Salt River Tubing’s Madcap Mardi Gras Magic event is Aug. 17

Don a mask and celebrate a purple, green and gold Cajun floating beach blast at Salt River Tubing’s Madcap Mardi Gras Magic event. From 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, there will be flamboyantly-costumed river employees on hand to toss free Mardi Gras beads, Zydeco line dancers and the Parade of Floats (buses) […]

Events in Apache Junction through Aug. 31 include desert scorpion hunting, dive-in movie

From a dive-in movie at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center (Aug. 16) to desert scorpion hunting at Lost Dutchman State Park (Aug. 18) and learning origami at the Apache Junction Library (Aug. 24), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction […]

Superstition Mountain Republican Club meets Aug. 8 in Apache Junction

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb and candidates running for the Arizona House of Representatives have been invited to attend the Superstition Mountain Republican Club meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Village Inn, 575 W. Apache Trail. A social hour is 5:30-6:30 p.m. for the opportunity to share a meal and fellowship.  The SMRC welcomes […]

Rotary Foundation fundraiser March 21 at Barleens in Apache Junction

The Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain is hosting a “People of Action” fundraiser Saturday, March 21, at Barleens in Apache Junction with a goal to raise $12,000 for the Rotary Foundation. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. with a dinner served at 6:30 p.m. at Barleens Dinner Show, 2275 E. Old West Highway. Live entertainment is […]

Apache Junction seeks applicants for board, commission vacancies

City of Apache Junction seeks applicants for various positions on boards and commissions to help make decisions about the city. Working closely with other citizens and the city council, board and commission members are appointed by council after submitting an application and having a council interview during a work session meeting, according to a press […]

ADOR offers new live chat to enhance customer service

Starting Aug. 1, the Arizona Department of Revenue introduces a live chat feature online at and sites. The pop-up application provides customers with answers to general questions and offers navigational guidance to Arizona taxpayers seeking information about state taxes, the transaction privilege tax program or answers to a variety of questions, according to […]

Bill Hazell is the new Apache Junction High School assistant principal

Bill Hazell has been named assistant principal at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive. Mr. Hazell joins Dr. Chris Lineberry, principal, and Dr. Pat Goolsby, assistant principal, to complete the new high school leadership team, according to a press release. Before joining Apache Junction Unified School District, Mr. Hazell served as assistant principal […]

City of Apache Junction to hold blood drive on Aug. 13

The city of Apache Junction will hold its next blood drive from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Vitalant bloodmobile. The bloodmobile will be located in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd., according to a press release, reminding donors to bring a photo identification, drink plenty of water […]

Employer registration open for CAC Superstition Mountain Campus Job Expo

Employers who have seasonal, part-time or full-time positions available for hire are encouraged to register to be an exhibitor at Central Arizona College’s 11th Annual Job Expo. Central Arizona College and the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce will co-host the Job Expo on Wed., September 11, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the […]

PCSO provides tablets for inmates to help reduce recidivism

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Securus Technologies to bring technology to inmates at the Adult Detention Center. The launch of this technology provides inmates with tablets to help advance their education and gain new skills during incarceration, according to a press release, noting that efforts will prepare them with 21st century skills […]