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utilities

Construction underway in Pinal County on 100-megawatt East Line Solar Plant

Salt River Project and sPower, a renewable energy independent power producer, today announced construction is underway on East Line Solar, a new solar plant that will bring $10 million in 25 years of …
First responders

Assaults, sex offenses reported in Pinal County near Queen Creek Sept. 10-14

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took reports on the following assaults and sex-offenses incidents in the Queen Creek area Sept. 10-14: • Sex offenses, reported at 1:48 p.m. Sept. 10 …
First responders

Assault, sex offenses reported in Queen Creek Sept. 10-14 to MCSO

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of an assault and sex offenses in the Queen Creek area Sept. 10-14: Assault, reported at 8:23 p.m. Sept. 13 in the 21400 block …
new coronavirus

COVID-19 cases in Queen Creek, San Tan Valley up 74 from a week ago

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Sept. 23 reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley is 2,740 --- in ZIP codes 85140, 85142 and 85143. It is an increase of 74 …
utilities

Queen Creek celebrates 'Thank a Water Worker Day'

The Town of Queen Creek is taking part in the statewide campaign "Thank a Water Worker Day" today to celebrate the valuable services that water workers provide. During a time when millions of …
transportation

Signal work scheduled at Florence Boulevard, Pinal Avenue in Casa Grande Sept. 29

Motorists using the intersection of Florence Boulevard (State Routes 84 and 287) and Pinal Avenue (State Route 387) in Casa Grande should expect intermittent delays Tuesday, Sept. 29, for traffic …
transportation

Plan for Loop 202 West restrictions this week in Chandler area

Drivers should plan for lane restrictions Wednesday and Thursday nights, Sept. 23-24, as well as this weekend, Sept. 25-28, along westbound Loop 202 Santan Freeway between Loop 101 and Interstate 10, …
Election 2020

Arizona policy experts to answer voters’ questions Sept. 24

Will shifting demographics turn Arizona from red to blue? Will our state be ready for what could be a rash of mail-in ballots? And what effect will the election results have on businesses and …

Access your Pinal County property tax information on mobile device app

Pinal County property tax information is available on mobile devices with an app. The application connects property owners to their tax information using the latest mobile technology, according to …
MEDIA

Mediactive arms against weaponized words meant to alter face of digital reality

Following the revelation of the printing press, words have been weaponized, propaganda espoused and disinformation integrated into democratic societies. But in the 21st century, media consumers can …
Opinion

I serve the Gold Canyon community as a volunteer for several organizations and events — Gold Canyon Business Association, Gold Canyon Lions, Gold Canyon Republican Chairman, Gold Canyon …

It is noticeable that your article on the Queen Creek schools reopening said nothing about the dozens of experienced certified teachers who had to leave the district because they had medical advice …
An old and dear friend of ours is in serious, in fact, life-threatening trouble. This friend predates the Constitution and was born before the Declaration of Independence was signed by our founding …
Neighbors

The Courage Under Cancer Foundation is hosting a mystery date night drawing fundraiser Oct. 3 with winners receiving a date with one of five bachelors. The event will be at Los Gringos, 280 S. Phelps …

Pastor Billy VanCamp of the Town of Queen Creek is the October 2020 Hometown Hero bestowed in the category of spiritual leadership. “Pastor Billy lives a life much like those he serves. He …
Business
business

Local landscaping company opens Garden Center Boutique

Jeff and Kim Jones of Riverside Rock and Boulder invite the community to the opening of their new Garden Center Boutique 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10. The family friendly event at 5545 W. Hunt Highway …
business

San Tan Valley resident wins new air-conditioning system from Chas Roberts

Chas Roberts, a local family-owned air-conditioning, heating and plumbing provider, recently announced the recipients of the 11th Annual Cool Play Giveaway. The business donated new A/C systems, …
virtual event

Small business economic resiliency conference Sept. 29-30

The city of Mesa and towns of Gilbert and Queen Creek will host a virtual conference focused on identifying new strategies and practices for supporting small businesses, developing resiliency and …
business

Economic Development Commission virtual meeting Sept. 23

A discussion on the objectives, thoughts and vision related to the development of an economic development strategic program of work is planned at the Sept. 23 meeting of the Queen Creek Economic …
Real Estate

How long will the housing surge stick around?

The housing market in Arizona is gangbusters right now, but how long can the record breaking sales go on?
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