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Queen Creek unified breaks ground on new school in Mesa

The Queen Creek Unified School District has broken ground on its newest elementary school. District officials and local leaders gathered in Mesa this week to turn the soil for Mountain Trail …
Class of 2024

Queen Creek police offer graduation safety tips

Graduation season is underway and that means parties, driving and teens. “Graduation is a time for celebration, and we want to ensure everyone celebrates safely and responsibly,” …

Cinnaholic outlet opening in Queen Creek

A Cinnaholic Gourmet Bakery outlet serving Queen Creek and San Tan Valley is set to open this week. The Cinnaholic outlet will open Friday, May 24 at 37584 N. Gantzel Road, just north of Combs …

Queen Creek Olive Mill scores international award

The Queen Creek Olive Mill has taken home a prestigious award. Arizona’s only producer of extra virgin olive oil won the Silver Award for its Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil at the 2024 New …
Grand Opening

Fun times at Queen Creek’s Frontier Family Park

Queen Creek residents have a new place to play with Frontier Family Park. The long-awaited park at 20039 S. 220th St. will officially open on Saturday, June 8. A ribbon cutting will take place at …


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Election 2024

Queen Creek council incumbent shares vision for town

The Queen Creek Town Council race is anticlimactic this year as only the three incumbents up for reelection are running. Council Members Jeff Brown and Robin Benning, along with Vice Mayor Leah …

Queen Creek police investigate suspicious behavior at Mansel Carter

The Queen Creek Police Department responded to a report of suspicious behavior at Mansel Carter Oasis Park that was circulating on social media. “On May 14, a community member reported …

Queen Creek council approves final $723M budget

The Queen Creek Town Council has approved a final $723.8 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year – 17% smaller than the current fiscal year’s $867.1 million budget. “One of the …

Queen Creek edges O'Connor in extras for 6A baseball crown

TEMPE - It took three extra innings, but Queen Creek High School baseball finally put away one of the hardest to kill teams in recent Arizona memory to win the 6A title. Following a three-inning slugfest …

Hobby Lobby opens in Queen Creek Crossing May 20

The long-awaited Hobby Lobby in Queen Creek is set to open soon. Hobby Lobby will open Monday, May 20 at Queen Creek Crossing, 20004 S. Ellsworth Road. With more than 1,000 stores …
Memorial Day

Queen Creek town offices closed May 27 for Memorial Day

Queen Creek town offices and the Recreation Annex will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Residents with a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure are asked …

Queen Creek Unified selects name for new elementary school

The Queen Creek Unified School District has announced the name of its newest elementary school going up in Mesa – Mountain Trail Academy. The district’s governing board approved the …
Teen Violence

Three ‘Gilbert Goons’ enter plea deals in 2 separate assault cases

Three alleged “Gilbert Goons” have pleaded guilty to criminal charges in Maricopa and Pinal counties. None of the defendants are charged in the October murder of 16-year-old Preston Lord …

Someburros opening in San Tan Valley

Someburros Mexican restaurant is opening its first location in San Tan Valley.   The almost 40-year-old Arizona restaurant chain is set to open at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 15, at the …

Queen Creek robotics team among tops in world

A robotics team from Newell Barney College Prep is now ranked globally. The NBCP Robo-Bucs ranked as high as fourth in the VEX Robotics World Championships in Dallas. The ranking placed the …

Veterans in assisted living honored by Queen Creek American Legion post

The Queen Creek American Legion Post 129, Legion Riders and auxiliary have teamed up to honor local veterans who are residents in Queen Creek assisted living facilities. Organized by Auxiliary …

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Vintage & Vino's annual Spring Mother's Day Market takes place this weekend at the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre in Queen Creek.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Vintage & Vino in Queen Creek

Vintage & Vino's annual Spring Mother's Day Market is back for its 10 th year in Queen Creek this weekend and is offering wine and shopping. Along with sipping and shopping, moms can take …
Queen Creek officials and council members are hosting What’s Poppin’ in QC on June 4.

Find out what’s ‘Up’ in in Queen Creek

Residents can meet Queen Creek officials and council members as they host What’s Poppin’ in QC, a special community outreach event. The event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, …
The Pinal County Attorney’s Office is hosting its Youth CSI Summer Camp in June. Registration is still open

Pinal County hosts Youth CSI Camp in San Tan Valley

Despite record enrollment, spots are still open for the Pinal County Attorney’s Office Youth CSI Summer Camp. “The Youth CSI Summer Camp is an immersive experience that allows …
The 2024 Peace Officers Memorial Service is 6:30-8 p.m. May 2 at 971 N. Jason Lopez Circle in Florence.

2024 Peace Officers Memorial Service Thursday in Florence

Recognize fallen officers who gave their lives while serving the citizens of Pinal County at the 2024 Peace Officers Memorial Service Thursday in Florence. The 6:30-8 p.m. May 2 memorial service …
Beat the heat by tubing on the Salt River.

Lazy, hazy Salt River Tubing days are back

There’s one good thing about living in one of the hottest areas in the nation -- Salt River Tubing. Get away from the worst of the heat by taking a tubing trip down the Salt River and enjoying …
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