Banner Ironwood welcomes first baby born in the new year

A Mesa couple delivered the first baby boy who was born at Banner Ironwood Medical Center in 2019. Meghan Startin and Ryan Felton welcomed Emmett Felton, who came into the world at 5:41 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. Little Emmett weighed in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces and 19 ¼ inches in length, according to a […]

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek pro rodeo selects 2019 royalty court

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek has selected the 2019 royalty court. They are: Sydney Vigneux, 2019 pro rodeo queen; Adeylia Woodward, 2019 teen queen; and Amber Michne, 2019 junior teen queen. Coronation will be held at the Queen Creek Library Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will include a silent […]

U.S. Air Force Airman Ayala graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Francisco Ayala graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Christopher and Lisa Ayala of San Tan Valley and is a 2018 graduate of Combs High School. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, […]

Family history spurs Queen Creek Boy Scouts project

Caleb Bigelow is an Boy Scout who wanted his Eagle Scout Service Project to include helping to honor the dead. Caleb and members of his Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ward worked at the San Tan Memorial Gardens to clean grave stones as well as photograph them and post the photos with info […]

Toy drive motors in to Queen Creek park

The Queen Creek Kids’ Christmas Car Show and Toy Drive is set for Saturday, Dec. 8, at Desert Mountain Park. The vintage, classic and collectible car show to benefit less fortunate children by giving them toys for Christmas will take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the park, 22201 S. Hawes Road. The Queen Creek Family […]

Redemption Gateway Church cross raising celebrated by parishioners

Hundreds of people gathered Monday, Nov. 12, at the construction site of the new Redemption Church Gateway building near Queen Creek. With their cameras ready, the observers crowded along the chainlink fence and lined Pecos Road in anticipation. The new building for Redemption Gateway, which is currently located in the industrial complex immediately east of […]

Meet Your Neighbor: Dr. William Gunderman of Queen Creek Chiropractic

Name: William J Gunderman Age: 53 Town/neighborhood: The Villages of Queen Creek. When and why I moved here: I moved here to be close to business years ago. What I like most about living here: The economic activities are better and I grew to like the people here. What I do: I’m a chiropractic doctor; […]

Queen Creek college, career specialist Shelli Boggs a salon owner, nonprofit founder

When the last class bell at Queen Creek High School rings, Shelli Boggs sets her pencil down and picks up a pair of hair shears at her salon Sassy Roots Hair Co. Mrs. Boggs, previously known for her nationally recognized nonprofit Happy Hair Bands, is in her first year as the college and career specialist […]

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, […]