Queen Creek approves final plats for parcels in Church Farm

A pair of final plats for two parcels in the Church Farm subdivision earned the Queen Creek Town Council’s approval. The council approved on consent the final plats for parcels F3 and H of the 2,310-lot master planned single-family residential subdivision Church Farm at its Wednesday, May 15 meeting. The two parcels, which combined equal […]

Queen Creek approves water agreements for Legado development

A pair of water agreements between Queen Creek, Sossaman Holdings and Taylor Morrison/Arizona has garnered the Town Council’s approval, making way for the development of a 119-acre property. The property, known as Legado Phase 1, sits at the northwest corner of Sossaman and Ocotillo roads. The Town Council approved on consent a recovered reclaimed water […]

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office looking for more child victims of Queen Creek suspect

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying any additional potential child victims of suspect 41-year-old David Legg of Queen Creek, who was booked on Feb. 13 on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor that occurred in Maricopa County. He also was booked on an outstanding felony arrest warrant […]

Queen Creek makes final plat approvals for Ovation at Meridian

The Queen Creek Town Council approved three final plats for a trio of parcels in the subdivision Ovation at Meridian. The approval came on consent at the Town Council’s Wednesday, May 15 meeting at the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Parcels S2, T and U are within the private gated subdivision Ovation at Meridian, […]

ALA Queen Creek boys track team wins state, girls finish second

The American Leadership Academy Queen Creek junior high track and field made an impact at the Canyon Athletic Association Division II state championships with the boys team finishing first. Along with the boys team’s state championship, the girls team finished second, finishing nine points behind winner Champion School out of Chandler. The event took place […]

Casteel boys volleyball sweeps past Ironwood to reach semifinals

The Ironwood High School Cinderella boys volleyball season may have ended in the quarterfinals at the hands of Casteel High School but it has plenty to look forward to. “My team has very little experience,” Ironwood coach Lisa Lopez. “Even my most experienced players only played club for one year.” After pulling off the upset […]

Queen Creek makes changes to parks, recreation rental prices, policies

On the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, the Town of Queen Creek made changes to some rental fees and policies in the town. The Town Council approved on consent the addition of ramada rental policies of two of the four Founders’ Park shade structures and the ability to rent the entire splash […]

Meet the principal: Brian Butson of Frances Brandon-Pickett Elementary

Name: Brian Butson School: Frances Brandon-Pickett Elementary What I’m excited about and why: I am excited about going into my second year with QCUSD having a stronger knowledge base of how to grow our school and community. What I like most about being an educator here: Great people and amazing kids. When and why I […]

Meet the principal: Allison Carmichael to make jump to Silver Valley Elementary

Name: Allison Carmichael School: Currently, Gateway Polytechnic Academy but in 2019-20 Silver Valley Elementary Town/Neighborhood: Mesa What I’m excited about and why: This neighborhood, in the northern area of the Queen Creek Unified School District, is just exploding with excitement as young families flock to the area. Due to the rapid growth of the area, […]

Meet the Principal: Jim Richardson of Desert Mountain Elementary School

Name: Jim Richardson School: Desert Mountain Elementary School Town/Neighborhood: Queen Creek What I like most about being an educator here: Being an educator is an important and respected profession; and though you may have some challenges, it’s all worth it to see the difference you’re making in your students and school. You touch innumerable lives […]