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Burdened by expensive middle school leases, Higley USD officials presented the governing board Nov. 16 a proposal to refinance those leases and save the district money.  more
As residents start to turn the heat on in their homes, the Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department wants to highlight the importance of staying safe. According to the National Fire Protection … more
A new veterinary clinic that will provide intensive, emergency and specialty care for cats and dogs is opening in Queen Creek next month. Arizona Regional, Intensive Care, Specialty & … more
Two Queen Creek High School teachers have won the Arizona STEM Acceleration Project Fellowship Award. Laura Winder, who teaches AP and honors chemistry, and Jolie Varholdt, who teaches … more
The Queen Creek Unified School District participates in a weekly spirit day called College Wednesday. According to a press release, every Wednesday students and staff wear shirts featuring a … more
Queen Creek voters are turning down a school bond measure for the second year in a row. With the latest ballots counted, the "no" vote is at 55% while the "yes" votes stand at 45%. more

The candidate who homeschools his children remains on track to take one of two seats on the Queen Creek Unified School District’s Governing Board that are up for grabs. more
Gas prices in most of the East Valley dropped over the last week, but drivers filling up in Scottsdale saw an increase. East Valley prices are at an average $4.52 a gallon this week, down from … more
What a way to kick off a dance career. Queen Creek resident Mia Wilson has earned a coveted spot with the Radio City Rockettes. The 20-year-old currently is performing this holiday season with the … more
Voters have rejected a Higley USD bond ask for the second consecutive year.  The district conceded as much in an email to its community Wednesday afternoon.  “We are thankful to … more
The town of Queen Creek broke ground on phase II of Mansel Carter Oasis Park, located off of Sossaman Road, north of Ocotillo. The 13-acre expansion is slated to open in late 2023 and will include … more
The Arizona Legislative District 14 House of Representatives race flipped overnight as  Republicans reasserted their strength in the area. more
Higley USD’s second straight attempt at a bond is going worse than its 2021 attempt, with the bond trailing 58-42% in the results released Wednesday morning. more

Election night will be a bit anticlimactic for Queen Creek Town Council Member Julia Wheatley – make that Mayor-elect Julia Wheatley. She ran unopposed in the Aug. 2 primary and after the … more
On Nov. 8, Queen Creek residents will be going to the polls to vote on a variety of state and federal races. Statewide races are for governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer, … more
The Pinal County Attorney’s Office has announced it is filing felony charges against a 9-year-old boy who was found with a gun on a Queen Creek School campus in August. Today, the Pinal … more
Continuing the Fiesta Bowl Organization’s annual tradition of honoring, supporting and celebrating educators throughout Arizona, Fiesta Bowl Charities has granted 400 teachers – including … more
Across the Queen Creek Unified School District, students and staff will be honoring the dedication and sacrifice of veterans throughout the week leading up to Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. … more
The Class of 2021-2022 Queen Creek Independent Hometown Heroes was honored today for all the contributions they have made in a variety of ways to the town. Some were honored for mentoring and … more
Wake up to “what’s cooking” in Queen Creek at the free pancake breakfast from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, hosted by the Queen Creek Town Council The breakfast will take … more

On an early morning a couple days after a good rain, you may find Florence-area resident Eirini Pajak, along with her dogs, Pearl and Argos, looking closely at the soil in the Arizona desert for … more
The Queen Creek Town Council unanimously approved a new financial policy to freeze primary property taxes for existing taxpayers for the next five years. The action was taken during the … more
After serving as Queen Creek’s town manager for 15 years, John Kross will be retiring effective Jan. 20. The Queen Creek Town Council will be considering the appointment of a replacement at … more
The town of Queen Creek has decided which entities are responsible for keeping medians clean. Previously, the requirement to install median landscaping and provide ongoing maintenance was a … more
Queen Creek’s first, and much anticipated, Costco is set to open in late January.“The store’s shell is done but there have been some supply chain issues to deal with, specifically … more
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