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College president’s video adds light touch to heavy topic
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College president’s video adds light touch to heavy topic

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Whether its grade school, high school or higher education, the pandemic has made things pretty bleak for students. But Chandler Gilbert Community College President Dr. Greg Peterson decided to add a dash of...
3 Mesa seniors, 302 years among them
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3 Mesa seniors, 302 years among them

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Three residents of Broadway Mesa Village A Senior Living are celebrating birthdays totaling 302 years. Vivian Bickford and Sophie Steitz and are both turning 102 years old tomorrow and Sept. 9, respectively,...
Supporters give Mesa schools ‘heart attacks’
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Supporters give Mesa schools ‘heart attacks’

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Staff Writer A Mesa mother last week brought the community together to show appreciation for teachers, administrators and board members amid the struggles in the pandemic by launching a series of “heart...
Photographer’s Button Project spreads smiles
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Photographer’s Button Project spreads smiles

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By Staci Hauk Tribune Contributor School picture day is often synonymous with Grand Photography – a family- and veteran-owned studio in Gilbert. Gail Roser specializes in spreading smiles from her studio and when the pandemic...
Native Mesa vocalist remembers his roots
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Native Mesa vocalist remembers his roots

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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Tribune Staff Writer Alex Aiono moved from Northeast Mesa to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment when he was 15. However, the singer/YouTuber will always carry a bit of Phoenix with him....
Retired Mesa nurse gives back with masks
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Retired Mesa nurse gives back with masks

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Nancy Crenshaw may be a retired nurse, but she’s not letting that or the pandemic keep her from pitching in. The 77-year-old Mesa woman is busily making masks and so far has sewn 600 for Banner Baywood...
Mesa sisters sharing their love of wine
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Mesa sisters sharing their love of wine

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By Annika Tomlin Tribune Staff Writer Shayla Smith and her sister, Shaunna Cooper, share a passion for wine. The siblings wanted to tell the world about their love of vino, so they created Wine Spencer, a contemporary wine brand...
Lottery, nonprofit give bikes to 300 foster kids
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Lottery, nonprofit give bikes to 300 foster kids

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Even if they haven’t won on Powerball or a scratch-off lately, Arizona Lottery players might be happy that some of their money made 300 foster children pretty happy during an event in Mesa last week. Lottery...
WW2 vet left behind historic Falcon Field photos
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WW2 vet left behind historic Falcon Field photos

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By Zach Alvira Tribune Staff Writer A slew of historic images depicting military aircraft, personnel and other historic landmarks from Falcon Field has been left behind by a Royal Air Force World War II veteran. Bertram Charles...
Mesa Boy Scout ‘nose’ what helps K9 dogs
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Mesa Boy Scout ‘nose’ what helps K9 dogs

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TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Thanks to a local Boy Scout, the Mesa Police K9 corps is smelling pretty good these days. That’s because the canines now have a “scent wall” built by 16-year-old Matthew Iannello, who undertook the...