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Veteran-owned cidery opens doors in Mesa on Veterans Day

With the explosion of micro-breweries throughout the Valley, the opening of a new brewery isn’t met with much fanfare. A cidery, however, is cause for...

Photos slide show: Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival

The largest cross country meet of the year was held on Friday, Sept. 29 at the Grande Sports World outside Casa Grande. There were...

GameNight: Red Mountain gets pick-y in Dobson win

The Red Mountain defense did it all on Thursday night, cooking the food, setting the table and digging in to feast on Dobson. The Mountain...

Weekend rewind: Cross country prepping for Desert Twilight

It’s mid-term exam time for Arizona cross country teams. The Desert Twilight Cross Country Invitational is the largest cross country event in Arizona each year...

Cross country: Skyline’s Kennedy earns 1st individual title

It was his first, but Skyline senior Grant Kennedy is hoping for a few more victories like the one on Saturday at the Peaks...

Mesa expansion means BRI will be able to go back to...

Walk into The Beer Research Institute (BRI) on just about any late afternoon or evening and the place is abuzz. Pints, snifters and flights...

GameNight: Collier shines in Warriors’ loss to Perry

Kyle Ide knows his Westwood team has a long way to go to measure up with the state’s best, and Friday’s 67-21 defeat to...

EVIT expanding adult education programs, including Classic Car Restoration

The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) has long provided career and technical training to high school students in the Valley, but the opportunities...

Mesa Public Schools setting gold standard for healthier students

It’s a matter of tight budgets and limited time that’s preventing elementary schools in the Mesa Unified School District from hitting the Gold criteria...

Ducks land Sparky in hot water: Marine vet thankful for Mesa...

https://youtu.be/jjtPWt3oJK0 Nothing was going to keep Sparky from going after those ducks, but his chase ended quickly and the 11-year old whippet/Shar-Pei mix found himself...