Queen Creek makes changes to parks, recreation rental prices, policies

On the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, the Town of Queen Creek made changes to some rental fees and policies in the town. The Town Council approved on consent the addition of ramada rental policies of two of the four Founders’ Park shade structures and the ability to rent the entire splash […]

Meet Your Neighbor: Denalee Karr, owner of Jabz Boxing studio in Queen Creek

Name: Denalee Karr Age: 49  When and why I moved here: I am an Arizona native and have lived in the Queen Creek area for years. I felt it was the perfect, growing location to follow my dream of opening a Jabz Boxing studio.  What I like most about living here: I love the small-town […]

Queen Creek native ensures effective combat operations for U.S. Navy

While most members of the U.S. Navy conduct deployments at sea as part of U.S. Navy warship crews, each year thousands of sailors are called upon to conduct non-traditional deployments, often in austere locations outside the maritime environment, in support of military missions around the globe. A Queen Creek native and 2016 Queen Creek High […]

Ramadas at Founders’ Park splash pad available to rent; sports field rental fees changed

The Queen Creek Town Council on April 3 approved adding two of the four ramadas at the splash pad at Founders’ Park to the town’s rental policy. The small red shade structure and the green shade structure are available to rent, during open hours, for $20 an hour for residents and $30 an hour for […]

Queen Creek Kiwanis club plans community cornhole tournament

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story misidentified the photo of Mr. Morris. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. The Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek is seeking participants for its first Queen Creek Kiwanis Cornhole Tournament, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6. The event is sponsored by Uncle Bear’s Tap […]

Queen Creek 5 races, Spring Into QC March 30

Spring Into QC will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Mansel Carter Oasis Park, 19535 E. Appleby Road. Presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, an Earnhardt dealership, Spring into QC is a free event offering fun for the entire family, according to a release. There will be 10 egg […]

Spring into QC slated for Mansel Carter Oasis Park

Queen Creek’s Spring into QC will be at Mansel Carter Oasis Park, 19535 E. Appleby Road, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The family-friendly day of fun includes a variety of activities including a rodeo egg roundup for children, food, vendors and live entertainment, according to a press release. A new feature […]

U.S. Air Force Airman Dewey graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Alyssa M. Dewey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits […]

Gateway Church in Queen Creek hires new minsters

Sunday, March 17 marked a new beginning for the Gateway Church of Christ in Queen Creek. After a year-long absence of a pulpit minister, the decision was made to hire not one, but two ministers—Theo Jones as Pulpit Minister and Chris Tomberlin to be the Family and Worship Minister, according to a press release. “We […]

Queen Creek girls, 13 and 10, start bag company

While many young girls are worried about homework and boys, two Queen Creek girls have a bigger mission on their mind: running a business. In October 2018, Milla and Claudia Marie Fabirkiewicz started Mila Marie Bags with the help of their mom, Valerie Fabirkiewicz. “These are design-yourself backpacks, everyday bags, evening bags and beach bags […]