Apache Junction Food Bank thanks residents for 39,006 pounds in ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ donations

Postal carriers in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon collected 39,006 pounds of food left at mailboxes for the annual USPS Food Drive held on Saturday, May 11.  All donations went to the Apache Junction Food Bank where more than 100 volunteers were on hand to unload, sort and stock the huge influx of non-perishable donations, […]

Development fees topic of public hearings in Apache Junction

A text amendment to repeal City Code Chapter 7, Development Fees, and adopt a new Chapter 7 to be entitled “Apache Junction City Code, Vol. II, Land Development Code, Chapter 7, Development Fees” will be discussed at public hearings in July and August. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard at the […]

Apache Junction announces Memorial Day closures

The City of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices Monday, May 27 in observation of Memorial Day. Emergency services through the Police Department will not be impacted by the holiday. The Apache Junction Paws and Claws Care Center will be open normal hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 25, according to a […]

Is a tech corridor in Pinal County’s future?

When one thinks of the term “tech corridor” the first thought to come to their mind is Silicon Valley. But Pinal County Economic Development Program Manager Tim Kanavel says that Silicon Valley is not the only tech corridor in the U.S. “There are several tech corridors across the nation,” Mr. Kanavel said. “There is a […]

Dr. Christopher Lineberry new Apache Junction High School principal

Dr. Christopher Lineberry is the new principal of Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive, for the 2019-20 school year.    Dr. Lineberry previously worked as principal at Stanfield Elementary School in Stanfield, Arizona; Florence Virtual Academy, a 6-12 in Florence Unified School District; Harmon Elementary School, a K-5 in JO Combs Unified School District; […]

Arizona SADD encourages safety during graduation season

Graduation season is here and Arizona SADD wants to remind everyone to enjoy this time together – and celebrate with safety in mind.   Celebrations are a part of life’s milestones, but it is important for parents to understand the laws as they relate to providing alcohol to underage persons, according to a release. “Parents need […]

Thefts, fraud reported in Gold Canyon May 1-14 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts and fraud reported May 1-14 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon.   Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Theft of vehicle, reported at 9:57 p.m. May 1 in the 10800 block of East Baseline Avenue.  Fraud, reported at 8:08 a.m. May 7 in the […]

Assaults reported May 1-14 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of assaults reported May 1-14 to the Apache Junction Police Department.  Incidents investigated included:   Assault, reported at 6:48 p.m. May 1 in the 2800 block of West 12th Place.  Aggravated assault, reported at 8:54 a.m. May 2 in the 400 block of East Navajo Avenue. Aggravated assault, reported at 12:54 […]

Adults in criminal justice system to be served by office in Casa Grande

A joint project between Pinal County’s Adult Probation Department and Community Health Associates will offer services to adults in the criminal justice system. A grand opening is slated to be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Integrated Outpatient Office in Casa Grande, 1667 N. Trekell Road, Suites 101-104, according to a release. […]

$30 million tentative general budget adopted in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction City Council has given approval to the tentative city budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The general fund budget is $30,924,915. The city council held a public hearing on the budget May 21, unanimously voting to approve the document. The council will next hold a public hearing before voting on formal adoption of […]