Video: National anthem at Apache Junction State of the City

The Apache Junction High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Color Guard approaches the stage at the Feb. 13 Apache Junction State of the City and Iceyss Schmitz, a winner at the 2019 AJ Kids Idol contest, sings the national anthem. The State of the City, hosted by Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy (at […]

Apache Junction police using unmarked vehicles for traffic enforcement

In response to increased calls from citizens regarding traffic violations in school zones, Apache Junction Police Department traffic division has increased its enforcement efforts in the areas of Apache Junction High School and Four Peaks Elementary School. To increase the effectiveness of their concentrated enforcement measures, officers are utilizing unmarked vehicles to conduct traffic stops, […]

Sons of the American Revolution honors Apache Junction police officers

Five Apache Junction Police officers were honored Feb. 9 for their lifesaving efforts and were presented medals during a breakfast put on by the Sons of the American Revolution. The officers were credited with taking lifesaving measures that led to a positive outcome and the survival of the victims. The event was held at the […]

Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo Feb. 22-24 in Apache Junction

The Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo, to be held Feb. 22-24 at the Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., at Tomahawk Road, is a full eight-event rodeo, with professional cowboys and cowgirls competing for prize money beginning at 1:30 p.m. each day. In 2017 entrants received more than $20,400 in prize money. It […]

Apache Junction city offices to close for Presidents Day

The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Feb. 18, in recognition of Presidents Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be affected by the holiday. The closure also includes the Apache Junction Public Library. For more information, contact the library at 480-474-8555 or ajpl.org. The Multi-Generational Center will […]

‘Our Town’ at Zao Theatre in Apache Junction March 29-April 13

Zao Theatre in Apache Junction is proud to present “Our Town,” Thornton Wilder’s most celebrated play, March 29-April 13. “Our Town” opened on Broadway in 1938, received a Pulitzer Prize for drama, and, then, went on to become one of the most frequently performed American plays of the 20th century. It tells the story of the fictional American small […]

Golden Vista Resort quilt show March 9 in Apache Junction

An annual quilt show is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 9 at the Golden Vista Resort, 3710 S. Goldfield Road in Apache Junction. Admission is $1. The Golden Vista Sewing Room sponsors the show with numerous members assisting in planning and working at the show, according to a release. More than 100 quilts of all sizes […]

MountainBrook Theatre to perform Moon Over Buffalo, Feb. 21-24

Yes, it’s time to lower the lights, open the curtain, light up the stage and enjoy a performance of Moon Over Buffalo. A comedy in two acts, by Ken Ludwig, the play will be performed as a dinner theater at 5:15 p.m. on Feb. 21. Reserved seating tickets for the catered dinner and the play […]

Students, employee of the month honored at Apache Junction school district

The students and employee of the month for January were announced and honored at the Feb. 12 meeting of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board.

3 students honored by Apache Junction school board for accomplishments

The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board at a meeting Feb. 12 honored three students in the same family. “One thing we are doing now is to recognize more students for accomplishments,” Sally Marks, AJUSD’s public information officer, said in an e-mail. “Our board posed for a picture with Isabella Gurrieri (pink dress) who […]