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A new justice of the peace will be needed for the San Tan Precinct, and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the position being vacated by Samuel T. Goodman. The … more
Queen Creek’s first Dave & Buster’s is set to open in spring 2023 and now the entertainment venue is a step closer to getting its state liquor license. The Queen Creek Town Council … more
Eleven middle schools from across Pinal County -- from Superior to Maricopa – took part in Central Arizona College’s Math Department 17th Annual Pinal County Middle School Math … more
Pinal County this week reported the first pediatric flu death in Arizona for the 2022 season. “This tragic situation, unfortunately, reminds us that flu can cause serious illness and death,” … more
According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. According to a press release, the Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department offers the … more
Since going online in January, the Queen Creek Police Department says it has issued more than 2,000 speeding tickets. Of those 2,000, more than 40 of the citations were for criminal speeding … more

A former Higley USD teacher and a critic of the district’s bond will join the HUSD Governing Board in January.  Amanda Wade and Anna Van Hoek were narrowly elected to the board after … more
Arizona’s Legislative District 14 will be in Republican hands for the next two years.  After the final ballot count was released Monday, incumbent Travis Grantham retained his House of … more
The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Thursday, Nov. 24 in honor of Thanksgiving Day. The Recreation Annex also will be closed on Friday, Nov. 25. According to a press … more
The Second Annual Merry & Bright Christmas Market will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26 (Small Business Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Queen Creek Campus of Central Christian Church … more
The Queen Creek Town Council unanimously voted last night to appoint Bruce Gardner as the new town manager, effective Jan. 23. With more than 28 years in the public sector, Gardner currently … more
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
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