$550,000 contract approved for Grand View neighborhood sidewalk, drainage improvements

Sidewalk and drainage improvements costing more than a half-million dollars are planned in the Grand View neighborhood, on the west side of Main Drive and east side of Grand Drive between Broadway and First avenues. The Apache Junction City Council on April 2 voted unanimously to approve a construction agreement with DBA Construction for infrastructure […]

Roadwork lane restrictions slated at Idaho Road, Plaza Drive, San Marcos Drive

The City of Apache Junction will be working on Idaho Road, north of Superstition Boulevard, on Wednesday and Thursday, April 24-25. Pavement repairs are also planned for Plaza Drive, south of Superstition, and San Marcos Drive in the vicinity of Roundup Street on April 30 and May 1. All work will result in lane restrictions […]

The saga of Prospector Park’s Otter, a lost dog

Determined Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department staffers needed a month to rescue an injured puppy near Prospector Park last summer. Otter now has a happy life with her forever family. It took awhile. She even has a new four-legged friend, but the journey getting there was a bit treacherous, even with a little help […]

Summer open burning restrictions begin May 1

The Superstition Fire and Medical District will join Pinal County in the restriction of all open burning beginning on Wednesday, May 1. The Pinal County Air Quality Division on April 1 began issuing three-day-only open burning permits. All permits will expire on May 1, according to a release. No open burning will be allowed with […]

Local vendors invited to showcase goods at Tractor Supply’s Market Day

Tractor Supply stores nationwide — including at 10545 E. Main St., west of Apache Junction — are calling all farmers, craft makers and artisans to sell their homemade and homegrown goods during Tractor Supply’s Market Day, which will be held Saturday, May 18. The event is an opportunity for members of the community to show […]

Easter egg hunt April 20 at Prospector Park in Apache Junction

The City of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 20 at Prospector Park, with more than 9,000 prize-filled eggs. The egg hunt is open to all kids up to age 17 and is free to the public.  The hunt is divided into separate age groups: 2 […]

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club raises $148,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley 

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club hosted the “Casino Carnivale at the Mountain” on March 22 in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. The charity casino night and dinner party raised more than $148,000 to benefit programs focusing on academic success, healthy lifestyles, character development and the arts, according to a […]

Theft, fraud reported in Gold Canyon April 6-10 to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

Above are the general locations of a theft and fraud reported April 6-10 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Theft of property, reported at 9:18 a.m. April 6 in the 6500 block of East Casa de Leon Lane. Fraud, reported at 11:45 a.m. April […]

Motor vehicle theft, burglary reported April 6-10 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of a motor vehicle theft and burglary reported April 6-10 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Vehicle burglary, reported at 4:05 p.m. April 7 in the 500 block of East 10th Avenue. Motor vehicle theft, reported at 12:25 p.m. April 7 in the 400 block of West […]

SunZia to hold public meeting April 24 on transmission line in Oracle

SunZia Transmission LLC will host a public meeting 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Oracle Community Center, 685 E. American Ave. in Oracle, to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed realignment of transmission lines on Arizona State Trust lands in Pinal County near the San Manuel Airport. SunZia on Oct. 22 […]