Mesa Public Library begins its summer reading program with opening activities

Summer reading programs are open to all ages from infants through adults at all four branches of the Mesa Public Library with the program starting Friday, June 1 and running through Wednesday, Aug. 1. There are three opening events at three of the branches: Main Branch, 64 E. First St.; Red Mountain Branch, 635 N. […]

American Legion Apache Junction participates in National Poppy Day

The American Legion Apache Junction, Post 27, Women’s Auxiliary honored the fallen soldiers and supported the living Veterans by participating in National Poppy Day. Several auxiliary members gathered at the American Legion, 1018 S. Meridian Road in Apache Junction, to make the traditional poppies, according to a press release. The poppies are sold and the […]

Apache Junction collects more than 38k pounds of hazardous waste in event

Hundreds of area residents deposited more than 19 tons of hazardous waste during the city of Apache Junction’s most recent household hazardous waste collection day. A recently completed final tally of the event showed that 38,145 pounds of hazardous waste was collected from Apache Junction and Pinal County residents, according to a press release. The […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce to host Shop Local

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Shop Local event. Residents can get a discount card and a list of participating businesses at the chamber’s offices at 567 W. Apache Trail. Residents can receive up to 25 percent off regularly-priced items and services until October 31st for only a $1 donation, Residents […]

PCSO K-9 Deputy sniffs out, seizes nearly 100 pounds of marijuana

A Pinal County Sheriff’s Office K-9 deputy sniffs out and helps seize nearly 100 pounds of marijuana on a traffic stop conducted Tuesday, April 3. Just before 4 p.m., a blue Chevrolet HHR was stopped for a moving violation on Interstate 10 near mile marker 215, according to a press release, identifying Juan Espinoza, 59, […]