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30th Annual Arizona Aloha Festival March 16-17

30th Annual Arizona Aloha Festival March 16-17

Free family event brings Hawaii and Polynesian spirit to the East Valley through entertainment, food, vendors and cultural demonstrations this weekend.
St. Patrick’s Day Sangria Social March 16 at Queen Creek Olive Mill

St. Patrick’s Day Sangria Social March 16 at Queen Creek Olive Mill

Enjoy a special St. Patrick’s Day Sangria Social on Saturday, March 16, complete with four seasonal-inspired house made sangrias made green for the occasion.
Lightning safety detection systems installed at Queen Creek parks

Lightning safety detection systems installed at Queen Creek parks

These lightning detection systems include sirens and strobe lights and when they both go off it means that lightning is in the area and that residents should immediately seek shelter.
Fountain Hills Irish Fountain Fest happening March 16

Fountain Hills Irish Fountain Fest happening March 16

East Valley town turns its world-famous 560-foot great geyser green this Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
Friend of the Week: Gentle Cookie Butter loves being pet, brushed

Friend of the Week: Gentle Cookie Butter loves being pet, brushed

At Friends for Life Animal Rescue, animals are altered, vaccinated, microchipped and dewormed. Cats are also tested for FELV/FIV.
ADOT: Weekend freeway travel advisory in Phoenix area March 15-18

ADOT: Weekend freeway travel advisory in Phoenix area March 15-18

Plan for US 60 closure in east Mesa near Queen Creek and State Route 143 closure in Phoenix near Sky Harbor Airport.
Queen Creek art professor exhibits 3-D landscape paintings at Arizona Fine Art Expo

Queen Creek art professor exhibits 3-D landscape paintings at Arizona Fine Art Expo

Professor Scott Rispin pursues a full-time art career from his studio in Queen Creek and is exhibiting his new body of work through March 24 in Scottsdale at the Arizona Fine Art Expo.
Poor sleep linked to migraine attacks in new UArizona Health Sciences study

Poor sleep linked to migraine attacks in new UArizona Health Sciences study

Many people with migraine report having sleeping disorders, including insomnia, trouble falling or staying asleep, poor sleep quality, excessive daytime sleepiness, waking up from sleep and being forced to sleep because of a migraine headache. Until now, it was unknown whether migraine causes poor sleep or vice versa.
State of Education: Horne sounds warning on teacher shortage, promotes workforce readiness, academic initiatives

State of Education: Horne sounds warning on teacher shortage, promotes workforce readiness, academic initiatives

Updates multiple academic initiatives for 2024
HUSD spending report shows focus on classrooms, teacher pay

HUSD spending report shows focus on classrooms, teacher pay

The Higley Unified School District will continue to prioritize positive student outcomes through strategic resource allocation and ensuring that every dollar spent contributes to the benefit of its students, preparing them for limitless opportunities.