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Mesa’s newest public official  prepares for work
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Mesa’s newest public official prepares for work

December 26th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer As she prepares to take office next month, the newest Mesa City Council member just wants everyone to get along. Julie Spilsbury, a mother of six who will be sworn into her first elected position...
City, MPS workers brighten some kids’ gloomy Christmas
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City, MPS workers brighten some kids’ gloomy Christmas

December 25th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer One by one, happy Jefferson Elementary School students jumped out of minivans, SUVs and pickup trucks and gleefully accepted a new bicycle from a group of generous Mesa firefighters. Others ran...
Many options for Mesa residents to volunteer
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Many options for Mesa residents to volunteer

December 23rd, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Staci Hauk Tribune Contributor During the holiday season, many Mesa residents seek to give their time to worthy organizations in the community. While COVID-19 has posed challenges in that arena, many local nonprofits have...
Raises are in store for most Mesa city workers
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Raises are in store for most Mesa city workers

December 22nd, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa employees will receive a generous New Year’s present – a pay raise designed to compensate them for lost wages while they were working long hours during the pandemic earlier this year....
EV safety rankings – some cities gain, some slip
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EV safety rankings – some cities gain, some slip

December 21st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
BY GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor If you’re looking to live somewhere relatively safe from all the perils that modern life can throw at us, the East Valley is a pretty good bet – but in some of our cities, not as good as a...
Mesa puts tournaments on COVID probation
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Mesa puts tournaments on COVID probation

December 20th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Mesa last week adopted strict public health protocols at sports fields as an alternative to closing them, allowing out-of-state sports tournaments to proceed amid the surge in COVID-19 – and...
Eastmark couple teaches the art of cooking
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Eastmark couple teaches the art of cooking

December 19th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Monique Seleen TRIBUNE Contributor Sweet Moments Company is cooking up ways for people to gather virtually and learn how to prepare everything from gourmet meals to decadent desserts – all from the comfort of their own...
Mesa teacher helps develop mandatory Holocaust class
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Mesa teacher helps develop mandatory Holocaust class

December 18th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Mairany Garcia Tribune Contributor Back when Dobson High teacher Kim Klett was beginning her path to a doctoral degree in English, she decided to take a class that would impact the rest of her career: Holocaust Literature....
Brady rides out 15 years of Mesa storms as city manager
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Brady rides out 15 years of Mesa storms as city manager

December 17th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
BY GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor It would be the rare little boy who dreams of growing up to be a city manager. Chris Brady was not one of them. As a student at Brigham Young University in the 1980s, Brady aimed instead at a...
MPS salutes two retiring long-time board members
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MPS salutes two retiring long-time board members

December 16th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Mesa Public School officials last week bid a fond farewell to two Governing Board members who each have devoted 12 years to the nonpaying position. Board President Elaine Miner and Steven Peterson are retiring...