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Nordstrom Rack officially opens in Queen Creek Marketplace May 16

Nordstrom Rack officially opens in Queen Creek Marketplace May 16

The clothing retailer will join Target, Kohls, Harkins Theatres and several other national brands at the 900,000-square-foot Queen Creek shopping center.
Teen Lifeline calling for Arizona teens to enter specialty license plate design contest

Teen Lifeline calling for Arizona teens to enter specialty license plate design contest

Youths ages 19 and younger may submit up to four designs through Sunday, June 2.
ASU Preparatory Academy honors Class of 2024 with ceremony for seniors from 5 high schools

ASU Preparatory Academy honors Class of 2024 with ceremony for seniors from 5 high schools

Celebrates accomplishments of nearly 800 local, national and international seniors with graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Desert Financial Arena on the Arizona State University Tempe campus, located at 600 E. Veterans Way.
The aurora borealis (Northern Lights) over Queen Creek

The aurora borealis (Northern Lights) over Queen Creek

These pictures of the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) were taken in Queen Creek over the weekend by resident Mike Morgan.
ADOT: Construction on new I-10 bridges over Gila River begins

ADOT: Construction on new I-10 bridges over Gila River begins

Once completed, the I-10 Wild Horse Pass Corridor Project will have widened I-10 by adding an additional lane between south of Chandler to north of Casa Grande, providing motorists with three continuous lanes of travel in each direction between Phoenix and Tucson.
Family-owned Horizon Hospitality acquires Macayo’s Mexican Food

Family-owned Horizon Hospitality acquires Macayo’s Mexican Food

Longtime authentic Mexican food brand to expand outside Arizona. Kind Hospitality will continue to own and operate the Macayo’s Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport location.
ASU celebrates largest-ever graduating class with 36 successful ceremonies

ASU celebrates largest-ever graduating class with 36 successful ceremonies

Expectations regarding conduct during ceremonies were communicated extensively – flyers, banners and flags were not permitted in ceremonies and it was warned that disruptive behavior would result in removal and Student Code of Conduct consequences – even for graduates. While these standards are normal protocols, the university was assertive in reminding participants about them.
QCUSD: Honoring 2024 retirees, years of services recipients

QCUSD: Honoring 2024 retirees, years of services recipients

The following individuals were honored for their service and time at Queen Creek Unified School District during a special May 7 reception.
The aurora borealis (Northern Lights) over Queen Creek

The aurora borealis (Northern Lights) over Queen Creek

Resident Tasha Bantau said she could not see it with her eyes, only through her camera in night mode, when she posted these pictures on the Living in Queen Creek Facebook page.
Queen Creek’s economic development director recognized with statewide award

Queen Creek’s economic development director recognized with statewide award

The Arizona Association for Economic Development presented its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence Awards in late April, selecting Queen Creek’s Economic Development Director Doreen Cott as the Economic Developer of the Year, Medium Community. She was presented the award at the May 1 Town Council meeting.