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Mesa shooting: Life after the rampage
Mar 23, 2015 • azcentral.comRyan Giroux, the suspect in a Mesa mass shooting that left one person dead in Mesa on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, is a former Arizona Department of Corrections inmate with a history of police assaults and illegal drug use, according to police and prison ... More
Best of Mesa 2015: People & Places
Mar 26, 2015 • East Valley TribuneAfter completing his master's degree through Northern Arizona University's satellite program, he interviewed with Guerrero Elementary in 2007. He said it wasn't close to home and he originally viewed it more as a “practice interview,” but the ... More
In Arizona, a Navajo high school emerges as a defender of the Washington ...
Oct 26, 2014 • Washington PostRED MESA, Ariz. — The fans poured into the bleachers on a Friday night, erupting in “Let's go, Redskins!” chants that echoed across a new field of artificial turf, glowing green against a vast dun-colored landscape. Inside the Red Mesa High School ... More
Twins of Wildcat Sports
Mar 17, 2015 • The WSU Sign PostThe girls attended Mesa High School in Arizona. “We really had to push ourselves to improve, so when we got onto a team that could play together, it was a lot of fun.” On Weber's team Sierra plays pitcher while Aubrey is on shortstop, but teammates ... More
Vigil held for QuikTrip clerk Grant Ronnebeck killed in Mesa Friday night at ...
Jan 23, 2015 • ABC15 ArizonaMore than 100 people gathered at Mesa High School for Grant Ronnebeck, 21, who graduated from the school a few years ago. "It doesn't make sense. It's going to take a long time to find any sense of forgiveness. It would be nice to know why," said ... More
Washington's Latest Defense of Redskins Nickname: High Schools Have It, Too!
Jun 25, 2014 • ForbesWhen I tried this kind of defense as a child, my father asked me something along the lines of, “If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too?” If my father were around to ask this of the Washington Redskins organization, perhaps the answer ... More
Mesa man, 93, the oldest working barber in Arizona
Sep 19, 2014 • azcentral.comDavis has been a barber for longer than Yanez has been alive. After graduating from Mesa High School in 1940, Davis went to barber school in Los Angeles (there wasn't one in Arizona at the time) and has been cutting hair ever since. Though Davis didn't ... More
Mesa High alumna uses depression to spread joy
Jan 30, 2015 • East Valley TribuneShe was that girl in high school: the student-body president, the homecoming queen, the straight-“A” student and the athlete who lettered in three sports at Mesa High School. ... “When I got back to Arizona, there was no way I could go on that mission. More