Sexual assaults of minor victims reported in Queen Creek July 1-5 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of sexual assaults of minor victims reported July 1-5 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.   Those investigated by MCSO included:   Sexual assault, minor victim, reported at 3:26 p.m. July 5 in the 20000 block of East Rittenhouse Road.  Sexual assault, minor victim, reported at […]

Sex offense, assaults in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported July 1-5 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of a sex offense and assault near Queen Creek reported July 1-5 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Assault, police, aggravated injury, reported at 12:27 a.m. July 5 in the 3600 block of East Shapinsay Drive.  Assault, reported at 11:36 a.m. July 5 in the […]

Airman Makenna Daniel graduates from U.S. Air Force basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Makenna R. Daniel, a 2017 graduate of Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Michael S. and Aerin G. Daniel of San Tan Valley and and wife of Tristan M. Walsh of Fairfield, […]

Full closure of northbound Loop 101 Price Freeway among scheduled road restrictions

A section of northbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in the southeast valley is scheduled to close this weekend for work-zone setup and pavement removal work. The Arizona Department of Transportation advises travelers to allow extra time and plan to use detours while all northbound travel lanes on the Price Freeway are closed between Warner Road […]

Annexations totaling 4,186 acres before Town Council July 17

Three annexations — 10, 40 and 4,136 acres — are to be discussed at the July 17 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The smallest is to be voted on in a consent agenda and the latter two are subjects of public hearings, with no council decisions. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m., with public hearings […]

EPCOR community meeting on Johnson Utilities July 17

EPCOR will host a community meeting July 17 to provide Johnson Utilities customers and the public an update on its recent work and what it is planning for the months ahead. Representatives from EPCOR and Johnson Utilities are to attend to answer questions at the 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, meeting at Central Arizona College’s […]

Traffic-flow changes at Queen Creek High School; meeting July 16 to explain shifts

Starting with the 2019-20 school year, there will be a change to traffic flow at Queen Creek High School, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road. A video that explains the change is above; it can also be viewed at The parents drop-off and pick-up entrance is changed to the first driveway if heading east on Ocotillo […]

Signal Butte extension to offer regional connectivity

The Town of Queen Creek and the City of Mesa are working together to improve regional transportation. The two entities approved an intergovernmental agreement that includes extending both Signal Butte and Meridian from Germann to the future State Route 24. The town is also working with Pinal County on improvements to Meridian Road from Combs […]

Mindi Johnson new principal at Leading Edge Academy Gilbert Early College

Mindi Johnson is the new principal at Leading Edge Academy Gilbert Early College beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Parents can meet Mrs. Johnson at 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Gilbert Early College back-to-school night. The school is at 717 W. Ray Road in Gilbert. Mrs. Johnson began working for Leading Edge Academy in […]