Summer open burning restrictions begin May 1

The Superstition Fire and Medical District will join Pinal County in the restriction of all open burning beginning on Wednesday, May 1. The Pinal County Air Quality Division on April 1 began issuing three-day-only open burning permits. All permits will expire on May 1, according to a release. No open burning will be allowed with […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate to Apache Junction 4H – Country Kickers

The AJ Mounted Rangers donated $1,250 to Apache Junction 4H – Country Kickers on April 6. According to a press release, the money will go for feed, supplies, buckles and ribbons plus entry fees and tack for various events including the The Pinal County Fair held in Casa Grande. A volunteer peace-keeping organization supporting children, […]

New Wells Fargo district manager to oversee Apache Junction, Gold Canyon branches

Dan Wilson has been named Wells Fargo district manager for southeast metro in Mesa, Apache Junction and Gold Canyon. Mr. Wilson will oversee 133 team members and 10 branches in his new role, according to a release. Most recently, he was the district manager for Wells Fargo in north metro Atlanta. He began his career […]

Pinal County to suspend issuance of open-burn permits starting in April

Starting April 2, Pinal County Air Quality began issuing only three-day open burning permits. All permits will expire by May 1 and Pinal County will suspend the issuance of all open burning permits on April 27. Burn permits allow for the disposal of plant material by open burning during limited daytime hours, according to a release. […]

‘Our Town’ at Zao Theatre in Apache Junction March 29-April 13

Zao Theatre in Apache Junction is proud to present “Our Town,” Thornton Wilder’s most celebrated play, March 29-April 13. “Our Town” opened on Broadway in 1938, received a Pulitzer Prize for drama, and, then, went on to become one of the most frequently performed American plays of the 20th century. It tells the story of the fictional American small […]

Artists of the Superstitions studio tour March 23-24

The self-guided Artists of the Superstitions Spring Fling Studio Tour is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23-24 in the Apache Junction and Gold Canyon area. More than 50 artists are featured in 15 studios. Maps are available from the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, 567 W. Apache Trail; Canyon Rose Storage and Visitors Center, 6405 S. […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate $600 to The Menta Group

The AJ Mounted Rangers made a donation of $600 to The Menta Group to support its educational efforts. AJ Rangers met with TLC Center Coordinator Melissa Peralta on Friday, March 8, according to a press release on the generous donation. The Menta Program is Mountain Heights E.D. Program designed to work on social vocational skills […]

AJ Mounted Rangers donate $750 to AJPD Explorer Program

The Apache Junction Police Department Explorer Program recently received a donation from the AJ Mounted Rangers. Apache Junction Police Officer R. Rivera, Trevan Ballinger, Jessica Laduran were on hand with AJ Mounted Rangers Mike Hellberg who represented the group to donate $750 to the AJPD Explorer Program, according to a press release. Congratulations were extended […]

AJ Mounted Rangers welcomes Patty Wanczyk to the organization

At the recent AJ Mounted Rangers meeting Captain Roger Matas swore in Patty Wanczyk as one of the newest Rangers. Originally from Illinois, she moved to Apache Junction in May of 2018, according to a press release, describing how excited she is to join the Rangers. She looks forward to using her experience organizing fundraisers […]

Man burned and treated, dog dies in Apache Junction mobile home fire

An occupant had severe burn injuries and a dog died from smoke inhalation in a mobile home fire in the 900 block of North Plaza Drive in Apache Junction. The Superstition Fire and Medical District and the Mesa Fire and Medical Department responded just after 8 a.m. March 2. The first unit arrived in four […]