Combs district students prove character counts

The J.O. Combs Unified School District and Banner Ironwood honored students this month as part of the Character Counts Program. The program recognizes one student every month from district schools. “There is a selection process in place where students are recognized for the various pillars of the Character Counts Program, which include responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, […]

Banner Ironwood, Queen Creek join to host suicide prevention discussion

Education and conversation will be the highlights of a community discussion, which Banner Ironwood Medical Center and the Town of Queen Creek are hosting, focusing on suicide prevention, resiliency building and coping skills. Banner Ironwood Medical Center and Queen Creek are hosting another joint community forum on these issues from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 3 […]

Pre-annexation agreement amended with Banner Health

An amendment to the pre-annexation development agreement between the town and Banner Health accommodating third-party contractors doing work on behalf of Banner was approved in a 4-2 vote of the Queen Creek Town Council on March 7. Voting yes on resolution No. 1187-18 were Mayor Gail Barney and council members Robin Benning, Jeff Brown and […]

J.O. Combs, Banner recognize students for responsibility

The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each school. There is a selection process in place where students are recognized for the various pillars of the Character Counts Program, which include responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, respect […]

New orthopedic rehab space opens at Banner Ironwood

  Banner Ironwood Medical Center, 37000 N. Gantzel Road in Queen Creek, in partnership with Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a dedicated rehabilitation space for orthopedic patients. The new area, on the third floor of the hospital, provides a centrally located physical therapy hub that is […]

Her son gone, mother reaches out to prevent student suicides

I love how you treat me,” was one of the last things 18-year-old Mitchell Warnock said to his mother before committing suicide a year ago. “I couldn’t stop screaming. My husband found him,” said Lorie Warnock, Mitchell’s mother. “If I had found him, I think that I would have to be institutionalized. I don’t know […]

Community forum on suicide prevention set for Nov. 30 in Queen Creek

Goal is let the community know help is available in their own backyard if needed   Banner Ironwood Medical Center and the town of Queen Creek will host a joint community forum on suicide prevention and awareness from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic […]

Queen Creek, Banner Health to host suicide prevention forum

The town of Queen Creek and Banner Ironwood Medical Center will host a suicide prevention and awareness community forum this month. It will take place 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Queen Creek Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway in Queen Creek. The public event will include a joint panel discussion on suicide prevention and […]

Banner Ironwood Charity Motorcycle Ride, holiday events offered in the far east Valley

Editor’s note: Items on the entertainment page run free of charge as space is available for events in the area. Please submit items by e-mail to qcnews@newszap.com. OCT. 27-FRIDAY SAN TAN VALLEY – Fall Festival at Central Arizona College San Tan Campus: 6-9 p.m., 3736 E. Bella Vista Road. Free. Meet the CAC staff, students, clubs […]

Queen Creek council approves annexations of Banner Ironwood, Amerco property

Banner Ironwood Medical Center and the Amerco property, both in San Tan Valley, will be annexed to the town of Queen Creek. During its regular meeting May 17, the Queen Creek Town Council voted unanimously to approve the proposed annexations. The meeting took place at Queen Creek Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. All council […]