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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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more

On March 7, the town of Queen Creek is scheduled to change to a new utility billing system. As part of this change, the current utility billing system will be replaced with one that is aimed at … more
Queen Creek officials have announced the recent purchase of the Barney Family Sports Complex for use as a future public safety facility. The nearly 65,000-square foot facility is at 22050 E. Queen … more
An annual Florence tradition enters its 37th year. The Historic Florence Home Tour is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. Attendees can see diverse architectural styles of … more
The Queen Creek Town Council seated the new mayor and two members during a swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Mayor Julia Wheatley, Council Member Bryan McClure and Council Member Travis … more
Join the Independent Newsmedia staff and dozens of vendors at the Chandler Senior Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The  Valley's premier business senior health and lifestyle expo will be held at … more
From opening Meridian Road and two permanent fire stations to launching the Queen Creek Police Department, 2022 was a major year for Queen Creek.  Residents can learn more about the … more
The town of Queen Creek is inviting residents to meet members of the Queen Creek Police Department and the Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department at the Second Annual Public Safety Day … more

Parents can celebrate Valentine’s Day early with their little “love bugs” at the town of Queen Creek’s Love Bug Dance. The dance takes place from 6 to 8 … more
David Leavitt is the athletic director at Heritage Academy Gateway, but a student doesn’t have to be in sports to get on his radar. Leavitt sees and knows students as individuals, whether they … more
In November, Kevin Winegar, a linebacker with the Eastmark High School football team in the Queen Creek Unified School District, was celebrating the Firebirds’ first state championship title in … more
A teacher at Casteel High School has won a $2,500 grant for STEAM initiatives. Intel Corporation, YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix and Salt River Project recognized three educators and 18 nonprofits as … more
The Queen Creek Fire & Medical Department will be offering a free child car seat installation and safety inspection. The event will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27 at Fire … more
Queen Creek Unified School District parents and students are already preparing for the 2023-2023 school year. And that includes setting the stage for the next wave of kindergarteners -- many of … more
The Florence Town Council has picked Russell Martin to be the new town manager. The council made the decision to hire Martin during an executive meeting on Thursday, Jan. 12. At the town … more

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, is opening eight new collections across four communities, including Queen Creek. Ellsworth Ranch, located south of … more
The Second Annual San Tan Valley Martine Luther King Celebration takes place Monday, Jan. 16. The event will be held as part of Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day. The event takes place from … more
The town of Queen Creek offices and recreation annex will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day. The closure will not affect any public safety or … more
A 23-year-old man from Mesa has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Queen Creek. The crash took place on Saturday, Jan. 7 around 10 p.m. near Power and … more
The Queen Creek Police Department has two new members – of the four-legged variety. QCPD K-9 Obi and K-9 Jack are now working in the community with their handlers, officer Deanna Kuhn and … more
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