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The past two years have presented some challenges for local businesses but the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce has adapted to help them out.

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Travis Padilla is claiming victory in a close race for the third open seat on Queen Creek Town Council ahead of the official election canvas.

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The Queen Creek Unified School District Governing Board has approved a 5% pay raise for teachers and support staff.

Moments before the lunch bell rings, the Casteel High School cafeteria is quiet. It’s the calm before the storm. After the bell rings, 700 hungry students will enter the cafeteria for food.

If you happen to be out late one night and see a small airplane being towed down the two-lane portion of dusty pavement bisecting the remaining farmland near the intersection of Pecos and Sossaman roads…

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Queen Creek already has more homes on the market than its long-term average as prices across the Valley are falling at a faster-than-expected rated, according to a leading analyst of the Phoenix Metro market.

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East Valley municipalities in the last fiscal year took advantage of unanticipated general fund revenue increases to make big additional payments on their debt to pensions earned by thousands of retired…

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Queen Creek Town Council last week grappled with the increasing number of untended highway medians and how to address the emerging landscaping problem.

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Amid yet another snafu by the Pinal County Elections Department, at least one of the three Queen Creek Town Council seats could be headed for a November run-off following the results of Tuesday’s primary.

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A Queen Creek businessman who raised the most money in the Town Council campaign narrowly was ahead of one of the three “Team QC” hopefuls who ran together with mayor-elect Julia Wheatly, unofficial res…

Blake Masters, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate for Arizona, drew a packed crowd at the Queen Creek home of Roshena and Abe Boling last Wednesday for a town hall.

Opponents have launched a petition drive to stall – then kill – the implementation of the most comprehensive system of private and parochial school vouchers in the nation.

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Queen Creek high school teams and their counterparts across the state have a new incentive for playing to reach a championship game after the Arizona Interscholastic Association announced last week that…

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The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport $14.4 million to replace one of its three terminal buildings with a more functional five-gate facility.

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Rising inflation and sharp increases in rent are putting a dent in people’s wallets, prompting East Valley residents to turn to food pantries for help while donations to support food banks are on a down…

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In the blink of an eye, summer break is over this week for some 13,700 Queen Creek Unified School District students as the new school year begins Wednesday.

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The Queen Creek Town Council voted 4-1 to “acquire interest” in purchasing 76.5 acres of land along the south side of Riggs near Crismon High School for $23 million for a new park.

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport $14.4 million to replace one of its three terminal buildings with a more functional five-gate facility.

On July 12, Queen Creek Police Department released a sex offender notification about Daniel Lee Compton.

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A special state House committee on teen mental health in Arizona held its first meeting June 12 with one of the panel’s two co-chairs warning people not to expect any overnight fix.

Mental health emergencies in the United States have lacked the attention and support they require, resulting in increased suicide rates over past decades, particularly among teens, young adults and peop…

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Queen Creek Unified School District, buoyed by a boost in state education funding, now has more money for the new school year.

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One challenger and two incumbents remain in the hunt for two seats on the five-member Queen Creek Unified Governing Board election Nov. 8 after the time for filing ballot petitions expired last week.

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Pinal County election officials are taking responsibility for an error on early ballots that had already gone out into the mail to an unspecified number of Queen Creek and other municipalities’ voters.

Misinformation alert: The hottest summer months are not the most dangerous time of year for you or your pet to encounter a rattlesnake. Snakes don’t come out to “sun themselves” on the rocks, “emerge fr…

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Arizona voters are likely to get a chance to vote in November to bring an end to political commercials by anonymous special interest groups, reverse changes in election laws approved by Republican legis…

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Queen Creek is within a whisker of becoming a homebuyers’ market or at least achieving a balance between supply and demand, a leading analyst of the Phoenix Metro housing market reported on Friday.

Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday to provide $1.2 billion to fund grandiose projects to find new water for Arizona and smaller ones to conserve what the state already has.

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The future of the LG Energy Solution Ltd. lithium battery plant will be up in the air, so to speak, with a public meeting this Tuesday.

State lawmakers lined up the votes June 24 to look for long-term sources of new water for Arizona – but only after they concluded they need to do something more.

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Early voting in an election that will change the face of Queen Creek Town Council begins this week and residents have only until tomorrow to register if they haven’t already.

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Only days after Queen Creek, Pinal County officials and company representatives assured residents plans for the lithium battery plant were proceeding, LG Energy Solution indicated the project’s future m…

Americans’ desire to travel is currently strong, but there will be fewer flights leaving and arriving at the East Valley’s major airport this summer.

Higley Unified School District has hired an outside investigator to look into allegations that officials were made aware of a former teacher recently accused of inappropriate behavior with two underage …

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Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney, whose public service had an impact far beyond the town that was his home since he was 6 months old, died June 23 after a months-long battle with a lung infection. He was 74.

Doctors, nurses and other health care workers across the country have reached crisis levels of burnout, prompting the U.S. Surgeon General to urge employers to review workloads and take further steps to…

Four years after voters rejected a similar plan, Republican lawmakers are pushing ahead with a plan to let any of the 1.1 million students in public schools get vouchers to attend private and parochial …

Anyone who shrugs off news about a non-fatal child drowning as a momentary scare might want to talk to Brandi Stoll.

Chandler Unified School District students are not the only ones who get a report card at the end of the school year. The district grades itself in some key metrics as a way to gauge its progress in impr…