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There has been a struggle going on within the Gila River Indian Community concerning the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Anyone with lingering doubts about the need to complete Loop 202, the South Mountain Freeway — along the edge of the South Mountains to connect the West Valley and East Valley — should have been on Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix on Thursday.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Finding air-conditioned summer entertainment can be tricky in the Valley of the Sun. It got a bit easier when Arizona’s newest cultural attraction — Butterfly Wonderland — opened last month in Scottsdale.
Amber Murray (writing on receipt) a teacher with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Diana Hvasta (back right), a student-teacher at Summit Academy pay for their items at Treasures 4 Teachers. [Abel Muniz/Tribune]
A Mesa woman who sparked a police investigation after disappearing last week has been arrested in connection with a grisly murder.
One of the most noted charter schools in the country hopes to open its first Mesa campus later this year.
With temperatures finally falling and the holidays near, it’s easy to forget we live in the desert. Reliable water and electricity supplies are the foundations for our thriving metropolitan area.
A new 26,000-square-foot bingo hall opened Nov. 8 at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s Casino Arizona. The opening was marked with an official ribbon cutting that included Pima-Maricopa tribal officials, members of the Gaming Enterprise Board and casino executives and staff, according to a news release.
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The Mesa Unified School District will host a meeting 6 p.m. Sept. 25 to discuss funding for the district’s American Indian population. The event will be held at the district’s Student Services Center, 1025 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa.
At the age of 93, Sam Lewis still gets emotional about his grandparents’ former property in west Mesa — the one he and his family knew as home in the 1920s, long after the ancient Hohokam lived there.
Mesa city officials, historic preservation officials and members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community break ground on the Mesa Grande Ruins Visitors Center at 1000 Date Street near Brown Road in west Mesa on Tuesday. (Mike Sakal/Tribune)
Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a taxi in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Monday night.
Chandler is preparing to pay a nearly $100,000 settlement to the family of an innocent man who was killed when a suspected bank robber crashed into his vehicle during a 2007 police pursuit.
A Mesa man has been indicted in connection with a killing earlier this month on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community between Mesa and Scottsdale.
Year after spring training year, the pendulum tied to Arizona’s Cactus League seems to find itself swinging the other way. One year it’s the players front and center; that was the case this month – and in the East Valley in particular - with the arrival of future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols to Tempe Diablo Stadium.
Nearly a decade ago, revered Mesa police sergeant Lance Heivilin had a vision for improving criminal investigations through an information sharing process not just within the city's jurisdiction, but on a regional basis.
In an East Valley Tribune article published six years ago, Maricopa County Treasurer David Schweikert looked back to the history of one freeway and into the future, where today a similar raging battle over another freeway is likewise upending the lives of thousands.
In a Tribune article published six years ago this very day, Maricopa County Treasurer David Schweikert looked back to the history of one freeway and into the future, where today a similar raging battle over another freeway is likewise upending the lives of thousands.
Amil Pedro started tracking wild animals when he was just a young boy. His family taught him how to look for certain things - fur caught on a bush or the markings of a rock that had been kicked, for example - and how to analyze situations he would encounter in the wild. He went on to use these skills that he learned at such a young age in a successful career, but returns to his roots as part of an ongoing performance program at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa.
The Tohono O’odham Nation’s chairman on Tuesday defended his tribe’s effort to construct a casino that borders Glendale, despite attempts by the city and Rep. Trent Franks to quash the effort.
A man was killed after driving his minivan into the back of a street sweeper in Mesa on Tuesday morning.
Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912, and on Valentine’s Day 2011, Arizonans began a festive countdown to the state’s 100th birthday. Special events are ringing in our centennial from canyons to pine forests, mountaintops to grasslands. The fun continues — some of it right here in the East Valley — throughout 2012.