Calling all cornhole competitors, for Queen Creek’s Battle of the Bags

Whether you’re a cornhole champion — or enjoy a fun game of bags with friends — Queen Creek’s Battle of the Bags competition is for you. Held during Queen Creek’s signature Founders’ Day event, the community is invited to participate in the Battle of the Bags cornhole tournament. Teams will be selected on a first […]

CAC board member Gladys Christensen to receive regional award

Central Arizona College Governing Board Member Gladys Christensen has been chosen as the Association of Community College Trustees 2019 Pacific Regional Trustee Leadership Award recipient. Ms. Christensen represents the large geographical region of District 1, which consists of the cities of Coolidge, Florence and Eloy in the central region of Arizona, Superior in the northeastern […]

290-acre site for planned residential community sells in San Tan Valley

AREAD Management Inc., a residential developer, and Varde Partners, a private investment company, have purchased a 290-acre development site in San Tan Valley for $8.7 million. The seller was Skyline and Quail LLC. Kidder Mathews land broker Brian Rosella represented the seller in the transaction.  The development site is planned for Skyline Estates, a residential development […]

Queen Creek town offices to close on Labor Day

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex will close on Monday, Sept. 2, in honor of Labor Day. The closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. For a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure, call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services will not be impacted by the holiday. Residents […]

Central Arizona College District No. 2 school board applications due Aug. 23

The Central Arizona College District No. 2 has a vacancy created due to the resignation of governing board member Debra Banks. The vacancy will be filled by appointment made by Pinal County School Superintendent Jill Broussard. The successful candidate will be seated until Dec. 31, 2020, according to a release. Any eligible resident within Central […]

Queen Creek officials at annual League of Arizona Cities and Towns conference in Tucson

A regularly scheduled Queen Creek Town Council meeting will not be held this week so officials can attend the annual League of Arizona Cities and Towns conference. No 5:30 p.m. meeting will be held Aug. 21. The league conference is Aug. 20-23 in Tucson at the JW Marriott Starr Pass, according to azleague.org. Queen Creek […]

Mark-Taylor expands portfolio with 485 new East Valley luxury multifamily units

Valley-based multifamily investment firm Mark-Taylor has expanded its luxury apartment portfolio by 485 new East Valley units with the acquisitions of Avant at Fashion Center in Chandler and Lakeside Drive in Tempe. Mark-Taylor will handle the management and leasing of both new communities. “Mark-Taylor is thrilled to expand our portfolio with these signature communities adjacent […]

August events in Queen Creek include Mamma Mia!, mountain bike rides

From Mama Mia! at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center (Aug. 23-24 and 26) to beginner mountain bike rides at San Tan Mountain Regional Park (Aug. 24 and 31), there’s a lot going on in Queen Creek. Events include: NIGHT SHREDDERS MOUNTAIN BIKING: 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday in August at San Tan Mountain Regional Park, […]

ADOT: 4 miles of I-10 between Phoenix, Tucson now 3 lanes

A 4-mile stretch of Interstate 10 in Casa Grande now offers three lanes in each direction, moving the Arizona Department of Transportation closer to its goal of expanding to six-lane freeway all the way between Tucson and Phoenix. The $43 million widening project nearing completion between Earley Road and Interstate 8 in Casa Grande also […]

Loop 101 Price Freeway ramp closures slated through Aug. 20

As work progresses on the Loop 101 Price Freeway widening project between Baseline Road and Loop 202 Santan Freeway, the Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use the freeway to plan for ramp closures scheduled from Aug. 16 to Aug. 20. They are, according to a release: The southbound Price Freeway on-ramp at Ray […]