Scenic East Valley: Sunset at golf club

Sunset at Johnson Ranch Golf Club, by local photographer Fred Valcho. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. Send submissions with your name to aznews@newszap.com.

Scenic East Valley: Blossoms in Chandler

“Blossoms line the parking lot under the trees at the CVS center on West Frye in Chandler,” local photographer Fred Valcho said in an e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not […]

Scenic East Valley: Lizard at Red Mountain Park

“Found him hanging his head out of the sprinkler box at Red Mountain Park,” local photographer Pierce Amos said in an e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter […]

Scenic photo: Sunset view from Hunt Highway

A sunset view from Hunt Highway by local photographer Logan Gilbert, a student at San Tan Foothills High School. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. […]

Scenic photo: Wishbone-shaped clouds

Wishbone-shaped clouds over Gold Canyon East, by local photographer Ester Brock. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. Send submissions with your name to qcnews@newszap.com.

Scenic photo: Roosevelt Lake Bridge

“While on a Friday drive to Miami we decided to keep driving and see if (there) was any picturesque sights and stumbled on this Roosevelt Lake Bridge,” Queen Creek photographer Maile Alday said in an e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short […]

Scenic photo: Javelina emerging from a storm drain

Gold Canyon photographer Edd Lopez snapped a photo of a javelina (one of a family of nine) emerging from a storm drain while he was walking down Superstition Mountain Drive in Gold Canyon, he said in an e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with […]

Scenic photo: Snake against chain-link fence

Apache Junction photographer Arthur Gushen snapped a photo of a snake up against a chain-link fence. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. Send submissions with […]

Scenic photo: Wild horses in Bulldog Canyon

Wild horses in Bulldog Canyon north of Apache Junction, Apache Junction photographer Robert Langen said in an e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. Send […]

Scenic East Valley, Gila Monster

  Photographer Steven Alexander encountered this gila monster while hiking near Apache Junction. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use a filter on submitted photos. Send submissions with your name to […]