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Planes not the only thing soaring at Gateway Airport
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Planes not the only thing soaring at Gateway Airport

December 7th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
BY GARY NELSONTribune Contributor T en years ago, with the East Valley all but paralyzed by the Great Recession, Mesa officials sank ceremonial shovels into some dirt just north of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. They were breaking...
Mesa trying to curb marijuana sites in the city
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Mesa trying to curb marijuana sites in the city

December 6th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Jim WalshTribune Staff Writer Mesa took the first step toward restricting recreational marijuana sales only a day after Gov. Doug Ducey certified the general election results, which included the overwhelming victory for...
3 apartment developers plan projects on E. Mesa site
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3 apartment developers plan projects on E. Mesa site

December 5th, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEW STAFF An 81-acre East Mesa site once designated as a Target-anchored power center will now be home to 900 new apartment units as well as some possible commercial or office space. Mesa-based Bela Flor Communities...
Mesa funeral home’s remembrance
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Mesa funeral home’s remembrance

December 2nd, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
Tribune News Staff For more than 20 years, Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery in Mesa has hosted a holiday memorial service, drawing upwards of 200 survivors of people who passed on. But this year, social distancing has made...
Ex-judge, store CEO aim to stop new education tax
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Ex-judge, store CEO aim to stop new education tax

December 1st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services A Scottsdale business owner and a retired judge are challenging the legality of the just-approved tax hike on the wealthy to provide more dollars for K-12 education. Attorney Logan Elia...
$2M project planned at Mesa City Cemetery
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$2M project planned at Mesa City Cemetery

December 1st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
BY GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor Looks like Waylon Jennings is gonna be getting some new neighbors. The country music legend, resting in Mesa City Cemetery since he died in 2002 at his home in Chandler, will be joined over time...
City finds way to replace school field trips
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City finds way to replace school field trips

December 1st, 2020 | by Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF The City of Mesa’s Arts and Culture Department has found a virtual substitute for field trips and give students access to STEAM – programs teaching science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. An...
Virus surge puts MPS board in  familiar hot seat
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Virus surge puts MPS board in familiar hot seat

November 30th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
BY PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Nine months after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Arizona and nearly a month into a surge in the virus, Mesa Public Schools Board members last week found themselves in an all-too-familiar hot...
New day dawns for pot users tomorrow
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New day dawns for pot users tomorrow

November 29th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer Arizona’s new Proposition 207 likely will become law tomorrow, Nov. 30, enabling as many as three million residents to buy a small amount marijuana legally for the first time without a...
Ho Ho No! COVID-19 has Santa’s lap in no-sit zone
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Ho Ho No! COVID-19 has Santa’s lap in no-sit zone

November 27th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Kristine Cannon Staff Writer Socially distant photos. No sitting on laps. Waving to a masked-up Saint Nick through a clear, frequently sanitized plexiglass shield. This year’s Santa Claus experience – in malls and private...