Higley USD board member again challenges conference travel

The Higley Unified School District approved more than $5,000 in travel vouchers for educators to attend conferences over the strong objections of one of the board members.   The board voted …
Strategic Plan

Horseshoe Park strategic plan approved by Queen Creek

The Queen Creek Town Council recently voted to approve the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre’s five-year strategic plan. The vote took place at the council’s Wednesday meeting. …

Higley USD passes less-restrictive dress code

The Higley Unified School District Governing Board passed a new dress code policy Wednesday after three rounds of debate dating back to May.   The new policy updates one that had been in …
Silent Auction

Pinal County museum holds barbecue fundraiser

The Pinal County Historical Museum has quite an offer for barbecue lovers. The museum is holding a "Cooking with the Pitmasters" silent auction in which the winner will get a meal for up to 10 …


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Queen Creek affirms policy to not mandate masks, vaccinations

With COVID-19 season possibly returning, the Queen Creek Town Council has passed a resolution “regarding masking and vaccinations as an individual personal responsibility” for residents …

Queen Creek council to decide on mask mandates, Horseshoe Park plan

Mask and COVID-19 vaccination mandates, a general plan for the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre and completing Town Center streets are just a few of the issues the Queen Creek Town Council will …

Pinal holds domestic violence awareness walk

The public is encouraged to attend a community trail walk and family day in order to unite in solidarity for victims ahead of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Second Annual Pinal County …
Hometown Hero

Community Entrepreneur: Perry Rea is September’s Queen Creek Hometown Hero

Perry Rea, his family and his Queen Creek Olive Mill have become a fixture in Queen Creek. Hailing from Ontario and Detroit, Rea started his business in Queen Creek in 2005 “out of a …
Founder's Day

Police triumph at Queen Creek Founders’ Day

Congratulations to the Queen Creek Police Department for winning its first Battle of the Badge competition at the town’s Founders’ Day celebration. After two straight years of falling …
School Safety

Queen Creek Police: Students’ words have power

Parents will have the opportunity to learn about the tremendous power students’ words can have in their schools. The Queen Creek Police Department will be holding a presentation for …
Health Care

Nonprofit offering free mammograms

The San Tan Valley’s Pan de Vida Foundation is offering 26 free mammograms. The mammograms will be conducted by SimonMed’s Mobile On-site Mammography, or MOM Bus, between 8 a.m. and …
Higher Education

CAC expanding Superstition Mountain campus

Central Arizona College will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Superstition Mountain campus expansion project. The ceremony runs from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the campus …

Queen Creek student receives nursing degree

Jill Wolfe of Queen Creek received the master of science in nursing degree at Wilkes University's summer commencement ceremony. The university awarded more than 300 bachelor's, master's and …

East Valley Dutch Bros locations help Make-A-Wish with Friday sales

Dutch Bros locations in Queen Creek, Mesa, Apache Junction and San Tan Valley are hosting Buck for Kids Day on Friday. For every drink purchased Sept. 15 at participating locations, $1 will be …

Queen Creek readies Halloween frights

After being rained out last year, Queen Creek’s annual Halloween bash is back. Trunk or Treat takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Queen Creek Town Center on Ellsworth Road …

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Barbara Padilla, vocalist from America’s Got Talent, performs 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2024.

6 events announced for 2023-24 Canyon Sounds Performance Series

The Canyon Sounds Performance Series hosted by the Gold Canyon Arts Council is back with six live concerts at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road. Purchase advance …
Florence Farmers market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at the McFarland State Historic Park, 24 W. Ruggles Street.

Florence Farmers Market open in September

The Florence Farmers market has set its September dates. On Saturday. Sept. 9 and 23, the Florence Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m.-noon at the McFarland State Historic Park, 24 W. Ruggles …
Pre-event tickets are now available for Queen Creek's annual Trunk or Treat Halloween bash.

Tickets on sale to Queen Creek's Trunk or Treat

Queen Creek's annual Trunk or Treat Halloween event is more then a month away, but residents can start buying advance tickets now. Trunk or Treat runs from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, on Ellsworth Road in Town Center.
A past production of the Phoenix Theatre Company, the state's oldest producing theatre, is pictured here.

Celebrate the arts at upcoming Arizona Creative Excellence Awards

An evening recognizing the impact of the creative economy in Arizona is coming to Phoenix.
There will be a variety of games at the Grandparent’s Night Indoor Carnival.

Grandparents carnival coming to southeast Valley

Grandparents, prepare to have fun — the Grandparent’s Night Indoor Carnival in Florence is back. The town debuted the Grandparent’s Night Indoor Carnival last year to celebrate …
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