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Signal Butte at Queen Creek roads improvement project begins

Queen Creek has started a new capital improvement project at Queen Creek and Signal Butte roads, with a virtual groundbreaking. See the Town of Queen Creek virtual groundbreaking video …

Pinal County announces first deaths resulting from COVID-19

Two people in Pinal County with COVID-19 have died. Both suffered from underlying health conditions, officials said. "Pinal County Public Health Department is saddened to report two deaths in the …

Arizona reports over 2,700 cases of COVID-19, with 80 deaths

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 2,700 cases and 80 deaths of COVID-19. Maricopa County has the most number of cases with 1,559, according to state numbers. However, the …

Pinal County elected officials sue public health agencies for COVID-19 data

A state representative, two council members, two mayors, a fire chief and a county supervisor have filed a lawsuit to force the state and Pinal County to release information by ZIP code on where …

Loop 101 closures and restrictions slated April 7-10

The northbound Loop 101 Price Freeway will be narrowed to three lanes nightly between Guadalupe and Baseline roads from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning on Tuesday, April 7, and continuing through the …

Free temporary digital library cards provided by Maricopa County Library District

The Maricopa County Library District facilities remain closed until further notice, but county libraries are still providing critical services to the public, including digital learning opportunities. …

Banner Health seeking 100,000 homemade masks

In an effort to protect the health and safety of employees and patients, the Banner Health Foundation is seeking 100,000 hand-crafted comfort masks donated by volunteers, sewing groups, and companies …

Cases of COVID-19 in Arizona surpass 2,400

Arizona added nearly 200 cases and one death of COVID-19 overnight. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, 2,456 cases and 65 deaths are in the state, up 187 and one from Sunday, …
Opinion

With an increased focus on practicing healthy habits – such as washing hands frequently and staying home when sick to help avoid spreading COVID-19 – it’s important to remain …

There is an ongoing conversation about the worldwide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to be prepared. According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, anyone can get …
Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …
Neighbors

National Braille Press awarded $5,000 to Lisa Dalton of Queen Creek for her CanDo reusable braille labels and $5,000 to Roy Alexander of Chicago, Illinois, for his Pocket Braille Periodic …

Queen Creek resident John L. Shields, who lives in Will Rogers Equestrian Ranch, has written a hardcover book, "One Eye on the World," that is available for sale on Amazon and Archway. He worked …
Business

Gilbert, Glendale businesses selling T-shirts to benefit AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund

The owners of two local apparel companies, Gilbert-based Iconic Arizona and Glendale-based Goodfellas Merch, are partnering to offer two new T-shirt designs with all proceeds benefiting the AZ …

Mountainside Fitness donates sanitizing wipes to Banner Health

Staff at Mountainside Fitness donated over 40 packages of Purell sanitizing wipes to their partners at Banner Health Friday, April 3.

Tractor Supply Co. seeks to hire 5,000 team members

Tractor Supply Co., a rural lifestyle retailer in the U.S. that has stores near Apache Junction and in Queen Creek, today announced additional steps it is taking to protect the health and safety of …

Support for local businesses includes temporary adjustments related to signs

The Town of Queen Creek recognizes the importance of our essential businesses that remain open to serve the community during COVID-19, and the need for temporary banners that allow businesses to …
COVID-19

Caliber offering free hotel stays for medical personnel fighting COVID-19

Caliber, a real estate development and investment firm, is offering complimentary hotel nights at five of its Valley properties for healthy medical personnel fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.
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