Queen Creek approves work order for Ocotillo Road improvement project

Construction on Ocotillo Road will continue forward after the Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent a work order with Stanley Consultants, Inc. not to exceed $796,542. The amount, according to a town staff report to council, is for engineering design services on Ocotillo Road from Hawes Road to about 600 feet west of Sossaman […]

Queen Creek seeking contractors, designers in 5 areas including East Park

Bids and proposals are being sought for projects in Queen Creek, from the design of East Park to repairing block walls and installing sewer and water lines. The Town of Queen Creek seeks to enter into a design services contract with a qualified firm or team to complete the design of the 91-acre regional East […]

MCSO warns Queen Creek residents to celebrate safely during holidays

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6 – Queen Creek encourages residents to celebrate safely this holiday season. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminds motorists “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving,” and to be careful during the holiday season involving parties with alcohol, according to a press release. The holiday season is dangerous due to […]

Queen Creek travel advisory is in effect Dec. 9 – 16

The Town of Queen Creek has issued a travel advisory for motorists on area roads taking place Dec. 9-16, according to a press release. Due to the nature of the work, dates and times may change without prior notice, the release said, encouraging motorists to obey all posted signs, traffic control devices and directions from […]

Young Ella Christensen represents family, community at national rodeo

Ella Christensen, 12, of Queen Creek, who comes from a long line of horse enthusiasts, will showcase her skills in a national rodeo. Young Ella recently qualified for the Junior National Finals Rodeo happening in Las Vegas. She is prepared to compete Wednesday, Dec. 12 and is just as sure of barrel racing as her […]

Industrial zoning OK’d for Complete Fire Protection in Queen Creek

A 5-acre site has been rezoned to office/industrial park to allow the construction of a one-story warehouse and two-story administration area for Complete Fire Protection. The business provides water-based fire protection systems for new construction, retrofits and renovations. Voting 6-0 Nov. 7 to approve a public hearings consent agenda that included the rezoning were Mayor […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical wishes holiday safety tips to all

From family meals to decorations, many holiday traditions can be a safety hazard if not properly prepared with caution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires originate frequently in the kitchen. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are the most common days for home cooking fires. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department, […]

New design guidelines approved for Queen Creek’s downtown core

Downtown Queen Creek is to become pedestrian oriented as businesses are given more flexibility with new design guidelines and zoning designations approved recently by the town council. “The downtown core as referred to within this application is envisioned to become a destination that focuses on pedestrian oriented, compact development that is integrated with more specialty […]

Military families can apply for new, transitional home in Phoenix

Operation Homefront is accepting applications from veterans and military families for a new transitional home in Phoenix. The national nonprofit has a mission to “build strong, stable, and secure military families,” according to a press release on the Phoenix home, which is the fifth location opened by Operation Homefront since August 2018. The new 2,125-square-foot, one-story, […]

Queen Creek Town Council executive session Dec. 5 includes Canyon State Academy

The campus of Canyon State Academy, which offers programs for youth ages 11 to 17, is a topic on the eight-item, closed-door executive session agenda for the Dec. 5 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The meeting, which is not open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Ironwood Conference Room in the […]