AJ Mounted Rangers donate money to Superstition Fire and Medical District

  On Wednesday, March 20, The AJ Mounted Rangers met at Superstition Fire and Medical District to donate $1,000.00 for the April Pools Day Project, which teaches water safety and CPR to 500 adults or children. The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers is a volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports children and youth by providing safety measures […]

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center announces summer pool hours

The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave., has adjusted its open swim time and added a third swim lesson time frame. The change, according to a press release, is to handle the heavy volume of evening swim lesson participants. Open swim hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily through July 22nd. […]

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club helps raise more than $15,000

Members and guests of Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club joined Gold Canyon Arts Council to raise awareness and funds for its 3rd annual charity event. More than $15,000 was raised at the event to support art and music education programs in local schools, according to a press release. Sponsored by Superstition Mountain, the annual […]

Soroptimist of the East Valley helps two local women continue their dreams

Soroptimist International of the East Valley presented two women with the organization’s signature award, the Live Your Dream scholarship. Paula L. was selected as the first-place recipient, receiving $1,500 and the runner-up, Hanan D. received $1,000. The Live Your Dream Scholarship is designed to help women continue their dream by providing resources to further their […]

Mesa man wins Arizona HO Racing Association championship

Speed and Sport Hobbies, 9333 E. Main St. in Mesa, hosted the final slot car race of the Vintage LeMans series for the Arizona HO Racing Association Saturday, March 9. Featured HO scale BSRT G3 G-Jets, the five-race championship spanned five tracks across the valley and seven months of competition, according to a press release. […]

AJ Mounted Rangers provide security at Superstition Mountain Museum event

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers worked March 8-10 at the Superstition Mountain Museum’s Mata Ortiz – Magic of Mexican Artistry event. The AJ Mounted Rangers worked at the Superstition Mountain Museum helping with parking and providing security and information to the many guests who came to see the artist, Mata Ortiz, according to a release. […]

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge looking for volunteers

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge, a fundraising event that seeks to help improve the quality of life for Arizonans with inherited blood disorders, is seeking volunteers. Presented by the Arizona Hemophilia Association, the 35th-annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge is set for 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Mesa’s Sloan Park, 2330 […]

SALT Speakers Series on Smokey Bear still going strong at 75

The March 27 SALT Speakers Series features Bec Veerman of Tonto National Forest. Her presentation will honor Smokey Bear, 75 this year. “Many only know Smokey from posters, but generations have grown up with him – both the original creation as well as the real-life bear,” according to a release. Ms. Veerman will cover how […]

Center for the Future of Arizona official March 13 SALT Speaker Series presenter

Ian Dowdy, director of progress meters for the Center for the Future of Arizona, is featured at the 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, SALT Speakers Series. It is in room No. B118 at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. The series is organized by the Superstition Area Land Trust, co-sponsored by the […]

3 Apache Junction Rangers qualify for mounted duty

Mark Schnabel, Apache Junction Mounted Rangers training officer, on March 1 presented Kate Bryant, Floyd Lepine and Doug Whipple with their cross sabers for completing the mounted ranger qualification requirements. Completing the mounted qualification requirements allows a ranger to perform duties on horseback, according to a release.