Dyer: Let’s thank our neighbors for their good works

Thank you to all Apache Junction and Gold Canyon residents who made a difference in 2018. They include: Logan Reichwald, 13, of Apache Junction, who earned a position on the Arizona state/provincial National Junior Rodeo team. Alec McDaniel, an Apache Junction High School teacher, who was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by […]

Bisson: First AJ/GC senior expo draws 400-plus in attendance

I want to personally thank those of you who visited our first senior expo at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road, Apache Junction. We had a great time meeting our readers and learning about the various businesses on display. If you haven’t heard, we’ve launched our 13th print publication, the Litchfield […]

Paper of record: The stories that defined Apache Junction, Gold Canyon in 2018

In 2018 the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent covered the ins and outs of the city of Apache Junction and the unincorporated Pinal County community of Gold Canyon, offering reporting of local issues. Issues like the school district going from a four-day school week to a five-day one, whether or not Gold Canyon residents would like […]

Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Senior Expo Jan. 8 at Central Arizona College

Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent Newsmedia is hosting its inaugural Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Senior Expo 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8. It will be held in Building F at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction.  Admission is free with plenty of parking. “What a great way to start the […]

Independent Newsmedia launches 13th publication

Independent Newsmedia, Inc., USA, will launch its newest publication in January — the Litchfield Independent — delivered in mailboxes to residents and businesses in the City of Litchfield Park. INI also publishes the Daily News-Sun, five weekly newspapers, five monthlies, one magazine and five community websites, including YourValley.net, throughout the Phoenix-metro area. The company also […]

Senior expo sponsorships sought for Jan. 8 event in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent Senior Expo 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, will be hosted at Central Arizona College, Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. It will be held in Building F. There will be plenty of parking, easy access for seniors and classes will not be in session at the […]

Senior expo sponsorships sought for Jan. 8 event in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent Senior Expo 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, will be hosted at Central Arizona College, Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. It will be held in Building F. There will be plenty of parking, easy access for seniors and classes will not be in session at the […]

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 […]