MCSO asks help with information about early morning hit-and-run

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office wants the public’s help with information about a hit-and-run that occurred before 7:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22. According to a press release, a man was hit while walking on Apache Trail near the eastbound lanes on the side of the road. The driver did not stop or call police or […]

Fit Families Mud Run in Apache Junction set for Oct. 20

The Fit Families Mud Run has appropriate obstacle race courses for the whole family to participate together. Hosted by the Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, the Fit Families Mud Run allows families to experience the obstacle race courses together on Saturday, Oct. 20, with the first wave going at 9 a.m., according to a press […]

State trooper injured in Apache Junction motorcycle accident

Superstition Fire and Medical District paramedics provided care for an injured Arizona Department of Pubic Safety trooper in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, a fire official said. “The trooper, a motor officer, was injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on Ironwood Road, just south of the (U.S. Highway) […]

Celebrate the holidays at Superstition Mountain Museum

This year, include a museum visit in family Christmas plans. “Superstition holidays” will be happening all over the grounds and in the Superstition Mountain Museum gift shop, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction. The 15-acre museum site will be full of Christmas decorations and attractions appealing to both adults and children, according to […]

AJ AARP class helps motorists drive smart

The AARP Smart Driver course will take place Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Conference Center, 1001 N. Idaho Road. The class, 1-5 p.m., provides research-based information to help drivers update their knowledge and skills, according to a release. “Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions and the roads […]

Super family fun slated Nov. 3 at SUPERstition Kids Day at museum

The kick-off event for the 2018-19 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum this fall is something new, a SUPERstition Kids’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 4087 N. Apache Trail (State Route 88), approximately two miles northeast of Apache Junction. Everyone in the area is invited to attend […]

Apache Junction police host Oct. 24 vehicle identification number etching event

The Apache Junction Police Department is hosting a vehicle identification number etching event 8-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at AJPD’s parking lot, 1001 N. Idaho Road. This free program allows vehicle owners to have their VIN engraved on the windshield and other vehicle glass. “VIN etching is an effective visual deterrent against auto theft and […]

Annual Apache Junction Halloween Festival Oct. 27 at Flatiron Park

Halloween is coming up and the city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation wants to make your night spook-tacular. The annual Halloween Festival is 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail. This event is free to the community. New this year, the city is offering a Trunk or Treat sponsored […]

Classes beginning at Superstition Mountain Museum

Temperatures are down and the activity level at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction, is heating up for the upcoming season. Classes will start up at the museum on Saturday, Oct. 20, with desert safety and survival taught by Jean Robert Pelletier, a former Green Beret survival instructor. The […]

Running program teaches boys more than physical skills

Let Me Run is a program designed to inspire boys through the power of running, and it begins next week in Apache Junction. The goal is to teach them “to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships and to live an active lifestyle,” according to a release from the city. With a […]