Apache Junction Mounted Rangers donate $1,500 to Genesis Project

On Feb. 6 the Apache Junction Mounted Rangers met at the Genesis Project and presented a check to Mid Carlozzi for $1,500. We toured the facilities and were surprised by the amount of help they provide to the hungry and homeless of Apache Junction, which includes children. The food they served was just like going […]

Rangers provide security assistance at museum fundraiser

The AJ Mounted Rangers provided security Saturday, Feb. 2, for the annual Sampling at the Superstitions fundraiser. The event was a benefit for the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction. The AJ Mounted Rangers, a nonprofit, is a “volunteer peace-keeping organization that supports children and youth organizations by providing safety measures at […]

Pinal County treasurer will address GOP club

Pinal County Treasurer Michael McCord will be the guest speaker Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Superstition Mountain Republican Club meeting. Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar was scheduled to be the club’s guest but will be unable to attend because of an expected vote Feb. 15 on border security, according to a release. The meeting will be […]

2 members join AJ Mounted Rangers

Al Maner and Holly Whipple have been sworn in as AJ Mounted Rangers. Mr. Maner is from Portland, Ore., and is in Apache Junction with his wife Mary. He is a member of the Superstition Horseman Association and “is looking forward to volunteering his free time to help the AJ Mounted Rangers raise money for […]

Apache Junction clubs band together to clean up Goldfield Road

A variety of clubs took the Saturday, Jan. 12 to participate in a quarterly clean-up of Goldfield Road in Apache Junction. The clean-up took place along Goldfield Road between Southern Road and Lost Dutchman Boulevard, according to a press release. The clubs who participated inlcude the Superstition Mountain Republican Club, Treasures Hunters Club, Paws 4 […]

Spring, summer season provides pool fun, job skills for young people

Fun at the pool also could mean employment for young people in Apache Junction. The Junior Lifeguard program is designed for ages 11-14 who work as volunteers and gain knowledge about what it takes to be a lifeguard or water safety instructor. “They will learn important skills that can transition them into a paying job […]

Apache Junction offers 2 self-defense classes for women

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will offer two self-defense classes for women February-April. Participants may choose from a one-night stand-alone class, or a six-week training session. No experience is necessary for either class. Classes will take place at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center and require registration. Practical Self-Defense for Women will be offered 6-8 […]

Superstition Fire and Medical District has 3 new firefighters

Three new firefighters — Clint Musgrave, Kevin Montgomery and Brian Dover — have begun serving with the Superstition Fire and Medical District, which services Gold Canyon and Apache Junction. “Although each of these individuals will be serving as new firefighters for the district, none are new employees.  All three have previously worked on an ambulance […]

Councilman Waldron thanked for years of service to Apache Junction

Dave Waldron, a longtime Apache Junction City Council member, was thanked for his years of service on Jan. 15 with a plaque, slideshow, applause and a standing ovation. It was his last meeting of the four-year city council term. In August he ran for mayor, losing to incumbent Mayor Jeff Serdy. “I just want to […]

Rep. Gosar to visit Apache Junction for GOP meeting

U.S Rep. Paul Gosar will address the Superstition Mountain Republican Club Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Centerstage Church, 550 S. Ironwood Drive, Apache Junction. The meeting will be 6:30-8 p.m. A social hour begins 6 p.m. Mr. Gosar is serving his fifth term in Congress as the representative from Arizona’s Fourth Congressional District. “He believes that […]