top story
  • 0

Attending a fall high school sporting event will be a different experience than in years past for East Valley fans due to the pandemic. 

spotlight
  • 0

Gov. Doug Ducey will not order businesses to re-close or impose new restrictions even if the infection threat of COVID-19 in any area returns to “substantial.’’

top story
  • 0

Balbir Singh Sodhi was helping with the landscaping outside his Mesa gas station on Sept. 15, 2001, when he was killed in a drive-by shooting by a white gunman, enraged by the 9/11 attacks days earlier.

top story
  • 1

The six candidates running for three open seats on the Mesa Public Schools Governing Board all oppose a comprehensive sex education program, agree on the district’s strengths and most think officials have done the best they could do in managing the thorny issues posed by COVID-19

spotlight
  • 0

An average 20 percent boost in teacher salaries over the past four years has apparently done little to entice people into the classroom and keep experienced staffers there.

top story
  • 0

Volunteers are mobilizing to sew 600,000 medical-grade face masks for use in hospitals throughout the Phoenix area as the masks become a part of everyday life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports / VarsityXtra

top story
  • 0

After months of anxiety and harsh words in the community, Mesa Public Schools is ready to reopen classrooms to all grades five days a week Oct. 12.

top story
  • 0

Attending a fall high school sporting event will be a different experience than in years past for East Valley fans due to the pandemic. 

spotlight
  • 0

Gov. Doug Ducey will not order businesses to re-close or impose new restrictions even if the infection threat of COVID-19 in any area returns to “substantial.’’

top story
  • 0

Balbir Singh Sodhi was helping with the landscaping outside his Mesa gas station on Sept. 15, 2001, when he was killed in a drive-by shooting by a white gunman, enraged by the 9/11 attacks days earlier.

top story
  • 1

The six candidates running for three open seats on the Mesa Public Schools Governing Board all oppose a comprehensive sex education program, agree on the district’s strengths and most think officials have done the best they could do in managing the thorny issues posed by COVID-19

spotlight
  • 0

Five cases of COVID-19 were reported by the East Valley Institute of Technology in the first three weeks of the school year, but since then none have cropped up at either of its Mesa locations.

spotlight
  • 0

An average 20 percent boost in teacher salaries over the past four years has apparently done little to entice people into the classroom and keep experienced staffers there.

top story
  • 0

Volunteers are mobilizing to sew 600,000 medical-grade face masks for use in hospitals throughout the Phoenix area as the masks become a part of everyday life throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

top story
  • 0

Mesa will significantly expand the utilities assistance and eviction-prevention programs, using federal COVID-19 relief funds to avert a spike in homelessness.

top story
  • 0

Even as classrooms are only just beginning to reopen gradually, Mesa Public Schools has a plan for emergencies beyond COVID-19 outbreaks.

top story
  • 1

State officials are trying to stave off what they fear could be a spike in suicides, possibly linked to the COVID-19 outbreak and the depression that can go along with that.

top story
  • 0

Mesa residents can get free COVID-19 tests and flu shots next Saturday at various local schools in ZIP codes with a higher incidence of positive tests.

spotlight
  • 0

The generosity of Mesa voters in 2018 will start paying off soon in a series of quality-of-life-oriented civic improvements, including a desperately-needed fire station in southeast Mesa and a plaza near the ASU @Mesa City Center project.

top story
  • 5

Children are scheduled to return to Mesa Public Schools classrooms in a truncated fashion tomorrow and judging by last Tuesday’s Governing Board meeting, not many people are happy with that.

top story
  • 0

Customers might need to cross Main Street and add about a minute to their trip as Mesa seeks to accommodate downtown businesses during the construction of a seven-story sustainable apartment complex.

spotlight
  • 0

Award-winning journalist and former East Valley Tribune editor Shanna Hogan died Sept. 1 from brain damage after she fell, hit her head and was found in the pool at her Phoenix home. 

top story
  • Updated
  • 0

With millions of dollars and equitable political representation at stake, Chandler and other East Valley cities are rushing to complete their 2020 census efforts in the face of a suddenly tight deadline imposed by the Trump administration.

top story
  • 0

The 2020 Cactus League season was on its way to slamming another home run for Arizona’s economy before the ball seemingly struck a tall new wall named COVID-19 and nosedived, according to a study released last week.

Other Local News