Celebrate QC Neighborly Week Sept. 9-15

QC Neighborly Week — Sept. 9-15 — encourages residents to slow down, connect with their neighbors and embrace Queen Creek’s hometown atmosphere. “This is a fantastic community for many reasons, but mostly because of the people,” Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney said in a release. “QC Neighborly Week is timely as we celebrate our 30thAnniversary […]

Rotary youth exchange scholarships offered to high school students

Rotary clubs in Arizona’s District 5495 are offering Rotary youth exchange scholarships for the 2020-21 school year to high school students within the district. Each scholarship is valued at $24,000, which includes tuition, room, board and a monthly stipend to students from ages 15.5 to 18.5 at the time of departure, in one of 80 […]

Queen Creek native serves with high-tech U.S. Navy helicopter squadron

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Gneck, a native of Queen Creek, was inspired to join the Navy for adventure, new experiences and a desire for new knowledge.  Now, two years later, he serves with the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 71, working with one of the Navy’s most advanced helicopters at Naval Air Station […]

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 […]