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The Mesa Independent has been providing local, neighborhood news to Mesa residents for more than 50 years. Initially known as the Mesa Messenger, the Mesa Independent today is home-delivered to 25,000 residences every Wednesday in the eastern portion of the city.

From wintering residents to new families to working professionals, the newspaper provides up to date news of what’s happening in the rapidly expanding east side of Arizona’s second largest city


Address: 2066 W. Apache Trail, Suite 110, Apache Junction, AZ 85120

Phone: 480-982-7799

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The Mesa Independent’s online archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from 2007 to the present. Searches are free. You may purchase individual articles for $2.95 or select a package for multiple articles.