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For former Gilbert mayor and wife, Cambodia a happy place

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor About six months have passed since former Gilbert Mayor John Lewis and his wife, LaCinda, moved to Cambodia to serve a three-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of...

Gilbert couple makes a dream come true

By Sierra Poore, GSN Contributor Linda Rhodes repeated one phrase as she walked through her newly renovated and decorated Mesa home for the first time last weekend. “I’m so overwhelmed,” said the 61-year-old Army veteran and...

Judge rules in Gilbert’s favor in garage lawsuit

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has granted Gilbert’s seizure of businessman Marc Barlow’s property as it builds a five-deck public parking garage in the Heritage District. “The burden to...

Gilbert taking aim at scooter invasion

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert officials want to regulate the black, electric scooters that are popping up all over town – even on the vice mayor’s front lawn. Bird, a dockless scooter-share company based...

Williams Field senior in running for Presidential Scholar nod

GSN News Staff A Williams Field High School senior is in the running for a national Presidential Scholars award. Ruth Nyagaka is one of five Arizona students nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and...

Panel gives nod to 165-home development

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A developer wants to build 165 single-family homes on 40 acres of former farm land at the southeast corner of Greenfield and Germann roads. Lennar Arizona’s proposal to build the...

Momentum growing in EV to stem teen suicides

By JIM WALSH, GSN Staff Writer A group of social workers, counselors and teachers are moving to form an East Valley suicide prevention coalition in response to the growing number of teen suicides in the...

Father figures help out at Power Ranch Elementary

By Quintin Bingham, GSN Guest Writer The only thing better than visiting dad at work is bringing dad to school – at least in the eyes of an elementary-aged student. At Power Ranch Elementary in the...

Californians, Coloradans account for most new state residents

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Wondering where all your new neighbors are coming from? There’s a good chance they’re from California. New figures from the Census Bureau show nearly 262,000 people moved into Arizona from other...

The show goes on for blind theater director

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Seated mid-row inside Gilbert’s Tuscany Theatre, artistic director Tracie Jones shouts out directions to her cast of young actors, relying mostly on touch and sounds to guide them. Jones, 38,...