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Rockin’ dads jam for charity as Gilbert singer copes with loss

By Colleen Sparks GSN Staff Writer While some fathers like to bond with other men over rounds of golf or by coaching their children’s sports teams, one group of dads prefers rocking out in a...

Gilbert students rally in the fight against hunger

By Coty Dolores Miranda GSN Contributor Food drives are a major weapon in the war against hunger in the East Valley, and among the greatest contributors are area schools. From elementary levels to high schools, students...

State high court nixes education tax ballot measure

By Howard Fisher Capitol Media Services Arizonans will not get a chance to decide whether to hike taxes on the rich to generate more money for education or to decide if so-called “dark money” should...

3 incumbents, youngest candidate likely Council winners

By PAUL MARYNIAK GSN Executive Editor Gilbert voters appear to have returned three incumbents to the Town Council for another four years – sending the youngest of the seven candidates to join them. With ballots still...

Banner MD Anderson leads fight on skin cancer

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Sheldon Riggs said his right forearm started itching one day and continued to do so the next morning when he woke up. He scratched and felt a sharp nerve pain...

Town Council candidates heading to finish line

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Gilbert is guaranteed at least one new face on Town Council as the 2018 primary campaign comes to an end Tuesday. But it remains to be seen how many of...

Gilbert HOA butts head with strip mall over doughnut shop hours

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor BoSa Donuts opened three years ago at Val Vista Marketplace, serving up sugary confections such as bear claws and apple fritters alongside cups of freshly brewed Colombian coffee. A robust...

Blind outdoorsman helps physically impaired hunt again

By Parker Shea GSN Contributing Writer Dan Ferraro awoke in a hospital bed, unable to remember anything from the prior three months. Valentine’s Day and Christmas were lost. His last memory was of being on a...

Mesa, Gilbert mayors side with APS in clean-energy suit

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor A legal challenge to the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ballot initiative has high-profile backing from two East Valley mayors. Mesa Mayor John Giles and Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels...

Wetter-than-usual summer elevates EV mosquito risks

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A pickup truck mounted with a fogging machine drives along an East Valley roadway, unleashing chemicals into the night air in an effort to control mosquitoes and the disease...