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Gilbert food bank helps save Paradise a truck at a time

By Jason Stone, GSN Staff Writer The mountainous ridge of Paradise, California, is the kind of place you go to get away from it all – not experience a living hell. But from the safety of...

Town eyes revival for northwest Gilbert

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is looking to breathe new life into its oldest and densest employment center that is home to business heavyweights such as GoDaddy, Northrop Grumman and Mapfre Insurance. Town staff...

Rodeo queens aren’t just about horseplay

By SRIANTHI PERERA, GSN Contributor Four young horsewomen have been promoting the Gilbert Days Rodeo around the Arizona rodeo circuit since spring. The two sets of sisters – Rodeo Queen Kennadee Riggs and Missy Raylen Riggs...

Gilbert lawmaker gets House leadership post

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Gilbert state Rep. Warren Petersen last week was chosen majority leader of the State House by his colleagues, and he and newly elected House Speaker Rusty Bowers will have...

Town faces $8M in fixes for disabled people

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert took a good look at how accessible its amenities such as parks, buildings and bus stops are for people with disabilities and found $8 million in needed fixes. All...

Neighbors riled by church’s plan to sell land to home builder

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A church’s plan to sell land to a developer to build 52 single-family homes has residents from the three surrounding neighborhoods up in arms. The 11-acres of infill property is...

A grand Gilbert tradition turns 40 next weekend

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor Horses will neigh, bulls will buck and cowboys and cowgirls will once again wave their hats in Gilbert this week. It’s time for Gilbert Days, the celebration of the town’s Western...

A wounded warrior finds a lifesaver in Gilbert

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Holly Katke remembered waking up, thinking she had passed out from the heat. Just minutes before, Katke, a Navy chief petty officer, was walking around the police station in Iraq...

Training center on center stage

By Cecilia Chan,  GSN Managing Editor Gilbert voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a $65 million bond to help fund the construction of a training facility for current and future cops and...

Valley fever storm brewing for Gilbert dogs

BY JASON STONE GSN Staff Writer   East Valley residents who had enough of this year’s monsoon season can sure bet their dogs were sick of it more – literally. The end of the monsoon season has brought...