Friday, March 7, 2014 11:37 am
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:36 am
Got a youngster who’s into big machines? A variety of interesting aircraft will be rolled out onto the tarmac for a closer look at Gateway Aviation Day. The free event also offers a kids zone full of fun activities and food vendors.
Kids and adults get an up close look at various helicopters and airplanes during the Gateway Aviation Day, Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Stearman pilot Billy Walker stands in front of his plane a few days before Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport's Aviation Day, which is scheduled for March 8. [Courtesy Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport]
A stearman formation flight as pictured from the air taken at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport's on March 5. [Courtesy Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport]
Sunday, January 5, 2014 3:00 pm
Although the proverbial book concerning 2013 is closed, officials in Mesa say the results of the previous 12 months and several before those will have a marked effect on the lives of city residents over the course of 2014.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 1:00 pm
The biggest development came in fall with the announcement Apple would revamp a First Solar facility near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Apple will contract out with GT Advanced Technologies to produce sapphire material for Apple products, and the company expects to hire 700 employees in its first year.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 9:15 am
Of all the words to describe Mesa in 2013, inactive is the furthest one down the list. The city was bustling throughout the year with news that held the nation’s attention for months at a time and the announcement of several new projects that should make Mesa an attractive option for businesses in 2014 and beyond.
Saturday, December 28, 2013 9:45 pm
The last 12 months in Tempe were filled with new projects that will benefit the region’s economy coming in, a successful season from the Arizona State University football team, the reimagining of ASU mascot Sparky, and even the completion of a triathlon by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, making her the first member of Congress to do so in office. And all of that just scratches the surface of a busy year in the city.
Monday, November 18, 2013 9:45 pm
A potential impediment to Apple developing a facility in Mesa was cleared on Monday night after the Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board agreed to sign a letter of no objection to allow for the re-zoning of the property for tax purposes.
Monday, November 18, 2013 5:20 am
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 5:24 am
The deal that would bring Apple to Mesa has hit a snag due to a decision by the Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board to hold off on an agreement that would provide incentives to the company and provide the district millions in tax revenue.
Allegiant airplanes are parked at the gate alongside a Frontier airplane in this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 file photo at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa. [Tim Hacker/Tribune]
Monday, November 11, 2013 8:00 am
It’s a simple case of supply and demand.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 pm
A bond package approved by voters will help the City of Mesa improve its service to the public and make it a more attractive location for potential businesses, says one member of the Mesa City Council.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:36 am
As part of my duties as President of the United States Conference of Mayors, I have the opportunity to talk to leaders across the nation about a number of important issues. Many of the topics affect nearly every city, large or small. Airports is a topic that is right at the top of this list.
Monday, November 4, 2013 4:35 pm
One of the world’s largest technology companies will build a brand-new manufacturing facility in Mesa that will add hundreds of permanent jobs and more than 1,000 temporary construction positions to the region.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 2:27 pm
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 10:14 am
Spirit Airlines' first flight out of Sky Harbor International Airport took off early Friday morning.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 5:46 pm
A long-planned venture between the City of Mesa and Arizona State University to boost local companies is set to open its doors within the next two months.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 5:15 pm
After significant growth over the last decade, the City of Mesa is revamping its transit plan to adapt to what city staff believes will be a large influx of people over the next 30 years.
Monday, September 30, 2013 7:21 am
Few neighborhoods in the East Valley are as quiet as the ones Barbara and Rick Tucker live in right now. The again, it makes sense given they happen to be the only people who currently reside in the Eastmark community in Mesa, although that situation will change in the very near future.
Allegiant Air jets are parked at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas in this May 2013 file photo. Beginning Friday, Sept. 20, and continuing through at least Tuesday, Sept. 24, Allegiant Air cancelled or changed flights -- including many from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport -- as it continued to overhaul emergency slides on its fleet of MD-80 aircraft. For more details or an update on Allegiant's efforts to resume a normal schedule, visit EastValleyTribune.com. [David Becker/The Associated Press file]
Monday, September 23, 2013 6:47 am
A report conducted by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business indicates the combined direct and indirect impacts from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport brought in more than $1 billion to the regional economy in fiscal year 2013. That’s 79 percent more than what was reported in the last study, three years ago.