Stories tagged: "gilbert"


In this image provided by Edwin Broersma, marathoner Jacky Hunt-Broersma trains on Aug. 28, 2021 at San Tan Mountain Regional Park, in San Tan Valley, Az. Hunt-Broersma lost her left leg below the knee to a rare form of cancer, but she hasn't let that stop her and is trying to cover the classic 26.2-mile marathon distance at least 102 times in 102 days, which would set a new world record. The Boston Marathon on April 18 is expected to be No. 92 in her streak. (Edwin Broersma via AP)
Gilbert Amputee Running 102 Marathons in 102 Days

Gilbert resident Jacky Hunt-Broersma, who lost part of her left leg to cancer, is running 102 marathons in 102 days.

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Veterans Day in Arizona: Events to Check Out This Week

Looking to celebrate Veterans Day in Arizona this week? Here are some events to look out for across the state.

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The 7 Best Locations for Your Holiday Portraits, According to Local Professionals

Looking for your 2021 Christmas card backdrop? We asked photographers for their favorite locations in the Valley.

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Arizona’s Competitive Housing Market is Leading Some Buyers to Send Sellers ‘Love Letters’

Some potential Arizona homebuyers are sending sellers "love letters" to try to stand out among other bidders.

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Gilbert Public Schools Approves Pay Raises For Employees—Two Weeks After Laying Off 152 Teachers

The reduction in staff resulted in cost savings that the district is using to balance next year's budget and raise salaries.

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Thousands of Arizona Students Left Public Schools This Year. Without Promised Funding, Arizona Teachers Are Paying The Price.

Gilbert Public Schools will lay off 152 teachers amid declining enrollment and a looming financial cliff brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Arizona Shelter for Unwanted Farm Animals Will Be Forced to Move

The owner of a farm animal sanctuary in Gilbert is being forced to move after her a landlord called off a potential deal.