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ARIZONA LEGISLATURE

Queen Creek senator says GOP budget plan ‘wise’; Hobbs calls it a ‘political stunt’

PHOENIX - Republican Arizona lawmakers are so angered at new Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs' state budget proposal that one GOP lawmaker likened it to "poking the bear.'' And now they are moving …
Things to do

Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department celebrates 15th anniversary

Queen Creek residents can celebrate the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department’s 15th anniversary at Public Safety Day this Saturday and Queen Creek’s State of the Town on Feb. …
Education

New Wilson Electric training facility at Central Arizona College campus

A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the new Wilson Electric training facility at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The …
Super Bowl

Queen Creek schools partner with NFL, Super Bowl Committee to Help Kids

Queen Creek Unified School District schools teamed up with the NFL, Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Super Bowl LVII Host Committee, Verizon and the Salvation Army Kroc Center for “Super …
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First Responders

Queen Creek Police reports theft, assaults, vandalism

The Queen Creek Police Department recorded the following crime reports from Jan 7-27: Burglary from vehicle reported on Jan. 7 in the 20700 block of East Victoria Lane Shoplifting reported on …
Development

Circle K breaks ground on location near Queen Creek’s Schnepf Farms

There’s a big change coming to Schnepf Farms. A Circle K gas station and mini mart is being constructed just outside of Schnepf Farms. The Circle K broke ground on Jan. 20 on the …
Retail

Queen Creek’s first Costco opens

Town dignitaries, company officials, and, of course, shoppers, were raring to go this morning as Queen Creek’s first Costco opened its doors. A ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Queen Creek …
Education

Queen Creek High culinary students prep for competition

Three Queen Creek High School students are getting ready to take part in the “Feeding the Future” competition, a culinary contest that challenges students to create nutritious meals …
Education

Queen Creek joins CGCC to offer local students help with tuition costs

The town of Queen Creek has unveiled a new program for local high school students — the Queen Creek Promise Program. Under the program, the town, along with business sponsors, will help eligible high school …
Volunteers

Queen Creek launches community volunteer program

The town of Queen Creek has launched a centralized community volunteer program. According to a press release, volunteers donated nearly 84,000 hours of service to the community in 2022. To help …
First Responders

San Tan Valley school placed on lockdown

No one was hurt when J.O. Combs Middle School in San Tan Valley went into lockdown after a man with an active warrant for his arrest entered the school grounds. Later, a firearm was found around the …
Health

Cancer foundation holds kickoff event in Queen Creek

The mission of the Chosen Warrior Cancer Support Foundation is to serve and support people who are facing, fighting and surviving all types of cancer.  The nonprofit Chosen Warrior …
EDUCATION

December 2022 Central Arizona College graduates listed

Central Arizona College recently recognized the Fall 2022 graduating class and celebrated their success. The following list of students represents the December 2022 graduating class. The listing …
Sports

It's on to the Eagles for Queen Creek's Brock Purdy

It was low-scoring squeaker of a game, but the San Francisco 49ers, led by quarterback Scott Purdy of Queen Creek, beat the Dallas Cowboys 12-19. The 49ers now move onto the NFC Championship where …
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