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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...

Gilbert residents mostly happy to live here

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Gilbert has a lot going for it — including  good schools, safety and a healthy local economy — but it needs better public transportation and traffic flow as well as...

Litigation piling up for Chandler opioid maker

GSN NEWS STAFF Former executives of Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics are the subject of more civil litigation for allegedly deceiving insurance companies into covering the costs of opioid prescriptions. A lawsuit by the state Attorney General is...

Confidence built into Williams Field line

By zach alvira GSN Sports Editor Williams Field High School football coach Steve Campbell admits there is some good and bad in regards to his offensive line heading into the 2019 season. The bad has to...