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public health

First doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived Monday in Pinal County

Pinal County Public Health ordered 10,000 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 9, which was the maximum allowed during this first order. Pinal County Public Health chose to move forward with …
to return March 16-20, 2022

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns

The Friends of Horseshoe Park Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek, which was scheduled for March 2021. The board determined that it cannot …

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 …
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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 …
Transportation

Loop 202 Santan Freeway closures, restrictions slated through Oct. 26

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers in the Chandler area to plan ahead for lane restrictions and ramp closures this week on Loop 202 Santan Freeway between Price Road and I-10 …
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Opinion

It’s tempting these days to believe that once COVID-19 is contained, the U.S. economy will bounce back quickly, replenishing jobs and incomes lost in the pandemic. Yet there is an early warning …

The idea of maintaining civil discourse when debating public issues of the day is more than lip-service at Independent Newsmedia. At Yourvalley.net, which is powered by the work of local …
As an attorney and retired judge I have always considered the Arizona Constitution to be the highest law of the state, not a set of guidelines. That’s why I am a plaintiff, along with a …
Neighbors

With the Holidays just about over, many are thinking of how they’re going to get rid of that drying Christmas tree or electronics that were replaced with new gifts. Queen Creek is at your …

When Queen Creek resident and entrepreneur Theresa Weinberg attended the Taking the Leap workshop at the Queen Creek Library last February the passion for innovation was infectious. But one …
Name: Frontier Tattoo Co. LLC Address and other information: 2510 E. Hunt Highway Suite 12 in San Tan Valley. Barbara Jean McAtlin, CEO; and Paul McCleary, GM. FrontierTattooCompany.com; on …
Business
Business

Private jet operator signs lease at new corporate hangar in Mesa

CBRE recently announced that Skybridge Arizona has pre-leased its first hangar to Cardinal Associates, a private jet operator in Mesa.
Business

Facing the Pandemic: Board & Brush opened just weeks before the lockdown

The COVID-19 lockdown this spring was tough even on veteran small business owners. Now imagine opening your business just two weeks before the lockdown began. That’s the precarious position …
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Liquor license sought for Queen Creek Circle K

The state liquor board should approve a license at a convenience store on North Gary Road in Queen Creek, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors recommended recently. The board in a unanimous vote …
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Queen Creek’s first hotel opens

Queen Creek’s first hotel is open for business. A ribbon-cutting marking the event took place at the Hampton Inn by Hilton Queen Creek on Monday, Dec. 14.Despite its recent growth spurt, there …
business

Frontier Tattoo Co. celebrating 7 years in business in February

A business in Copper Basin in San Tan Valley — Frontier Tattoo Co., 2510 E. Hunt Highway Suite 12 — will be celebrating its seventh anniversary on Feb. 1, 2021. “With four …
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