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 […]

Scenic Florence: Glossy snake

  Photographer Steven Alexander came across this glossy snake while he was driving through Florence. “The snake was soaking up the heat from the road and I moved it to safety so as to avoid danger from oncoming traffic,” he said in his e-mail. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife […]

Scenic East Valley – Bulls Night Out

  “I have attached a photo I call ‘Bulls Night Out’ that I photographed at dusk one night coming back from a hike on Peralta Trail,” photographer Anna Marie Stone said in an e-mail. “They were bucking and causing a ruckus until they saw my camera. All of a sudden they all looked at me. […]

Cactus flowers, Adeline Johnson

    Cactus flowers in east Valley photographer’s Adeline Johnson’s yard. 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. To […]

Scenic East Valley – Prickly Pear Cactus

Micah Carling photographed this cactus while exploring Queen Valley. The Queen Creek 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. To […]

Scenic East Valley

  “Sunrise from the Junction at the KOA campground,” photographer Wanda Dow said of her approximately 7 a.m. Dec. 14 photo. She said she is “just another snowbird from Minnesota. After I turned around to the east I took this picture.” The Queen Creek Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos […]