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Eastbound Superstition Freeway ramp to northbound Loop 101 closed overnight Jan. 17-18

The eastbound U.S. Highway Superstition Freeway ramp to the northbound Loop 101 Price Freeway in Tempe is scheduled to close overnight from 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, to 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, as …

$67M in loans sought for Queen Creek water credits, Encanterra agreement

The Town of Queen Creek has applied for a $57 million drinking water state revolving fund loan and is seeking an additional $10 million from the clean water state revolving fund.One loan is to save …

Loop 101 Price Freeway road closures continue

Drivers on the Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler, Tempe and Mesa should prepare to slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment when restrictions are in place. Closures …

Queen Creek town offices closed on Jan. 20

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or …

Road restrictions Jan. 12-19 include work on potholes, landscaping, irrigation

Queen Creek area roadway restrictions for Jan. 12-19 include a Cloud Road full closure at Rittenhouse Road for installation of irrigation. Roadwork, according to a release, …

US 60 Pinto Creek Bridge project schedule updated through Jan. 17

The schedule for the U.S. Highway 60 Pinto Creek Bridge project has been updated through Jan. 17. Drivers should proceed with caution, slow down and watch for construction personnel and equipment, …

Tonto National Forest draft land management plan released for comment

Outdoor recreationists are advised that the Tonto National Forest on Dec. 13 released a draft land management plan and draft environmental impact statement for public review and comment. The draft …

Loop 101 Price Freeway road closures, restrictions for Jan. 10-14

Northbound Loop 101 Price Freeway will be narrowed to two lanes between Ray and Warner roads from 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 to 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. The Arizona Department of …
Opinion

Recently, Fire Chief Light in Prescott reached out to me to see if we could ask the Navy to name a warship after the Yarnell 19, the 19 firefighters that died in the 2013 Yarnell fire. I thought …

Today’s State of the State address was yet another welcome reminder that Gov. Ducey is focused like a laser-beam on ensuring Arizona’s economic momentum continues.
Ringing in the new year provides us with a moment of reflection on years past. Looking back, I am so proud of the work that was accomplished in 2019. Many of these accomplishments will continue …
Neighbors

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb drew the name of a raffle winner at a charity effort hosted recently at Power Tags, Titles and More, 3125 W. Hunt Highway Suite No. 104 in Queen Creek. A raffle at …

Two Queen Creek residents competed for and were selected to the 2020 Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo royalty court. Marissa Mansingh, 17, a student at Casteel High School, is the 2020 Lost Dutchman Days …
Business

Marcus and Millichap arranges sale of Bridgestone ground lease in Queen Creek

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, has announced the sale of Bridgestone, a triple-net ground-leased property at …

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill seeks to hire 120 employees for new Chandler location

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill continues to expand its footprint in the Valley and is looking to hire 120 employees for its new Chandler location. The gastropub is looking to fill a variety of …

PHX East Valley Innovates’ Entrepreneur Week beginning Feb. 10

Six East Valley cities are coming together to support entrepreneurs. Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek and Tempe are hosting the PHX East Valley Innovates’ Entrepreneur …

Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport customer satisfaction survey shows improvement in every category

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport recently released its annual customer satisfaction survey results, revealing that the airport --- along with its airline partners, concessionaires and the TSA --- showed …
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