Queen Creek Town Council meets May 16

A $188,000 contract for improvements to the ballfields at Desert Mountain Park, 22201 S. Hawes Road, is slated to be voted on in a consent agenda at the Wednesday, May 16, meeting of the Queen Creek Town Council. It begins at 5:30 p.m. and public hearings are held after 7 p.m. The meeting is in […]

Richards: Challenging the status quo of HOAs

HOAs. The status quo should no longer be acceptable. When HOA boards use their power to unfairly seize control of all the playing cards, homeowners don’t stand a chance. Are you willing to help bring back balance and fair play? My name is David Richards. I am a 71-year-old disabled veteran who served his country […]

Barney: Vote by May 15 on General Plan, which provides framework for the future

As a Queen Creek resident of nearly 70 years, this community and its residents are near and dear to my heart. Growing up we knew everyone, with dirt roads and visits to Oscar’s, the local market. I’ve had the privilege of seeing Queen Creek take shape and change over the years. From our founding fathers […]

Schnepf, Sossaman farms provide history and agritainment experiences in Queen Creek

As communities across the U.S. honor Travel and Tourism Week, Queen Creek highlights the town’s history and agritainment destinations. National Travel and Tourism Week is an opportunity to celebrate community assets. From outstanding parks to an extensive trail system and dining and shopping options, Queen Creek has a lot to offer. Queen Creek is known […]

QCUSD honors longtime employees, retirees at May meeting

The Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board honored longtime district employees and retirees on Tuesday, May 8. Honored for 15 years of service are: Pilar Crewse Molly Jacobs Catherine Miller Beverly Nichols Marchand Passerby Maria Pinedo Rebecca Thuer Honored for 20 years of service are: Eileen Beverage Carrie Lalama Graciela Perez de Jacquez Christine […]

Crime incidents reported to MCSO Queen Creek April 26-30

The following are incidents that were reported to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6-Queen Creek for incorporated Queen Creek: April 26 7:35 a.m., Assault, 19000 block of East Reins Road, Queen Creek. 10:32 a.m., Criminal Damage, 18000 block of East Mockingbird Court, Queen Creek. 10:41 a.m., Crash with Injury, North Rittenhouse Road/North Gary Road, Pinal […]

Stadium District approves memorandum of understandings, ending D-backs lawsuit

The Maricopa County Stadium District Board of Directors voted to approve a binding memorandum of understanding that will end the lawsuit over Chase Field, protect county taxpayers and turn over responsibility for all repairs and maintenance at the stadium to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The board voted on the memorandum Wednesday, May 9 in a public […]

Meet the Teacher: Newell Barney Middle School’s Kyle Olson

Name: Kyle Olson Age: 37 School: Newell Barney Middle School. Why you chose to work in the district: I love the Queen Creek area and the people I work with. Queen Creek is a great place to live and work as there are so many opportunities in a growing community. What I like most about […]

Ballots due May 15 for Queen Creek’s General Plan mapping out town’s future

Queen Creek’s General Plan was nearly two years in the making, with input from dozens of citizens and neighboring municipalities and meetings totaling hundreds of hours to map out a plan for the rapidly growing town’s future in the southeast Valley. The town-led effort to map out the town’s future now is complete. With the […]

Meet the Teacher: Queen Creek Elementary School’s Heather Raymond

Name: Heather Raymond Age: 46 School: Queen Creek Elementary School. Why you chose to work in the district: I had a great interview with Steven Ray (director of special education) and felt Queen Creek Unified School District was part of a welcoming community that supported and valued its teachers. What I like most about what […]