Banner Ironwood Medical Center CEO featured speaker at Women in Business event

Sharon Lind — CEO of Banner Ironwood Medical Center — presented her insights on leading courageously at the Aug. 7 Women in Business event hosted by the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce. It was held at QC Junction Cafe, at Canyon State Academy, 20275 E. Rittenhouse Road Suite 300 in Queen Creek. The Queen Creek Chamber […]

U.S. Air Force Airman Jack A. Fuchs graduates basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jack A. Fuchs recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The son of Keith Fuchs of San Tan Valley and Cherylann Galdi of Gilbert, he is a 2018 graduate of Higley High School, according to a press release. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week […]

Seaman Lauren Carr serves aboard 1 of Navy’s most versatile combat warships

A 2017 Poston Butte High School graduate and San Tan Valley native provides key support as part of combat operations aboard Littoral Combat Ship the USS Saint Louis, stationed at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. Seaman Lauren Carr serves as a mineman responsible for the safe detection and disposal of mines. Seaman Carr credits success in […]

Michaela L. Poree’ graduates from USAF basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Michaela L. Poree’ graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Marsha and Michael Poree’ of Queen Creek and is a 2018 graduate of Queen Creek High School. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and […]

Stephanie Carr qualifies to compete in light-rifle shooting at National High School Finals Rodeo

Stephanie Carr, an 11th-grade student at American Leadership Academy Queen Creek High School, has earned a position on the Arizona state/provincial National High School rodeo team. She is traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14-20, to compete at the 71st annual National High School Finals Rodeo in the light rifle shooting competition.  […]

Airman Makenna Daniel graduates from U.S. Air Force basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Makenna R. Daniel, a 2017 graduate of Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Michael S. and Aerin G. Daniel of San Tan Valley and and wife of Tristan M. Walsh of Fairfield, […]

Queen Creek Library invites visitors to ‘Water – Use It Wisely Tower’ in July

During July, the Water – Use It Wisely Tower will be on display at the Queen Creek Library along with many other activities for the family. The water tower provides a visual representation of how much water the average person uses every day, according to a press release. Residents are invited to attend ongoing opportunities […]

Queen Creek’s Cruz Wales, 11, wins national cribbage tournament

Cruz Wales, 11, of Queen Creek won first place in the “11 and under” category at the Youth Grand National Cribbage Tournament June 29 in Reno, Nevada. It is an American Cribbage Congress event. He will be attending sixth grade at Queen Creek Middle School. He finished fourth place in the 26th Annual Youth Cribbage […]

Deanna Painter promoted at Western State Bank

Deanna Painter of Queen Creek was recently promoted to vice president/cash management officer at Western State Bank in Chandler. She serves as the primary contact for cash management services in Arizona and provides product support to Western’s other locations, according to a release. Ms. Painter joined Western in 2009 as a personal banking officer/customer service […]

Meet your Queen Creek deputies at ‘Soda with a Sheriff’ June 24

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6 – Queen Creek invites the community to meet its local deputies, build relationships and sip soda at the June 24 “Soda with a Sheriff.” The free community event will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Sodalicious, 20850 Heritage Loop Road, according to a release. “Special thanks to the staff and […]