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Candidate packets available for Queen Creek Town Council seats

Candidate packets for the Queen Creek Aug. 4 primary election and Nov. 3 general election are available from the town clerk’s office. The office of three council members will be on the ballot.

Queen Creek conducting citizen survey to help guide town priorities

Queen Creek residents can help influence the future of the community by participating in the citizen survey. Over the next several weeks, residents will be randomly selected to complete the …

Public meeting Nov. 14 at Eastmark HS about plans for interim SR24 project

The Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting on Nov. 14 in southeast Mesa to provide information about the latest plans to build an interim four-lane section of State Route …

Road restrictions through Nov. 15 for Loop 101 Price Freeway project

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers on the Loop 101 (Price Freeway) to slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment while the following closures and …

Use caution while cooking this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home-cooking fires. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department offers the following cooking safety tips to help reduce the risk of fire this Thanksgiving: Keep …

Golfers, sponsors sought for Dec. 13 Canyon State Academy tournament

Canyon State Academy is holding their 16th Annual Kush Classic Golf Tournament on December 13th and are looking for golfers and sponsors. For additional info please contact Marie …

Big jump in Litter Hotline reports with new contact options in place

Litter Hotline reports are up significantly since the Arizona Department of Transportation began offering even more convenient ways for citizens to reach out when they see motorists trashing state …
Opinion

There’s something wonderful about the holidays. Friends and family get together to enjoy a tasty feast, surrounded by holiday decorations and accompanied by festivities and …

As we move into November, a month of gratitude, the U.S. Small Business Administration begins the month by celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week, during Nov. 4-8. We take this opportunity …
Queen Creek really needs all the new funding --- "Hey folks, look: It’s bags of cash." Love it so much we decided to ask the voters for an additional six years of tax increases? Heck QC, the …
Neighbors

The 15th annual Town of Gilbert Veterans Day Celebration took place Nov. 7. It included performances by the Williams Field High School Symphonic Band and military salutes from the Higley Unified …

Business

Queen Creek resident Brooklyn Davis receives $500 scholarship from Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge

Queen Creek resident Brooklyn Davis received a $500 scholarship as part of the Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge. The Teen Summer Challenge took place from May 15 through Sept. 1, during which …

Dog Haus celebrates Gilbert grand opening with free 'Haus Dogs' Saturday

Dog Haus --- the craft casual concept with gourmet all-beef hot dogs, handcrafted sausages, Black Angus beef burgers, a one-of-a-kind fried chicken sandwich and local craft beers on tap --- is bringing “The Absolute Würst” to Gilbert on Nov. 16.

Gov. Ducey celebrates Northrop Grumman’s new campus

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Nov. 12 joined team members of Northrop Grumman, the Douglas Allred Co. and Willmeng Construction as well as local elected officials for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of …

The Little Gym of Queen Creek commemorating a new gym open house Nov. 16

The Little Gym of Queen Creek, 20736 E. Victoria Lane Suite No. 106, is commemorating a brand new gym with an open house celebration 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. It will be hosted by local Arizona franchisee Cheryl Foust, according to a release.