Rutherford: Chelsea Connolly would be wonderful addition to school board

I am excited to have this opportunity to be able to tell the residents of Apache Junction why Chelsea Connolly is the best choice for our school board. Chelsea is a hometown girl, she is proud to call AJ her home. Chelsea is an AJ graduate, owns her own business in Apache Junction and will […]

Brossman: Braden Biggs has my full support for AJUSD board

Leadership, transparency, involvement and trustworthiness are just four of many reasons why I will strongly advocate for and cast my vote for Braden Biggs during this election. If you have children in this district or have been or currently are an educator in Apache Junction Unified School District, you know that a lot of what […]

Serdy: Vote Chelsea Connolly for AJUSD school board

I am a life-long Apache Junction resident. My earliest memories range from playing in the grass at the little league field, to spending the day at open gym with parks and recreation. Growing up, participating in these city activities and events such as Lost Dutchman Days was instrumental in making me who I am today; […]

Fit Families Mud Run in Apache Junction set for Oct. 20

The Fit Families Mud Run has appropriate obstacle race courses for the whole family to participate together. Hosted by the Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, the Fit Families Mud Run allows families to experience the obstacle race courses together on Saturday, Oct. 20, with the first wave going at 9 a.m., according to a press […]

State trooper injured in Apache Junction motorcycle accident

Superstition Fire and Medical District paramedics provided care for an injured Arizona Department of Pubic Safety trooper in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, a fire official said. “The trooper, a motor officer, was injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on Ironwood Road, just south of the (U.S. Highway) […]

Board member sought for Community Action Human Resources Agency

Community Action Human Resources Agency is seeking dedicated individuals to serve on the CAHRA Board of Directors to represent the private sector. The board member will represent Apache Junction/San Tan Valley and surrounding areas. “The board member shall be a representative of a private interest i.e. business, industry, labor, religion, education, law enforcement, social service […]

Celebrate the holidays at Superstition Mountain Museum

This year, include a museum visit in family Christmas plans. “Superstition holidays” will be happening all over the grounds and in the Superstition Mountain Museum gift shop, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction. The 15-acre museum site will be full of Christmas decorations and attractions appealing to both adults and children, according to […]

AJ AARP class helps motorists drive smart

The AARP Smart Driver course will take place Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Conference Center, 1001 N. Idaho Road. The class, 1-5 p.m., provides research-based information to help drivers update their knowledge and skills, according to a release. “Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads […]

Super family fun slated Nov. 3 at SUPERstition Kids Day at museum

The kick-off event for the 2018-19 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum this fall is something new, a SUPERstition Kids’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 4087 N. Apache Trail (State Route 88), approximately two miles northeast of Apache Junction. Everyone in the area is invited to attend […]

Thurnbeck: Chelsea Connolly for school board

I have been reading and following the candidates for the upcoming election for Apache Junction Unified School District board of education. For the past few years I have been concerned about the direction of our district.  I have lived and own a home in Apache Junction for over 35 years.  My three children grew up […]