2 new restaurants open at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Kind Hospitality, a firm specializing in presenting elevated — and kind — dining experiences at airport and streetside restaurants, recently opened its latest location within Phoenix-Mesa …

Queen Creek church building permanent home

Christ’s Church of the Valley has broken ground on its new, permanent home in Queen Creek. The CCV campus will be located on the southeast corner of Ellsworth and Chandler Heights roads. …

2 Queen Creek High students could face charges following Black doll incident

The Queen Creek Police Department is referring charges against two high school students suspected of leaving a Black doll tied with a jump rope in a student restroom. …

Making recycling easier in Queen Creek

Recycling has become such a part of American life that most people hardly think about what goes into putting together a town’s “reduce, reuse, recycle” efforts. Queen Creek is …


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Kids' summer activities at Pinal County Historical Museum

For June and July, the Pinal County Historical Museum goes to summer hours but will still have plenty of activities for kids and parents to enjoy. The museum and gift shop will be open from 11 …
Health Care

Queen Creek graduates are ready for health care jobs

Thirteen Queen Creek Unified School District students are ending their school year certified nursing assistant-ready after completing a two-year program that included clinicals, a written exam and …

Kuhn: Let Queen Creek voters decide on battery plant

Thank you so much for giving the people of Queen Creek an opportunity to speak out about the battery factory that is being built. I feel betrayed by our town because I never knew about this plant …

Queen Creek town offices closed Memorial Day

The Town of Queen Creek and Recreation Annex will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observation of Memorial Day. This closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. Anyone with a …

Census: Queen Creek leads Arizona in growth, top 15 nationally

PHOENIX – Queen Creek grew faster in the past year than any other community in Arizona, placing it among the top 15 nationwide for population increases, U.S. Census Bureau figures show. …

Sprouts in Queen Creek hiring 95 employees

Sprouts Farmers Market will open its new store in Queen Creek in August, and it is ready to start hiring. Located at Vineyard Towne Center, 37666 N. Gantzel Road, the Sprouts Farmers Market is …

Florence schools expands preschool program for 2023-24

The Florence Unified School District is growing its tuition-based Preschool Program. FUSD wants to connect families to the school district from an early age and have a dedicated and intentional …

Irish Cowboy looks to be Florence’s newest watering hole

It may be a cliche, but Sabrina Johnston really wants her Irish Cowboy pub on Historic Main Street to be a place “where everybody knows your name.” That’s been the mission from the …

DSV celebrates air charter expansion at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

DSV, which provides global transportation and logistics, recently celebrated the expansion of its air charter network into Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The airport is operated by the …
Town Budget

Queen Creek council gives final approval to $867M budget

Queen Creek’s proposed $867.1 million budget for fiscal year 2023-24 was given final approval Wednesday night by the town council. The budget grew by $137 million over last year’s budget …
U.S. Marshals Service

Queen Creek sex crimes suspect arrested in Mexico, brought back to Arizona

A former Queen Creek massage therapist accused of sex crimes is back in the United States after he was arrested in Sonora, Mexico. The U.S. Marshals Service said Godfrey Diaz Romero, 63, was …

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Salt River Tubing operates under permit of the USDA Forest Service in Tonto National Forest.

Salt River Tubing open seven days a week in Mesa

Salt River Tubing is open on the Lower Salt River seven days a week, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. It is seven minutes from Loop 202 East on North Power Road in Mesa. Salt River …
The backyard pond in Apache Junction, located at 4th Avenue and Signal Butte Road, will be on the tour this month.

Greater Phoenix Pond Society to present open house tour of sites

The Greater Phoenix Pond Society is hosting its yearly free open house event in May.
Performances start with Ellie Fern, singer and songwriter, who will open the festival.

Gila River Music Festival in Kearny April 21-22

The Third Annual Gila River Music Festival returns to Kearny April 21-22.The Gila River Music Festival is organized by the Arizona Rural Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a …
Spring Into QC will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at Mansel Carter Oasis Park, 19535 E. Appleby Road.

'Spring into QC' set for this weekend in Queen Creek

It’s almost time for Queen Creek’s annual signature spring event, “Spring Into QC.” Presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, an Earnhardt Dealership, Spring …
Fiddler Ryan McKasson will be performing in “St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center.

St. Patrick’s show coming to Queen Creek

Queen Creek is the only stop in the Valley for the limited West Coast tour of “St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland.” The event takes place at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at the Queen …
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