Delaware Drive construction to begin Monday, Oct. 15

Construction of roadway improvements for Delaware Drive between Apache Trail and Superstition Boulevard in Apache Junction is set to begin Monday, Oct. 15. Construction is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Fridays through next spring. The road work is not expected on weekends or holidays during the construction period, according to a […]

Three men facing charges in connection to 2016 double homicide

Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested a known motorcycle gang member for his involvement in a 2016 double homicide. Police say Clint Wendelschafer was taken into custody near Ellsworth and Adobe Roads in Mesa just before 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Mr. Wendelschafer was wanted for his involvement in the murder of 51-year-old […]

Apache Junction residents to see bump in water bills

Water bills for Apache Junction residents will increase to help fund three changes to the Apache Junction Water District’s water system with the changes taking effect Monday, Oct. 1. The Water District Board approved a budget Tuesday, June 19 that calls for the rates of customers within city limits to increase 2 percent, translating out […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce restructures management team

The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce recently added Heidi Geldis-Young and Rody Espanol to its team. Ms. Geldis-Young will take over as the Director of Events and Marketing while Mr, Espanol will take on the role of Territory Manager, according to a press release. Prior to her new post, Ms. Geldis-Young was the President to […]

Apache Junction to host disposal event for myriad items

The city of Apache Junction will host a household hazardous waste, white goods, electronic recycling and document shredding collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17 at the city’s public works operations yard, 575 E. Baseline Road. The household hazardous waste collection is for items that typically cannot be deposited into your regular […]

Fall Concerts in the Park return to Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation department is gearing up for its 2018 Fall Concerts in the Park series where residents can bring blanket or lawn chair and attend an afternoon of music. The Fall Series of Concerts in the Park will feature the musical sounds of three different bands, according to a […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway celebrates record-setting passenger growth

Signaling a shift in local travel habits of the Greater Phoenix Market, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport posted its best ever summer passenger numbers in the history of the airport. July marked the 10th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger activity growth at Gateway Airport. Travelers can now choose from one of 46 nonstop destinations offered at Gateway […]

Apache Junction football gears up for season with scrimmage

The Apache Junction High School football team was in Scottsdale Thursday, Aug. 9 for a scrimmage against Desert Mountain High School in preparation for both team’s season opener. While many high schools made switches because of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s recent realignment through 2020, the Prospectors stayed in the 4A Black Canyon region. The region […]

CBS highlights Gold Canyon Residents on ‘Whistleblowers’

Gold Canyon residents Glenn Walp and Steve Doran were featured on a new CBS TV Series “Whistleblower” Friday, Aug. 10. The series began earlier this summer and plays every Friday at 8 p.m. The Aug. 10 program addressed the experiences of Mr. Walp and Mr. Doran during their employment at the Los Alamos National Laboratory […]

Apache Junction to host blood drive in City Hall parking lot

The city of Apache Junction will host its next blood drive from 6:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 as the United Blood Services Bloodmobile will be in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. The city is reminding donors to bring a photo identification and drink plenty of water and eat a light meal […]