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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Community Center Expansion and Renovation

Hallway view with new drinking fountain and water bottle filler

The expansion and renovation of the Community Center is near completion thanks to a generous Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $905,402. The kitchen has been expanded and relocated to the north side of the building. A new walk-in c...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Stout's Hotel Officially Historic Place

Stout's Hotel Lobby Front desk and main staircase looking towards pima street

The community of Gila Bend owes its existence to the circumstances of geography and the trails, rails, and roads that crossed southern Arizona, connecting California with destinations out east. Stout’s Hotel was built in phases between about 1916 and 1929...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Old Highway 80 Recognized As "Historic"

US 80, Gila Bend, Gila Station, 1930s Photo courtesy Dave Devine

“ARIZONA”S OLD US 80 DESIGNATED A STATE HISTORIC ROAD” 

Arizona’s Old US Route 80 was designated an Historic Road by the Arizona State Transportation Board. This is the first road to receive this designation...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Gila Bend's Newly Renovated Museum

Museum view from front entrance with typewriter collection in front and new display cases at back

It has been a labor of love for Town Clerk, Beverly Parris Turner, who over sees the museum management, curates and catalogs artifacts displayed inside the museum, and has worked alongside Town Manager, Michael Celaya to clean up and remodel the almost fo...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Gila Monsters Take 2017 Baseball State Championships

Gila Bend HS Baseball Champs 2017

In the final game for the State Championship, the Gila Bend Gila Monsters overcame Desert Vista Heights 12-2, taking home the State Baseball Championship title for the 2017 season! Pitcher Saul Nieto was named Most Valuable Player and presented the MVP aw...

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