Big book sale to be held June 22-23 at Mesa Main Library

Get books, audio books, DVDs, vinyl records and magazines at the Big Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23. The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First Street, will have books for sale including fiction, romance, science fiction, children’s books, according to a press release, adding that there […]

$1.2 million road construction project planned for Delaware Drive

Awarding a more than $1 million contract for replacing the asphaltic concrete on Delaware Drive, Apache Trail to Superstition Boulevard, will be considered at the next meeting of the Arizona State Transportation Board. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Friday, June 15, at the council chambers for the city of Globe, 150 N. Pine St. […]

Rock removal closes section of Apache Trail

A stretch of State Route 88, also known as the Apache Trail, will be closed near Tortilla Flat northeast of Apache Junction 6 a.m.-noon Wednesday, June 13, so that boulders next to the highway can be removed, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Removal work began Tuesday morning, ADOT officials stated, adding that drivers on Wednesday should delay […]

SRP replaces poles in Apache Junction

Salt River Project will be replacing poles this week in Apache Junction. Work will continue until Saturday, June 16, according to city officials. The first part of the work will take place on East Junction from North Cactus to Tomahawk. The next phase, according to a release, will be on northbound Tomahawk from Junction to […]

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations during heat warnings

The Salvation Army Red Shield Survival Squad has heat relief stations open during excessive heat warnings. People needing cooling and hydration can retreat to heat relief stations open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 throughout metro Phoenix; and on days the National Weather Service has issued an excessive […]

Bighorn sheep tours return to Canyon Lake on June 30 and July 1

Arizona Game and Fish Department announces its annual public wildlife viewing tours of the desert bighorn sheep, June 30 and July 1. Participants ages 10 and older will board AZGFD boats to explore the canyons and bluffs of scenic, Canyon Lake in search of one of Arizona’s most iconic arid land animals, according to a […]

Fill fire truck with food at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, July 4

To help feed families in need the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom encourages people to fill a fire truck with food on July 4. The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom has teamed with United Food Bank for the food drive at the free Independence Day event from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

Club invites public to meet mayoral, council candidates

Apache Junction residents who want to meet and learn more about the candidates running for local office will have an opportunity to do so next week. The Superstition Mountain Republican Club will be the host for a meet and greet for the candidates who are running for Apache Junction City Council and mayor. It will […]

Former Valley broadcaster joins Arizona treasurer’s office

A former TV reporter has been named press secretary for the state treasurer’s office. Dave Cherry, whose work on local television included consumer reporting, will be responsible for all state treasury communications and public information, according to a release from the office of Eileen I. Klein, Arizona treasurer. “As our state’s constitutional officer responsible for […]

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers honor veterans, give back to community kids

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers presented a wreath at the local Memorial Day service as one of many gestures done to benefit the community. The Rangers, a non profit group, gives money back to the community to help children of Apache Junction, according to a press release describing their ride endeavors “to keep the old […]