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Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital offers free flu shots

Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital is offering free flu shots at three locations in the East Valley in an effort to build healthier communities. It’s especially important to get the …
public health

COVID-19 testing to be offered at CAC Signal Peak Campus

Embry Women’s Health has recently partnered with Central Arizona College to begin offering COVID-19 testing at the college’s Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road in …
Real estate

Taylor Morrison Ready to Debut New Community in Queen Creek

A new, master-planned community will so be opening in the heart of Queen Creek. Taylor Morrison Home will debut its newest master-planned community, Legado, with the model opening of Legado …
Government

Water, marijuana on the agenda for Queen Creek council

Water rights and regulation of marijuana establishments are on the agenda for an executive session by the Queen Creek Town Council on Nov. 4. First on the agenda is discussion and consultation …
utilities

Johnson Utilities effluent would be passed through town with interconnection agreement

The town of Queen Creek has agreed to connect its wastewater system with an East Valley utility that may get a new owner after years of struggle. The Queen Creek Town Council voted unanimously …

Register for Nov. 14 ‘QC Recycles’ drop-off event

On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Town of Queen Creek will host a recycling event to celebrate America Recycles Day. The event will be held at the town’s Field Operations Facility, 19715 S. 220th …
Subscriber Exclusive

Woodside Homes plans residential, commercial development at Meridian/Germann roads

A proposed development at Meridian and Germann roads will bring a new type of housing to Queen Creek — 256 homes with no front-facing garage. “(It) is the first of its kind to be …
Opinion

Arizona seniors deserve to enjoy a future of economic security and prosperity for many years to come — and it’s imperative that we elect political leaders who have what it takes to build …

I serve the Gold Canyon community as a volunteer for several organizations and events — Gold Canyon Business Association, Gold Canyon Lions, Gold Canyon Republican Chairman, Gold Canyon …
It is noticeable that your article on the Queen Creek schools reopening said nothing about the dozens of experienced certified teachers who had to leave the district because they had medical advice …
Neighbors

Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery are putting together a special program allowing families to celebrate the holidays with their departed loved ones

Starting today, Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek turns into a magical winter wonderland. For the second year, Schnepf Farms has partnered with World of Illumination — known for producing the …
Incorporated just 31 years ago, the town of Queen Creek is boasting about its first employee to achieve 25 years of service.
Business

Master-Planned Community Keeps Sustainability, Costs in Mind

A new master-planned community is opening in the heart of Queen Creek.Taylor Morrison Home debuted its newest master-planned community, Legado, with the model opening of Legado Landmark Collection on …
Economy

Queen Creek pushes effort to support local businesses

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact communities, Queen Creek is working to identify additional ways to support local businesses. Cooler weather means expanded opportunities for outdoor …
BUSINESS

3rd round of COVID-19 relief sought for Pinal County businesses

A total of 106 unincorporated Pinal County businesses have received a share of $1,189,319.38 in assistance from a two-phase Business Sustainability Program to assist those struggling with the effects …
Hiring

Talented women join Arizona newspaper group

The Daily Independent at YourValley.net welcomes new team members to our expanding Arizona operations. Janet Perez Valley journalist Janet Perez of Phoenix takes over the reins as news editor …
Government

Queen Creek to look at annexation, rezoning for housing

The Queen Creek Town Council holds its next meeting on Nov. 4. Road and sewer improvements, as well as annexation are on the agenda. The public will have its say on a proposal to annex …
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