Eegee's to open 5 locations in Phoenix in 2021

According to a news release on Oct. 16, eegee's will open new locations in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, and Gilbert in 2021. The company says two of the new locations will be in Gilbert.

Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas hiring for the holidays

Bass Pro Shops and Cabelas are hiring for the holidays in the Valley. A hiring event is being held on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bass Pro Shop located near the Loop 202 and Dobson Road in Mesa. www.basspro.com

Passengers brawl on plane over masks

A man who refused to wear a face mask on a Utah-bound flight was escorted off the plane in Arizona after he and another man who asked him to follow the rules got into a physical altercation

Republica Empanada in Mesa collecting supplies for Navajo Nation

Republica Empanada in downtown Mesa has been collecting and distributing food and other critical supplies to rural areas in the Navajo Nation since the COVID-19 pandemic started. They'll be accepting donations for their 19th trip to the reservation until Oct. 5 at 8 p.m.