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I like prayer. I often pray, at least once a day, likely more. Our family prays each day at dinner, as we have for generations. We’ve discussed prayer over the years, that prayer is at least as powerful for those who pray as for those who are the subjects of prayer, that prayer helps us cope with those difficult times and celebrate the beauty in our lives.
The Town of Gilbert has signed on to participate in the Canada Arizona Business Council, making it the first in Arizona to do so.
The worst moment of the 2013 Ironman Arizona Mayor’s Media Challenge was the first one, when the competitors entered the murky waters known as Tempe Town Lake at 7 a.m. My kicks — a burned-out pair of running shoes — filled with the brown substance expeditiously, and I never fully adapted to the cold.
Tempe Councilmember Joel Navarro who was competing on behalf of Tempe Community Council crosses the finish line to win the 2013 Tempe Mayor's Media Challenge, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Members of the media competed in a 1/100th of an Ironman distance race consisting of a 24 yard swim in Tempe Town Lake, 1.12 mile bike ride and finishing with a .26 mile run. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Tempe Councilmember Joel Navarro who was competing on behalf of Tempe Community Council shows off the trophy after winning the 2013 Tempe Mayor's Media Challenge, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Members of the media competed in a 1/100th of an Ironman distance race consisting of a 24 yard swim in Tempe Town Lake, 1.12 mile bike ride and finishing with a .26 mile run. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Tempe Town Lake is in for some changes following a Nov. 7 City Council vote.
PHOENIX — A Republican challenger for state attorney general is using the hot-button issue of prayer at public meetings to raise money for his campaign.
Attention fellow Mesonians — a mental health care facility may soon be coming to your neighborhood. Now that the town — no — ‘citizens’ of Gilbert have successfully beaten back the attempts of Springstone health provider to locate there; where do you think they might be looking to go next? Hmmm! While the need for such a facility is warrented; its location must be based on more than real estate costs. Priority consideration must be given to the views of and effects on existing citizens. A suggestion: how about space at Eastmark.
To parents and residents living within the Gilbert Public Schools geographic area:
The City of Gilbert has an override vote for public education coming up in November. It is quite disturbing that radicals again are putting up signs saying “Destroy Public Education”. Gilbert used to have a very good reputation that citizens of Gilbert were quite proud of. As a 25-year resident I am very disturbed that these radicals that are now in public offices are going to ruin the once outstanding reputation that Gilbert once had.
PHOENIX — Federal officials said Thursday they're willing to reopen national parks with state dollars — but only in a way that may make it financially impossible.
Seven months after agreeing to move to a different location, the owners of a mental health facility are facing protests from a collection of local residents upset with the new location.
“Gilbert may reject U.S. funding.”
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.
The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program has added almost 30 members to its Class XXII.
The Tempe City Council voted 7-0 Thursday night in favor of a $12.4 million upgrade for the Tempe Town Lake dam.
Patriotic music, inspirational messages, the flag flown at half mast and a moment of silence were all part of a stirring 9/11 Memorial Tribute help in Gilbert Wednesday morning.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and District 1 Councilmember Dave Richins provided updates on several projects to a collection of city residents on Aug. 27.
FLAGSTAFF, AZ - The mayor of the Arizona city that lost 19 firefighters in a deadly blaze this summer survived a tougher-than-expected re-election challenge Tuesday, overcoming a dispute over benefits for the crew's families that divided the town.
Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial. He set aside campaigning in the midst of a re-election bid to focus almost entirely on the fallen firefighters, and his victory to a third term seemed like a safe bet.
The Gilbert Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday decided to recommend that the Town Council designate an arts, culture and entertainment district in the downtown Heritage District.
The Gilbert Police Department recently acknowledged the efforts of three people who engaged in life-saving activities during two separate incidents.
Town of Gilbert planning and development officials will continue reaching out to the community as they gear up to bring the proposed downtown Heritage arts, culture and entertainment district to the Town Council on Sept. 5.
In attending and speaking at the Aug. 1 Gilbert Town Council meeting, was appalled at what took place. I was there to speak against an issue of being in compliance with state law in having guns in public buildings. Two council members wanted to have the right for all to be able to arm themselves in public buildings — including the town council chambers.
Last week there was some good news and some not so good news for East Valley cities.