Vendors sought for Jan. 8 Apache Junction/Gold Canyon senior expo

The inaugural Apache Junction/Gold Canyon senior expo is 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The free event will give local residents a chance to connect with vendors and community groups. Entertainment is also planned. The event will be presented by […]

Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Braden Biggs

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Braden Biggs Age: 26 Education: Apache Junction High School – […]

Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Chelsea Connolly

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Chelsea Connolly Age: 32 Education: AJUSD graduate, three years of […]

Q-and-A with Superstition Fire and Medical District board candidate Gene Gehrt

Three area residents are running for two seats on the Superstition Fire and Medical District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Gene Gehrt Personal: 70 years old. Retired since 2000. Married […]

Dyer: Meet Your Neighbor profiles sought

I am always interested in news about local people and businesses, but I need your help to gather the information. Like to be profiled in the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent? It’s as easy as filling out a Q-and-A Meet Your Neighbor form. It is a chance for you to promote your business, organization or whatever […]

The salaries and benefits of leadership at city of Apache Junction, fire district

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent on May 24 requested that the city of Apache Junction and the Superstition Fire and Medical District provide the total salaries for its department heads and the amounts for benefits. The fire district e-mailed the information. The city of Apache Junction required a Freedom of Information Act request, which was […]

Niesl: August 2018 issue ‘a fantastic paper’

I know there are a lot of people responsible for putting out the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent, but I have seen you gathering info at meetings I have attended so I just chose you to write this to. I just received the August 2018 paper and I wanted to thank you for such a fantastic […]