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EV lawmaker steps into Bullhead City battle

By kevin reagan GSN Staff Writer State Rep. Jeff Weninger’s district — which covers part of Gilbert — is hundreds of miles away from Bullhead City, but the Republican lawmaker has parachuted into a controversy involving...

4 moms take new steps on teen suicide prevention

GSN NEWS STAFF As East Valley school districts take more action to address teen suicides and the deeper problems that lead to them, a quartet of mothers isn’t relying on teachers and administrators to do...

EV man’s ‘turquoise fever’ heads to TV

By Jordan Houston GSN Staff Writer If you own anything with turquoise in it, Tony Otteson will tell you, there’s a story behind it. And now the Mesa resident is bringing those stories and the story of...

Usery Park campgrounds, archery range get upgraded upgrade

GETOUT STAFF Archers who like to fire off their arrows at Usery Mountain Regional Park will be disappointed for a couple months but they and RV owners likely will end up pretty happy. The county park...

It’s all Greek – and Latin – to these students

GSN NEWS STAFF Eleven Gilbert Classical Academy students joined some 1,100 middle school and high school students from across the country recently for the National Junior Classical League Convention. Held at the Fargodome at the North...

Gilbert Guardsman shows his grit in competition

GSN NEWS STAFF Literally pounding the ground, Arizona’s Sgt. Kurt Van De Graaff was one of the elite few who competed recently in the 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Gruber, Okla. Van...

Gilbert teacher studies Civil War statues

By CEcILiA CHAN GSN Managing Editor The statue of President Abraham Lincoln stands with his right hand holding a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation while his left hovers over the head of a freed slave bent...

Gilbert Council to consider 216-unit complex

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor A 216-unit apartment complex is proposed on a 10.32-acre dirt lot that has sat empty near the town’s police, fire and court buildings. Town Council on Thursday, Aug. 15, will consider...

Survey shows slim support for education tax

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services A new statewide survey shows that a majority of voters are willing to hike sales taxes for education — but not by as much as some are seeking. The poll Data...

Governing Board OKs more counseling at Gilbert High

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Gilbert High School students will have more access to mental health care in an agreement that could expand to other campuses. Gilbert Public School Governing Board last week voted 5-0 to...