Town of Queen Creek initiates agreement to increase water capacity, sustain future growth

The Town of Queen Creek has entered into a water rights purchase agreement that, once approved by state and federal officials, will diversify the town’s water supply, providing a sustainable source of water to ensure long-term, generational access to water. “The town is committed to ensuring the sustainability of Queen Creek today and into the […]

3 acres near Combs Road, Gantzel purchased for new Queen Creek fire station

At the Aug. 7 meeting, the Queen Creek Town Council approved the purchase of 3 acres in the southeast area of town for Fire Station No. 5. Located on Combs Road, west of Gantzel, the strategic location supports the recommendation of the Fire Master Plan. As Queen Creek continues to grow, it is essential that […]

Loop 101 Price Freeway ramp closures set for Aug. 13-16

As work progresses on the Loop 101 Price Freeway widening project between Baseline Road and the Loop 202 Santan Freeway, the Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use the freeway to plan for ramp closures scheduled from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16. They are: The northbound Price Freeway on- and off-ramp at Guadalupe Road […]

Susan Brinegar new mortgage loan officer at Western State Bank

Susan Brinegar recently joined Western State Bank as a mortgage loan officer in Chandler. She looks forward to developing relationships with homebuyers and investors in the Chandler community, according to a release. Ms. Brinegar has spent the last 17 years helping people achieve their dreams of homeownership. She said she enjoys helping people find their […]

ADOT enforcement chief honored for efforts promoting international trade

A group dedicated to law enforcement coordination between Arizona and Sonora has honored the director of the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Enforcement and Compliance Division for promoting international partnership and trade through initiatives such as first-of-its-kind safety training offered to truckers and companies in Mexico. Policia Internacional Sonora-Arizona recently presented its Luis Noriega Award to […]

Free CPR with rescue breath classes offered

Several Valley fire departments, in partnership with SRP and the Drowning Prevention Coalition, are offering free cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes to the public during the month of August. Go to and click “Learn CPR” under the Prevention tab for a list of available classes. Some are certification and others are awareness classes, according to a release. CPR […]

Contractors sought to build wall, gates at Queen Creek well site

Sealed bids from contractors are being sought by the Town of Queen Creek for the construction of an 8-feet-tall, 610-feet-long block wall and four gates for the Villages well, tank and booster station site at 22390 E. Cherrywood Drive. Bids are due at 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Municipal Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth […]

Town of Queen Creek receives Silver Telly Award

The Town of Queen Creek’s recruitment video received the Silver Telly Award in the General Recruitment category. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens, in both the private and public sectors. Queen Creek Pride, produced by Hire Story, is one of four recruitment videos showcasing the town’s culture, the benefits […]

Loop 101 Price Freeway ramp closures Aug. 9-13

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers on the Loop 101 Price Freeway to plan on using alternate on- and off-ramps to reach their destinations while ramp closures are scheduled to be in place Aug. 9-13. Southbound ramp closures include: Extended closure: The southbound Price Freeway off-ramp at Warner Road will be closed continuously from […]

Queen Creek area roadway restrictions include Chandler Heights Road lane shifts for potholing

Queen Creek area roadway restrictions for Aug. 11-18 include Chandler Heights Road lane shifts at Sossaman Road, Power Road and Recker Road for potholing. Area road restrictions include: Meridian Road southbound lane shift at Via Del Jardin for utility work; 24-hour, June 15-Dec. 31. Hawes Road southbound lane shift at Via De Arboles for roadwork. […]