Dyer: Apache Junction and Gold Canyon Independent journalists curate Daily News Briefs

Stay informed on the goings-on in and around Apache Junction and Gold Canyon with a digital newsletter on what has been posted at apachejunctionindependent.com. Every day dedicated journalists strive to put together a curated selection of news that matters, from education to Pinal County and city government, to business, events, neighbors and local opinions. And […]

Dyer: Was an employee promoted at your business? We want to know

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent newspaper welcomes news from local businesses. Let readers know about employee promotions, achievements, honors or recognitions, new products or services, changes in ownership and management or new hours, etc. News can be in print and at the website at apachejunctionindependent.com. I’ve been asked several times recently about where to e-mail […]

Independent Newsmedia launches new Community Advocate Thinktank

Greetings from your friendly neighborhood news editor. I’ve been serving as your community news editor at Independent Newsmedia for three years. In that time, I’ve strived to bring a conscientious approach to hyperlocal reporting. We believe in the importance of writing articles with purposeful neutrality and providing a solid understanding of all sides of a […]

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 […]