Your family recipe could be featured on QCUSD school menu

The Queen Creek Unified School District’s child nutrition department is seeking a family recipe to be featured on the school menu for the 2019-20 school year. The item is to have six ingredients or fewer, not including spices; be kid-friendly; low sodium; reduced fat; whole grain encouraged; ingredients grown or sourced domestically; can be a […]

Pan de Vida Foundation changes logo, mission statement

After 16 years of service in the communities of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley, the Pan de Vida Foundation is getting a facelift — a new logo and rewording of its mission — to better communicate its goals. The mission is now “to meet children’s, senior citizens’ and families’ basic needs while promoting self-sufficiency,” […]

Assaults in Pinal County near Queen Creek reported April 6-10 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of assaults near Queen Creek reported April 6-10 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Aggravated assault, reported at 3:13 p.m. April 6 in the 900 block of East Canyon Rock Road. Aggravated assault, resisting/interfering with police, reported at 12:29 p.m. April 6 at West Combs […]

Burglaries reported in Queen Creek April 6-10 to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

Above are the general locations of burglaries reported April 6-10 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek. Those investigated by MCSO included: Burglary at a residence, reported at 10:07 a.m. April 6 in the 24900 block of South Power Road. Burglary at a residence, reported at 11:56 p.m. April 7 […]

Queen Creek Kiwanis club plans community cornhole tournament

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story misidentified the photo of Mr. Morris. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. The Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek is seeking participants for its first Queen Creek Kiwanis Cornhole Tournament, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6. The event is sponsored by Uncle Bear’s Tap […]

Roth, Schuett appointed to Queen Creek committee, board

During the March 20 Council meeting, the Queen Creek Town Council appointed Jesse Roth to the Transportation Advisory Committee and Thomas Schuett to the Board of Adjustments. While TAC appointments are two-year terms, Mr. Roth’s term will expire Aug. 31 as he is filling a vacancy with a term expiring in 2020. BOA appointments are […]

Queen Creek to celebrate Fix a Leak Week

Fix a Leak Week is celebrated March 18-24 to help people identify household leaks, as these waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year in the United States and in Queen Creek. Sponsored by WaterSense, an Environmental Protection Agency partnership program, Fix a Leak Week serves as an annual reminder for residents to […]

Queen Creek’s Camille Hartman is named BGCEV ‘Youth of the Year’

Camille Hartman, of Queen Creek, was recently named the “Youth of the Year” by Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. She was recognized during the 72nd annual Youth of the Year program for her exemplary leadership, service, academics and living a healthy lifestyle, according to a press release. The program is said to […]

Queen Creek to host landscape watering workshop

The Town of Queen Creek is hosting a workshop called the ABCs of Landscape Watering: Water-Smart Workshop at Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road. The event is free for Queen Creek utility customers but advanced registration is required, according to a press release. This class will teach residents how to properly water the plants […]

Queen Creek Arts Festival showcases student musicians, artwork

The public is invited to attend the Queen Creek Arts Festival, showcasing student performances and art, on March 5-7. According to a press release, the event will take place at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center at Queen Creek High, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road. Students from all Queen Creek Unified schools will perform at 6:30 […]