Superstition Mountain Museum hosts season finale arts & crafts festival

Superstition Mountain Museum closed out its season’s events earlier this spring with an arts and crafts fair on the patio. Over 30 local artists and crafters were slated to attend the outdoor event to sell their products. Included were horseshoe art, drawings and paintings, jewelry, wood carvings, hand-sewn products, walking sticks, pottery and more. Other […]

Scenic photo: Saguaro in bloom

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Scenic photo: Salt River

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Scenic photo: Mountain lion in Gold Canyon

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Scenic photo: Cactus flowers

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Scenic photo: Lunar eclipse

“Lunar eclipse from Peralta Trail,” Gold Canyon photographer Kathleen Audette said in a Jan. 31 e-mail about the above photo. Please enjoy this photograph. The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken within the community, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit. Do not use […]

Arizona Electric Festival for remote-control model planes held

Model airplane pilots from across the Valley converged for the 14th annual Arizona Electric Festival Feb. 9-11. The three-day event was held at Superstition Airpark inside of Usery Mountain Regional Park in east Mesa; the entrance is off Meridian Drive, north of Lost Dutchman Boulevard/University Drive and just west of Apache Junction. A variety of […]

Scenic photo: Colorful collared lizard

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Scenic photo: Desert tortoise

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Scenic photo: Ladybug on bronze barley

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