Skip to content

Local News

Queen Creek High alum Kennadee Riggs, Miss Rodeo America 2023, spreads holiday cheer

Queen Creek High alum Kennadee Riggs, Miss Rodeo America 2023, spreads holiday cheer

Riggs shared her inspiring story with Schnepf Elementary School students before setting off on her year-long tour.
OdySea Aquarium hosts virtual 'Holiday Show' for patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

OdySea Aquarium hosts virtual 'Holiday Show' for patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Penguin, sloth, sharks, rays and Santa brighten children’s day
Pan de Vida Foundation hosts 'Affordable CHRISTmas' for low income families

Pan de Vida Foundation hosts 'Affordable CHRISTmas' for low income families

"The National Honor Society group from American Leadership Academy - Queen Creek High School volunteered and assisted by acting as personal shoppers and showing them around as well as offering them free kindness kits, which included hygiene products and messages of encouragement that they put together," said Kelly Gloria, Pan de Vida volunteer and project manager.
Selling your home during the holiday season

Selling your home during the holiday season

If you choose to list your home for sale close to Christmas, be prepared to have fewer showings than if you wait until after New Year's. Ideally the second week of January provides a wonderful time for the seller to attract as many potential buyers as possible.
Pet Behavior Solutions: Answering your dog & cat questions

Pet Behavior Solutions: Answering your dog & cat questions

Happy holidays and I hope you all have a wonderful 2023 and we’ll see you next month.
Friend of the Week: Handsome Clyde loves squeaky toys, car rides

Friend of the Week: Handsome Clyde loves squeaky toys, car rides

Clyde is living at Friends for Life's adoption center and would love to meet you. He is licensed, microchipped, neutered and current on vaccinations. His adoption fee is $50.
Zoppe Family Circus at Bell Bank Park through Jan. 1

Zoppe Family Circus at Bell Bank Park through Jan. 1

Liberta Zoppe welcomes guests into an intimate, 500-seat tent for a show that stars Nino the Clown and a circus that is propelled by a central story (as opposed to individual acts) that features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation. 
Mom, Interrupted: An exploding cigar for Christmas

Mom, Interrupted: An exploding cigar for Christmas

I think the best thing about us is how much we love our pets. I’m not talking about the $260 billion we collectively spend on special beer and peticures (and that spelling is correct, that’s dog nail polish) for Fido every year.
3 laws to be aware of around the holidays

3 laws to be aware of around the holidays

The holidays should be a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the new year while enjoying time with family and friends. If you keep these laws in mind, you’ll be sure to have a holiday full of joy, peace, laughter and light.
Queen Creek firefighters graduate from paramedic program

Queen Creek firefighters graduate from paramedic program

The education they have received gives these firefighters advanced life-saving skills that will help keep residents safe as they continue to work hard and stay committed to saving lives in the community.