Fit Families Mud Run Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

Mud run, obstacle race, survivor run and adventure race themed runs continue to grow in popularity, but many exclude youth and families. The Oct. 19 Fit Families Mud Run at the Apache Junction Rodeo Event Center, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., is a way for families to experience the obstacle race craze together.  “The Fit […]

Recent home sales in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon

Below is a list of recent home sales in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon by ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and 85120. 85118 11065 E. Cordova St., $1075000, 6224 square feet, 4 bed, 4.5 bath, Built in 1994 4010 S. Camino De Vida , $867000, 4188 square feet, 4 bed, 3.5 bath, Built in 2001 4516 […]

SR 88 closed between SR 188 and Tortilla Flat due to flooding, debris

State Route 88 has reopened between milepost 204, east of Apache Junction, and milepost 213, Tortilla Flat, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.  The highway remains closed between milepost 213 and the State Route 188 junction due to flooding and cleanup work. There is no estimated time to reopen the remaining section of highway, […]

Wet and wild: More severe weather expected in Arizona this week

A powerful storm system brought flooding and power outages to parts of metro Phoenix on Monday evening, and more severe weather could be on the way this week. Coming on the heels of early morning storms that pounded the East Valley, severe thunderstorms moved over Phoenix during the evening rush hour Monday. The National Weather […]

Pfc. Gabriel Carranza graduates from USMC boot camp, infantry training

U.S. Marine Pfc. Gabriel J. Carranza, the son of Javier and Joalyce Carranza of Apache Junction, graduated from boot camp training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, and infantry training at Camp Pendleton, California. He is a 2018 homeschool graduate and graduated athlete at Apache Junction High School, according to a release. The Marine […]

Firefighter has 2nd-degree burns from Apache Junction blaze

One firefighter received second-degree burns to his hands through protective gloves from a Sept. 4 blaze at a home in the 500 block of South Grand Drive in Apache Junction. The firefighter was transported to a hospital for treatment. The Superstition Fire and Medical District and the Mesa Fire and Medical Department were dispatched at […]

Salvation Army heat-relief station open in Apache Junction

An excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service for Wednesday, Sept. 4, will see The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services activate 12 heat relief stations throughout metro Phoenix — including in Apache Junction — where anyone in need can go for indoor cooling and hydration. The Apache Junction site is at the Apache […]

State Route 88 lane closures in Apache Junction overnight Sept. 3 for pavement work

Drivers who travel State Route 88 in Apache Junction should plan for overnight lane closures in both directions between U.S. Highway 60 Superstition Freeway and the junction with Old SR 88 from 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4. Arizona Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to complete fog seal work, which protects and extends the […]

Salvation Army opens heat-relief stations in Apache Junction, Mesa

With the oppressive heat of August continuing, in response to the latest excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will activate 12 heat relief stations throughout metro Phoenix on Aug. 27 and 28, where anyone in need can go for indoor cooling and hydration. They include the […]

Congressman Gosar office hours in Apache Junction postponed

Congressman Paul Gosar’s staff has informed Pinal County Supervisor Todd House’s office that their scheduled visit on Friday, Aug. 30, has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Staff members of U.S. Rep. Gosar were to hold office hours 1-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at 575 N. Idaho Road No. 101 in Apache Junction. Citizens who […]