Mesa clinic offers free tests during Spine Health Awareness Month

A Mesa chiropractor is offering free MedX back or neck testing in October, Spine Health Awareness Month. Dr. B. Jeffrey Jolley, who serves as the clinic director at The Center for Total Back …

Watch your cellphones for emergency test on Wednesday

FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a national test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System this week.

Peralta Vista homes in Mesa promote energy efficiency

Peralta Vista, 526 N. Ellsworth Road in Mesa, is a community that provides rental homes designed to save energy and have a minimal effect on the environment, according to a release from Mark-Taylor …

Mesa writer releases next book in series

Shannon Hrimnak of Mesa is releasing the next book in the Resurrected Heart Series. “Uncover what happens when Mike Crenshaw returns home to New Zealand after 10 years and discovers the …

'Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's Journey' comes to Mesa stage

The Southwest Shakespeare Company will present "Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's Journey" to  the Mesa Arts Center stage next month. Debra Ann Byrd's one-woman show will be performed Nov. …

One Arizona student can win $10K in Barro’s Pizza tuition giveaway

Barro’s Pizza is partnering with Dr Pepper to award $10,000 to one Arizona student in the 12th annual Barro’s Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway.

Mesa resident to be on Oct. 2 episode of ‘The Price is Right’

A Mesa contestant, Christi Starks, will be appearing on an episode of the game show, “The Price is Right,” where contestants bid for prizes and compete for showcases. She is on the …

Freeway work slows traffic near Buckeye, Goodyear, Sky Harbor

Weekend freeway work will affect drivers along eastbound I-10 in the Goodyear-Buckeye area, and state transportation officials also said travelers should allow extra time heading to Sky Harbor …

Cunningham Aviation hangar planned at Falcon Field Airport in Mesa

Three airplane hangars for Cunningham Aviation are to be constructed at Falcon Field Airport west of Higley Road and north of McKellips Road in Mesa. The planned look and landscaping for the …

Scary, fun choices this month in Mesa

Scarizona Scaregrounds, 1901 N. Alma School Road in Mesa, will open Oct. 6 and run through Halloween. Prices for the haunted house events start at $24.95 per person and prices for the drive …

Create with light at i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa

Luminous: The Art of Light opens Friday at the i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa where families and guests can play, learn and create using artistic illuminaton. Hands-on experiences include: …

Independent seeks submissions for Veterans Day Salute

Independent Newsmedia is featuring a Veterans Day Salute to honor those who have served our country.
First responders

5 burglaries reported in Mesa

The Mesa Police Department took the following reports of burglaries Sept. 5-11: Burglary from a motor vehicle at a parking/drop lot/garage Sept. 5 in the 4100 block of East Main Street. …

Arizona Cardinals support wellness day at House of Refuge in Mesa

Crucial Catch Wellness Day will bring medical professionals to Mesa Saturday to serve families living the House of Refuge transitional housing program. The effort is in conjunction with the …

Restaurants, storage-facility expansion planned in Mesa

The planned look and landscaping for a commercial development with restaurants and the expansion of a self-storage business on 4 acres east of Greenfield Road on the north side of University Drive …

Mesa-based medical center earns 5th accreditation for radiology

Mountain Vista Medical Center’s Imaging Department has been awarded a three-year accreditation in computed tomography following a review by the American College of Radiology. It is the …

Scottsdale developer buys Mesa parcel for  $19M, plans industrial project

Martens Development Company of Scottsdale has purchased a 44-acre industrial development site at the southeast corner of Ellsworth and Willis roads in Mesa. Cushman & Wakefield, which …
Freeway plans

Opinions sought by ADOT on north-south corridor plans in Pinal County

In-person meetings in Apache Junction and San Tan Valley and a virtual meeting in English and Spanish were held in September on the environmental impact statement and design concept report for a …


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As we head into the final stretch of 2023 many home design trends have come and gone. Luckily, home design trends never stop and as we head into fall a few trends are starting to take shape for the …
As this year’s chairman of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority board of directors, I am proud to represent the six member communities — Apache Junction, Mesa, Gilbert, Gila River …
Buying a home is a stressful time in anyone’s life, especially for first timers. Not only is buying a home the biggest financial expense of your life, but the process is also complicated, …
Shepard Fairey, “Rose Shackle,” 2019, silkscreen and mixed media collage on paper, HPM, 30 x 41 inches.

Art museum showcases contemporary works this fall in Mesa

The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum is having an opening reception next month to celebrate its new exhibitions. The opening will be 7-10 p.m. Oct. 7 at the museum, 1 E. Main St. The fall …
Salt River Tubing is seven minutes from Loop 202 East on North Power Road in Mesa. Salt River Tubing operates under permit of the USDA Forest Service in Tonto National Forest

Salt River Tubing open Friday-Sunday in September

Salt River Tubing is open on the Lower Salt River Friday-Sunday in September, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. Note: Tubing season ends Oct. 1. Salt River Tubing is seven …
This Stacy Holmstedt work will be part of her upcoming “Saguaros & Shards” exhibit.

Phoenix hotel to exhibit Mesa artist’s Arizona-inspired work

The works of a Mesa-based artist will be on display in an upcoming exhibition at a Phoenix hotel.
The annual costume contest will begin at 5 p.m. at the stage and will be divided by ages. All ages are welcome to enter. Remember to use your imagination and be creative.

Halloween Festival Oct. 28 at Superstition Shadows Park

Halloween is coming up and the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department wants to make your night spook-tacular! The annual Halloween Festival is 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at …
Girls Golf Day tees off Oct. 6 in Mesa.

Girls Golf Day comes to Dobson Ranch in Mesa

USGA, LPGA Girls Golf of Phoenix will have a two-day event at Mesa’s Dobson Ranch Golf Course that is open to girls ages 3-18 Girls Golf Day begins Oct. 6 with a pep rally followed the …
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