International cargo plane to be flying out of nearby Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

A cargo plane will soon be at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to bring goods to Mexico, the Queen Creek Town Council was told recently. The airport, 6033 S. Sossaman Road in Mesa, is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. PMGAA consists of representation from Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Mesa, Gilbert, Gila River Indian […]

Sellers appointed District 1 Maricopa County supervisor

Maricopa County has a new supervisor representing parts of the east Valley. Jack Sellers was appointed Feb. 13 to represent District 1 by unanimous vote of the board of supervisors. “What an honor and privilege it is to be appointed to serve on this outstanding board,” Mr. Sellers said after taking the oath of office, […]

Arizona poll: Clean energy provides economic opportunity

Arizonans overwhelmingly embrace the idea of growing the state’s energy efficiency and renewable energy resources and believe clean energy is important to Arizona jobs and the economy, according to a new statewide poll. Arizonans’ support for cleaner energy comes at a time when new energy technologies — such as solar, electric vehicles and energy efficiency […]

Queen Creek’s General Plan update receives 2 awards

The Queen Creek General Plan update, approved by voters in mid-2018, serves as the town’s roadmap to guide development, manage growth and conserve natural resources. The update recently received two awards from the American Planning Association’s Arizona Chapter, the Best General Plan and the Best Public Outreach. “When we started the update process several years […]

Sex crimes reported in Queen Creek Feb. 4-10 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of sex crimes reported Feb. 4-10 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek. Those investigated by MCSO included: Sex offenses, reported at 1:52 p.m. Feb. 7 in the 8600 block of West Dove Roost Road. Sex crime other than rape, reported at 8:13 a.m. Feb. […]

Queen Creek town offices, library to be closed Feb. 18

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Monday, Feb. 18, in observation of Presidents Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. Anyone with a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure can call 480-358-3131, according to a release. Trash and recycling services will not be impacted by the […]

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office investigating vehicle-pedestrian crash

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office at 4:26 a.m. Feb. 8 was called to a car accident involving a pedestrian at Gary Road and Charbray Drive in San Tan Valley. The investigation revealed the driver of a white Ford utility truck was heading north on Gary Road when he heard something hit his vehicle, PCSO said […]

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek royalty visit Scottsdale

Members of the 2019 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek Royalty Court participated Feb. 9 in the 66th annual Parada del Sol Parade in Scottsdale. Leading the way was Sydney Vigneux, 2019 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek Pro Rodeo Queen. This year’s Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek takes place March 14-17 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian […]

Calling all kindergartners: QCUSD student round-up Feb. 12

The Queen Creek Unified School District is hosting a Kindergarten Round-Up at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at all elementary schools in the district. This event is an opportunity for families to learn about the high-achieving QCUSD kindergarten program and class expectations, as well as ask questions of teachers and staff, according to a […]

Queen Creek approves Shops at Terravella final plat

The Shops at Terravella will progress after the Queen Creek Town Council approved on consent the final plat for the subdivision. At the request of Ellsworth Road and Queen Creek Road LLC and ALDI (Arizona) LLC, the council issued its approval at a Wednesday, Feb. 6 regular meeting in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic […]