Meet your neighbor: Dr. Erica Hargrave of Life Aligned Chiropractic

Name: Erica Hargrave Age: 27 Town/neighborhood: Queen Creek When and why I moved here: May 2017 for my husband and I to open our chiropractic practice, Life Aligned Chiropractic, 22719 S. Ellsworth Road Suite No. 104 in Queen Creek. We loved the “small town” feel yet all of the growth happening in this area. What […]

Jennifer Lara receives promotion at Western State Bank in Chandler

Jennifer Lara was recently promoted to universal banker at Western State Bank in Chandler. An employee of Western since 2014 serving as customer service representative supervisor in Casa Grande, in her new role she will focus on opening customers’ checking or savings accounts, handling various CSR transactions and providing a positive lobby experience for customers, […]

An American hero: Jack Holder recounts surviving Pearl Harbor attack

Talking about American history should come naturally for WWII Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Holder. But, there was once a time when the soft-spoken man, approaching 98, didn’t want to tell people that he survived the attack in Hawaii. “For years, I never even told anyone that I was a World War II veteran, until a […]

National Midwifery Week births attention to women’s health care

National Midwifery Week, Sept. 30–Oct. 6, not only raises awareness to the work of midwives but births attention to women’s health care. Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care, the nationally recognized event is held Sunday to Saturday during the first full week of October, according to […]

Meet Your Neighbor: Ashley Lloyd of Circle Cross Ranch

Name: Ashley Lloyd aka thelloydmom. Age: 32 years young. Town/neighborhood: Queen Creek – Circle Cross Ranch. When and why I moved here: We moved to Queen Creek because our family was seeking a place to call our home all while meeting friends and others who enjoy outdoors and staying active. What I like most about […]

Queen Creek teacher McFarland featured artist Oct. 6 at museum

Queen Creek High School teacher Gail McFarland will be showing and selling her unique mixed-media paintings as the featured artist 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, on the patio at Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. She has been painting since she was a child and has sold her paintings all […]

‘Donut Gang’ in parking lot meets around cars and coffee on Saturdays

At 77 years old, Larry Maiorano is still part of a gang doing donuts with cars in a Queen Creek parking lot. He’s not spinning his car wheels, riding around in circles, leaving tire marks, though. He and other car enthusiasts, known as the “Donut Gang,” regularly meet Saturday mornings in the Dunkin’ Donuts parking […]

San Tan Valley native serves at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam

A 2017 Mission Heights Preparatory graduate and San Tan Valley native is serving with the U.S. Navy at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam. “I really enjoy working with patients,” Hospitalman Apprentice Andee Medellin said. “I work in the OBGYN, and I like it.” Ms. Medellin credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned during her […]

San Tan Valley native lives in Europe, supports NATO mission

A 2013 Poston Butte High School graduate and San Tan Valley native in the Navy lives on the coast of Spain while supporting NATO mission. According to a press release, Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Dennis, participates in a critical NATO ballistic missile defense mission while assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross. She is […]

Meet the Pastor: Trey VanCamp leads Passion Creek Church in a movie theatre

Church at the movies is something fit for the big screen at Passion Creek Church officiated by Pastor Trey VanCamp. If the name sounds familiar that’s because this is the second part to a Meet the Pastor series in which his father, Billy VanCamp was recently featured for his pastoral leadership with Heart Cry Church […]