 180 Light Heavyweight fight,...

Shea Homes in Gilbert has opened The Reserves

The Reserves, a gated enclave by Shea Homes in Gilbert, is open for sales. About 400 people have toured the models of the housing development, located on Val Vista Drive just south of Riggs Road,...

Longtime town resident assumes police chief role

Former Assistant Mesa Police Chief Mike Soelberg will replace longtime Chief Tim Dorn on June 5, but he jokes that he doesn’t need to go far to assume his new job. While Soelberg, 44, has...

Gilbert teen keeps fighting after brain aneurysm

By Melody Birkett Katie Solliday was a typical teenager with a bright future. She was captain of her school color guard team, had a 4.0 GPA, and had just been accepted to ASU’s Barrett Honors...
Gilbert residents Erin and Chad Romanoff of Uprooted Kitchen

Uprooted Kitchen offers tasty fare, naturally

Story and photos by Srianthi Perera Gilbert residents Erin and Chad Romanoff first experimented with their plant-based recipes in a food truck parked outside the Quonset Hut in Agritopia in 2012. Plant-based food (mostly vegan, whole...

Quail Park senior living facility coming to Morrison Ranch

By Srianthi Perera Quail Park at Morrison Ranch in Gilbert had its groundbreaking during a warm spring afternoon recently. A small group of dignitaries, including Gilbert Town Council members, Chamber of Commerce representatives and the project’s...

Gilbert’s three riparian preserves provide an urban escape to nature

Story and photos by BJ Alderman Early spring in the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, the air felt warm, despite the sun intermittently hiding behind puffy clouds. My companion and I sat quietly...